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Cost of Carillion’s Stalled Hospitals Reaches £2bn

THE TOTAL COST of the two major new hospitals in Birmingham and Liverpool, which failed...

Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity Reports £1.13m Support Impact in 2019

THE LIGHTHOUSE CONSTRUCTION Industry Charity has provided £1.13m of charitable services to support the wellbeing...

Headline Sponsor Announced for LRWA Charity Dragon Boat Regatta

THE LIQUID ROOFING AND WATERPROOFING Association (LRWA) has secured a headline sponsor for its second...

Union Warns Lessons Still Not learned From Carillion Collapse

CONSTRUCTION WORKERS still face losing their jobs through no fault of their own with union...

Contracts Manager Jailed After Roofer Fell to His Death

A CONTRACTS MANAGER for a roofing company has been jailed for two years after an...

Places on Insulation Framework Up For Grabs

PLACES ON A FRAMEWORK agreement to supply and install insulation for 21 different public sector...

Record Year for Online Roofing Merchant

AN ONLINE ROOFING merchant is celebrating a record year with the number of customers it...

A2, s1,d0 Chromatics Safety Glass used as Balustrades, Rainscreen Cladding and Monolithic Spandrel Panels

THE MINISTRY of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) issued an advice note on 24 June 2019...

SIG Employee Climbs Mountain to Raises Thousands for Samaritans

AN EMPLOYEE AT ROOFING merchant SIG Design and Technology has raised thousands for mental health...

First LABC Technical Roadshow of 2020

ROOFERS IN SOUTH London are being invited to attend Local Authority Building Control’s (LABC) first...

Roofing Nominations Invited for the 2020 Tylers & Bricklayers Triennial Awards

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN for outstanding roofing projects to enter the Roof Tiling and Slating...

Construction Urged to Embrace Digital Technology

ROOFING AND THE WIDER construction industry is being urged to embrace digital technology including making...

Boden Dressed Revamped Roof of London HQ with Ravatherm XPS X

RAVAGO BUILDING SOLUTIONS' BRE Green Guide Rating A+ extruded polystyrene (XPS) thermal insulation boards were...

Prefabricated Ultraroof Solid Roof Wins at Pitched Roofing Awards

ULTRAFRAME IS CELEBRATING A RECENT win at the Pitched Roofing Awards where its Ultraroof solid...

Great January Giveaway! Free Fixings, Rainclear Winter Hat & Fleece

FREE FIXINGS are being given away with every Gutter, Downpipe and Soil Pipe order in...

Roofers Urged to Contribute as Consultation on Building Regs Changes Closes

ROOFERS ARE BEING ASKED for their views on changes to the Building Regulations on fuel...

Watts Roofing Supplies Marks Ten Years in Business

HOME COUNTIES ROOFING MERCHANT Watts Roofing Supplies has thanked customers having reached ten years in...

Growth in UK Construction Output Despite Bad Weather

UK CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT ROSE by 1.1% per cent in the three months to November 2019 on...

Expand Your Window Business With Roofline

FREEFOAM BUILDING PRODUCTS have launched a new video to illustrate how PVC roofline products work...

SIG Reports 15% UK Sales Drop

ROOFING AND BUILDING MATERIALS supplier SIG has revealed a drop in UK sales in 2019. The...

First Minister Opens Superglass’s £37m Factory Upgrade

INSULATION MAKER SUPERGLASS'S £37m factory upgrade has been opened by First Minister of Scotland, Nicola...

NHBC Brings in New Head of Standards, Innovation & Research

WARRANTY AND INSURANCE provider for new homes, NHBC, has brought in a new face to...

New Guidance on Fasteners From MCRMA

The Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association (MCRMA) has published a new guidance document on...

New Board Members for IPAF

THE INTERNATIONAL POWERED Access Federation (IPAF) has brought in two new board members. Julie Houston Smyth,...

Construction Workers Missing Out on Workplace Pensions

LESS THAN ONE in four of workers in construction is paying into a workplace pension according...

Roofing Materials Distributor Chooses Heart Charity

DISTRIBUTOR AND IMPORTER of Firestone RubberCover, Permaroof, has chosen HeartLink as its new corporate charity...

Administrators Brought in at Clugston

CONSTRUCTION FIRM CLUGSTON has entered administration, with some parts of the company to continue to...

Creating and Maintaining Naturally Performing Environments: Kingspan Light +Air

KINGSPAN LIGHT + AIR (formerly Brakel Airvent) is a market-leading provider of blended solutions which...

Roofing Supplies Firm Trains 70 in 2019

IRISH INDEPENDENT ROOFING supplier QBM has revealed that it's trained 70 roofers in 2019 as...

NHBC Makes Two Senior Hires

THE NHBC HAS RECRUITED two new senior members of staff in the form of a...

Insulation Manufacturer Renews LABC Partnership

INSULATION SPECIALIST ACTIS has renewed its partnership with LABC for a third time, after two...

Roof Truss Maker Unveils Self-Made Christmas Tree

ROOF TRUSS maker Pasquill has revealed a new ‘Trussmas Tree’, made entirely from its own...

Philip Gets His Gold Medal as Skillbuild Issues Statement

PHILIP HOUGHTON has been presented with a Skillbuild gold medal, becoming joint winner of the...

Director Sentenced After Brother’s Fatal Fall

THE DIRECTOR of a solar panel company has been sentenced after his brother died from...

New Head of Health and Safety at NHBC

NHBC HAS APPOINTED a new head of health and safety, Scott Manton. Scott will have overall...

RIBA Architects’ Revenues Up by 13% This Year

ARCHITECTS’ REVENUE has increased by 13% this year, cumulatively doubling in the last seven years,...

NFRC’s SkillBuild Roofing Hub Attracts Hundreds

HUNDREDS OF YOUNG people attended the National Federation of Roofing Contractor’s (NFRC) Roofing Hub at...

RIBA Research Medals Winners Announced

WINNERS OF THE 2019 RIBA Research have been announced, with awards for Design and Technical,...

RIBA Reveals Best Student Projects

RIBA HAS REVEALED the best student architecture projects of 2019 as part of its annual...

Kingspan to be Carbon Neutral in Ten Years

INSULATION AND BUILDING envelope manufacturer Kingspan has revealed plans to become carbon-neutral in the next...