RIDBA tour of Wareing Buildings

RIDBA members will be able to go behind the scenes at family-run business Wareing Buildings this summer.

Established almost 115 years ago, Wareing's ten-acre site in Preston boasts cutting edge machinery and technology, while being steeped in history.

Following the success of RIDBA's tour...

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RIDBA members enjoy tour of IAE factory

Staffordshire based RIDBA member IAE host RIDBA members for tour of new factory.

Six groups were taken through various parts of the business, including the new 39,000ft² customer experience centre and 84,000ft² manufacturing space.

Cutting edge machinery appears throughout, powered...

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RIDBA Awards 2023 entry deadline extended

Following several requests from members, the entry deadline for this year’s RIDBA Building Awards is being extended by one month.

The new deadline for you to submit your entries is April 28.

It's an excellent opportunity for you to showcase your...

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RIDBA Building Awards 2023 entry deadline nears

Time is running out for YOU to enter the RIDBA Building Awards 2023!

March 31 is the deadline by which RIDBA members can enter to put themselves in with a chance of winning a trophy.

There are eight categories:

  • Commercial award
  • Farm storage...
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IAE to host factory tour for RIDBA members; AGM

IAE will open the doors of its new base this spring when it hosts its fellow RIDBA members for an exclusive tour.

Members will be able to visit the Staffordshire company on April 20, when it will also host RIDBA’s AGM.

RIDBA office Christmas closure

Thank you for supporting RIDBA in 2022.

The RIDBA office will be closed for Christmas from midday on Thursday, December 22 until 9am on Tuesday, January 3.

We hope you find some time over the festive period to wind down with family and friends and prepare for...

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Heat and moisture: Predictable design issues

“In hot conditions, cattle can become unproductive, overheat or die”.

Those words are from the opening line of a paper in the Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research published in 2000 by two colleagues - Rod McGovern and Jim Bruce. They had produced a model of the thermal balance for cattle...

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Members enjoy factory tour

RIDBA members were greeted with open arms during a visit to their fellow member Shufflebottom earlier this month.

Director Alex Shufflebottom gave an insightful talk on the history of the Llanelli-based and spoke about its recent investments in its production process and people.