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Are modular homes the answer to the UK’s housing crisis?

The current housing shortage means that the UK needs to build 240,000-300,000 new homes annually until 2030

Rehau completes successful acquisition of MB Barter & Trading AG

The acquisition is said to create new opportunities through expanded business model

Polypipe donates bear necessities to wildlife park’s grizzly new arrivals

Polypipe donates plastic toys and puzzle feeders to the trio of Ussuri brown bears at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Winners of British Woodworking Federation Awards 2018 announced

The BWF Awards celebrate the best of UK woodworking

The impact of EU migrants in the UK construction industry

With significant skills shortage restricting construction economic growth in the industry, James Morris, managing director at Tower Eight, provides an insight into why there is a real importance of immigration to the labour market

Construction Marketing Awards 2018 Winners Announced

The winners of the 2018 Construction Marketing Awards have been announced, with two companies very much to the fore, taking home eight awards between them!

New App launched to support Construction Workers’ Mental Health

Two construction workers take their own life every working day

BSRIA Briefing 2018: Disruption in Construction

Summary of the key points made during this year’s briefing

Housebuilding contracts worth over £2 billion in October

The value of new construction contracts decreased by 3.8% compared to September

Smoke toxicity of building cladding – new report

New research on the smoke toxicity of building cladding, published by The Fire Protection Association, calls on the government to consider the role that toxicity should play in product approvals.