With the reduction in demand for building products, particularly in domestic repair, maintenance and improvement sector, the industry is entering the new year with relatively good stocks and availability of most products, including timber where prices have also fallen from their peak.
The Local Government Association is urging MPs to back amendments to the Building Safety Bill, which will protect the future residents of new buildings under 18m not covered by the scope of the document.
London mayor Sadiq Khan is calling for the government to create a new 12-month visa for construction workers to help London meet its goal of 66,000 new homes a year.
The Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association has published a new Guidance Document GD36 Cavity barrier for ventilated rainscreen façades.
New course to help construction workforce spot dangers and mitigate risks of developing occupational cancers