Check-out construction growth news via Buildingtalk on Twitter [see links below] which includes reports on the 15th successive month of solid growth, record staff hiring and bankruptcies down 18%. If you want to see what projects the top contractors in the UK are working on, you can download the latest Glenigan league tables here.
Housebuilding rates in the UK are now at their highest for a decade but the Treasury says Britain still needs to build 300,000 new houses every year. However, skills shortages are highlighted by a report that London needs 9000 carpenters, plasterers and roofers to cope with demands
Future proofing buildings is a growing priority with architects and specifiers. So our round-up of building products and projects news begins with a virtually indestructible waterproofing system. If you have a new product that is extending the life of building in a significant way, do send through the details.
On the training front we have a new CPD from flat roofing experts Sika Trocal plus BM TRADA’s latest one day timber frame courses examine building methods and offer engineering guidance.
Wetherby Building Systems Ltd, a market leader in External Wall Insulation systems, has teamed up to work with three other leading industry brands to unveil the TotalWall | Fire Tested System.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Facades, Innovations & New Products, Insulation, Research & Materials Testing, Walls
Construction industry professionals and homeowners across the UK and Ireland can benefit from an extra rewards boost this spring, thanks to roof window manufacturer VELUX®.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Glass, Glazing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Windows
At Axion Polymers, women hold key roles in a number of areas from management and finance to process engineering and laboratory research. Find out more here…Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Facility Management & Building Services, news, Posts, Site Preparation, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency, Waste Management & Recycling
Crown Paints played its part in the addition of four murals across Hull in 2020 by donating Sandtex Trade products in various colours to local artist Andy Pea.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Charity work, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Paints, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls