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Eighty-one per cent of SMEs say digitisation boosts output but many...

New TomTom Telematics research highlights large number of SMEs frustrated at workflow inefficiency and turning to automation to improve productivity, communication and cost

Timber in the frame

With speed and efficiency in the build process crucial factors in tackling the UK housing crisis, there’s never been a better time to unlock the potential of off-site timber frame construction, according to Steve Griffiths, senior technical manager, Taylor Lane Timber Frame.

A route to a future workforce

Mark Gatrell, head of research & development at Sika UK, discusses the value that Sika graduate internships bring to the business

The Wonder of Wood

At a time when the construction industry is under increased pressure to build quickly and sustainably, Jeremy English, sales director at Södra - Sweden’s largest forest-owner association - explains how timber is perfectly placed to solve the UK’s housing crisis.

Minimising work disruption during snow and bad weather

Chris Pendrey, SHEQ manager at Actavo Direct offers advice on how to minimise disruption to your projects when inclement weather is set to strike

Increasing knowledge throughout the supply chain with RoofCert

RoofCert accreditation is about upskilling roofing installers, but RoofCert delivery director, Jon Vanstone, argues that it is also a chance to educate specifiers and merchants...

Stone solultions

Brian G Newell from cladding specialist, Shackerley, compares the use of natural stone with contemporary alternatives that are now being used in ventilated façade systems

There is no place like a modular home

Nick Cowley, managing director at PVCu window and door manufacturer, Euramax, explains the different ways in which modular builds can be used.

Addressing the skills shortage gap in the construction sector

Andrew Murphy, managing director at Boss Training, expert providers of construction health & safety training across the UK, talks through the possible solutions for bridging the construction skills gap

Housebuilding with Baufritz

Building Products’ Holly Miles travelled to southern Germany to the headquarters of Baufritz, a specialist in prefabricated timber framed homes, to view its new Heimat 4.0 eco-friendly house and see how the company is helping change the standard of prefabricated homes