UK growth best in 6 years + latest industry events and training opportunities

  • 19 Aug 2014

Latest products, projects stories, news and comments from Buildingtalk Editor, Howard Chapman


On the technology front, building industry tradesmen welcome the Powered Now mobile app for doing business from van or site; a new Flir moisture meter offers both non-contact and contact measurement;  and a Tinytag hand-held device designed for spot reading temperature and humidity.

We have ithe latest feature articles from ABC&D magazine including why off-site construction is key to meeting the demand for new schools. You can follow the link for more details plus your opportunity to sign-up for your free copy.

Finally, latest from Twitter includes a report that Kayne West plans to build Kim Kardashian a ‘ludicrously over the top’ cathedral in Belfast to create the new Barcelona. Hmmm…

New Stokvis interface unit at the Energy Event

Fire safety and security focus for BM TRADA at Timber Expo




VIDEO OF THE WEEK New Fenox video on how to Powerflush a central heating | system



Considerate Constructors Scheme partners with The Prince’s Trust to support GetInto to tackle youth unemployment

Will Belfast become the new Barcelona as Kayne West plans to build Kim Kardashian a ‘ludicrously over the top’ cathedral in the city? 

UK economic growth revised up to 3.2%, best in 6 yrs – ONS say its because better than estimated construction sector

Nominations are open Green Energy Awards 2014

National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) Annual Awards now open for entries

Tradesmen welcome mobile app for doing business from van or site

Plastic vs. concrete inspection chambers – a lightweight winner? RT & comments

Bank versus Biomass – it’s a no brainer. Homeowners ROI of £57,645

Skills shortages biggest threat to construction industry growth? It’s why 19% can’t bid for work

Building worker cheats death in building collapse – see video of building collapse & rescue

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