The ethos of Creagh Concrete is building strong relationships with both its customers and employees. The company is committed to manufacturing quality products, providing products and services that meet customers’ specified contractual and project requirements and has developed an Integrated Management System that conforms to the requirements of: ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHAS 18001:2007. The scope of the registration covers the design, production, control and supply of precast and readymix concrete and production of aggregates for use in concrete products. Creagh Concrete is a member of the Quality Scheme for Readymix Concrete which certifies concrete to BSEN 8500 and operates a UKAS approved testing laboratory which meets the requirements of ISO 17025.
Business growth is facilitated through continuous product development, investment in state of the art production technology and the ongoing training and development of all employees. Creagh’s professional and dedicated workforce is committed to providing total customer satisfaction by treating customers as partners.
Creagh produces a diverse portfolio of products that continues to grow through research and new product development – the versatility of precast concrete ensures limitless possibilities and potential. Creagh’s success is built upon customer service and flexibility – each project is considered from the customer’s point of view providing them with tailored solutions.
McAvoy is a forward-thinking organisation, full of people with big ideas, vision and the leadership to take them into the next generation, whatever the challenges.
We are leaders in industry innovation and are already packed with an arsenal of credits.
Whether illustrating our commitment to creating innovative, environmentally-sensitive solutions or pioneering, state-of-the-art design, we are scaling the apex of technological know-how to achieve it.
Technology and innovation plays an integral part in helping McAvoy realise their goals by enabling enhanced design, planning and construction.
Building Information Modelling (BIM) is an increasingly critical element in our design and programme planning. Harnessing BIM Level 2 enables us to achieve optimum energy efficiency, through intelligent virtual design team collaboration, enhanced manufacturing and site installation methodologies and the over-arching management of all our resources.
Our adherence to the ethos of Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessments Methodology (BREEAM), produces buildings that boast the utmost energy efficiency.
McAvoy has also enthusiastically embraced the principles of the Government’s Construction 2025 policy, which aims to foster an efficient and technologically advanced industry that leads the world in low-carbon and green construction exports. The strategy also aims to cultivate construction industry workforces known for their talent and diversity.
McAvoy improved resource efficiency through investment in innovation such as teleconferencing, drones, standardisation and automation is manifesting itself in improved project delivery.
The McAvoy Innovation Forum further displays our commitment to innovation. The forum is designed to discover innovative ideas from our own people, using it as springboard to decide whether or not ideas will improve our processes. The forum is guided by CORE and LEAP innovation strategies. CORE innovations are incremental improvements with a small risk and reward, but responsive to market ideas.
LEAP innovations are the ideas being higher risk and taking longer to market, creating a unique solutions proposition to meet industry challenges.
Windell are a highly recognised commercial and blast enhanced glazing specialist in Northern Ireland, established in 1986. Our head office is located in Magherafelt, attached to a 16 acre purpose built complex comprising of factory and storage facilities.
Windell are celebrating a milestone birthday in 2016, as we celebrate our 30th year in business, whilst retaining what the company set out to do from the establishment in 1986.
The primary business focus for Windell is providing clients with high security glazing systems and adapt to designs, drawing on 30 years of experience to deliver innovative commercial systems and value engineering to projects throughout all industry sectors.
We have amassed a wealth of practical knowledge and experience whilst delivering projects across the globe, and ability to work in diverse geo-physical and climatic conditions, whilst respecting different cultures and customs. The company has a diverse range of clients, from government departments to private investors.
Newtownstewart Construction Ltd is a Building and Civil Engineering contractor operating in the Construction, Civil engineering, Plant hire, and Development sectors headquartered in Northern Ireland and operating throughout the UK, Ireland and have recently entered into the Canadian market.
With a proud heritage where traditional skills and values are fused with professional management the company has grown continuously, whilst still maintaining the core values that act as the foundations on which the Company has been built.
We are respected for our ability to meet challenges by delivering innovative solutions to projects regardless of size our business remains focused on building and maintaining the infrastructure we all rely on in everyday life.
We try to keep business simple and clearly understand that we are awarded contracts on the basis of our positive personal relationships. These relationships are based on one basic principle
Maintaining Our Responsibilities.
Although we approach every project on an individual basis, connecting person to person rather than ‘supplier’ to ‘client’, we also maintain a robust corporate responsibility that underpins each and every venture. Integral to this is working to sustainable business practices through continuous development of technology and training. This ensures we are consistently operating to the highest standards of safety, environmental and quality.
Our Health and Safety, Environment and Quality systems have been developed as an Integrated Group Management System that complies with ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. This increases the effectiveness of the system, avoiding duplication of procedures and aiding familiarity and training.
Maintaining these core values have long made us market leaders, consistently enabling us to win repeat business and ensure we breathe life into all our projects.
Health and Safety.
Our number one priority as a business is to keep our people and anyone affected by what we do safe. We want to send everyone home the same way they arrived at work.
In support of keeping our people safe there are a number of initiatives in place including Target Zero which frames the entire safety ethos of our business, Don’t Walk By designed to empower everyone working for us or with us to deal with unsafe acts and situations as they arise and Safety In Action which formalises our safety communication structure.
The Norman Emerson Group was founded in 1945 by Norman Emerson Senior. With over half a century of commercial experience across the island of Ireland the business has developed core competencies in the production and supply of materials and services to the following three market sectors :-
Construction Industry Concrete and Aggregate Supplies
Horticulutal/Sport turf surface solution supplies
Natural Stone decorative Hard Landscaping supplies
Firmly rooted in the water based extraction of Lough Neagh Sands the business evolved to develop extraction of hard rock quarries, gravel pits and the production of ready mixed concrete. A range of sands have been developed from the core sand extraction function to supply a growth market for sports sands used as an important component for playing pitches, golf courses and horse ménages. Later development brought the introduction of a dedicated concrete laying contracts division, a specialised decorative aggregate division focused on the hard landscaping sector and the development of industrialised dried sand for a variety of valued added end uses.
Other business interests include a stationary supply operation.
The business operates globally in terms of international product sourcing and provision of niche sales to export markets.
‘Building on Quality’is very much the focus within the Norman Emerson Group. The company deploys the European Foundation for Quality Management’s Business Excellence Model as a strategic continuous improvement tool in terms of business development. From this framework the business has developed ISO 9001, BS8555 and Investors in People quality processes to deliver an ambitious plan of business growth via product / market diversification, people development and process improvement.
Our vision is to be :-
‘The premier quality supplier of choice for Sand, Concrete, Quarry Aggregate, Decorative Stone and associated products in our chosen markets’.
DAWSON-WAM are specialist civil engineering and piling contractors with operations throughout the UK and Ireland. The company undertakes both small and large scale civil engineering and piling projects for residential, commercial and public authorities with budgets ranging from £10k to £20M.
The company was founded in 1971 and has grown to an organisation with an annual turnover in the region of £25-£30M
Through DAWSON-WAM’s systematic, problem solving approach we are able to offer a complete design and build service providing innovative, cost effective solutions to many of today’s construction related challenges.
DAWSON-WAM also maintains an extensive, modern and highly capable plant fleet, complimented with regular annual investment.
Please browse our website to discover the types of construction services we offer, and view our case studies section for further information on projects we have successfully completed.
Fabrite are an innovative and multi-faceted construction provider offering full design and build project solutions throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. Focusing primarily on the structural steelwork, architectural metalwork and facade elements.
TEXA UK opened its offices in January 2006 by its current MD David Tempest, the CEO of TEXA Italy Bruno Vianello and Manuele Cavalli. Today TEXA is a global leader in the design, development and production of multibrand diagnostic tools, exhaust gas analysers, air conditioning service stations and telediagnostic devices for cars, bikes, trucks, boats and farm machinery.
TEXA has an extensive, worldwide distribution network and employs over 640 people, 400 of whom are based in the company’s head offices in Monastier di Treviso, where all TEXA products are designed, developed and made.
To support both our customers and distributors TEXA UK offer the TEXAEDU training programme, which to date has been attended by over 475 workshops, and additionally our Technical office provides telephone technical support direct to over 700 workshops via the Tex@Info service.
TEXA was formed in 1992 by its current CEO, Bruno Vianello. Today TEXA is a global leader in the design, development and production of multibrand diagnostic tools, exhaust gas analysers, air conditioning recharge stations and telediagnostic devices for cars, bikes, trucks, boats and farm machinery.
TEXA has an extensive, worldwide distribution network and employs more than 730 people, 600 of whom are based in the company’s head offices in Monastier di Treviso, where all TEXA products are designed, developed and made.
TEXA’s ultra-modern production plant occupies over 100,000 square metres of grounds, with 30,000 square metres indoors. The new plant is a monument against delocalisation and the depersonalisation of labour. Side by side with advanced work environments it contains social and relaxation areas constructed according to local architecture and traditions.
Specify Magazine: About us
For more than 35 years Specify has been regarded as the leading publication for the Northern Irish Construction Industry. Each issue delivers in-depth, innovative editorial coverage and aims to inform and support the industry it serves. Priority is given to local, Northern Irish news and we feature expert articles, analysis and opinion pieces from respected individuals who know and understand the local market.