New technology means faster building projects set-up

  • 15 Oct 2013

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Follow the links below for more details, and remember too that Buildingtalk offers instant access to both CAD and BIM files from a wide range of companies via FastrackCAD

Latest happy stats include private house building up 1.6% from July to August and 18.1% growth year-on-year; and overall construction output is up 4% on a year ago.

On the building worker blacklisting saga: just as we seemed to be nearing a resolution, with the leading firms involved offering to set up a compensation fund, we now have more details emerging about police and security services collusion, which may prove to be a bigger story.

PPG Architectural Coatings are looking for a new Charity Partner including for their Johnstone’s and Leyland paint brands. Do apply, and the employees at PPG will be deciding who gets their support.

And a reminder about BATIMAT, the world’s biggest Building exhibition, which opens in Paris next month. It’s a great event and a chance to see new products from around the world.

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