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Iconic Architect’s Tool Retires to be Replaced by Database in the Cloud

AFTER 40 YEARS, architects will be saying goodbye to the RIBA Product Selector, the iconic...

How Will the Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme Work?

THE GREEN HOMES GRANT is a government scheme to give householders a voucher of £5000...

Green Homes Grant Voucher Work to be Done by TrustMark Trades Only – Industry Response

HOME ENERGY saving improvements carried out under the Government’s new Green Homes Grant scheme must...

DIY SOS BBC Children in Need Special Heading to Caswell Bay, Swansea

DIY SOS, BBC One’s popular property renovation show, has just announced it will be heading...

MCRMA Recruits New Systems Manufacturer Member

THE Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association (MCRMA) has welcomed BTS Facades & Fabrications Ltd...

Construction Expected to Drop by Fifth Despite Promises to ‘Build, Build, Build’

POTENTIAL STRUCTURAL changes to the UK economy brought on by the pandemic, as well as...

Marley SolarTile: Marley’s All-new Integrated Solar PV Solution

IN RESPONSE TO an increasing focus on sustainable solutions to support the UK target of...

Unique Lifetime Warranty for Zinc Roofing & Cladding

OFFERING EXTRA peace of mind to customers the elZinc Alkimi® range, available in the UK...

NEW A1 Fire Rated Non-Combustible Pedestals Introduced

RAINCLEAR SYSTEMS, the UK’s leading stockist and online retailer of metal rainwater and drainage systems,...

Pitched Roof Design Considerations: Energy, Moisture & Air Permeability – WEBINAR from A Proctor

REGISTER NOW to save your place for A Proctor Group’s 30-minute webinar: Pitched Roof Design...

Planning Decisions Open to Secret Lobbying, Conflicts of Interest & Bribery says Report

THE PLANNING PROCESS in local authorities across England lacks essential safeguards to prevent corruption, new...

CITB Extends Construction Ambassador Scheme to More Youngsters with STEM Learning

CITB IS EXTENDING the reach of the Construction Ambassador Scheme by inviting existing ambassadors to...

CICV Forum’s New H&S Guidance to Help Continue Careful Return

AS SCOTLAND’S building sector continues its recovery, the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has issued...

Construction Product Manufacturers to Increase Investment in E-commerce

CONSTRUCTION PRODUCT manufacturers have signalled a shift in their investment intentions towards e-commerce sales, the...

Travis Perkins Reports 20% Drop in Sales on Last Year

IN A TRADING UPDATE issued today, Travis Perkins reports that sales for the first half...

Calls to Construction Charity Helpline Rise by 57% Impact Report Shows

THE LIGHTHOUSE Construction Industry Charity has published its fourth annual impact report showing a rise...

Hundreds of Companies Sign Up for Construction Talent Retention Scheme – Now Live

HUNDREDS of construction companies have signed up to the Construction Talent Retention Scheme, which goes...

Keylite Roof Windows Triumphs at Awards

FOR THE THIRD year running UK manufacturer, Keylite Roof Windows  has scooped the coveted ‘Best...

Number of Contracts Awarded Increased in June while Value Drops from May

THE TOTAL VALUE of construction contract awards in June 2020 was £2.2 billion based on...

Scaffolder Fined After Roof Repair Tower Scaffold Collapse

JR SCAFFOLD SERVICES LTD has been fined after an employee fell eight metres to the...

Build UK Restates ‘Cashflow Contract’ Over Supply Chain ‘Bad Habits’

BUILD UK has reminded the construction industry of its cashflow obligations after some company’s ‘bad habits’...

Construction at 40% of Pre-Pandemic Levels but Rallying in May

CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT in May grew by a record 8.2% overall following the record decline of...

NHBC Launches New MMC Acceptance Service for UK Construction Industry

A NEW SERVICE dedicated to the rapidly growing area of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC)...

Free Advice for Small Businesses to Help Bounce Back

SMALL FIRMS are being offered free, one-to-one advice with an expert adviser to help them...

Doubts Raised on Safety of Covid Construction Advice

AS evidence is emerging of airborne transmission of Covid-19, current safety advice for construction workers...

Investigation Launched into Fatal 20m London Crane Collapse

THE BODY of a woman who sadly died at a crane collapse in Bow, London...

Be Safe, Don’t Fall, Stay Alive! Urges Charity

AS THE LOCKDOWN eases and people begin returning to work, the No Falls Foundation is...

Layher’s 75th Anniversary Signals Readiness and Optimism for the Future

“A clear focus on working as closely as possible with every customer to achieve scaffolding,...

Combustible Cladding Remediation in the Spotlight as Applications for Government Funding Support Come to a Close

CLADDING REMEDIATION SPECIALIST, HSRoofClad is working with clients across the country to assist with submissions...

CRASH Hope & Dignity Appeal 2020

CRASH CHARITY unites the UK construction industry’s passion, skills and resources to create vital places...

Construction Talent Retention Scheme Launched

THE CHANCELLOR, Rishi Sunak, today announced the launch of the Construction Talent Retention Scheme, a...

Chancellor’s Summer Statement on Jobs and Green Recovery – with Industry Response

THE CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak, said the initiatives announced in today's Summer Statement are set against...

Affordable Carbon Zero Modular Homes under Construction

NINE AFFORDABLE carbon-zero homes that come straight from the factory floor are being built in...

SIG Customers Invited to Sign Up to SIG Live

CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL supplier, SIG is busy preparing to host SIG LIVE, a virtual conference and...

Green Recovery Plan to Give Construction Job Boost

A MAJOR NEW £3bn green investment plan is set to be announced by Chancellor Rishi...

Public Sector Roofing Framework Extended Due to Pandemic

PUBLIC SECTOR framework specialist LHC has extended its Pitched Roofing framework after construction work has...

MGMA Makes it a Hat-trick of Online CPDs

THE METAL GUTTER Manufacturers Association (MGMA) has added a third CPD to its new portfolio...

£70m Cladding Replacement and Structural Bill for Barratt

BARRAT DEVELOPMENTS plc is facing a bill of £70 million over this year and next...

Strong Construction Rebound as Reopening Gathers Pace in June

JUNE CONSTRUCTION output data points to a sharp turnaround in the performance of the UK...

House Completions Down as Barratts Operate at 75% but Orders Rise

BARRATTS HAS ISSUED a trading update confirming all sites are now reopened and all employees,...