Government appoints leader for construction of 40 new hospitals

Senior responsible officer of the New Hospital Programme, Natalie Forrest, has been appointed to lead the government's plans to build 40 new hospitals by 2030, as part of the largest hospital-building project in a generation.

Russell Roof Tiles recognises long service of dedicated employees

Russell Roof Tiles is celebrating the dedication and long service of 11 members of its team, who have a combined service of 135 years.

QUALICOAT chairman Angus Mackie is re-elected for second term

Angus Mackie has been re-elected as chair of QUALICOAT (UK and Ireland) for a second term, effective from 1 January, 2021.

CCF welcomes Catherine Gibson as its new managing director

Catherine joins CCF from Tool Hire, which is also part of the Travis Perkins plc Group, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, having previously acted as Travis Perkins Tool Hire’s managing director.

Tony Kay joins the Construction Alliance North East board

Tony Kay is the latest addition to join the Construction Alliance North East management board, as the regional alliance targets procurement opportunities for north east contractors in 2021.

Kemper System appoints Mark Bruchez as its new MD

Mark Bruchez has been appointed as Kemper System's new managing director, and will be heading up the business at the company's headquarters in Warrington, as predecessor Peter Dietrich steps down.

IKON appoints new general manager

IKON Aluminium Systems has promoted operations manager, Kim Ellis, to the role of general manager. 

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.