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Construction trainees shine at the 2019 SkillBuild final

Nearly 80 construction trainees were recently in the spotlight for the Construction Industry Training Board’s 2019 SkillBuild final, which was held at the NEC in Birmingham.

System installers invited to join MCRMA

The Metal Cladding & Roofing Manufacturers Association is now expanding its scope of operation to include those system installers who are involved in industrial, commercial and warehouse construction, together with the rural and agricultural building sectors.

Scottish Insulation Alliance is formed

The Scottish Insulation Alliance will provide a range of services to alliance members and liaise with the Scottish government and other key stakeholders to develop and implement a plan to insulate Scotland’s homes and businesses.  

New LSA Rolled Lead Sheet Manual

The new 2016 edition of the manual is now available

Neil Marshall Consultancy Services is formed

The independent consultancy, set up by Neil Marshall, will provide marketing, business development, public affairs and lobbying support to companies in the energy efficiency market.

Leeds College of Building students win three medals at WorldSkills UK...

After three days of intense competition, Joe Osborne, Leeds College of Building student and an apprentice at The Roofing Corporation, was named the winner of the silver medal in Roof Slating & Tiling.

Strong growth in weekly earnings for construction freelancers

Earnings for freelance tradespeople in the construction sector increased by 2.5% last month, according to latest figures released by Hudson Contract.

Essential e-learning launched to beat construction-related occupational cancers

New course to help construction workforce spot dangers and mitigate risks of developing occupational cancers

Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity publishes third annual Impact Report

The report communicates the impact that the charity is making and how it is helping to make a difference to the lives of our construction workforce and their families

Government failing to address supply side of housing says RICS

Market survey finds increasing demand is not being met and a “coherent and coordinated house-building strategy is required”