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Philip Fergusson Joins Roofglaze Rooflights as Head of Sales

THE ROOFGLAZE GROUP is pleased to welcome Philip Fergusson in his new role of Head...

The Dunes Sika Sarnafil Clad Roof Shines in Roofing Awards Single Ply Category

MARKET-LEADING single ply roofing manufacturer Sika Sarnafil and leading South West roofing contractor Progressive Systems...

Sharpest Decline in Construction Output Since March 2018

UK CONSTRUCTION companies indicated a renewed decline in total business activity during May 2019, according...

Waterproofing Best Practice Tops LRWA Meeting Agenda

SINGLE-LAYER tapered and flat roof insulation specialists, Gradient, hosted the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association’s...

Roofing and Construction Careers Promoted Outside Scottish Parliament

CONSTRUCTION SCOTLAND held a traditional building skills demonstration outside Scottish Parliament last week (28 –...

SFS Launches Construction Industry Innovation Hub

GLOBAL BUILDING envelope specialists SFS has opened the doors to its innovation hub, with the...

VJ Technology Announces Acquisition

VJ TECHNOLOGY (VJT), a supplier of technical fasteners, tools and fixings to the UK construction...

Construction Leaders Call for Immediate Adoption of Net Zero Carbon Bill

OVER 120 business leaders have written to the Prime Minister urging the Government to adopt...

Topping Out Ceremony for New Student Accommodation in Portsmouth

CROSSLANE STUDENT DEVELOPMENTS, part of the Crosslane Property Group, celebrated the topping out of its...

Government Urged to Act on Plummeting Construction Apprentice Numbers

THE GOVERNMENT must review its approach to apprenticeships following statistics published today which show that construction...

BMI Ensures that Academy Roof is Twice Underwritten

DATING BACK to the 1930s, Oakfield Academy in Frome has a total of 3,500m2 of...

Rise in Metal Theft Across Britain’s Heritage Sites

A SURVEY of reported metal thefts from heritage sites across the UK indicates that the...

Construction Continues its Move Towards Greater Digitisation

THE NATIONAL Building Specification (NBS), has announced its 2019 BIM survey results, following a decade...

Government Urged to Include Construction Roles in Shortage Occupation List

THE GOVERNMENT must include key construction roles in its Shortage Occupation List following the Migration...

New Permitted Development Rules for Single Storey Extensions

UNDER NEW permitted development rules, homeowners in terraced and semi-detached homes will be able to...

Blake Edgell Crowned as Young Roofer of the Year

APPRENTICE Blake Edgell has won the very first NFRC Young Roofer of the Year Award....

New Home Figures Continue to Rise, Reports NHBC

MORE THAN 13,500 new homes were registered to be built in the UK in April,...

UK’s First Fully Integrated UAV Solutions Business Launched

AIR DATA SYSTEMS (ADS) has announced the launch of a fully integrated UAV (unmanned aerial...

Environment Secretary Visits Wood Panel Manufacturer

SECRETARY OF STATE for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs, the Rt Hon Michael Gove...

Actis Joins LABC for Two Technical Seminars in June

THE LOCAL Authority Building Control (LABC) and Actis are set to join together to educate...

Mates in Mind Encourages Think, Talk, Tackle Model

THIS WEEK construction mental health charity, Mates in Mind, is celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week...

Grand Designs Presenter Praises ‘Ultra Thin Insulation’

GRAND DESIGNS presenter, Kevin McCloud, has cited ‘ultra thin insulation’ as one of the factors...

Increase in Freefoam Registered Installers

FREEFOAM are delighted to report a significant increase in recent months in the number of...

LRWA’s Inaugural Charity Event is Roaring Success

ON 2 MAY 2019, key players from across the roofing and waterproofing industry went head...

UK Solar Hits All-time Generation Peak

THE SOLAR Trade Association (STA) has revealed that bright conditions have helped to break the...

New Guidance on Commissioning Services in New Homes

A NEW guide that aims to help site managers oversee the many commissioning activities that...

Union Secures Million Pound Blacklisting Legal Settlement

UNITE, the UK construction union, has settled its ten year-long blacklisting case against multiple construction...

Serious Roof Fall Lands Contractor in Court

A ROOFER suffered serious injuries after falling five meters through a fragile roof, leading to...

Roofing Fall Results in Double Prosecution

A BUILDING contractor and specialist cladding firm have been sentenced for safety breaches after an...

Mental Health Initiative Encourages Workplace Wellbeing

As the UK bursts into action for Mental Health Awareness Week this week (13th-17th May...

Solar Associations Call on HMRC to Scrap Proposed VAT Changes

HMRC IS proposing to change the way that the reduced-rate of VAT is applied to...

SIG Roofing to Host Cambridge Branch Open Day

EAST ANGLIA-BASED roofing contractors and building professionals will be able to receive first-hand product knowledge...

Mental Health Still a No-Go Zone for Four in Five Workers

FOUR IN FIVE British workers won’t discuss mental health problems with their boss because they...

Scottish Development Unveils Largest Electric Vehicle Provision

A DEVELOPER is plugging into the surging demand for electric vehicles (EVs) by creating the...

Top Contractor Revealed in Industry League Table

THE APRIL 2019 contractors table has been headed by global construction services company, ISG. ISG were...

Demand for Construction Aggregates Sparks Global Debate

THE MINERAL Products Association (MPA) has published a report, ‘Sand Supply – a UK Perspective...

North West Roof Training Group Celebrates with Welsh Slate Trophy

ROOFING APPRENTICES in the north west have been rewarded for their achievements with the help...

Council Launches Workplace Wellbeing Videos

AS PART of Mental Health Awareness Week this week (13 – 19 May), employers are being...

Construction Course Launched to Help Beat Occupational Cancer

A NEW e-learning course, ‘Occupational Cancers’, has been launched by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS)...

UK Roofing Awards 2019- Winners Revealed

THE WINNERS of the UK Roofing Awards 2019, hosted by the National Federation of Roofing...