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Delta Launches Learning Academy

You’re Invited… Delta Balustrades is responding to the growing construction sector emphasis on supply chain collaboration and continuous learning with the launch of the ‘Delta Academy’; a not for profit initiative designed to support best practice and knowledge sharing across the sector. Launched with an inaugural Bite Sized CPD training day at the company’s Sandbach… Read more »

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A SOLUTIONS-DRIVEN APPROACH

Improved Installation Integrity Line managers in all kinds of businesses challenge their teams to think of solutions rather than complain about problems. Here at Delta Balustrades, solutions is a philosophy that we apply to our whole approach. In order to deliver a solutions-based business culture in real terms we’ve put learning at the heart of our business…. Read more »

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The NEXT STEPS ON OUR LEARNING JOURNEY

At Delta Balustrades, the whole team works to an ‘every day’s a learning day’ philosophy, and we recently moved that up a gear by holding a ‘Super Learning Day’ for clients, supply chain partners and associates. Designed to offer bite-sized, digestible learning on topics relating to balustrade aesthetics, design and compliance, the event provided a… Read more »

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EVERY DAY’S A LEARNING DAY

American civil engineer, Alfred E Perlman, predicted that ‘learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century’ and, while this is not all we do at Delta Balustrades, it is a significant part of how we operate. We believe that learning shouldn’t be confined to school days. For us, every… Read more »

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DELTA DRIVES SUPPLY CHAIN ENGAGEMENT AT CPD EVENT

What do you get if you combine a BMW i8 with an in-house testing rig and an invited audience of construction sector delegates keen to engage with their supply chain? An amazing day of ideas sharing and learning, that’s what. As part of our Delta Academy initiative, which aims to drive learning both within Delta… Read more »

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CUT THE COST OF CALL BACKS WITH EARLY ENGAGEMENT

Getting a project completed within the designated programme and available budget is an increasingly tough challenge for contractors. Margins are tight and experienced site personnel are hard to come by, so the last thing a contractor needs is a call back to site to address safety, quality or buildability issues. Call backs can be costly… Read more »

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BALUSTRADES PLAY A LEADING ROLE IN THE OFFICE RENAISSANCE

Greta Garbo, Bette Davis, Lauren Bacall…some style icons live forever. In the property sector, however, from lifestyle gurus to inspirational architects, it would appear that there is a queue of experts lining up to declare the death of the traditional office. While it’s clear that workplace requirements are changing, driven by more collaborative approaches to… Read more »

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DELTA WELCOMES WILLMOTT DIXON DELEGATES

Delta Balustrades welcomed a delegation of 9 personnel from Willmott Dixon’s Oldham and Birmingham offices this week as part of our commitment to ensuring improved standards of balustrade design and installation. Willmott Dixon is among our corporate partners; construction companies that have recognised the essential safety role of balustrades within contemporary buildings. The company is… Read more »

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DELTA SHINES LIGHT ON MENTAL HEALTH

This week is Mental Health Week (8th-14th May) and there’s been a fantastic response from across the construction sector, where we’re finally discussing an issue that has had a significant impact on workers at all levels. That conversation, along with the openness of public figures such as Prince Harry, Prince William and Lady Gaga, is… Read more »

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MANAGE SAFETY RISK BY WORKING WITH A SPECIALIST

While we’re dedicated to enhancing the aesthetics of buildings with our systems here at Delta Balustrades, we always ensure their purpose as edge protection is front of mind with specifiers and end users. That’s why it’s important that our customers understand any risks associated with specification decisions – no matter how small – so that… Read more »