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ExtrudaBlurb – Extrudakerb’s Newsletter – November 2016

Extrudakerb have recently created and issued its first Company Newsletter. The Monthly Newsletter, ExtrudaBlurb, has been written to inform both employees and clients of the on-goings within the Extrudakerb business, including articles regarding current schemes, Health, Safety, Quality & Environment topics and other items pertinent to Extrudakerb. Please Click HERE  to download the full Newsletter.

Extrudakerb Under Lean Management

What is LEAN? Lean manufacturing, lean production or ‘lean’, is a systematic method for the elimination of waste within a manufacturing system. Lean takes into account waste created through overburden and waste created through unevenness in workloads. ‘Lean’ in its simplest form means eliminating waste from every aspect of the work process while ensuring that […]

Completion of Leigh to Ellenbrook Guided Busway
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Extrudakerb, the UK’s largest slipform concrete company, has completed its £9.1m contract on the 6.5km two-lane Leigh to Ellenbrook Guided Busway (LEGB) in Greater Manchester ahead of schedule. Working in partnership with Balfour Beatty on the Transport for Greater Manchester project, Extrudakerb is ensuring passengers will enjoy the most comfortable journey of any UK busway thanks to the state-of-the-art bespoke slipforming equipment and a precision […]

M1 Junction 28 to 31 – CSB Replacement due to Concrete Contamination

In 2014, Extrudakerb constructed 30km of Concrete Step Barrier along the M1 between junctions 28 and 31. In May 2015, the Principle Contractor, Costain, commenced removal and replacement operations to some of the barrier due to the fact that a contaminate was contained within the concrete. This contaminate issue only became apparent approximately 12 weeks […]

What is that Purple Ducting for?

  This question seems to be asked more and more with the unknown purple ducting being placed on almost all new central reservation highway schemes throughout the UK. The purple ducting is a secured protective ducting which contains cables which are known as NRTS. NRTS stands for National Roads Telecommunications Services and is operated by […]

M1 J10-13 Improvements
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Client: Costain Carillion Joint Venture Contract Start Date: July 2010 Contract Completion Date: 2013 Introduction On behalf of the Highways Agency, Costain Carillion Joint Venture (CCJV) are undertaking various improvements to the M1 motorway between junctions 10 and 13. These improvements are designed to relieve traffic congestion and improve journey times as part of an […]

CE – The Sign of Quality and Compliance with Standard

From 1st January 2011 many Roads Overseeing organisations of European Union member countries imposed a requirement that all newly installed safety restraint systems must be CE marked. The components for many factory manufactured systems have for a number of years carried such CE marking. However EN1317 Part 5 as a harmonised standard within the European […]