Government proposes plans to build and sell new homes

"Radical new approach" will see government commission and build homes for sale instead of selling land to private house-building firms

Government calls for payment transparency

Department of Business, Innovation and Skills launches consultation on proposals that would see large companies publish payment records

SolarSense crowned for a second time at Green Energy Awards

Bristol company named Installer of the Year following large scale projects and involvement in community energy schemes

New wind load guidance for metal cladding

Guidance for wind loadings on roof and wall cladding outlines the necessary considerations when preparing a building envelope

New depot brings Layher north

Modular scaffolding and weather protection specialist offers equipment and expertise range to the north of England

Construction activity continues to decline

Expansion remains positive but hits lowest point since October 2013 as skills shortages continue to build

New website and brand identity for Limetec Group

Lime Technology and Hemcrete Projects now known as Limetec and HemBuild

House-building registrations top 2013’s figures

NHBC records almost 14,000 new registrations in October alone, as well as a drop in public sector efforts

Russell Roof Tiles prepares for a memorable year

2015 will see the company's two manufacturing plants reach milestone anniversaries as well as the launch of a new investment programme

Pressure group urges government to act on winter deaths

Multiple organisations call for emergency measures to make funding available to those suffering from fuel poverty