Construction ended 2018 with a mixed performance

According to Rebecca Larkin, parts of the construction supply chain have clearly started to feel the effects of the falls in new orders since the EU referendum translating into reduced activity in sectors such as high-end residential, commercial offices and industrial factories

Brick manufacturers rising to the challenge

The latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show a thriving domestic manufacturing industry in bricks

Asbestos awareness course for roofers launched

Kirsty Phillips, training manager at Gully Howard Technical, has recently launched a first of its kind, asbestos awareness course. Designed by roofers, for roofers

MCRMA publishes advice note on the amendments to Building Regulations

The advice note summarises the main points of the amendment and Approved Document B

New construction output figures: property consultants comment

The new construction output figures published by the ONS today show a mixed picture for the industry

“Ocado warehouse fire should not detract from the unrivalled reputation of...

The FPA also says that it throws up questions of whether we are reaching the limit of what can be reasonably protected

Van Vault puts full weight behind campaign to protect against tool...

The petition started by Peter Booth has now reached over 38,000 signatures, but they still need to get another 61,000 signatures to get the issue discussed in parliament

Polypipe Terrain renamed under plans to boost commercial construction offering

The FTSE 250-listed multinational announced its commercial drainage division, Polypipe Terrain, will now be known as Polypipe Building Services

BMI UK & Ireland launches in the UK

Following the coming together of Icopal and Monier Redland, BMI UK & Ireland is formally launched to the construction industry.

Over a third of EU nationals have considered leaving the UK...

One in five construction workers have considered leaving the country amid Brexit uncertainties