Steeling the show at 100% Design

The architectural metalwork masters will be making a grand entrance at the 100% Design show at Earls Court, London for their 11th appearance. However, when it comes to making an entrance grand, CANAL Architectural has the knowledge and engineering expertise... View Article

Passivhaus Homes are coming to Bristol

Work is about to start on a major new sustainable residential development in Bedminster, Bristol. The project, on the site of a long-abandoned Gala Bingo venue towards the eastern end of North Street, is the latest in a growing list... View Article

Crash Charity receives support

CRASH is the construction and property industry’s charity for homeless people. We are a practical charity that focuses on improving the buildings used by homeless people. We do this in three ways: Providing pro-bono professional expertise Supplying free building materials... View Article

Derwent Living secures government funding for 60 new homes

Derwent Living has secured over £1million worth of funding through the Government’s new Affordable Homes Guarantees programme to build 60 new homes in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. The housing provider won the funding in a competitive bidding process that began in... View Article

Easy Stair – temporary staircase

Easy Stair is a temporary staircase which makes life on site much easier by reducing the need to climb up and down ladders prior to the installation of the finished stairs. Where the finished stairs cannot be installed due to... View Article

Finally filling the funding gap

Since the credit crunch began some five years ago, the availability of funding across the board has reduced dramatically as a result of the major banks’ withdrawal from markets and their need to reduce loan exposure and loan book sizes... View Article

Tolent completes exploratory trials for Dimlington gas terminal

Leeds-based building contractor, Tolent Construction, has completed extensive trial excavations for the redevelopment of a gas processing terminal at Dimlington, East Yorkshire, acquired by oil and gas company Perenco. The trials were undertaken to establish trench and utility options in... View Article

SIG UK launches free branchfinder app

SIG UK has developed a new mobile app enabling construction professionals on any site in the UK to quickly and easily locate the nearest branch of the construction supplies firm, based on the type of products they need. The app... View Article

BM TRADA to stream live fire door test

BM TRADA will be streaming a live fire door test over the internet on 17 September, offering viewers an opportunity to see for themselves the crucial role played by fire doors in saving lives and property. The one-hour fire resistance... View Article

Garador production running at all-time high

Production at leading garage door manufacturer Garador is running at an all time high following the recent expansion of its Somerset-based factory. The 1,600 square metre extension of Garador’s production plant in Yeovil, has made the factory the most modern... View Article

Babylon – contemporary abstract print

RENOLIT Cramlington Ltd is pleased to announce the introduction of Babylon a contemporary duo-toned abstract print. Babylon is a modern rune-like design based on historic symbols or lettering. It has a subtle overall non-directional design with a discreet surface texture... View Article

Pitched roof installation kits – MCS 012

Recent figures published by DECC show that the level of solar panel installations has seen a healthy improvement with 3000 installations registered in the sub 50kW band in the week ending June 23rd. This is positive news for an industry... View Article