Phoenix Brickwork delivers 90% reduction in on-site fleet CO2 emissions

Phoenix Brickwork is switching its entire on-site fleet to using to hydrotreated vegetable oil as fuel, slashing CO2 emissions by up to 90%.

Property valuation set for major reform

A major review commissioned by the Standards and Regulation Board of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is calling for stronger oversight and stricter rules governing property valuation.

NFRC launches new Roofing Careers Service to tackle skill shortages

The National Federation of Roofing Contractors has launched the NFRC Roofing Careers Service, a free online resource aimed at young people, career changers and employers.

Build UK elects new chair

Paul Cossell has been elected as Build UK’s new chair, replacing Andy Steele, who stepped down in November 2021.

Chandlers Roofing opens new North London branch

Chandlers Roofing Supplies will open its tenth specialist roofing supplies branch in Tottenham, London this month.

Government forces developers to pay to fix cladding crisis

Michael Gove has warned developers that they must pay to fix the cladding crisis that they caused as he overhauls the government’s approach to building safety.

Welsh Slate appoints new technical sales manager

Welsh Slate has appointed Tim Piatt as technical sales manager for the London and south-east region.

Built Environment Committee urges government to take action on housing crisis

The Built Environment Committee has urged the government to address barriers to building much needed new homes in its latest report.

Construction growth eases to three-month low, latest data shows

The latest PMI data has pointed to another solid increase in business activity in December across the UK construction sector, but the rate of expansion slipped to its lowest since September.

Shortlist for 2022 LRWA awards announced

The shortlist for the 2022 Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association Awards has been announced.