Façade Awards UK 2021: Shortlist announced

RCI is delighted to announce the shortlist for the Façade Awards UK 2021. Read on to find out who is in the running to be crowned a winner!

Selco’s charity double makes some noise

Selco has managed to raise £13,500 for charity in just 48 hours with two fund raising events.

SELECT hails recommendations in new retentions report as ‘game-changer’

SELECT has hailed a new report on cash retentions which recommends a retention deposit scheme and the introduction of best practice policy, as “a potential game-changer”.

Southern Sheeting celebrates long service

Five team members of Southern Sheeting have been rewarded for their hard work and dedication in the company’s Long Service Awards.  

Recovery underway while material costs and supply concerns mount

The construction products manufacturing sector has posted a fourth successive quarterly expansion in the second quarter of 2021, with private housing, infrastructure and repair, maintenance and improvement continuing to drive growth.

CLC publishes guidance on COVID impact for NEC4

The Construction Leadership Council has partnered with NEC to produce guidance to the industry and clients on dealing with and accommodating the impact of COVID-19 on work under NEC4 contracts.

Vivalda launches new composites business

Vivalda Group has launched a new business to supply UK door manufacturers with aluminium door panels.

COVID-19 app impacts on building materials’ supply chain

Self-isolation alerts are having a significant impact on the supply of building materials, according to the Builders Merchants Federation.

Pitched Roofing Awards: Entries close on 20 August

The deadline for RCI’s Pitched Roofing Awards has been extended until Friday 20 August, following a flurry of industry requests asking us to give them a little longer to complete the projects they want to submit. Please be sure to upload your entry today!

CLC pushes to bring self-isolation date forward

The Construction Leadership Council has urged the government to bring forward the 16 August date, when self-isolation rules will be relaxed for the double-jabbed, to alleviate the workforce shortage the construction sector is currently experiencing.