FIVE FACTS THAT MAKE PAS 2080 DIFFERENT

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The practice of carbon accounting for pipeline products and sewerage construction projects is not new, but PAS 2080 introduces something new. In this blog we identify how five carbon accounting principles in PAS 2080 will change the sector’s understanding of embodied carbon. Many water companies, highway authorities, other drainage infrastructure asset owners and supply chain… Read more »

A LOW CARBON ‘GAME CHANGER’ FOR INFRASTRUCTURE

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Published by the Treasury in late 2013 the Infrastructure Carbon Review documented the prospect of infrastructure value chain participants to collaborate in the expansion of low carbon infrastructure developments. PAS 2080:2016 Carbon management in infrastructure was commissioned to facilitate this into reality. Mott McDonald and Arup developed the standards with support from the Green Construction Board… Read more »

What is in the SuDS toolbox?

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In 2015 the planning regulations in England and Wales were amended to ‘expect’ Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDS) to be included in all new housing developments of 10 or more homes. SuDS is about dealing with rain where it falls, this is in contrast to conventional drainage solutions which carry run-off from a development to… Read more »

Work safer AND save time and money

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The Concrete Pipe Lifter is a safer way to offload, handle and install pipes whilst simultaneously speeding up operations and reducing costs. You simply attach it to your excavator using the quick–hitch coupling. The Pipe Lifter has no slings or chains that hands could get trapped in, and requires no additional power requirements or hydraulic links. By… Read more »