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Green Sky Thinking: Can construction really be sustainable?

The construction industry has the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but only if it is open to innovation and change with a more holistic approach. “It is predicted that the green construction industry will be worth 290 billion dollars by 2017”, said Victoria Ball, Sustainability Strategist at David Ball Group, at a recent Green Sky Thinking panel debate, in…

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David Ball Group PLC achieves ISO14001

David Ball Group PLC has achieved status as an ISO 14001 Environmental accredited company. ISO 14001 is the most widely-recognised environmental management system standard in the world. It demonstrates an organisation’s commitment to controlling the environmental impact of its activities, maintaining compliance with environmental legislation or enhancing the potential environmental benefit of its products or services. Achieving this accreditation means…

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Research & Development Director receives honour

Professor Peter Hewlett, president of the ICT and a past president of The Concrete Society, and Research and Development director received an honour at the UKIERI Concrete Congress held in Jalandhar, India. Prof Hewlett received a silver medal inscribed ‘For Outstanding Contributions to Concrete Science, Technology, Design and Construction’. The Congress was held in the Dr BR Ambedkar National Institute…

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David Ball invited on International Judging Panel

David Ball, Chairman of David Ball Group PLC has been asked to sit on the international judging panel for the Nemetschek Engineering User Contest 2013. The contest, being held in Belgium on 8th July, will be the eighth biennial competition aimed at all engineering and design firms working with software from the Nemetschek Engineering Group. David Ball has chaired many…

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Tsing-Ma Bridge, Hong Kong

David Ball Group is widely regarded as the worldwide market leader in the supply of ultra- high-quality Standard Reference Materials – David Ball Specialist Sands. For more than 35 years the company has been exporting its unique ultra-high-quality industrial sands around the world for cement testing, electric fuse filling, man made fibre production, water filtration, and all areas where consistency…

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