Bison’s precast concrete gets CE marking approval

Bison Manufacturing Ltd, the UK’s leading precast concrete manufacturer, has become one of the first British precast companies to receive CE Marking approval for its precast concrete products. The scheme ensures that products used in construction projects inEurope meet the... View Article

The HEATBANK® comes to North Wales

Andrew and June are a very happy couple having recently invested in an old farmhouse with a large extension in the lovely countryside of North Wales and the core source of their warmth is the pioneering HEATBANK® system from Specflue.... View Article

Mapei fuel inspiration for designers at 100% Design – Stand: E1

Mapei are encouraging designers to use their creative licence and gain inspiration from their exhibition stand at 100% Design between the 18-21 September 2013. Mapei will be exhibiting a selection of their environmentally friendly products including Silexcolor protective and decorative... View Article

The Structural Awards 2013: Celebrating global engineering

The shortlist for The Structural Awards 2013 was released today by the Institution of Structural Engineers, celebrating achievement, innovation and excellence in the field of structural engineering. All kinds of structures are recognised, from skyscrapers and bridges to sports arenas... View Article

BIM Academy to support Hong Kong construction professionals

BIM Academy has joined forces with Hong Kong University to deliver an initiative to give industry clients in Hong Kong a greater understanding of best practice in Building Information Modelling (BIM) implementation and project management. In August, BIM Academy begins... View Article

Wood Awards 2013 announces shortlist

A shortlist of just 30 has been selected from a record entry of 318 British projects in the Wood Awards 2013, the UK’s premier award scheme celebrating excellence in design in wood. The Wood Awards is a flagship for wood... View Article

NHIC annual awards 2013

Since 1974 the unique National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) Annual Awards have recognised achievement in the UK housing arena and have grown over the years to become highly regarded as the premier event in this sector. Entries are now invited... View Article

Syglas Metalfix protects sea front railings

Hartlepool Borough Council were recently experiencing problems with corrosion of the sea front railings. Extending for approximately half a mile the railings were exhibiting signs of rusting within a few months of applying a coating system. The Council called in... View Article

Former government minister calls for new housing vision

With housebuilding levels at their lowest levels since the 1920s and housing affordability worsening, a former Government Minister and leading housing expert, the Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP, has set out his vision for how the sector can begin to... View Article

Low-carbon regulations will hinder housing supply

New building standards announced today will hinder the supply of new housing, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Reforms to Part L of the Building Regulations, to be implemented in 2014, will involve a new target for fabric energy... View Article