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Complexity Simplified with BMI Icopal’s Torch-on System

CONSISTING OF a series of octagons, the 4,250m2 flat roof of Unit 800 at Aztec West is not only one of the most complex...

Gully Howard Technical and NFRC Collaborate to Create Asbestos Awareness Training...

THERE HAS, for some time, been a growing recognition that training does not have to mean making every delegate an expert, but teaching them...

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VELUX Gives £40 Spring Boost to Rewards Scheme

- £40 rewards up for grabs with top retailers and restaurants for every VELUX white painted roof window purchased - INSTALLERS, BUILDERS and homeowners across...

New and Improved Website for Cupa Pizarras

CUPA PIZARRAS, world-leading manufacturer of natural slate, has recently launched a new, user-friendly website featuring an installer-specific platform to provide a more tailored experience...

INDUSTRY NEWS

New PPE Rules from 21 April 2019 – Do They Affect...

THE NEW regulations about personal protective equipment (PPE) come into effect from 21 April 2019. The Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of 9 March 2016 on personal...

Britain’s Great Estates Pledge Trees to Help Rebuild Notre Dame

BRITISH OAK TREES from some of the UK’s most famous estates could contribute towards the rebuilding of Notre Dame cathedral, following an offer from members of Historic Houses,...

Architectural Workloads Remain Steady Amidst Brexit Uncertainty

FIGURES TAKEN from the March 2019 RIBA Future Trends Workload Index highlight a largely consistent workload pattern, rising to +5 from +4 the previous...

Pay Rise Agreed for Construction Workers, says FMB and Unite

A 2.75% PAY RISE for construction workers has been agreed for the year ahead following pay negotiations between the Federation of Master Builders (FMB)...

New Campaign Highlights the Real Impact of Falls on Loved Ones

A NEW campaign highlighting the long-term, life-changing impact that falls can have on family and friends has been launched by The Ladder Association and...

Contractor Fined After 12-Year Old Boy Falls From Scaffolding

A 12-YEAR OLD boy slipped off a scaffold ladder and fell approximately ten metres, leading to construction contractor, Westdale Services Limited, being sentenced in...

ROOF TRAINING GROUP NEWS

Funded IOR Associate Course Set to Start in Scotland

THE LATEST Institute of Roofing (IoR) Associate Course is set to begin in Edinburgh on the 18 March. The five-day course is almost completely...

Heritage Roofing NVQ3 Specialist Applied Skills Programme

THE HERITAGE Roofing NVQ3 Specialist Applied Skills Programme is designed to provide practical skills, theoretical knowledge and a recognised qualification to craftspeople who are...

PROJECTS AND CASE STUDIES

Hotel Binet, a Modern Slate-Clad Building in Paris

THE BINET BUILDING is an innovative, creative and modern building designed with natural slate. A 4-star hotel, a restaurant, several meeting rooms, a headquarters...

PEOPLE

Avonside Group Grow Their Own

AVONSIDE GROUP, the UK’s largest Roofing contractor, has made further investments to strengthen the management capability within its ranks. Sam Tebbs has been recruited to...

AWARDS AND EVENTS

Final Call for Architects to Enter Suburbia Design Competition

THE RIBA Journal is calling on architects to rethink the early 20th century typology of suburbia to design a one-off house which expresses the...

World FM Day Set to Inspire the Next Generation

WORKPLACE AND facilities managers from around the world will unite next month to celebrate their professions as part of World FM Day (15 May...
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