Composite Mats vs Wood: Why Switching From Wood Could Save You Thousands!

Composite Mats vs Wood: Why Switching From Wood Could Save You Thousands! Using Plywood as Ground Protection Plywood is the most popular and cheapest form of wooden ground protection. There are a number of different options for wood mats such as softwood or hardwood, and solid or laminated plywood. They are usually used for steel […]

Anglian Water Find More Robust Solution Using TuffTrak® Ground Protection Mats

Anglian Water Finds More Robust Solution Using TuffTrak® Ground Protection Mats TuffTrak® started working with Anglian Water in 2012 after joint discussions on their requirements for a more robust solution for ground protection for their heavy duty projects. Anglian had been using mats for access into fields for biosolids distribution for some time and had […]

Veolia Water Japanese Knotweed Contamination Prevented Thanks to TuffTrak® Mats

The Threat of Japanese Knotweed Veolia were starting work on a water treatment works project where the route to the site had an abundant overgrowth of one of the world’s worst invasive non-native plant species, Japanese knotweed. Japanese knotweed spreads rapidly and can grow as tall as 2.1 m (7ft). Due to its ability to […]

Bridge Construction Works Come to a Halt Due to Poor Ground Conditions

The final stages of a bridge construction project had to come to a halt after poor ground conditions meant that the machinery could not access the difficult site location.  The job which involved placement of fill under a newly constructed bridge as support, meant the partial closure of a road and the on-site team working […]

Checkers is Changing!

As those who have visited our website in the past few days have no doubt noticed, Checkers is rebranding! It all starts at the top of the page with our new, sleek logo and name: Checkers Safety Group. In 2015, we acquired seven different companies, all bringing different safety solutions to the marketplace, and as […]