Tag Archives: construction industry

cm versus mm

As the UK’s metric changeover drags on with no end in sight, we consider if the advantages of encouraging widespread use of the centimetre outweigh the risks. Likes(30)Dislikes(3)

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‘Think metric’. A customary way to success

We look at the metric changeover in the UK construction industry, and some of the posters that were part of it. Likes(1)Dislikes(0)

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And the winner is …

This week, Metric Views takes a look at a recent awards ceremony in the construction industry. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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The generation gap

In his recent article “Why I …”,  Ronnie Cohen looked at the present to explain why he believes the UK should complete the transition to metric units. However, some of those who commented on his article also looked back. In … Continue reading

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