A Rubb Arctic adventure on the move…

The Rubb structure built on the ice cap in Greenland for the National Science Foundation has taken a sled ride to a different location. As previously referenced, the Rubb BVR storage facility, known as the Summit Mobile Garage, is a 32’ x 97’ heavily insulated building designed and engineered to be moved or, more aptly, … Continue reading A Rubb Arctic adventure on the move…

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Rubb buildings support energy efficiency

Rubb’s white translucent PVC cladding allows natural light to illuminate the interior of our buildings, while reducing the heat island effect on the structure. The picture below is an external view of a Rubb fabric building used in some recent infrared tests. It is a 70ft x 80ft x 16.4ft BVE type structure, used as … Continue reading Rubb buildings support energy efficiency

Explore apprenticeships at Rubb

Looking for the best route to careers in design, manufacturing and construction? Apprenticeships could hold the key. Our apprentice Liam Whyatt, aged 19, talks about his journey and experiences… What is your job title? Apprentice Design Engineer How long have you been working in this role? I have been employed since September 2014, however I … Continue reading Explore apprenticeships at Rubb

Newcastle Aviation Academy and Airport

Rubb UK enjoyed the opportunity to explore behind the scenes at Newcastle College's  Aviation Academy and Newcastle Airport with other members of the Advanced Manufacturing Forum recently. It was an excellent tour. Tim Jacklin, Manager of Newcastle Aviation Academy and RAF Engineering Veteran, provided an informative tour of the facility. Based at Newcastle International Airport, the £3.3million Aviation Academy … Continue reading Newcastle Aviation Academy and Airport

Fundraising warriors ready for action…

Rubb Managing Director Ian Hindmoor returns to the Rubb Blog ahead of this weekend's Total Warrior event... Two days to go until our Total Warrior challenge. I'm tired and excited. We will rest from Friday night until the event starts at 11am on Sunday June 28th. This week's training consisted of: Saturday: 5k Park Run … Continue reading Fundraising warriors ready for action…

Total Warriors step up to the challenge for charity

Rubb Managing Director Ian Hindmoor and his wife Joanne lost someone very dear to them earlier this year. Jill Reed, a very close friend of Joanne’s, sadly passed away from breast cancer at the age of 36. Jill (pictured below right with Joanne) leaves behind a loving husband Mark, daughter Connie and son Luke. Now Ian and … Continue reading Total Warriors step up to the challenge for charity