Day: May 5, 2016

February’s new home registrations revealed
Technology

February’s new home registrations revealed

House-builders in the UK registered more than 12,000 new homes for construction last month, figures have revealed. According to statistics from the National House Building …

Technology

CITB Funding Construction Procurement Research

Construction careers website wins top award
Technology

Construction careers website wins top award

A website aimed at attracting more people into the construction industry has won a prestigious design award beating off competition from Gü Puds and Guardian …

Technology

Motor vehicle repair company fined after work experience student crushed by vehicle

A motor vehicle repair company was fined after a 27 year old man gaining work experience at the garage, was crushed to death by a …

Wates wins £20m Birmingham tower block
Technology

Wates wins £20m Birmingham tower block

Wates Construction has signed a £20.2m contract to build a high-rise block of flats in Birmingham. Regal (West Point) Ltd’s new Left Bank residential tower …

Technology

Landlords in UK urged to stay calm in face of EU exit vote

Residential landlords in the UK are being urged not to read too much into the decision by the country to leave the European Union, having …

Technology

Fermacell does the maths at Lane End

Fermacell’s gypsum fibreboard panels have saved construction costs for a new school. Gypsum fibreboard from fermacell was used to dry-line a new primary school to …

Bricks shortage "significant factor" in rising house prices: NAEA
Technology

Bricks shortage "significant factor" in rising house prices: NAEA

Bricks shortage “significant factor” in rising house prices: NAEA A shortage of brick supply has been a contributing factor in rising house prices over the …

Business, Law & Money

Worldwide Trade Markets – European Market Declines

Concerns have been raised about the global economy after the series of data that have been released showing lowered prices in shares. The UK construction …

Business, Law & Money

The Office Building Boom Fails to Prevent New Lows for April

George Osborne stated in his 2015 autumn statement that there would be a building boom, this was in an aim to tackle the UK housing …