Mayor approves City of London’s tallest tower

A new tower that will house 12,000 workers in 100 businesses will be built on a site that has lain disused for four years,...

On the Table: Refurbishment, Maintenance & Innovation

The legacy of poorly insulated and energy inefficient buildings in the UK should mean that the opportunities for the refurbishment sector are greater than they ever have been. Our panel discusses the state of play in the field of RMI and what the prospects are for future growth.

New research predicts steady growth for Care Home construction market

Steady growth is forecast for the UK Care Home construction market, according to the latest findings from AMA Research. The ‘Care Homes Construction Market Report...

Inverted guidance

Andrew Orriss, head of business development at SIG360, explains the importance of correctly using inverted flat roofing insulation that meets Building Regulations standards to reduce a growing performance gap in the construction industry.

Tall building trend leading to water pressure challenges, says Dutypoint

The growing trend for tall buildings in London will present challenges for M&E specialists when it comes to maintaining water pressure and supply, according...

Soundproof roof

Paul Barrett, product manager at Rockwool, takes an in-depth look at one of the firm’s latest flat roofing projects for Kier Construction’s own regional HQ in Cambridge.

Precaster FP McCann acquires Buchan Concrete

FP McCann has further strengthened its precast concrete arm with the acquisition of Buchan Concrete Products. Buchan is known for its range of concrete products, which...

Bacterial control

Steven Booth, associate director at Guardian Water Treatment, provides advice on solutions for reducing the risk of Legionella in aquatic leisure environments.

Government review to evaluate housebuilding ‘red tape’

Housebuilders will have their say on what they consider to be the barriers to the construction of new homes, in a new 'Cutting Red...

Efficient combustion

Steve O’Neill, technical specifications engineer at EOGB Energy Products, explains how new heating technology can reduce emissions and have a significant impact on energy efficiency.