Mannok’s €2.1 Million Post-Brexit Investment to Increase Bagged Cement Output

MANNOK HAS INVESTED a further €2.1 million in its cement bagging facilities with the acquisition...

All Change in Independent Builders Merchants Group Leadership

INDEPENDENT BUIDLERS MERCHANTS GROUP (IBMG) has announced a series of changes in its leadership, starting...

Extinction Rebellion Should Support the National Retrofit Strategy (NRS)

AN Extinction Rebellion (XR) splinter group called ‘Insulate Britain’ have been blocking motorways to bring...

Changes to Supervisory Gold CSCS Cards

THE Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) no longer require applicants applying for the Supervisory Gold...

New Documentary Behind the Façade on Industry Response to Grenfell Premieres

A GROUNDBREAKING NEW film called Behind the Façade explores the UK construction industry’s response to...

Richard Soan Roofing Raises the Roof for Charity

RICHARD SOAN, Managing Director at Richard Soan Roofing Services in Lewes has raised over £30,000...

Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment Strengthened to Go Further Faster

AHEAD OF COP26 the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) is updating the Net Zero Carbon...

Roofers Urged to Join ‘Big Brew’ to Tackle Construction’s Mental Health Crisis

ROOFING CONTRACTORS are being urged to get involved with construction charity Band of Builders’ (BoB)...

Historic England Updates Advice on Roof Theft from Places of Worship

HISTORIC ENGLAND has updated its advice to the organisers and congregations of historic places of...

Road Block Protests Call for National Retrofit Strategy

A DIRECT ACTION pressure group called Insulate Britain today staged several sit-down protests on the...

National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline 2021 Released

THE National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline 2021 has been released by Barbour ABI, in partnership...

Record £265m Renewable Energy Round under Contracts for Difference

THE GOVERNMENT has announced the biggest-ever round of its flagship renewable energy scheme, Contracts for Difference...

UK Roofing Awards 2021 Shortlist Announced  

THE 2021 UK Roofing Awards shortlist of projects has been announced in each of the...

SIG UK Appointment to Support Timber Growth

SUPPLIERS OF SPECIALIST building materials, SIG UK, has announced the appointment of industry stalwart, Andy...

Michael Stringer Joins Watts Roofing Supplies

Watts Roofing Supplies, the roofing merchant with Baldock, Cambridge, and Stevenage branches, has revealed a...

Materials Crisis Halts Housebuilding

IN WHAT IS NOW a materials crisis, shortages are harming the Government’s housebuilding and construction ambitions. Richard...

Code Red for Humanity – Reduce Your Business Emissions Now

EACH BUSINESS IS BEING urged to play its part in reducing carbon emissions, to stabilise...

Whatever the Issue, Wherever the Application, Gradient has the Tapered Insulation to Suit Your Roof

James Wilkinson, Design Team Manager at Gradient, provides a guide to tapered insulation IN BASIC TERMS,...

Shortages and Prices Blamed for Drop in July 2021 Construction Output

CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT fell by 1.6% in July 2021, as shortages and prices are blamed for...

Roofing Today Reader Offer – Two Henchman Ladders

Roofing Today's READER OFFER during September and October 2021 is offering lucky readers the chance...

EPIC Trade Association to Present on Insulated Panels at Fire Safety Event

TECHNICAL EXPERTS from Engineered Panels in Construction (EPIC) will be attending the Fire Safety Event...

EnvirotilePV Integrated Solar PV Roof Installed in Record Four Hours

FIRST OF ITS KIND, integrated EnvirotilePV Solar PV roof system - manufactured in Wales using...

Materials Shortages Show Slight Easing During August Holiday Period

ALTHOUGH THE materials shortages supply situation has not changed substantially, there has been a temporary...

Results of Industry Consultation on Construction Product Information Code

THE CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION (CPA) has released the results of its industry-wide consultation on the...

Virtual Event for Manufacturers to Help Ease Materials Supply Chain

AN INDUSTRY-WIDE appeal to manufacturers to support the building sector’s crucial recovery by addressing materials...

UKCA Marking Deadline Extended to January 2023

THE INTRODUCTION of UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) marking deadline for manufacturers and distributors has been...

Updated Guidance on Rooflight Non-Fragility Classifications

NARM, the National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers, has published updated guidance on rooflight fragility in...

CITB to Host SkillBuild Finals at National Construction College

THE UK’s TOP construction trainees will battle it out 16-18 November at CITB’s SkillBuild National Finals, which...

Scottish Government Leads on Net Zero with Solar Policy

SOLAR is a critical part of the Scottish Government's and Green Party's draft policy programme...

Contractors Urged to Switch to Electricity for Site Machinery

CONSTRUCTION FIRMS are being urged to ditch diesel and switch to electricity to power site...

Daylight Enhances Wellbeing and Learning

AT A TIME when the health and wellbeing of students has never been more important,...

Tender Prices Forecast to Rise by 21%

TENDER PRICES are under pressure from the sharply rising materials prices and longer supply times,...

£17.5M Worth of Tools Stolen in London in 2020

ALMOST £57,000 of tools were stolen every day in 2020, according to tool theft data...

ROCKWOOL Reports Double Digit Growth

ROCKWOOL achieved double-digit growth in all business areas in the first half of this year,...

New £2.5m Retail Refurbishment Framework Launched

CONTRACTORS ARE ON alert after Sigma launched a new regional retail assets refurbishment framework worth...

Can the Built Environment Afford to Go Green?

The UK’s built environment is under enormous pressure to meet net-zero carbon targets by 2050...

European Slate Introduces ESCO 100 EXTRA Plus

EUROPEAN SLATE is constantly monitoring its customers and ever-changing industry needs. Spanish Slate Due to strong relationships...

North East Agencies Team Up to Battle Materials Shortages

THE WORSENING MATERIALS shortages crisis has blighted the construction sector in 2021 and Construction Alliance...

NACE Set to Re-launch NVQ & Training for Chimney Engineers and Sweeps

THE NVQ Level 2 for Chimney Engineering is being re-launched by the National Association for...

New CEO to Lead the Institute of Roofing

THE INSTITUTE OF ROOFING (IOR) has appointed Kay Rose, FIoR as its new chief executive...