A leading figure in construction has set out his vision for modernisation of the industry. Speaking at an Enterprise Ireland event at the Embassy of Ireland in London, Mark Farmer, CEO of Cast Consultancy said ‘the platform is on fire’ and warned that complacency is not an option for construction firms that want to survive.
The rapid rise in demand for high rise buildings presents significant challenges for M&E experts, who have to challenge 100 per cent of building specifications according to a new research report published by Uponor, the total solutions provider of systems for the safe transportation of water around a building.
The potential concerns surrounding Brexit and the property market were debunked at the first South East Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2019, which defied expectations despite the stuttering UK climate by attracting fifty per cent more visitors than anticipated. The event, which took place for the first time between 18-20 January 2019 at Farnborough International Exhibition and […]
A luxury block of apartments on the west coast of Scotland has just been treated with a weather resistant coating from Andura. The coastal property at Chaseley Gardens, Skelmorlie in Ayreshire, has tremendous views across to the Isle of Bute, yet at the same time is in an exposed position when the weather changes. Only […]
Dune eVo, and a bespoke metal tile, feature for Community Windpower. A mineral tile that is ultra-green, even by Armstrong Ceilings’ standards, and a bespoke version of a metal tile feature on the £1 million conversion of a former farm building into the headquarters of a wind farm developer. Community Windpower’s new head office in […]
Workplace safety innovators, A-SAFE, won the prestigious Manufacturer of the Year at the 2019 Made in Yorkshire Awards. The award recognises A-SAFE’s manufacturing excellence and their outstanding contribution to the sector in the region. The win, previously awarded to renowned manufacturers such as Rolls Royce and Camira Fabrics, will see A-SAFE go on to compete […]
Systems, including a custom one, toe the visual line for collaborative teaching. A myriad of metal wall-to-wall systems by Armstrong Ceilings were specified for a next-generation laboratory facility for their cost-effectiveness and versatility. A total of 2,500m2 of them feature on the University of Birmingham’s Collaborative Teaching Laboratory (CTL) building which aims to replace traditional, discipline-specific laboratories with […]
Staticus has been appointed as the façade contractor for the Tottenham Hale tower, which is the last piece of the neighbourhood’s eleven-phase re-development program. Designed to the highest environmental and design standards by Hawkins\Brown Architects, the 32 storey, 107-meter-high mixed-use tower will consist of 279 homes and commercial spaces.
Having been awarded the B&CE’s Mowlem Award grant in 2018, Mates in Mind have launched their Apprentices’ Mental Health Survey to support improvements in the mental health of apprentices across the construction and related industries
A-Plant, the UK’s leading equipment hire company, is celebrating after scooping a prestigious international award. The company beat off stiff competition from nominees in Dubai and Shanghai, to take home the title of ‘Access Rental Company of the Year’ at the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPA).
Community strengthening project completed at the base of the UK’s longest lake muf architecture/art has unveiled Fell Foot Active Base, an innovative water sports centre designed to provide seasoned professionals and first time visitors alike with an opportunity to enjoy Lake Windermere, an area of outstanding natural beauty, with state of the art facilities on […]
ALUCOBOND®, from 3A Composites GmbH, has launched ALUCOBOND® Designmaker, an innovative and inspirational tool for architects, designers and planners that facilitates the creation of individual surface designs in façade concepts.