11 August 2015

GT Lifting announced as exhibitor for Plant & Machinery Live

The company will be showcasing its extensive range of market-leading products, including its rotating and heavy lift telehandlers; specialist attachments; contract lift and access solutions. Steve Porter of GT Lifting Solutions commented: “We’re delighted to be attending the show, which promises an exciting array of products and construction plant equipment, making it the ideal event[…]

  • 11 August 2015

10 August 2015

Timber products and developments celebrated at Structural Timber Awards

Set to take place on Tuesday 6th October 2015, the Awards will celebrate timber as a core structural system and demonstrate the full capabilities of the sustainable material. Wiehag: making good use of timber The inaugural event will be presented at a high profile dinner, attracting approximately 500 high profile leaders from the construction industry.[…]

  • 10 August 2015

06 August 2015

Bespoke secondary glazing explored in new CPD

Selectaglaze’s RIBA approved factory tour and presentation has been designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the benefits, design and manufacture of bespoke secondary glazing. ‘Understanding and Specifying Secondary Glazing’ Attendees will be given the opportunity to learn more about secondary glazing The CPD, entitled ‘Understanding and Specifying Secondary Glazing’, has been developed to put[…]

  • 06 August 2015

06 August 2015

Window company founder nominated for UK entrepreneurship award

Having founded CMS in 2006, Andy has been at the head of the company for almost a decade of continuous development. Andy Kerr founded CMS Window Systems in 2006 The windows, doors and curtain walling systems manufacturer now employs more than 200 people and has an annual turnover of £27 million. Sustainable manufacturing Due to[…]

  • 06 August 2015

03 August 2015

GGF to sponsor Best Home Improvement Glazing Project Award

The Federation is inviting entries from across the spectrum of glazing modernisation projects. The GGF Award covers any glazing related project completed within the past 12 months, including windows, doors, façades, structural glazing and conservatories. Winners will be invited as guests of the GGF at a special luncheon in the Gladstone Library, London on Thursday,[…]

  • 03 August 2015

03 August 2015

Window and door products outlined for social housing specifiers

CMS recently hosted over 70 Scottish social housing leaders at the CMS Innovation Hub to debate how the latest building technology can be deployed to meet government targets to cut fuel poverty. Chaired by Norman Kerr of Energy Action Scotland, the CIH seminar also included a keynote speech by the Scottish Government Minister for Housing[…]

  • 03 August 2015

03 August 2015

Zero Carbon seminar programme announced for UK Construction Week

The Zero Carbon Hub aims to support the mainstream delivery of energy efficient homes in the UK. It identifies risks, removes barriers to innovation and helps to demonstrate that energy efficient homes can be delivered by the mainstream housing industry. Seminar programme The seminars will be presented in a series of thirty minutes slots, which[…]

  • 03 August 2015

03 August 2015

The UK’s largest Construction trade show – watch the trailer!

UK Construction Week 6-11 October 2015 – NEC/Birmingham Trade Days 6-8 October UK Construction Week brings together all stakeholders within the built environment across every facet of design, build and product innovation. As the largest event dedicated to knowledge sharing, championing good practice and problem solving, it’s the environment for the whole industry to look,[…]

  • 03 August 2015

28 July 2015

Live-Zone demonstrations announced for Timber Expo

BM TRADA will showcase its timber and fire expertise to a wider audience in the show’s expanded 100 square metre ‘Live-Zone’. Timber strength testing The stand will feature a fully functioning timber strength testing demonstration model, which tests the strength of various pieces of timber and helps to demonstrate failure modes of timber beams based[…]

  • 28 July 2015

27 July 2015

Invitation to meet me in Paris at the world’s biggest building show

BLOG from Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk Follow Buildingtalk on Twitter and subscribe the Buildingtalk newsletter Batimat 2015 – a wider perspective on industry trends I will be at BATIMAT in November. This bi-annual show is a great place to see new innovations and get a wider perspective on industry trends. Batimat attracts over 350k[…]

  • 27 July 2015