Speed of batten delivery overtakes cost as primary concern for roofers...

That’s the surprising finding of a recent promotional campaign run by SR Timber

Survey reveals high job satisfaction amongst UK tradespeople

The poll, completed by over 950 tradespeople, saw 72% of respondents rate themselves as ‘happy’ or ‘very happy’ in their current role, with 70% saying they would recommend their job to others

Croydon builders’ merchant benefits from £10 million programme

Selco Builders Warehouse is in the process of modernising a host of its branches, including its Croydon site

New construction investment to attract, train and retain new talent

The £17.8 million investment will help to support employers in training and retraining more skilled workers to help the industry face the skills challenges

Working at height deaths increase by 11% over five years

In 2018/19, 40 fatal injuries to workers were due to falls from a height. This compares to 35 in 2017/18 and an annual average over the period 2014/15-2018/19 of 36

SPV launch new training facility

The Training Hub will offer a free course which will equip young people aged 16-18 with the skills necessary to be construction-site-ready, and on completion will gain a CSCS card, Level 1 Introduction to Construction, Manual Handling, Asbestos Awareness and Manual Handling Training as well as hands on industry-specific practical training

Do you supply or install quality rooflights?

Why not get to know the National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers and find out what the organisation can offer you

Vivalda Group listed in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to...

Despite the current economic uncertainly and the impact of the Grenfell Tower tragedy on the industry, Vivalda has continued to push for greater transparency and leadership within the cladding sector by maintaining its policy of supplying only non-combustible façades to high-rise buildings

Five ways the UK construction sector can reduce its plastic waste

To celebrate ‘Plastic Free July’, Insulation Express has uncovered five ways the construction industry can lessen its plastic consumption on a day-to-day basis

NBT/SOPREMA merger heralds complete sustainable envelope solutions

SOPREMA will now be able to offer a complete envelope solution, with hybrid systems that answer the needs of today’s construction sector