Infrastructure 2

What are the benefits of large infrastructure investment?

As the UK embarks on a time of large investment into national infrastructure in the form of the £500 billion National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline (NICP), there are a number of benefits that this will bring. Why make such a large investment into infrastructure? What is...

Infrastructure

What are the current spending plans for UK infrastructure?

Despite the uncertainty of the Brexit process and any effects that this may have on the UK economy, UK infrastructure investment is still set to have reached a record high this year, with continued increase into 2018. £500 billion infrastructure investment In December 2016, the UK government...

Health and Safety

What are the legal requirements for Health and Safety at Work?

Health and safety is a big concern for all construction companies, not only because they care about their employees but also because they are legally required to implement certain standards in order to protect their employees. Construction companies have a responsibility Companies within the construction industry have...

Health and Safety

Why has safety improved, but not occupational health?

Within the construction sector, there has been gradual growth in understanding of health and safety, however it has also been recognised that addressing occupational health is a much more difficult area to address. The occupational health problem Less than half of male construction workers are still able...

Trevor Puttick appointed MD

RG Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Trevor Puttick as Managing Director. Trevor, who has been with RG for 14 years, will take over from Jon Noble who will move to the position of Chairman. Trevor joined RG from Mowlem, where he was Chief...

VR in Construction

Why is the government investing in VR and AR for construction?

There are a whole range of benefits to VR and AR technology within the construction industry. Despite this technology being increasingly employed in the entertainment sector, it is relatively new to the construction industry. However, the benefits are becoming more widely recognised, which is why...

Work starts on Crosslane Student Development in Coventry

RG Group are ready to start work on the Crosslane Group 604 bed student accommodation building in Coventry. The scheme comprises 134 studio apartments, 77 en-suite cluster flats and 10 two bed flats. Also included in the development are dedicated communal areas, common room, study...