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Investing for future success

In an exclusive interview with Simon Benbow, managing director of Benbow Steels, RCI’s editor Nichola Farrugia finds out how the company’s expansion plans have fared over the course of the coronavirus pandemic. 

How to correctly specify liquid-applied membranes

Sarah Spink, chief executive officer of the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association, explains how new resources and tools will ensure liquid-applied membranes are specified and used correctly.

What to expect from the construction industry after lockdown?

With the UK’s vaccine rollout proving to be successful so far, what could this mean for the construction sector and what will be next for the industry to focus on? Andrew Richardson, a copywriter at Mobile Mini, finds out more in this article.

Fingerprint drug test rollout underway across European construction sites

Intelligent Fingerprinting has been adopted by Crown Roofing and Cladding in an innovative move to improve health and safety by testing staff members and workers for alcohol and drug abuse from a sweat sample.

What to expect from the construction industry after lockdown?

With the vaccine rollout proving to be successful so far, the country is on track to lifting all restrictions on 21 June, 2021. But what could this mean for the construction sector and what will be next for the industry to focus on?

Making sure a roof’s waterproof installation is right first time

A spokesperson from IKO explains when installing a waterproofing system, how important it is to follow guidance laid out by the manufacturer, as any divergence from this process could lead to costly repairs.

Article: Metal roofing vs shingles: A guide to the pros and...

Emily Newton, editor-in-chief of Revolutionized, outlines the pros and cons of using both metal roofing and shingles, that roofers should be aware of before deciding on which one to use.

Are your PQQs up to scratch?

Doug Aris, head of UK construction at Achilles, urges businesses to take a critical look at their pre-qualification questionnaires, explaining why a tick-box approach is unlikely to make the cut.

Ten minutes with David Sherry

David Sherry, associate director at Dreadnought Tiles, discusses how he got into the roofing sector and how his business has coped during the pandemic.

Crest’s tiles are chosen for Blackpool redevelopment

With its growing reputation for delivering high-quality building products, Crest is now becoming the preferred choice for architects, housing associations and local councils on affordable sustainable housing projects. A spokesperson from the company explains more about the redevelopment of Troutbeck Crescent in Blackpool, where the company's tiles have been selected.