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Pitched Roofing Awards: Entries close on 20 August

The deadline for RCI’s Pitched Roofing Awards has been extended until Friday 20 August, following a flurry of industry requests asking us to give them a little longer to complete the projects they want to submit. Please be sure to upload your entry today!

NJS (Scotland) fined after worker falls through cement sheet roof

NJS (Scotland), an asbestos removal company, has been fined £8,000 after one of its workers fell off a garage roof, injuring his back.

Southern Sheeting celebrates long service

Five team members of Southern Sheeting have been rewarded for their hard work and dedication in the company’s Long Service Awards.  

CICV Forum urges sector to focus on hygiene as restrictions ease

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum is urging the sector to focus on health and safety to protect colleagues, customers and families, as the country opens back up this week.

Cordless nailers: Power and portability for roofing professionals

Thanks to incredible advances in battery technology and brushless motors, cordless power tool technology is transforming the way roofing contractors work, explains Nick Chan, marketing manager for HiKOKI Power Tools UK.

SELECT hails recommendations in new retentions report as ‘game-changer’

SELECT has hailed a new report on cash retentions which recommends a retention deposit scheme and the introduction of best practice policy, as “a potential game-changer”.

Makita relocates its Milton Keynes service centre

Makita UK has relocated its Milton Keynes Factory Service Centre site to a new, larger location to house regional servicing activity, which will enable the company to bolster its customer repair and service support commitments.

Selco’s charity double makes some noise

Selco has managed to raise £13,500 for charity in just 48 hours with two fund raising events.

Labour and product shortages putting pressure on the construction industry

Labour and product shortages are having a significant impact on the construction industry’s supply chain across the UK, leading to delayed deliveries and rising prices.

UK Roofing Awards 2021 deadline for entries extended

In recognition of the busy time the roofing industry is currently going through, the deadline for entering a project into the UK Roofing Awards 2021 has been extended to 6 August 2021.