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Worker Left Blind Following Roofing Fall

TWO COMPANIES have been fined after a contractor suffered permanent damage to his eyesight following...

Online Construction Materials Supplier Celebrates 220% Growth in Three Years

ONLINE CONSTRUCTION materials retailer, cmostores.com, is continuing to see rapid expansion with 2018 sales increasing...

Sandtoft and SIG Roofing Launch Customer Roadshow

SIG ROOFING and Sandtoft branches across the UK are challenging roofers to a darts contest...

£300m Roofing Maintenance Framework Winners Announced

MANCHESTER and Sheffield housing association, Great Places Housing Group, has announced the preferred roofing contractor...

Is there a Future for Horsham Stone Roofs?

THE SOCIETY for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB), along with conservation firms and heritage...

ACE Releases Commercial Strategy Guidance

THE ASSOCIATION for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) has released a new guidance note aimed at...

Safeguard’s Stormdry Dries Out Seaside Tower Block

RESIDENTS OF a 12-storey tower block on the Essex coast are now enjoying damp-free conditions...

Register Launched to Protect Workers Exposed to Silica Dust

UNITE the union has today (5 August 2019) launched an online register that allows workers...

Cembrit B5 Delivers Traditional Look For New Homes

CEMBRIT B5 has been used as the roofing material on a recently completed barn conversion...

Interlocking Roof Detail Gives Greater Control Over Quality of End Result

TO R&R Roofing in Shropshire, it’s the fine detail that makes the difference to the...

MCRMA Extends its Online CPD Programme

THE METAL Cladding & Roofing Manufacturers Association (MCRMA) has added two CPD modules to its...

VAT Tax Change Will Exacerbate Construction Downturn, Says FMB

THE FEDERATION of Master Builder (FMB) is calling for a delay to the implementation of...

UK Construction Output Declines Again in July

UK CONSTRUCTION sector output declined for the third month running in July, reflecting lower volumes...

Scaffolding Collapse Sparks Call for Urgent Inquiry

UNITE, the UK’s construction union, is seeking an urgent investigation following a major scaffolding collapse. The...

Ibstock Partners with Miller Homes to Make a Difference in Malawi

IBSTOCK BRICK has teamed up with Miller Homes to help rebuild a community in Malawi,...

RIBA Announces 2019 Great British Buildings Programme

THE ROYAL Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has today (Thursday 1 August) announced the programme...

Double Prosecution Following Rooflight Fall

TWO FIRMS have been fined after an employee of a construction company fell through a...

Highest New Home Registrations in 12 Years, Reports NHBC

BUILDERS AND developers registered the highest number of new homes for 12 years during the...

Construction Industry Prepares for Downturn, Warns FMB

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY bosses are reorganising their workforce in preparation for a potential downturn, with higher...

Proteus Golf Tees Off to Raise Thousands for Charity

PROTEUS FACADES has helped raise thousands of pounds for charity after more than 80 amateur...

AIF Announces 2019 Work at Height Conference

THE ACCESS Industry Forum, the forum for the principal trade associations and federations involved in...

Flex-R Achieves Double-Digit Growth

FLEX-R has achieved double-digit growth in the first half of 2019, thanks to a rise...

Solar Glass Set to Revolutionise Roof Tops

A REVOLUTIONARY new type of window glass, that also acts as a solar panel, is...

Contractor Fined Following Fall Through Skylight

A CONSTRUCTION company, Modern Ltd, has been sentenced after a worker fell through a skylight. On...

Building Innovation Enjoys a Beach View

A NEW watertight roof using Building Innovation’s Inno-Fix insulation has been installed on a clubhouse...

NEBOSH Success for Bracknell Roofing

BRACKNELL ROOFING’S goal of having one NEBOSH-trained person in each of its seven branches is...

Sky’s the Limit for SIG Roofing Melrose Staff

THE BRANCH Director of SIG Roofing in Melrose took to the sky with his colleague...

Research Reveals Fall in Healthcare Construction Output

ACCORDING TO the new Healthcare Construction Market Report from AMA Research, the overall picture for...

Martin-Brooks Roofer Makes Finals of Training Award

AN APPRENTICE from Sheffield-based roofing contractor, Martin-Brooks, is in the running for a top award...

Research Reveals Insurers Win 68% of Disputed Claims Cases

NEW RESEARCH, from insurance specialists, Mactavish, has revealed that companies who take insurers to court,...

FMB Warns VAT Changes Could Cause Construction Chaos

THE GOVERNMENT has not properly prepared the construction industry for major VAT changes coming in...

CITB Announces £17.8m Investment to Tackle Construction Skills Gap

THE BRITISH construction sector is set to receive a £17.8m investment to support employers in...

MPs Call for Action to Tackle Increase in Work at Height Deaths

THE All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has expressed concerns after annual statistics from the Health and Safety...

Avonside Announce Acquisition of Danescourt Roofing Ltd

AVONSIDE GROUP, the UK’s largest roofing services provider, has announced its acquisition of Wolverhampton-based Danescourt...

Government Slammed over Rumoured Approved Inspector Plans

LOCAL Authority Building Control (LABC) has expressed “deep concern” about rumoured government plans to allow...

Heritage Roofing Contractor Demonstrates Traditional Skills

HERITAGE roofing and building contractor, John Williams & Company (Contracting) Ltd, recently demonstrated traditional lead...

Green Roof Set to Blossom over New London Housing Development

ROOFING SUBCONTRACTOR Briggs Amasco has completed a new 1200m2 roof on a brownfield site housing...

FASET Film Goes Live

FASET has launched a new marketing film aimed at boosting awareness of the work of...

Actis Helps Build Community Shed to Boost Neighbourhood Spirit

A NEW community building, aimed at enabling people to get involved in interesting pursuits while...

BMI Apprentice of the Year 2019 Winners Declared

WINNERS of the BMI Apprentice of the Year were announced on 3 July. Matthew Ford...