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Contract Awards Continue Upwards Trend in September 2020

THE TOTAL VALUE of construction contract awards in September 2020 was £5.4 billion based on...

Travis Perkins Trading Update Shows Strong RMI Sales as Housebuilding Subdued

IN A QUARTERLY trading update, Travis Perkins reports total Group sales declined by 3.4% with...

CITB’s Leadership and Management Fund Approves 38 bids

CITB HAS APPROVED 38 successful bids for its Leadership and Management Development Fund, valued at...

Avonside Further Strengthens Senior Team with New Group Director of Risk and Legal Compliance

FOLLOWING RECENT CHANGES to its board line up to help facilitate business growth plans, Avonside...

CLC Publishes Movement of People Guide for Brexit

THE MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE Workstream of the Construction Leadership Council Brexit Working Group has this...

Dress For Windy Weather with Snickers Workwear Jackets

Delivering great wind protection and efficient ventilation. SNICKERS WORKWEAR jackets are well known for delivering performance...

New Slate Development Manager Joins Burton Roofing Merchants

PHIL WILDEN has joined Burton Roofing Merchants Ltd as a Slate Development Manager working exclusively...

Pay Freeze Could Lead to Industrial Action on Construction Sites

THE PROSPECT OF industrial discontent on UK construction sites in the coming months has greatly...

New £1.5 million Scaffolding Academy Opening in October

UWTSD’s Construction Wales Innovation Centre (CWIC) is collaborating with South Wales-based Alpha Safety to deliver training...

Crucial Winter Ahead for Construction According to CPA’s Latest Scenarios

CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT in 2020 will fall 14.5% according to the latest Construction Products Association (CPA)...

Roofing Contractors are Wanted for £1million Public Sector Framework

SPECIALIST ROOFING CONTRACTORS are wanted for a new four-year framework to supply public sector projects. The...

New Smart Tech Roof Window Upgrade from VELUX

LEADING roof window manufacturer VELUX® has introduced a new promotion which is set to make...

CUPA PIZARRAS’ Slate Chosen for Luxury Coastal Properties

CUPA PIZARRAS’ CUPA 18 natural slate has been used to achieve a high-quality finish on...

Employment Experts to Offer Advice on Redundancy and Job Support Scheme

WITH THE EFFECTS of the pandemic being felt on businesses across Scotland, the Construction Industry...

Construction Product Manufacturers Report Rebound in Q3

FOLLOWING THE EASING of the pandemic lockdown restrictions and the subsequent reopening of construction sites...

Marley’s Ashdowne – a Hand-made Evolution

MARLEY HAS LAUNCHED an enhanced Ashdowne clay handcrafted range, following manufacturing innovations. Thanks to advancements in...

nVent Launches New All-in-One Solution for Roof Drain De-icing

A LEADING provider of electrical connection and protection solutions, nVent Electric plc (NYSE: NVT), has...

Flagship Roofing Merchant’s Branch Opens with Drive Through Facility

THE LATEST Chandlers Roofing Supplies’ flagship store in Guildford features a drive through facility, designed...

Network Launched Provides Free Smart Construction Support

A FREE DIGITAL resource launched this week will support innovative construction firms to adopt smarter, more...

Roof Tile Manufacturer Reveals Extent of Bounce Back

IN LINE WITH recent figures showing a bounce back in merchant sales growth, pitched roofing...

Roofing Contractors Needed for £490m Repairs and Voids Works

PROCUREMENT FOR HOUSING (PfH) is searching for SME roofing contractors across the UK to deliver...

Quinn to Rebrand to Mannok

MANNOK WAS today unveiled as the new identity for Quinn Industrial Holdings. The company’s established...

Welsh Slate Helps a Listed Cemetery Lodge with a New Life

A DERELICT Grade II listed cemetery lodge in West Yorkshire is being repurposed with the...

Snickers Workwear New POLARTEC POWER STRETCH Jackets and Fleeces

SHARP, STYLISH looks and market-leading recycled POLARTEC® fabric technology make these a must for the...

NHBC Launches Its First Apprenticeship

NHBC IS LAUNCHING its first ever apprenticeship scheme aimed at developing the next generation of house building talent. Construction Site Supervisor Apprenticeship The...

CLC Urges Construction Industry to Lead on Uploading NHS Covid-19 App

CONSTRUCTION LEADERS have urged businesses of all sizes in UK construction to lead the way...

Health and Safety Executive Cracks Down on Construction Dust

HEALTH AND SAFETY inspectors across Great Britain will be targeting construction firms to check that...

More Support for Businesses Through Winter Pandemic

THE CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak today announced additional government support for businesses and workers impacted by...

LRWA Launches New Design Guide for Specifiers

A NEW DESIGN guide offering extensive technical information and advice to help specifiers correctly select...

Connecton Celebrates the Sustainable Slater by Giving Away 50 Free Roofers Bags

FOR OVER 170 years Connecton has been manufacturing fixings for slate roofs. Their team is one of...

Weatherfold Bespoke Gutter Lining System Gives Peace of Mind for You and Your Customer

WEATHERFAST EXPERTS in metal roofing coating and gutter lining systems has created a video to show...

Freefoam Launches Fireside Chat Video Series

FREEFOAM IS LAUNCHING a series of informative ‘Fireside Chat’ videos designed to open up discussion...

CITB’s Strategic Plan 2021-25 Allocates £500m to Employers

THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY Training Board (CITB) has launched its Strategic Plan for the next four...

Demand for Facilities Management in Healthcare Soars During Pandemic

THE LATEST 2020 RICS UK Facilities Management Survey results show demand conditions remain heavily influenced...

First 50 Roofers Accredited Through RoofCERT

FIFTY ROOFERS, from ten different roofing companies across the country, are the first to be...

Virtual Work Experience Launched for Architectural, Planning and Construction Students

AN ARCHITECTURAL and planning practice has set up a Virtual Studio for students who would...

Next Steps Aim to Put Beauty and Design at Heart of Planning

A NEW DESIGN body, tasked with driving up construction development design standards will be established...

Managing Director Completes Equivalent of More Than Two Marathons in One Day

BARRY MAIRS, M.D. of specialist flat roofing company Antrim-based GBS Roofing ran an epic 60...

FMB Elects First Woman National President

JAN ETCHELLS is the new National President of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) elected...

Asbestos Construction Training at Lowest Level for Five Years

THE LACK OF asbestos training in the construction industry which has been undertaken since the...