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A2, s1,d0 Chromatics Safety Glass used as Balustrades, Rainscreen Cladding and...

THE MINISTRY of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) issued an advice note on 24 June 2019 clarifying risks arising from balconies on residential buildings and...

Heritage Cast Aluminium Beaded Deep Run Stocked in Textured Black

In response to a growth in orders for this 115x75mm (4.5x3") deeper profile, Rainclear, the UK’s leading stockist and online retailer of metal rainwater,...

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Record Year for Online Roofing Merchant

AN ONLINE ROOFING merchant is celebrating a record year with the number of customers it has served hitting 30,000. Roofing Megastore, which hit the milestone...

Boden Dressed Revamped Roof of London HQ with Ravatherm XPS X

RAVAGO BUILDING SOLUTIONS' BRE Green Guide Rating A+ extruded polystyrene (XPS) thermal insulation boards were used during a revamp of Boden House, home of...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Companies “Knew Cladding Would Fail” at Grenfell

THE MAIN CONTRACTOR, cladding subcontractor, fire engineering consultants and architects were all aware that Grenfell Tower’s cladding would fail under external flaming, according to...

Grenfell Inquiry Hears Statements from Façade Contractor

THE GRENFELL INQUIRY HAS heard opening statements from the refurbishment project’s external façade subcontractor, alongside its architect and main contractor. Harley Façades gave its statements...

Grenfell Inquiry Phase Two Gets Underway

THE SECOND PHASE OF THE Grenfell Tower Inquiry has begun this week with cladding manufacturers, designers and contractors set to give evidence alongside the...

Late Payment: Not an Industry Problem but a Company One?

Here, the National Federation of Builders argues that the late payment problem should not need a construction industry-wide solution and that individual companies need...

NFRC Rolls Out Approved Training Centre Membership to Roofing Colleges

THE NATIONAL Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) is rolling out an Approved Training Centre (ATC) membership scheme to roofing training organisations across the UK. The...

Total 2019 Construction Contract Values Out

THE OVERALL VALUE OF construction contracts in 2019 held steady compared with 2018 at a total of £59.9 billion according to the research by...

ROOF TRAINING GROUP NEWS

Eastern Region Roof Training Group Wins Funding

THE EASTERN REGION ROOF Training Group (ERRTG) was recently notified that its bid to run three programmes using CITB’s Careers Fund has been successful. CITB...

Roof Training Groups Working Together to Promote Roofing

THE WALES NATIONAL ROOF TRAINING GROUP (WNRTG) and Yorkshire Independent Roof Training Group (YIRTG) have joined together to promote roofing in a series of...

PROJECTS AND CASE STUDIES

Roofing Merchant Helps House Homeless

A ROOFING MERCHANT has helped put a roof over the heads of homeless people in Cambridge by contributing to a modular homes project. A total...

PEOPLE

Quality Assurance Scheme Forms New Financial Protection Panel

GOVERNMENT BACKED QUALITY SCHEME TrustMark has formed a new panel to assess the financial protection available to consumers looking to undertake home improvements, repairs,...

AWARDS AND EVENTS

SIG Roofing Announced as UK Roofing Awards Sponsor

SIG ROOFING HAS REVEALED it is to sponsor the NFRC’s UK Roofing Awards as the event's Knowledge Partner. SIG Roofing will also sponsor the ‘Roof...

Historic England Hosting Roof Conservation Day Conference

HISTORIC ENGLAND is planning a Traditional Roofs conference in March 2020 to present and discuss the roof conservation issues the organisation has been researching...
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