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Extinction Rebellion Should Support the National Retrofit Strategy (NRS)

AN Extinction Rebellion (XR) splinter group called ‘Insulate Britain’ have been blocking motorways to bring attention to their strategy to insulate British homes. Rico Wojtulewicz,...

Materials Crisis Halts Housebuilding

IN WHAT IS NOW a materials crisis, shortages are harming the Government’s housebuilding and construction ambitions. Richard Beresford, chief executive of the National Federation of Builders...

Contractors Urged to Switch to Electricity for Site Machinery

CONSTRUCTION FIRMS are being urged to ditch diesel and switch to electricity to power site machinery enabling them to cut carbon emissions by 97%...

Green Homes Grant Closure Will Harm Retrofit Industry

THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF BUILDERS (NFB) has expressed its disappointment at the closure of the Green Homes Grant. Richard Beresford, chief executive of the National...

Handbook to Help Construction to Decarbonise Launched

A DECARBONISATION handbook to help main contractors achieve net zero carbon has been launched by the National Federation of Builders’ (NFB) Major Contractors Group (MCG). Launched...

National Federation of Builders Major Contractors Declare Climate Emergency

THROWING ITS SUPPORT behind the #ConstructionDeclares movement, the National Federation of Builders (NFB) Major Contractors Group (MCG) is the first and currently only trade...

Construction Minister says Infrastructure will be Crucial to Post-Lockdown Recovery

THE CONSTRUCTION MINISTER, Nadhim Zahawi said that he was looking to bringing forward infrastructure projects to support the construction sector’s economic recovery, after the...

NFB Calls for Specific COVID-19 Working Practice Guidelines

INDUSTRY DOES NOT want to stop working, says the National Federation of Builders (NFB). The organisation is calling for construction-specific guidance on stopping the...

NFB Calls for Government to Support Small Building Firms

THE NATIONAL FEDERATION of Builders has called for UK Government to support SME construction firms in the UK alongside other industries as they look...

NFB Warns Government Over Zero-Carbon Target for 2050

THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF BUILDERS has warned the Government it must act now if it wants to meet targets to reach net zero carbon...