Job creation within the construction industry has formed the subject of industry discussion as the latest survey of buyers has shown that open vacancies are growing at their fastest rate since the Markit/CIPS UK Construction PMI began in 1997.
A new hi-tech project, devised by the Welsh Government-sponsored initiative ‘Constructing Excellence in Wales’ (CEW), has been launched across four pilot sites across the country, all as part of a technologically advanced effort to rethink and reduce construction site waste.
The future of sustainable housing, in terms of quality, performance and choice for consumers, is soon to experience further categorisation, as BRE (the Building Research Establishment) sets about developing a voluntary sustainability standard for new homes.
Deeplas stockist Specialist Building Supplies Ltd has secured an ongoing supply contract with one of the North Norfolk housing association’s nominated contractors.
The introduction of a new cashback scheme for UK homeowners to make energy efficiency upgrades has been an instant hit, with an estimated £2.61 million issued during its first week.