Obituary: Neville Harris, former NFRC president

Longstanding supporter and former president of the NFRC, Neville Harris has died at the age of 89.

Russell Roof Tiles expands its technical team to meet demand

Russell Roof Tiles has expanded its technical team with the appointment of Tom Woodhouse as technical manager to support growth in the business, as the construction industry bounces back.

Kemper System bolsters its technical sales team

Tom Wilson has joined Kemper System as the company’s new technical sales manager.

Lee Smith appointed as contracts director at Longworth

Longworth has announced that it has promoted Lee Smith to contracts director. With Rob Hughes taking on the role of operations director, Lee will now also join the company’s board of directors.

CITB CEO hands in her notice

Sarah Beale, chief executive of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), has given notice of her resignation, and will leave the training body in September 2021.

Collaboration is key to post-lockdown housing boom

Whilst Britain’s post-lockdown mini-housing boom is welcome news for the construction industry, the huge surge in demand for building products means closer collaboration throughout the supply chain is vital to ensure sustained and achievable growth, says Ibstock Concrete.

BMF’s Roofing Forum appoints new chair

Jeremy Gear, managing director of roofing merchant, Roofing Gear, has been appointed as the new chairman of the Builders Merchants Federation’s (BMF) Roofing Forum.

CCF strengthens its technical team with new appointment

Chris O’Kane has joined CCF’s technical team to meet the company’s increased contractor, specifier and developer demand for technical services.

New group director of risk and legal compliance improves Avonside Group’s...

Avonside Group strengthens its senior team with the appointment of Chris Harrell as its new group director of risk and legal compliance.

New board appointments at CMOStores.com

CMOStores.com has announced two changes to its senior board, with Sue Packer appointed as managing director, and Dean Murray appointed as executive chairman of the online construction products merchant.