FeRFA e-news November 2016 - Awards Special

Welcome to this Awards Special edition of the FeRFA enews

IN THIS ISSUE

 

IconFeRFA AGM & AWARDS DINNER 2016

FeRFA APPRENTICE GRADUATION

This year we were delighted to welcome to the stage, 13 of the 19 apprentices who completed their apprenticeships this year. Each was presented with his NVQ2 certificate by Carl Rhymer, Delivery & Customer Engagement Director of the CITB, who was joined by FeRFA trainers Terry Foxley and Stephen Walker. FeRFA works closely with the CITB who support our training programmes and the annual graduation.

Apprentice Graduation

For In Situ Resin: Brodie Bartholomew and Andrew Siddons (Central Flooring), Thomas Singleton (John Lord), John Davies and Richard Kilby (4m Floors UK), Robert Reynolds (KDH Projects), Lloyd Davies (Page Industrial Flooring), Benn Gladman and Tom Hogg-Beck (Polydeck Resins), James Jackson (Reprotec UK), Mark Edmondson (Zircon Flooring)
For Surface Prepartion: Gavin Ashcroft (TPS360) and Robin Owers (The Preparation Group)

SPECIAL AWARDS

This year we presented special awards to three individuals who had all made their mark on the resin flooring industry and are now moving onto the next phase of their lives - retirement.

Mike Squirrell Award

FeRFA Assessor Mike Squirrell

Stan Howarth Award

Stan Howarth of Reprotec UK

Ian Scriven Award

Ian Scriven of BASF and Kemtile

FeRFA BEST PRACTICE AWARDS 2016

We are delighted to announce the following winners of the FeRFA Awards 2016:

Winner Small Industrial Project Reprotec Altro

WINNER - SMALL INDUSTRIAL PROJECT of the Year

Sponsored by Huntsman Polyurethanes UK

REPROTEC UK and ALTRO
for Walkers Snack Foods, Peterslee

Colin Murray, Elliott Lyndsey & John Howarth (Reprotec UK) Ian Rimmer (Huntsmans) Steve Gregory (Altro) & Helen McGachie (FeRFA CEO)

WINNER - LARGE INDUSTRIAL PROJECT of the Year 

Sponsored by Huntsman Polyurethanes UK

IRL GROUP and REMMERS
for Project Hercules, Rolls Royce, Solihull

Colin Murray, Ian Rimmer (Huntsmans), Helen McGachie, (FeRFA CEO), Mark Ollerenshaw, Debbie Harrison (IRL Group)
and Tom Dossett (Remmers)
Large Industrial IRL and Remmers
Winner Small Commercial Surtech Altro

WINNER - SMALL COMMERCIAL PROJECT

Sponsored by  Innoveo / Dorfner

SURTECH and ALTRO
for Emilia Wickstead, London

Colin Murray, Justine McDonnell (Altro), Jo James, Andy James (Surtech), Emel Jami (Innoveo), Steve Gregory (Altro), David Pratt (Surtech), Harald Maul (Dorfner) & Helen McGachie (FeRFA CEO)

WINNER - LARGE COMMERCIAL PROJECT

sponsored by Stallard Kane Associates

POLYDECK RESINS and ALTRO
for Future Space at University of West of England, Bristol

Colin Murray, Heloysa Remoaldo (Altro) Frank Crawford & Gavin Tidball (Polydeck Resins) Barry Nicol (Stallard Kane), Helen McGachie (FeRFA CEO) & Steve Gregory (Altro)

Winner Large Commercial Polydeck Altro
Highly Commended Small Industrial RSC Flowcrete

Highly Commended - Small Industrial Project

Sponsored by  Huntsman Polyurethanes UK

RESIN COATING SPECIALISTS and FLOWCRETE UK
for Larton Farm Cattery, Merseyside

Colin Murray, Ian Rimmer (Huntsmans), Kenny Boyd (RCS) & Helen McGachie (FeRFA CEO)

 

Highly Commended - Small Commercial Project

Sponsored by  Innoveo / Dorfner

SPHERE 8 and REMMERS

Colin Murray, Isobel Stewart & Alex Dennis (Sphere8) Emel Jami (Innoveo), Harald Maul (Dorfner), Steve Dunn (Remmers) & Helen McGachie (FeRFA CEO)

Highly Commended Small Commerical Sphere8 Remmers

Highly Commended Large Commerical Project Sphere8 and Remmers

Highly Commended - Large Commerical Project

sponsored by Stallard Kane Associates

SPHERE 8 and REMMERS

Colin Murray, Steve Jones & Isobel Stewart (Sphere8) Barry Nicol (Stallard Kane), Helen McGachie (FeRFA CEO) & Steve Dunn (Remmers)

For more information on the awards click here.

Children in Need

A magnificent £1,565 was donated to this year's Children In Need appeal - thanks to everyone who attended the event

FeRFA AGM & Elections

The FeRFA AGM was held in the afternoon of 11 November in the Lichfield Suite. Following a welcome and introduction from the Chairman, Tracey Glew, the CEO, Helen McGachie gave members an overview of the activites of the past year and plans for the future.

There were presentations on:

  • Health & Safety – Why, What If, How?  Jane Innes, Stallard Kane Associates
  • Your Environmental Obligations and the Cost of Non Compliance Paul Corbett, Reconomy UK

The AGM Presentations and the Minutes of the meeting can be downloaded via the Members Area of the FeRFA website.

The following nominees for Council were then elected for the coming year:

CONTRACTORS
Bob Davies

Tracey Glew
John Hill
Kyle Stokes
Darren Watkins


IRL Group Ltd
The Preparation Group (Chairman)
SPE International
Central Flooring Services Ltd
TPS 360 Ltd

MANUFACTURERS
Karl Brannigan
Mark Bushell
Richard Coley
Tom Dossett
Chris Orme
Mike Threadgold
TBA


Instarmac
Sika Ltd
Resdev Ltd
Remmers UK Ltd (Vice Chairman)
PPG Architectural Coatings
Fosroc
Altro Floors

ASSOCIATES
Emel Jami
Graham Rushmer

Innoveo
Boud Minerals

Thank you for the support of our event sponsors:

CITB Logo
Conica Logo
Huntsman Logo
ACO Building Drainage logo
Altro Logo
Sika Logo
Innoveo
Flowcrete Logo
SKA Logo

 


Associate SpotlightASSOCIATE SPOTLIGHT

Each month we have a special focus on FeRFA Associate members who provide specialist services and products into the resin flooring and screeding markets.  This month we are shining the spotlight on Oceans ESU and Multi Hire Power Tools.

Full details on all Associate Members are available in the FeRFA Associates' Catalogue.

OCEANS ESU

Oceans ESU logoOceans-ESU Ltd is a highly respected technical consultancy specialising in providing tailored air monitoring services and advice for the application of resin flooring for a variety of industrial, retail and municipal applications. Monitoring works may include the capability for remote logging or full-time attendance by an experienced Site Chemist.

Services include: COSHH and DSEAR risk assessments, analysis of vapours, fumes and dusts, advice on Workplace Exposure Limits and biological monitoring for certain hazardous substances. Follow-up works include interpretative summaries, conclusions and recommendations. Other consultancy services provided by Oceans include bioremediation using our reed bed technology and contaminated land remediation.

Barnsley Business Innovation Centre, Innovation Way, Wilthorpe, Barnsley S75 1JL / www.oceans-esu.com / 01226 785116

MULTI-HIRE POWER TOOLS

Multi Hire LogoMulti-Hire Power Tools of Warrington, Cheshire offers excellent and reliable tool hire services including a vast array of flooring and surface preparation equipment (grinders, scabblers, planers and sanders, etc.), forced action mixers, 3 phase generators and power tools. Multi-Hire prides itself on offering expertise, exceptional levels of customer service and competitive rates.

For 25 years Multi-Hire Power Tools have been in business as a tool hire shop offering a wide range of tough, well-maintained, top brand machines, tools and access equipment to the construction and flooring industries. Additionally, there is a tool and machine service and repair facility staffed with time served expert engineers, as well as selling an excellent range of top quality building and flooring consumables and accessories, including grinding discs. Customer service is our priority to ensure complete customer satisfaction, and the staff at Multi-Hire are friendly and obliging and able to offer advice and useful tips through their unique product knowledge.

Black Bear Bridge, Knutsford Road, Warrington WA4 1HN / http://www.multi-hire.co.uk / 01925 653633
 

MEETINGS, SEMINARS & EXHIBITIONS 2016/7

EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS 2017

FACILITIES SHOW June 20-22, Excel, London

APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME DATES 2016/17

Resin 15: formal modules finished - in Assessment Period
Resin 16: Feb 21-23 for Mod 13 at Resdev, Elland / then Apr 19-20 for Mod 14 at Instarmac, Tamworth
Resin 17: Dec 6-7 at PPC, Lincoln / then Feb 8/9 for Mod 11 at Sika, Welwyn Garden City
Resin 18: Feb 8/9/10 for Mods 6-9 at DSA, Nottingham / then Apr 4/5 for Mod 10 at Preparation Group, Lincoln
Screed 1: formal modules finished - in Assessment Period

FeRFA MEETINGS AND EVENTS 2016/17

FeRFA Council Meeting: Wednesday 22 February (venue to be confirmed)
FeRFA Technical Screed Committee Meeting: Wednesday 15 February at 1.15 (joint lunch with Technical) at Ibis Rugby East
FeRFA Technical Meeting: Wednesday 15 February at 10.00 at Ibis, Rugby East (joint lunch with Screeds Committee)


FeRFA MEMBERS' NEWS

FeRFA members can add news stories via the Members Area of the website. For more information on how to access this facility contact FeRFA.

Use the following links for more COMPANY NEWS or you can go to specific CASE STUDIES and GALLERIES

Resin Mill Award
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  • Leading specialist flooring company, Industrial Floor Treatments Ltd, has undergone significant changes within the business and has recently rebranded as IFT-Integrated Flooring Technologies. Read more...
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Innoveo Dorsicoat
Schluter Stair Lighting
Reconomy Skip Fill
Central Food Safe Floor

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