Government figures show low levels of house-building

New home construction levels remain below pre-recession levels with historically low completions recorded by DCLG

Sika Sarnafil rewards contractors with awards ceremony

Richmond Roofing (single ply) wins top award, with a total of eight registered contractors going away with trophies

Essex Insulation reveals new company name, InBuild

Insulation provider rebrands to reflect growth out of geographical region

Fall death exposes safety failings

Four prosecuted after roofer falls between incorrectly placed scaffolding rails

Marley Eternit remains true to tradition

New Canterbury handmade clay tiles will be launched at the beginning of 2015 using traditional manufacturing methods

New helpline will provide support to those in need

Construction Industry Helpline launched to offer help to those suffering from a range of diificulties

European giants square off over secret buyout

Saint-Gobain's purchase of Sika's controlling shares has left the Swiss company's management preparing for resignation

Autumn Statement faces criticism from construction for missing opportunities

Chancellor's announcements on apprenticeships met with approval, but lack of other policies that could help construction called into question

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund re-launched

Second phase of DECC scheme offers "ring fenced funding" and "a more robust application process"

Government calls for payment transparency

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