Worker numbers and environmental issues under the spotlight as clarity called...

Industry calls for Government action following last Thursday’s EU Referendum

Employment relationships

Employers in the construction industry should treat employee relationships as they would a building project – the contract must be designed to specification, the foundations laid, walls built and each relationship maintained to avoid damage and the need for restoration, says Charles Urquhart, partner, Clyde & Co.

Hermetically sealed

The installation of airtight entrance and garage doors has helped deliver low U-values and a high standard of energy efficiency at a self-build property in Leicestershire. Building Products reports.

Making the future

AMRC Factory 2050, the UK’s first fully reconfigurable assembly and component manufacturing facility for collaborative research, is set to become a new central hub for innovation in engineering. Building Products reports on the delivery of the building’s complex glazed envelope.

Thermal comfort

A ‘whole-house’ approach to thermal comfort can enable the creation of energy efficient homes that achieve performance and not just compliance, as Rob Warren, head of technical at Celotex explains.

IBI Group to design Aberystwyth Innovation Campus

IBI Group has been appointed to design the £40.5m Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus (AIEC), aimed at creating market-focused solutions for the agri-tech industry. Aberystwyth University...

Timber alternative clads WWII visitor centre

Cladding from Falcon Panel Products has provided an attractive finish for 'The Wing', a new visitor facility at the national Battle of Britain Memorial. Building Products reports.

Zedfactory to unveil housing innovation at Ecobuild

Architecture firm Zedfactory is set to unveil a "ground-breaking" solution to the housing shortage at Ecobuild, according to the show's organisers. The solution claims...

Prevention is the cure

Kevin O’Gorman, director of marketing at Grace Construction Products, examines the vital role external waterproofing membranes can play in protecting concrete structures.

Brick Development Association rebuts brick shortage accusations

The Brick Development Association (BDA) has responded to what it sees as “highly misleading and unhelpful” comment from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and...