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Regional sales engineer wanted!

July 31, 2013

Regional Sales Engineer – Scotland & North of England (Cumbria & North Yorkshire and Northumberland) Regional Sales Engineer required combining technical knowledge with sales skills to provide advice and support on range of Kijlstra Precast products . Clients are usually technical staff from utility or major infrastructure companies. The emphasis of the work varies depending [...]

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Kijlstra carries a commendation for Crankley

July 31, 2013

The benefits its precast systems brought to a major Severn Trent Water project has helped win specialist UK drainage manufacturer Kijlstra an award commendation. The Warwickshire-based designer/manufacturer earned itself a commended EMMA (East Midlands Merit Award) in the medium project category from the ICE Institute of Civil Engineering at a gala dinner at the Nottingham [...]

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Kijlstra adds huge tank to its armoury

July 31, 2013

With any construction project, time is money. The quicker you can get on site and the less time you spend there, the lower the cost. This was one of the main reasons why NMC Nomenca, the main contractor on Severn Trent Water’s £2.8 million sewage tertiary treatment works project at Crankley Point in Newark, Nottinghamshire, [...]

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Kijlstra is a top supplier … and that is official

December 14, 2012

Kijlstra is celebrating a double whammy after winning two coveted trophies at the MPT Supplier Awards 2012. The precast drainage specialist won the Innovation award for its revolutionary square manholes and receiving a Highly Commended in the Overall Best Performer category. The awards are organised by the MPT consortium of Laing O’Rourke, Volker Rail and [...]

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Kijlstra helps Lake District sewer system man(hole) up

November 14, 2012

Kijlstra’s precast concrete manholes are helping to turn the tide of escaping effluent at a Lake District beauty spot. Three large (2000x2000mm) manholes and two smaller (1500x1500mm) ones are being installed on a 600m stretch of pipeline at the mouth of the River Kent. The £3million UID (Unsatisfactory Intermittent Discharge) project, to help the Environment [...]

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Kijlstra’s headwalls are coming up smelling of Roses

October 29, 2012

More than 100 of Kijlstra’s precast concrete headwalls are being used for a trio of reasons on a trunk road improvement in south west Wales Precast concrete headwalls by drainage specialists Kijlstra are being used on Welsh Government’s £56.7 million St Clears to Red Roses improvement in south west Wales for their eco-friendly, health and [...]

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Kijlstra Books its Place at the Construction Oscar’s

March 30, 2011

Kijlstra, one of the leading manufacturers of precast drainage products in Europe have been shortlisted in the prestigious Construction News Awards, 2011. Nominated in the “Product Innovation” category, Kijlstra were able to demonstrate how their revolutionary precast square manhole systems are delivering real cost benefits to the construction industry. Manufactured from self-compacting concrete and poured [...]

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Kijlstra Manholes system now WRc Approved

January 31, 2011

Kijlstra is proud to announce the news that we have received the WRc Approval for our manholes system. With this approval Kijlstra has proven to manufacture products of high quality but also products which are easy to install on site with all the benefits we say it has for the contractor but also for the end [...]

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Kijlstra UK Expansion

January 28, 2011

Kijlstra’s new sales offices and training facilities in Stratford upon Avon. After a successful 2009 which seen huge growth in sales of the Kijlstra product range, Kijlstra are pleased to annouce significant investment in a new sales and training facility in Stratford upon Avon. This office will be the nerve centre for continued expansion into the UK [...]

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Kijlstra’s Precast Concrete Manholes Pioneer LABC Registration

September 6, 2010

Construction materials giant Kijlstra Precast UK has become the first concrete manhole systems manufacturer to win registration and assessment from LABC. Registration (RD540810) was granted after Kijlstra’s revolutionary square manhole base and riser system was assessed by Swansea Council under the LANTAC agreement but once this is given by one local authority it is recognised [...]

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