New vision for Morecambe’s Eden Project revealed

Eden and its partners successfully completed a feasibility study in September and are now seeking funding to make the project a reality

Wood Awards 2018 – Winners announced

The winners of the annual Wood Awards have been announced at a ceremony held on November 20, at Carpenters’ Hall in London hosted by David Hopkins, director of the Timber Trade Federation.

Apprentice brings home gold from WorldSkills UK competition

Joseph Turner, an apprentice at the Leeds College of Building, has won gold in the ‘Roofing: Slating and Tiling’ final

Brick production keeping pace

Brick production in September was up 8.5% on the same month last year

Glasstec proves successful for GGF

The trade show took place in Düsseldorf between October 23-26

Timber championed with the launch of WoodFest

WoodFest Newcastle will bring together architects, engineers, placemakers, planners, developers, contractors, politicians and local businesses specialising in timber to promote the use of wood in the built environment

Garner Holdings buys Sheerframe Trade Extrusion

Garner Holdings, owned by Roger Hartshorn is said to be well-known in the PVCu extrusion and building products sector

Tougher sentences for companies who fail to protect workers

New sentencing guidance gives courts in England and Wales new powers to hand down far tougher penalties to employers who have a history of disregard for employee safety

New report profiles major plaster challenges facing social housing market

The report details the potential short and long-term issues local authorities and housing associations can encounter when specifying gypsum-based plasters in older properties, compared to more breathable alternatives

Record supporters for Fire Door Safety Week campaign

Fire Door Safety Week reaches campaign high with over 350 supporters