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Scorpion Clip (Thursday, October 13, 2016)
The New “Scorpion” Clip is designed to prevent panel rattling under windy conditions and prevent the panels being stolen by being lifted out. The clips are simply attached to the sides of the timber panel prior to the panel being slid down the slots of the concrete posts. The clips are sold in boxes of 50 and are readily available. Download the flyer here  

Supporting the Local Community (Thursday, October 13, 2016)
Anderton have recently been supporting the fund raising efforts of local teenager, Tom Rowley, in his quest to reopen the skate park in Barnton. Tom has single handedly rasied the money to purchase new equipment to enable the refurbisment of the skate park which had fallen into a state of disrepair. The facility has been offically opened as the Sir John Brunner Skate Park and will provide the children of the local community with a safe place to play. Fencing and Building Products Manager Neil Cross with Tom Rowley at the official opening  

Anderfin on Crossrail (Thursday, September 29, 2016)
Our innovative Anderfin is currently being installed on the prestigious Crossrail project. Balfour Beatty selected Anderfin as their primary cable theft deterrent on the Maidenhead section of the scheme.  Anderfin is a revolutionary cable anchoring system which is designed to tension and secure the cable to the trough thus preventing removal.

Alzheimer's Memory Walk (Wednesday, September 28, 2016)
Rail Team Leader, Sarah Taylor took part in the recent Memory Walk at Delamere Forest in support of The Alzheimer's Society, who are leading the fight against dementia. The word dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease or a series of strokes. Dementia is progressive, which means the symptoms will gradually get worse. The well supported 5 mile walk took in some of the woodland paths and Blakemere Lake. Sarah managed to raise a grand total of £300.00 which is an excellent effort.

DIY SOS The Big Build (Friday, September 23, 2016)
DIY SOS: The Big Build is the BBC’s flagship home renovation programme; it has been running for 16 years, and attracts up to 9 million viewers per episode in its prime time slot on BBC One. Presented by Nick Knowles and his team of Purple Shirts, the show takes on really ambitious builds in just nine days. They completely rely on the support and generosity of the local community of tradespeople and suppliers, to help truly deserving families transform their homes. Anderton was proud to be able to assist in a recent Big Build that took place in Welwyn Garden City by donating some of their retaining wall systems that were used as part of the transformation. Structural Products Manager, Tim Fields with the Purple Shirts

BIM Objects Available (Friday, September 23, 2016)
BIM is an acronym for Building Information Modelling. It describes the means by which everyone can understand a construction project through the use of a digital model. Modelling an asset in digital form enables those who interact with the project to optimize their actions, resulting in a greater whole life value for the asset. Through BIM the UK construction industry is undergoing its very own digital revolution. BIM is a way of working; it is information modelling and information management in a team environment, all team members should be working to the same standards as one another. BIM creates value from the combined efforts of people, process and technology. Anderton Concrete has been working over the last few months on geting a selection of their essential product items convert...

Anderton Branded Lorries (Thursday, September 22, 2016)
Our new Anderton branded lorries are now making deliveries across the UK. The Three 45ft trailers owned by S Cooper & Sons of Winsford have started collecting products from Northwich and are helping to launch the rebranding across the business. There is a competition running on Twitter asking users to Tweet an image of one of the new lorries on site and then post it using the hashtag #iveseentheandertonlorry. The first person to tweet an image will receive a goody bag and the 10th Tweet featuring one of the new lorries will receive a £250 donation to the charity of their choice.

New Ibstock Brick Factory (Tuesday, August 30, 2016)
Ibstock Brick are increasing production of bricks at the Ibstock site by building a new and additional brick factory. This new factory will increase brick production from around 90 million bricks per annum to 190 million bricks per annum. The new factory will be located within the Ibstock site on previously developed land. Altogether the brickworks and support services would continue to provide long term employment to many local people. Due to the lay of the land a number of retaining walls are required as part of the new structure and Anderton have been able to supply over 200m² of their Stepoc block for constructing these elements. Project Manager for Ibstock, Peter McCann, was very impressed with the product and its speed of construction and hopes to use it in some oth...

Lighthouse Charity Sponsorship (Thursday, August 4, 2016)
Anderton is proud to support the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity by sponsoring Tim Kirby on his John O'Groats to Lands End event in October. The event will take place over two days and is a car run using strict navigation and mileage through checkpoints. Tim plans to use his Caterham to cover the 900 miles subject to weather. The Charity helps to support families in distress as a result of ill health, injury or even death within construction and allied trades in the UK & Ireland. Construction is the second most dangerous occupation in the UK.  

Jewson Helps to Spread the Word (Friday, July 22, 2016)
Anderton Concrete's close link with Jewson, one of the largest chains of British general builders' merchants, selling to small and medium building contractors, as well as to the general public, has been reinforced recently with an article in their internal magazine Bricks and Pieces (Click Here) a publication that goes out to all Jewson employees. The article promotes Anderton Concrete's new feedback service launched in July 2016. The company feel that a permanent forum for feedback will allow their customer base to give valuable information that can help them as a supplier, and further improve on the service and products that they offer to their customers. Feedback is welcomed from all parts of their customer base and they want to encourage their customers to tell their staff that fe...

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