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The roaring 20s and 40s see BMI take shape

With BMI UK & Ireland’s iconic BMI Redland brand celebrating 100 years of concrete tile manufacture in the UK, the company, ahead of its...

What to look out for when leaving your work van

Ross Hansen, freelance content producer, talks to RCI about what can you do to protect your van and its contents when you have to leave it unattended for long periods of time

Are your construction tools affecting your hearing?

If you work in construction, the sector has the second highest rate of people developing occupational deafness

Sale and leasebacks: sacrifice or a saviour?

Could a sale and leaseback deal be the key for businesses looking to survive the coronavirus crisis? James Polo-Richards, a real estate lawyer and partner in the commercial real estate team at law firm Wright Hassall, explains more to RCI readers.

Top tips to consider before working at height

Matthew Bailey, divisional manager, inspection and certification, at HCL Safety, offers his top tips to consider before working at height, and explains why professional inspection and certification can contribute to safer working.

An industry in need of a refurb

Philip Fergusson, managing director at NCTS, argues that the construction sector needs to take a long hard look at the way it is selling the industry to today’s Generation X

The Institute of Roofing is reborn

In 2019, The Institute of Roofing (IoR) appointed a new chief executive, Stuart Hicks. During its November AGM, he outlined ambitious plans for growth, which also coincides with the Institute’s 40th anniversary this year. Now we’ve entered the new year, Stuart explains his plans for the future and what the IoR does for the UK roofing industry.

Wallbarn’s secret touch turns flat roofs into gorgeous spaces

Turning unloved and little-used flat roof spaces into beautifully finished paved areas or lush green roofs is a speciality that Wallbarn has built its reputation upon. The business, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, is a leader in both areas, but jokes that it is the really successful company that many people are unaware of. RCI spoke with Julian Thurbin, director at Wallbarn to find out more.

Eight tips to protect tools in vans

Van experts from LeaseVan.co.uk have revealed eight security measures tradespeople can take against criminals in their work vehicles, if forced to leave tools or equipment in vans while working or overnight

Laying a strong foundation with insulation

With so many types of insulation on the market, not all of them are suitable for every part of the building. Here, Joan Ferrer, technical sales manager at Ravago Building Solutions, discusses what to consider when selecting the right insulation.