Monthly Archives: July 2010

Kijlstra’s Manholes Are Carbon-Efficient Champions


An independent report into a West Midlands company has revealed its revolutionary manhole, that can typically be installed up to 16 times quicker than traditional systems on standard units, is also up to 65% more carbon efficient. European construction materials giant Kijlstra, whose UK base is in Alderminster, commissioned the research by Carbon Clear to… Read More

Bountiful Benefits for UK’s Largest Local Authority Highway Project


While the near completed bypass for Church Village in Rhondda Cynon Taf, South Wales, is bringing relief to the communities along the previously congested A473, the first use of a revolutionary manhole system is also making life easier for design and build contractor Costain. The contractor trialled more than 150 of Kijlstra’s square pre-cast concrete… Read More