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Lucas partners with German software specialist

22nd May 2019

Lucas has forged a partnership with the German construction project management software specialist Sablono that will enhance substantially the Lucas site app and our paperless management systems. Sablono is led by a team of software engineers who are specialists in construction. Their enhancement of the Lucas site app will allow us to “map” projects from the pre-start stage, and manage and fully document complex construction sequences with real time information straight to our operatives’ smartphones and tablets.

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Danny Lucas joins AkzoNobel judging panel for Paint the Future start up challenge 2019

20th May 2019

Danny Lucas joined a nine-strong panel of expert judges for this year’s AkzoNobel challenge for new start-ups as part of the company’s Paint the Future programme. The international paint giant, whose brands include Dulux, holds a challenge for new companies wanting to collaborate in paints and coatings technologies to harness new ideas and help develop them into commercial realities.

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Repeat triumph for Lucas at the National Technology Awards

18th May 2019

Lucas has won the Manufacturing and Construction Technology category of the National Technology Awards 2019 for the second year running. This national award was only extended two years ago to cover our industry, so it is especially thrilling that Lucas is its only winner to date. We received this accolade last night at a gala dinner to announce the awards at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square in Central London.

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The Lucas Show Officially Launches

13th May 2019

We are pleased to announce, The Lucas Show has finally launched and our first guests are Marianne Shillingford the Creative Director for Dulux and Ted Szuman, Head of Innovation at AkzoNobel. In this first show we share, how through our partnership with AkzoNobel Dulux, we are helping to create the future of paint and colour using digital tools and innovation.

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Lucas Top of Safety League at 22 Bishopsgate

30th April 2019

Lucas are proud to have been recognised at the very top of the Contractor Performance League Table from Multiplex, the main contractors, at the prestigious 22 Bishopsgate site. The recognition highlighted the excellent efforts of Lucas manager Ivan Gavazov and the team, the Lucas Team App as an innovative new way of conducting training on site, the excellent presentation and housekeeping of the Lucas operatives, the pro-active approach to health & safety processes and very diligent near-miss reporting from the entire team.

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Training up our mental health first aiders

18th April 2019

A team of senior Lucas managers has completed a two-day training course with Mental Health First Aid England to become qualified first aiders with skills to spot the signs of mental health issues among colleagues in the workplace and provide effective further support. The initiative is part of Lucas’s continuing mental health awareness campaign and our support for the construction industry’s own “Building Mental Health” initiative.

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Lucas – performance beyond compliance

16th April 2019

Lucas has completed its first year membership of the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) and has been presented with a “Performance Beyond Compliance” award by the CCS. The scheme’s monitors visited Lucas out on site during the 12 months to March and found we excelled in each of the scheme’s five key areas of concern – care about appearance, respect for the community, protection of the environment, securing the safety of our colleagues, and valuing our workforce.

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Lucas shortlisted for two KEiBA 2019 awards

3rd April 2019

Lucas is proud to learn that we have been shortlisted for two Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA) this year. The judges have shortlisted us for their Commitment to the Environment Award, impressed by the high standards we maintain for environmental excellence throughout our business. These include our membership of internationally recognised schemes and our adherence to their stringent demands, our reductions in wastage, our development of Lucas Breathe, and our “lean” operating standards.

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Lucas wins Construction News award for Finishing and Fit Out

28th March 2019

Lucas is absolutely delighted to have won the Construction News Specialist Award 2019 in the category of Finishing and Fit Out. We have been deemed by experienced construction industry professionals to be the best in the sector for our achievements during the last 12 months and the great projects we’ve started and completed. We would like to think our continual development and introduction of new technologies to our operations, which saw us win the National Technology Award last year for manufacturing and construction, also counted in our favour.

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Danny Lucas named Entrepreneur of the Year for the second year running

22nd March 2019

Danny Lucas was named Entrepreneur of the Year at last night’s Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce Awards 2019. This is the second year running that Danny has won the award The great news follows a number of awards won by the company in the last year from both the construction industry and the national technology sector, recognising the achievements of the whole team at Lucas.

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