Big Foot Systems joins bimstore

Light Duty and Heavy Duty freestanding framework systems, and Safe Access Systems ranges, all added to raise awareness and meet 2016 Government BIM deadline

Considerate Constructors Scheme marks record year with Annual Review

Record numbers of sites and companies were registered in 2014, while more awards were presented and site visits carried out than any other year

New service seeks to bring installers and housing work together

NIA launches programme to connect installers with housing associations and local authorities in need of insulation companies

HSE comes under fire for giving the “wrong messages” on asbestos

UKATA releases scathing criticism of Beware Asbestos app, but HSE claims it makes it clear when licensed contractors are needed

Concerns emerge that roofing may not be ready for BS 5534

Marley Eternit claims there is confusion over new regulations, meaning some could not be ready when the rules come into force on March 1

Garden villages could be the answer to the housing crisis

Think tank report suggests devolving powers to councils for the construction of green communities could supply thousands of new properties

Construction growth remained positive in 2014 despite reduction in Q4

ONS data shows continued performance within the construction industry throughout 2014 but falls in housing reduces output in final quarter

New IKO factory achieves ISO 14001 and BES 6001

New environmental standards for Derbyshire factory adds to efforts from IKO to improve all its sites by 2016

Record breaking year for Russell Roof Tiles

Manufacturer produced millions of its UPVC products to meet growing demand as a result of incoming changes to BS 5534

Specialist team launched by Sika

Major projects team seeks to provide a single source of contact at Sika for specifers working on large scale projects