A Beam of Light

23-06-22 This is Mark Lamont, fondly known as Jim Beam at KR, but he usually goes by “Jim”. Today marks an 8 year home straight for Jim, but in reality, he’s been a support to us for much longer than that. Aged just 18 and 25 and working as Steel Erectors, Kenny and Jim met in 1996. […]

Footie and Fundraising

In May, several local businesses swapped a day in the office for a day of Footie, joining us in a bid to raise cash for young families in the Northeast. KR Group invited clients and associates to a 5-aside football tournament at Strikers Indoor Football Club in Aberdeen. The day was well attended and saw […]

Team KR tackles KiltWalk 2022

And I would walk 15.7 miles… and I would walk 15.7 more! It doesn’t quite have the same ring to it. But combined, we gave the Proclaimers a run for their money, gained a few blisters, and raised a brilliant £1,370 for AberNecessities. The KiltWalk, which took place on 29th May, saw Team KR walk […]

KR Group is awarded NoFitech contract

KR Group are delighted to have been awarded a contract, on behalf of client NoFitech, to provide steel work and cladding for the build of a state-of-the-art Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) at Applecross, Scotland. As part of a £49 million investment in their Wester Ross site, the Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has partnered with Norwegian […]

AGENDA OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

KR Group Makes a Pact for the Planet We are lucky to live in Scotland, one of the most beautiful and biodiverse countries in the world. To preserve our landscapes and wildlife, it is essential that businesses make conscious steps to limit or offset their carbon footprint. We are therefore delighted to announce that KR […]

An insight into Shree’s 3-month Internship

Written by Shreelata Krishnan After an 3 extremely interesting months, my fantastic internship with KR Group has come to an end. Here, I could indulge my passion, while working and making a real contribution to creating sustainable solutions – not just learn and talk about it! “KR Group is a wonderful organisation where they ‘walk […]

A CIRCULAR ECONOMIC SOLUTION TO CLADDING WASTE

We are delighted to officially launch KR Bon Reduction, our circular economy project, in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland and the European Regional Development Fund. This pilot scheme initiative is set to divert 2,498 tonnes of waste from landfill in the next 5 years. Currently, we have a small, dedicated team who manually strip and […]

THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY INTERNSHIP SCHEME

Appointment of Marketing and R&D Assistant KR Cladding are excited to announce that they have been successful on their application to Zero Waste Scotland’s “Circular Economy Internship Programme”. The programme, run with the support of not-for-profit organisation ‘Bright Green Business’, aims to compliment the Circular Economy Business Support Service, by creating capacity within a company, […]

SECOND PHASE OF REPURPOSING PROJECT UNDERWAY

KR Cladding are advancing on their circular economic journey of repurposing PIR board. This waste is found within disused composite cladding panels when removed from buildings being repaired, refurbished or demolished, with landfill as the only known disposal method. KR Cladding have been developing a circular solution, as rigid insulation board for use in construction […]

CIRCULAR ECONOMY – WHAT IS YOUR PLAN?

North-East Company making strides in circular economy project. Insight Futures recently conducted interviews with key stakeholders during May and July 2021, to establish views and adoption on the circular economy in the built environment. Its findings reported that 80% of participants said circular economy was part of their organisational strategy, but the majority did not […]