CEDIA Awards 2016 opens for entries

CEDIA members have been waiting for the green light, and they now have it, as the Association announces that the CEDIA Awards 2016 is officially open for entries. The CEDIA Awards recognises and promotes high quality system design, installation and... View Article

Ecobuild’s DISCOVER design charette winner revealed

A collaborative design by students from Bartlett School of Architecture has been selected to create a show-stopping centrepiece at Ecobuild 2016. The DISCOVER feature stand will be the show’s central social hub, spotlighting forward-thinking construction and innovation. It will display... View Article

NASC members nominated for CN Specialist awards

Three NASC member companies – GKR Scaffolding, St Helens Plant and Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding – have been shortlisted for the Construction News (CN) Specialist Awards 2016. The firms are in a shortlist of eight UK contractors all nominated for the Access & Scaffolding... View Article

Winner of the WAN Residential Award 2015 announced

French architects Babin+Renaud won the WAN Residential Award 2015 for the Aluminum Tip project. The winner was selected from six shortlisted projects that were chosen by the WAN jury panel of industry leaders including Richard Doone, Director of Doone Silver Architects, James Everitt, Director of... View Article

ECA and BESA join forces on health and safety programme

A series of four practical ‘Health and Safety Focus Forums’ have been launched by the two leading building services trade bodies, the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) and the Building Engineering Services Association (the BESA). The events will include key technical... View Article

Housing Design Awards open for entries

The National Housing Design Awards (HDA) have officially opened for entries. Submissions of housing schemes can be made on the awards website before the 2nd March deadline. The HDA are the longest-running honours in property and construction. A multidisciplinary team of 16 judges will undertake... View Article

Vastern Timber unveils brimstone at Ecobuild

Vastern Timber will be exhibiting at Ecobuild 2016 and will be unveiling Brimstone, the first commercially available thermally modified British timber. Sourced exclusively from English and Welsh woodlands, the Brimstone range is ideal for cladding, decking, external joinery and furniture,... View Article

British Safety Council to discuss CDM 2015 at Manchester conference

The British Safety Council will be hosting a half-day conference in Manchester on Wednesday 24 February 2016. The Council will address the health-related challenges in the construction sector through an interactive programme with a series of presentations and panel discussions. Dr Alistair Gibbs, Engineering Professor... View Article

Vent-Axia with double nomination in H&V News Awards 2016

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia is delighted to announce it has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious H&V News Awards 2016. The Sussex-based company is celebrating its Sentinel Kinetic 200ZPH mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR) unit reaching the final... View Article

Industry-leading ECA Awards are open for 2016

The industry-leading ECA Annual Awards 2016, which recognise the best in the building services and electrotechnical sectors, are now open to entries from members of the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA). There are eight award categories open to firms across the... View Article

Liftex 2016 to take place in London in May

LIFTEX International 2016 is the UK’s leading event for lift, escalator and access solutions. Held every three years at London’s ExCeL Exhibition Centre, LIFTEX 2016 is run by the Lift and Escalator Industry Association (LEIA). The show enables owners, facilities... View Article

PLANTWORX show 2017 to offer more space and stands for exhibitors

Plantworx are preparing to put on an impressive exhibition when the biennial show returns to Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground, Leicestershire, in 2017. With 344 exhibitors and over 11,200 unique visitors at the 2015 event, Plantworx Show is the largest live action construction show in the UK. Commencing... View Article