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BMI Apprentice of Year winners are announced

This year the competition was split to find the best pitched roofing and flat roofing apprentice

Olympian Steve Backley to speak at first BMF Young Merchants’ Conference

The day will embrace business and inspirational presentations, industry forums and networking opportunities

New alliance launched to increase cladding fire testing capacity and improve...

Alliance announced between UL and the UK Fire Protection Association to provide state-of-the-art product testing and certification

Strong 2016 for builders merchants

BMBI figures show growth in sales of building materials

Demand for UK logistics space hits record levels as eCommerce boom...

Demand for UK logistics and distribution space reached record levels in Q3 2020 as retailers and 3PLs expanded their supply chains in response to...

UK must review drainage design practice in response to increase in...

Stakeholders at every level of the construction industry must acknowledge the growing risks posed by ageing drainage infrastructure says ACO Water Management

Revealed: The London boroughs with the most approved planning permission applications

15% of homeowners are opting to improve instead of move, which is a 12% increase from five years previous

New construction minister to receive divided Brexit message at UK Construction...

A survey of over 900 construction professionals conducted by UKCW revealed an increasingly impatient industry still focused on Brexit, but split between those who want the government to ‘get Brexit completed’, and those who want to ‘cancel Brexit altogether’

NFB and Built Environment Networking partner up

New partnership will allow NFB members to attend Built Environment Networking conferences at a special discounted rate

Housebuilding boosts construction activity as shovel-ready infrastructure projects fail to materialise

Buoyant housebuilding in 2018 highlighted by 14.3% growth in mortar sales volumes, ahead of ONS market indicators