FEATURED SOLUTIONS

Onduline Develops Acoustic Rain Simulator

Raindrops keep falling on my shed…but it’s four times quieter with Onduline roofing sheets. CUSTOMERS AT a number of Wickes stores are being invited to...

See the Unseen with StructureCare

TECHNOLOGY brought to the industry through StructureCare's technical team gives main contractors and building owners the opportunity to see the unseen within roofing structures....

FEATURED COMPANIES

Sika Develops Enhanced Range of Flat Roofing Products

Pete Manning, National Sales Manager, Roof Assured by Sika, talks through the brand’s development to meet the rise in popularity of single ply and...

How to Make Working at Height Safer

LATEST STATISTICS from the HSE reveal that, although falls from working at height are reducing, they are still one of the most common causes...

INDUSTRY NEWS

No Energy Strategy could be Manufacturers Nail in the Coffin

ENERGY PRICES may end up the nail in the coffin for many manufacturing businesses, especially in Britain, according to the National Federation of Builders...

New Digital Twins Project Looks at Language Problem

THE ‘LANGUAGE PROBLEM’ with Digital Twins that arises from a lack of coordination and consistency between sectors is being explored in a construction industry...

Race for Space with More Detached Houses Built

THE LATEST FIGURES released today by NHBC shows that detached houses now make up the largest proportion of new home registrations in the UK,...

Hamilton Comes to the Four on INCA Shortlist

HAMILTON (Building Contractors) Ltd has been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Insulated Render and Cladding Association (INCA) awards, not once but four times. The 2021...

Back to Basics: A Guide to Dry Fix in Roofing

IN THE LATE 2000s, NHBC was one of the key drivers behind the push for mechanical fixing and reduced reliance on mortar for roof...

LRWA Launches New Online Training for Liquid Applied Flat Roofing

IN A FIRST of its kind, the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has launched a new online training course. The Foundation in Liquid Applied...

ROOF TRAINING GROUP NEWS

Roof Training Groups Look Forward Following CITB Funding Consultation

THE ROOF TRAINING GROUPS are looking forward with ‘springtime optimism’, as the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has confirmed their future funding. The roof training...

Roof Training- Let’s Get Back to Basics

Denise Cherry, Group Training Officer of the Yorkshire Independent Roof Training Group, here discusses the increasing numbers of roofing apprentices and training resources available...

PROJECTS AND CASE STUDIES

PEOPLE

Green-tech Backs 5000 Tree Growing Goal

Landscape supplier Green-tech frequently donates products for worthy causes, so when Janet Willoner contacted the team to ask for their help with her ambitious...

AWARDS AND EVENTS

Hamilton Comes to the Four on INCA Shortlist

HAMILTON (Building Contractors) Ltd has been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Insulated Render and Cladding Association (INCA) awards, not once but four times. The 2021...

Leeds Roofing Apprentice Wins Prestigious CUPA PIZARRAS Award

A LEEDS COLLEGE OF BUILDING roofing apprentice is celebrating after winning a prestigious roofing award. Roofing Apprentice Harry Aldridge (19) received the 2021 Roof Slating Apprentice of...