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Bolton College Hosts Third Regional SkillBuild Heat of 2019

BOLTON COLLEGE roofing department played host to the third regional SkillBuild heat of 2019 yesterday...

SR Timber Donates Materials to Construction College

IN A BID to support the next generation of roofing contractors and construction workers, SR...

Envirotile Set to Partner with GB-Sol on Rooftop PV Innovation

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY roof tile manufacturer, The Green Sustainable Products Company (GSPC) has announced a new...

BSI Sheds Light on the Recommendations for Daylight in Buildings

A NEW European standard for the provision of daylight in buildings which may be regularly...

SPRA Council Welcomes Duncan Murdoch

THE SINGLE Ply Roofing Association (SPRA) Council has welcomed Duncan Murdoch from NRA Roofing &...

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...

Workloads for SME Builders Dip for First Time in Six Years

WORKLOADS FOR small and medium-sized (SME) construction firms have taken a dip for the first...

Fallen Roofer Reborn as Male Midwife

ROOFER, Paul Byrne made a dramatic career change when an accident left him hospitalised for...

Solar Firm Secures Further Housebuilder Deals

VIRIDIAN SOLAR has announced the signing of two new group deals with Persimmon Homes and...

Late Payers Kicked Off Prompt Payment Code

ACTION ON companies who fail to meet the standard of the Prompt Payment Code (PPC) has seen...

Cromar- The Dawn of a New Era

CROMAR is pleased to unveil its new, biggest ever catalogue! The new catalogue, launched at the...

Construction Forecasts Revised Down Due to Prolonged Brexit Uncertainty

THE CONSTRUCTION Products Association’s (CPA) forecasts for UK construction activity have been downgraded once again...

VELUX Active Recognised for Smart Home Innovation

ROOF WINDOW manufacturer VELUX® has been awarded 'Best Services Product' at this year’s Housebuilder Product...

There’s Just Seven Days to Success for BMI Roofing Apprentices of the Year

WITH JUST over a week to go until this year’s BMI Apprentice of the Year...

NASC Publishes Annual Safety Report

NATIONAL ACCESS and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) members recorded 113 accidents and injuries on site during...

New Group Launched to Tackle Heritage Crime in Scotland

MEMBERS OF the public are being encouraged to anonymously report damage spotted on Scotland’s historic...

Upturn in Residential Contracts Awarded During March

MARCH WAS a positive month for the residential sector with £1.8 billion contracts awarded, an...

Construction Cartel Directors Disqualified

TWO FORMER directors of CPM Group Ltd have been disqualified following a breach competition law...

Lords Discuss the Role of SMEs in Solving the Housing Crisis

IN A RECENT debate at the House of Lords, focus turned to modern methods of construction...

‘Skeletons in Closet’ Protest at HS2 Euston Station Site

A DEMONSTRATION has been held today (26 April 2019) by Unite, the construction union, at...

Dangerous Development Condemned for Flammable Cladding and Fire Risks

HUNDREDS OF students and young professionals will be evicted from a newly built £30m Liverpool...

SPRA Members Support New Single Ply Awareness Training Course

SPRA MEMBERS have been generously donating materials for use on SPRA training courses, in particular...

Proteus Spartans Prepare for Boat Race Battle

IN JUST over a weeks’ time, Proteus Waterproofing’s ‘Spartans’ will be taking to the water...

Bespoke Curved Guttering on ‘Roundhouse’

GUTTERCREST have manufactured and supplied a bespoke rainwater system for a unique new home in...

Actis Joins LABC’s Swansea Technical Roadshow

THE LOCAL Authority Building Control (LABC) is travelling to Swansea for its latest technical roadshow. Insulation...

Twickenham Faces Multi-Million Pound Re-Roofing Project

THE RUGBY Football Union (RFU) is facing a multi-million pound bill to replace the roofs...