New void former promises to save time and complexity  

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Traditional methods of erecting building structures often involve complex processes that can be labour intensive and time consuming. However, an innovative piece of apparatus designed and developed in the UK is promising to reduce complexity and save time.

Before work can start on erecting building structures, preparatory works are typically needed to ensure there is adequate support for the building. In order to combat clay soil expansion and shrinkage, known as “heave”, it is common to line areas of the ground with compressible materials, known as void formers. A key challenge lies in achieving a balance between structural robustness, ease of assembly, and portability.

UK-based company, Premcrete Ltd, is developing solutions for erecting building structures. To overcome some of the problems

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