Total value of contract awards decline by 2.1% in April despite...

The value of all construction contract awards in April 2019 was £5.2bn, a decrease of 2.1% on March

Over half of consumers want their houses to be built with...

Consumers identified double/triple glazing as the most appealing, followed by solar panels, energy efficient appliances and the use of recycled and sustainable building products

ISO-Chemie buzzing with latest environmental initiative

The producer of foam sealant window tapes, ISO-Chemie, has introduced a package of environmental measures with a sting in its tail

Government must act as construction apprenticeship starts drop by almost half,...

In March 2019 there were only 694 Construction, Planning and the Built Environment apprenticeship starts compared with 1,247 in March 2018

Government high-rise grants: Vivalda calls for prudence on cladding specification and...

Peter Johnson, has urged contractors and architects to tread carefully in the wake of James Brokenshire’s recent announcement to fund the re-cladding of 166 privately-owned, high-rise buildings

Government needs to heed Migration Advisory Committee warning about skills shortages,...

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recognised the important role the construction industry plays in the UK economy and that construction will require careful consideration in a future immigration system

Considerate Constructors Scheme expands to offer registration to professional services

Professional service organisations can now demonstrate their considerate credentials

How Britain could benefit from building upwards

The shortage of available properties has long been recognised as an issue affecting our society but building upwards could ease the demand in areas with less space and at a faster pace

Choosing LPG could save developers up to £500,000 on off-grid build...

The report was commissioned by Calor and examines the impact that fuel choice and its installation costs can have on a developer’s bottom line profitability

Mondi awards $50,000 to a start-up which turns plastic waste into...

Financial boost for Kenyan company which tackles waste and creates jobs