UKCW 2018

NEC BIRMINGHAM   09-11 OCTOBER 2018

May 24, 2018

Hackitt report recommendations reinforce the process being developed by FIS’ Product Process People (PPP) initiative

Commissioned by Government following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in June last year and…
May 24, 2018

Ministers ignored advice to downgrade Carillion | Construction Buzz #168

Carillion representatives managed to persuade the government to stand by the company, against civil service…
May 24, 2018

Sheffield’s HS2 vision revealed as part of 10-year city centre development plan | Construction Buzz…

Sheffield City Council has released the first image of how a new HS2 station could…
May 24, 2018

Demand for construction robots will more than double by 2023 | Construction Buzz #168

The use of robots in the construction industry is forecast to grow considerably over the…
May 24, 2018

May vows to halve energy usage in new buildings | Construction Buzz #168

Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged that the energy usage of new buildings will be…
May 24, 2018

Tunnelling ready to begin on Thames Tideway | Construction Buzz #168

Tunnelling is ready to begin on the multi billion pound engineering project to improve London’s…
May 24, 2018

Hedgehog hotels and bird-friendly bricks: the new homes that are helping creatures to flourish |…

The air is rich with the scent of wild flowers. Butterflies and bees fly around…
May 24, 2018

Chinese scientists invent “fire alarm wallpaper” | Construction Buzz #168

Researchers from the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed…
May 24, 2018

MVRDV to convert communist monument in Albania into technology centre | Construction Buzz #168

Set within the city centre, The Tirana Pyramid was first erected in 1988 but has…
May 18, 2018

FIS and CITB to attract 1,500 new entrants with new £2.1m project

A new £2.1m partnership has been agreed between the Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) and…
May 18, 2018

Builders Merchants sales growth continues upward trend in Q1 2018

While no one would deny that the building and construction sector faced a challenging first…
May 17, 2018

Grenfell Tower: Government will consult on cladding ban | Construction Buzz #167

The government is to consult on banning flammable cladding, hours after a review into the…