Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk
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Its been a good year for the building industry and the latest infographic from Quantic shows why 2015 will be even better and the demand for skilled construction professionals is set to soar.
Last month hotel, leisure and sport construction was up 35% and growth will continue with Glenigan predicting overall project starts will be up by 7.3% next year.
The Saint-Gobain debate last month indicated that many believe we can expect a number of key mega mergers in the new year as the industry restructures for long term growth.
And well done to all those in the industry who have supported charities throughout the year, giving their time, money, products and skills.
Catching our eye on Buildingtalks Twitter feed:
Continuing to drive innovation in laboratory drainage solutions, Vulcathene Chemical Drainage (from Durapipe) has launched a new Adjustable Anti-Siphon Trap.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Drainage, Drainage Services, Drainage, Guttering, Soffits & Fascias, Innovations & New Products, Pipes, Pipes & Fittings, Plumbing, Posts, Waste Management & Recycling
Futurebuild has been announced as an Official UK Government Innovation Partner as it announces its plans to host Innovation Zone at the 2019 event.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Exhibitions and Conferences, news
Research from Safeguard Europe has suggested that homes nationwide could be at risk from rising damp, despite being equipped with chemical damp-proof courses (DPCs).Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Damp & Waterproofing, Posts, Research & Materials Testing
Aspex, amongst the UK’s leaders in architectural ironmongery and doorsets, has strengthened its Novista system with a new flush skirting system.Posted in Aluminium Products, Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Doors, Exhibitions and Conferences, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Retrofit & Renovation