Russell Roof Tiles welcomes three new apprentices

Otto Mathiesen, maintenance manager at Russell Roof Tiles’ Burton on Trent concrete site has recruited three young individuals to join his team as apprentices.

Demand for offsite housing construction increased by 6% in 2021, research...

AMA Research has found that the market for offsite housing is estimated to have increased by 6% at manufacturers sales prices, although this is lower than the 2019 estimate of 12%, due to the impact of the pandemic.

Ibstock pledges to be net zero by 2040

Ibstock has announced ambitious new carbon reduction commitments, including a target for the business to be net zero by 2040.

Founder of Shackerley awarded MBE

Brian G Newell, founder of Shackerley, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list, recognising his services to the ceramics industry.

BBA appointed as first UKTA body

The British Board of Agrément has become the first organisation approved to issue UK Technical Assessments.

IoR appoints new chair

The Institute of Roofing has appointed Sarah Spink, CEO of the LRWA, as its new chair.

Supply chains relax as sector sees a seasonal decline in activity

The co-chairs of the Construction Leadership Council’s Product Availability working group says they are seeing an improvement in the supply chain across all regions in the UK.

Sellafield launches £249 million steelwork and cladding opportunity

The Programme and Project Partners at Sellafield are undertaking a procurement exercise to engage with steelwork and cladding key delivery partners via a £249 million multi project procurement process.

Builder fined after contractor has knee amputated after roof collapse

A self-employed builder has been fined after a contractor working for him fell through a single storey roof and had to have his leg amputated.

SIG hosts successful charity event

SIG UK has hosted a successful charity fundraising gala in aid of the Rainy Day Trust and Cancer Research UK, with over 200 representatives of the UK building products supply chain gathering at London’s Underglobe.