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Building a case for plastic: adoptable chamber assemblies

In light of Sewers For Adoption 7 (SfA7), which allows engineers to specify plastic inspection chambers, modern plastic materials are becoming the go-to-solution when compared to concrete, offering specifiers a substantially lighter, structurally sound, watertight chamber which offers exceptional loading... View Article

Timber to composite – the evolution of building materials

Although timber is a fundamental material in residential and commercial building projects, common issues such as rot, splintering and discolouration can be a concern for housebuilders and developers. With many now looking for innovative alternatives that have the longevity to... View Article

Ryder Architecture acquires Devereux

We are delighted to announce PM Devereux is joining Ryder Architecture with effect from 1 October 2017. Devereux Architects was acquired by PM Group, the international project delivery specialists, in 2007 and have been collaborating with Ryder over the past 12 months. ... View Article

Scottish construction bodies reject CITB levy proposals

Members of the Scottish Building Federation (SBF) and the Scottish Decorators’ Federation (SDF) have both voted overwhelmingly to reject the Construction Industry Training Board’s (CITB) proposals to continue to raise the construction industry training levy. Since its establishment in 1964,... View Article

NHBC Foundation research makes it clear on Window design

Small tweaks to the design of windows can lead to major improvements, lowering space heating costs, reducing overheating risk and maximising daylight according to the latest guide from the NHBC Foundation. Windows – making it clear, Energy, daylighting and thermal... View Article

Partner Construction builds triple growth

A County Durham-based housebuilder has posted an “unprecedented level” of growth, with profits nearly trebling over the past year. Partner Construction’s pre-tax profits were £1.7m during March 2016-17 – an increase of 190% compared to £600,000 during the previous year.... View Article

Small companies must take mental health more seriously

Professor Dame Carol Black calls SMEs to treat mental health issues as a priority and suggests practical steps they can take to introduce a good mental health culture. Speaking to the British Safety Council, Professor Dame Carol Black, a leading expert and... View Article

Builders to seek specialist tax advice for growing businesses

Building firms expanding their businesses can benefit from a new service launched today, by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Mid-sized businesses in the manufacturing industry, including builders, plumbers, maintenance companies and printing firms; with either a turnover of more than... View Article

Dandara nominated for twelve prizes at UK Property Awards

Premium property developer Dandara is in the running for 12 prizes in the UK round of the International Property Awards, with developments in Aberdeen receiving half of the nominations. Dandara, having already won more than 80 industry awards for design... View Article
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