September 5, 2023

Offsite Construction

Is it the most sustainable construction method? Because construction emissions account for more that 45% of all the UK’s emissions, there’s a great deal of talk […]
September 5, 2023

Aviva Embraces Engineered Timber for Commercial Buildings

A significant step for sustainable construction. We constantly read about the ways in which the construction industry is striving to be more sustainable – from reducing […]
August 1, 2023

The Zero Diesel Sites Route Map

…To eliminate diesel use in 78% of UK construction sites by 2035 That’s the Construction Leadership Council’s ambition for the industry and that 2035 goal is […]
August 1, 2023

Major Building Materials Supplier Launches LGSF-Based Offsite Construction Brand

Brussels-based Etex Group brings together Yorkshire’s Sigmat, Durham’s EOS and Ireland’s Horizon to create Remagins When an organisation the size of the Brussels-based Etex Group, which […]
July 5, 2023

A Big Boost for Estate Renewal Projects As Homes England Relaxes Funding Rules

On the 27th of June 2023, Homes England announced amendments to its funding rules that enable the affordable housing sector to fund new replacement homes and […]
July 5, 2023
NHS Worker

New Task Force to Build Homes for NHS Workers to Ease the Staffing Crisis

The chronic staff recruitment and retention crisis in the NHS may seem an unlikely topic in a forum dedicated to the construction industry – but this […]
June 13, 2023

Over 100 firms get a £1.48Bn green light for Green Futures Partnership

The momentous year of 2020 seems a very long time ago and since we were all in the throes of the Covid 19 pandemic all construction […]
June 13, 2023
Dust Kills

Dust kills – the Health & Safety Executive’s new ‘blitz on dust’

For far too long, workers and employers alike have viewed dust on construction sites as an unavoidable occupational hazard – and a few decades ago that […]
May 9, 2023

Building products – the industry’s barometer

Sluggish heavy product sales suggest reluctance to invest in new-build projects. If you want an indication of the state of the construction industry, the performance of […]
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