Our pick of this week’s product and project stories includes
Skills shortages in building industry are affecting economic recovery according to the latest FMB survey. There are some innovative solutions out. If you are involved in any useful project, including training and recruiting more women and young people, do be in touch and I will include details in a Buildingtalk feature on this next week.
Finally, with the housing shortage getting worse, the Local Government Association outline how half a million extra new affordable homes could be built before the end of the decade. Let’s hope we see some action on this.
Delta Electronics has launched the new M300 range of Drives, designed for the most basic to the most advanced applications.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Building Systems, Hand Tools, Innovations & New Products, Plant, Equipment and Hire, Posts, Power Tools
In the latest issue of ABC&D, Metså Wood looks at further advancing the use of wood in mainstream construction with the sharing of knowledge and innovation.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Features, Timber Buildings and Timber Products
IKO PLC’s ‘Fix that Hut’ scheme has seen Islington & Stoke Newington Sea Cadets centre donated more than 250 square metres of IKO enertherm PIR insulation to them.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Insulation, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency
Aggregate Industries, a member of the LafargeHolcim Group, has acquired the aggregate and ready-mix concrete manufacturer, the Kendall Group.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Regulations & Accreditations