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Fortel: Skills White Paper a ‘Golden Chance’ to Boost Construction Diversity

We welcome the Department for Education’s Skills for Jobs White Paper – which we believe could be a ‘golden chance’ to boost diversity in our sector.

We have worked with a number of leading industry groups over recent years to launch initiatives aiming to boost diversity in the sector, as well as launching the West Midlands Training Academy to build skills regionally.

The DfE announcement represents a key step forward as the construction industry strives to become a more diverse and inclusive sector.

The plan is said to ‘ensure everyone, no matter where they live or their background, can gain the skills they need to progress in work at any stage of their lives’ while placing employers ‘at the heart of the skills system’.

Nick Jones, Managing Director at Fortel Group, said: “As the industry looks to build back better over the next few years, we need to make more people aware of the variety of attractive career opportunities available within this sector.

“To do that, people have to believe that there are opportunities out there that they fit the bill for.

“Perhaps the most important initiative in the paper is that people can be supported to begin their construction career at any age; it’s not just an entry-level scheme for younger people starting out. 

“The Department for Education’s plans represent a golden chance to boost diversity, which we recognise contributes to increased productivity, positive social cohesion and the generation of fresh and innovative ideas, across the construction sector and many others.”

The Skills for Jobs White Paper has been released as the Prime Minister launches a new Build Back Better Business Council, which will see business leader’s work directly with the Government to fuel the Covid-19 economic recovery.

Nick said: “The importance of the construction industry to the UK business infrastructure and economy has been highlighted throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, with work able to continue in a safe and responsible manner.

“We have seen incredible and rapid collaboration between businesses to ensure Coronavirus controls and safety measures are devised and instigated, including our own Protect People Everywhere awareness campaign.

“Collaboration sits at the heart of our work and we continue to drive our business vision and solutions forward to influence economic recovery both regionally and nationally.”

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Fortel is Saving Environment by Using Sustainable Construction Products

Fortel is a construction company that is dealing with civil engineering projects for many years. It is helping in the construction of buildings with great accuracy, high durability, and least structural issues once the project is done. Alongside these benefits, it is also using sustainable construction material for saving the environment.

We shall share a few points below so that you may thoroughly understand its working ethics, and how it is saving the environment through the use of sustainable construction material.

Well, the first thing which is helping save the environment by using sustainable construction material is that this material is long-lasting. It is never easily broken, never falls, and do not offer any structural issues. It lasts for a long time, its durability is high, and also the maintenance is not required. Even if maintenance is done, it is very minor that nothing toxic or poisonous goes into the environment to pollute it.

The consumption of fuel while using the sustainable construction material is much less as compared to in case when the synthetic and cheap material is used.

The sustainable construction material needs less effort to handle when the building project is being done, so they need less consumption of fuel. As less fuel is used, not only the construction cost is less, but also the environment is less contaminated by the effluents going out from industry in the form of chemicals and gases.

One more thing which the Fortel is doing by using sustainable construction material for saving the environment is that they are wasting less material than usual. The sustainable construction material is expensive compared to the other ones, so they use it with great care and try to use every bit of it for the building projects.

Also, they are trying this intentionally that nothing is wasted and not even a single piece is going into the ground where it can cause the problem to the natural environment. They are using fewer chemicals too, thus the water going out from the industry is less toxic than others. This is how it is protecting the environment.

As Fortel is using sustainable material for their construction and civil engineering projects, they are also reducing the gaseous emission from their industry.

This is possible only because the sustainable material needs less effort to mold into something that is required to be used in the building. Also, when there is less burning and breaking of material while construction is being done, so there will automatically a huge reduction in gaseous emission. It is made possible through years of effort and hard work that they can reach this point where they are saving the environment.

Fortel is one of those companies that are not only working for their profit, but they consider the environment as their stakeholder. Working like this is helping them save the environment and at the same time fulfill construction projects that are sustainable in every aspect.