Bob Richardson, head of technical at the NFRC, explains what sub-contractors installing industrial roofs should consider when taking design responsibilities.
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?
Composite panel specialist ISD Solutions are anticipating a strong financial performance in 2020, partly due to a £1 million investment in IT over the past five years.
It is well reported that the UK construction industry is facing a looming workforce crisis with not enough young talent coming into the sector to bridge the widening gap. However, there's support available to both encourage youngsters to apply for an apprenticeship and to help businesses in their search for ‘new blood’. Here, Richard Kendrick, marketing manager for SIG Roofing, discusses how to get more ‘youth on the roof’.
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.
Employers might have to prepare for the flood of requests to change working conditions to accommodate those staff who have become accustomed to working away from the office.
Kevin Rackley, product manager for flat roofing fastener systems at EJOT UK, explains to RCI why mechanical fastener innovation is helping installers to streamline the flat roofing installation process when using tapered insulation to save time and money.