KR Group sponsors local pennant team

KR Group with sponsored pennant team, posing on Auchmill golf course in Aberdeen, holding new team tops they provided.

KR Group recently sponsored a local Pennant team at Auchmill Golf Club, which is a community, nonprofit club. It was set-up to offer affordable golf to anyone, including those that wouldn’t otherwise have access to sport.  Pennant Team Captain and fellow construction professional, Gary Mennie, expressed the need for new team tops, to unite them, […]

KR Group partners with local charity to raise much-needed funds

Fundraising team members from KR Group posing next to a window with Grampian Opportunities service users.

Each year, KR Group commits to a year-long fundraising partnership with a charity and this year, our chosen charity is Grampian Opportunities.  Grampian Opportunities is a Scottish charity, based in the North-East, with a hub in Inverurie. Its work includes promoting employability, and opening up opportunities for people with disabilities, mental health problems, sensory impairment […]

Local businesses take part in football tournament to raise funds for charity

KR Group Charity Football Tournament winning team, Baker Hughes, posing with trophy on pitch at Strikers Indoor Football in Aberdeen.

Last month saw the return of KR Group’s Charity Football Tournament, where local businesses swapped a day in the office for a day of footie, to raise cash for local people living with disabilities. KR Group invited clients and associates back to the charity 5-aside at Strikers Indoor Football Club in Aberdeen. The event saw Motive […]

KR Group don Kiltwalk tartan to raise funds for local charity

Kiltwalk 2024 team posing on the grass at Duthie Park in Aberdeen.

A 20-strong team of walkers from KR Group donned their trainers and tartan to take part in the 2024 Kiltwalk on the 2nd of June. Team ‘Steely Striders’, made up of KR Group staff and supporters, walked from Aberdeen to Banchory, covering a total of 18 miles. They were delighted to raise over £2,500 for […]

KR Group’s intern selected for Scotland’s rugby team

Dylan Jakeman, a local lad, and intern at KR Group, is celebrating his selection for Scotland’s under-18 rugby squad. Jakeman, and his youth Scotland teammates will travel to Caerphilly, Wales this weekend to face the Welsh team. Saturday’s game will be a warm-up for the squad ahead of April’s Six Nations festival in Italy. Dylan, […]

Work Experience to Now: Celebrating 8 Years with Ryan

Ryan started his journey with us in 2015, initially seeking a taste of the industry through a brief stint of work experience whilst still at school. At just 16, he then decided that school wasn’t for him and handed in his leavers form to come on board with the KR Team full time. Ryan went on to […]

KR Group’s Journey to UKAS ISO Certification with AUVA

Audit Photo

In today’s competitive business landscape, obtaining ISO certification has become more than just a badge of honour. It’s a testament to an organisation’s commitment to excellence in quality, environmental responsibility, and workplace safety. In the United Kingdom, the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) plays a pivotal role in this process. As the UK’s official accreditation […]

Waving a sad goodbye to our star summer intern, Calum

Calum Cummings - Intern with KR Summer 2023

During his summer break from University, Calum Cumming joined our support team at KRHQ as an intern.  To mark the end of his successful 6-week placement, we asked him a few questions about how he found his time with the KR Team and here’s what he had to say! Q: How have you found your […]

Why choose a FASET member like KR Group for your next project?

FASET member, KR Group, installed safety nets at Buckie Harbour

In the dynamic world of construction and industrial projects, safety isn’t just a priority – it’s a non-negotiable requirement. KR Group understands this and continues to prove that they are ahead of the game with every project they complete. But what sets them apart from the crowd? KR Group became a FASET (Fall Arrest Safety […]

Looking at Our Rainwater Harvesting System 1 Year On…

A photo of KR Groups Rainwater Harvesting system up close with the rainwater sign

In July 2022, we decided to make the most of the Scottish climate and install a rainwater harvesting system to our fuel store*. Our goal when installing this system was to reduce our water and energy usage whilst also reusing a natural resource. The rainwater harvesting system operates by collecting the water into tanks, ready […]

Marking 9 years of Jim Beam

This is Mark Lamont, but you may know him as Jim Beam or local mountain bike extraordinaire. Regardless of how he is known to you, Mark is celebrating nine continuous years with KR Steel this month, with his career at KRG starting way back in 2005. We worked together for a good few years before […]

Ailie’s SVQ Accreditation

Receiving recognition for hard work and dedication is always a great feeling, and this is especially true for Accounts & HR Supervisor, Ailie Finnie, who has recently achieved an accreditation as SVQ Assessor (SCQF level 8) from the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). This achievement has been ongoing for some time, with Ailie putting in long […]

Winning FSB Community Award

We’re delighted to share KR Group’s recent win at the FSB Scottish Small Business Awards. Due to our charitable and social initiatives, in particular our work with young people in the Northeast, we were named as Scottish finalists for the Community Award earlier this year. In March, we attended the FSB finals in Glasgow and […]

Craig Reaches 8 Year Milestone

Craig Duncan, Assistant Operations Manager, celebrates 8 consecutive years with KR Group today. But really, his journey with us started long before that. Craig grew up in the small coastal town of Gamrie and met Kenny at just 4 or 5 years old. They were good friends throughout school before both ending up at RIM […]

Repurposed PIR Board: Case Study

12-09-22 In December 2021, an Aberdeenshire client had planned to remove glazing from an internal wall between their lounge and dining area, and replace it with plasterboard. To reduce the sound transfer between the two rooms, they got in touch with us to purchase rigid insulation that could be placed between the timber studs. KR […]