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Urgent answers needed as cladding on Midland Metropolitan hospital ‘likely’ to...

Unite, the UK and Ireland’s largest union, is demanding urgent answers after it was revealed this week that cladding on the unfinished Midland Metropolitan hospital is expected to be found to be unsafe

DHF publishes new document in collaboration with the Glass and Glazing...

DHF's new Technical Specification has been prepared following the emergence of an attack method focused on cylinders used in locks

New construction output figures: property consultants comment

Although there was a moderate increase in output in July, the longer-term trends show growth on a downward trajectory. For that reason, the industry will not be getting overly excited says Clive Docwra of McBains

Applications invited for 2020 William Morris Craft Fellowship

“The Fellowship has been a wonderful experience and has given me a wealth of knowledge that will last a lifetime.” – Gary Holliday, stonemason and 2018 SPAB Fellow

Fire destroys timber framed block of flats

This latest fire is said to underline the unsuitability and potential danger of using timber frame construction

Omitting carbon emissions from Part L could have huge implications for...

GDHV has produced a report outlining a number of recommendations in response to the proposed changes to Part L or the Building Regs

Government delay to VAT change is a victory for common sense,...

The government’s decision to delay by one year the implementation of potentially damaging VAT changes for construction companies is a victory for common sense, says the Federation of Master Builders

Construction SMES fear fraud attack

Recent research from HSBC UK reveals fraud attacks are becoming ‘more frequent’ in the construction sector

Building products innovators can now enter the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe...

Winners will be announced at Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2020

Raising awareness of fire doors that protect us while we sleep

Fire Door Safety Week takes place from 23-29 September and is now in its seventh year