New research has mapped out the global market value for the use of plastics in the building and construction industry, and suggests it will be worth US$45.6 billion by 2016 based on an annual growth rate of 7%.
A new study by the Mortgage Advice Bureau has revealed that October saw the biggest rise in mortgage applications since April 2011.
The Building Research Establishment (BRE) is holding a consultation on the latest draft of its standard for Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products (BES 6001).
The process began in a review workshop held in October 2012 in conjunction with the Construction Products Association. This event identified some of the potential key points to be examined, includi... Read more
The use of PVC as a construction material in the London 2012 Olympics has highlighted how PVC provides credible performance and sustainability when taking into account the whole life cycle of the product.
Good news for building specifiers and roofline installers: the latest survey from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has confirmed that the third quarter of 2013 saw an increase in housing projects.