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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...

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.

Is uPVC more beneficial for harsher winters?

Jon Cooper, manager at BC Profiles, talks to RCI about why uPVC may help you protect your home better in harsher weather

New code sets new standards for flat roofing

The British Standards Institute (BSI) has published the BS 6229: 2018 - flat roofs with continuously supported flexible waterproof covering ¬– code of practice

The end of an era

After writing regularly for RCI for six years, John Mercer is hanging up his hard hat and is retiring as technical manager at Wienerberger. RCI’s Holly Miles, talks to John and looks back over his long and fruitful career and discusses the state of the industry.

Addressing the skills shortage gap in the construction sector

Andrew Murphy, managing director at Boss Training, talks through the possible solutions for bridging the construction skills gap

Are modular homes the answer to the UK’s housing crisis?

The current housing shortage means that the UK needs to build 240,000-300,000 new homes annually until 2030

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

Preparing for a fall – best practice for when prevention is...

The prevention of falls when working at height is well-documented, but despite even the most watertight procedures, falls can and do still happen. Matthew Bailey, inspection and certification manager from fall protection specialist HCL explores a number of potentially life-saving products and procedures which are considered best practice in the event of a fall

The robots are coming

The future use of AI and its impact on the industry