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Having survived the recession, the construction industry is now healthy but getting a little nervous with the election looming. Our political masters promise much but most of us would settle for them signing up to the Hippocratic Oath First, do no harm.
Construction is still fundamentally strong, with Glenigan reporting a 36% surge in contract approvals and, according to Savills today, the commercial sector grew for 31st consecutive month with March being the fastest rate this year.
So, how will the general election impact UK construction? Download the free Glenigan report which assesses the main candidates and their priorities, looking at construction-specific issues that will directly impact the industry.
Seminars & training opportunities in Buildingtalk this week include Technology Talks at Vision London; live demos of passive fire protection; plus CPDs on specifying hygiene rooms and effective paint specification.
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The work of Carpet Recycling UK has been recognised with an Innovation Gold Award for Landfill Diversion in the National Flooring Innovations Awards 2018.Posted in Articles, Awards, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Floors, Site Preperation, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency, Waste Management & Recycling
Warren Court is a brand new development for which Hush Acoustics provided Marlowe Building Contractors with advice and materials for the apartments soundproofing.Posted in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration Control, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Building Systems, Case Studies, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls
Vortice Limited’s commitment to educating its customers on ventilation means they are thrilled to get behind DEFRA’s new clean air strategy consultation.Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Health & Safety, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Posts, Publications, Research & Materials Testing
This week, REHAU has been celebrating the news that it has been named as a finalist for two categories in this year’s G-Awards.Posted in Articles, Awards, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Glass, Glass Projects, Glazing, news, Posts