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Building a solution to urbanisation

With limited resources and a changing climate, how can we build a healthy and sustainable urban future? Here, Nick Cowley, MD of aluminium building...

Kilmarnock-based business joins hub supply chain framework

HUB South West has welcomed Kilmarnock-based Hugh LS McConnell to its supply chain framework as a new Tier 1b contractor partner. This means the company,...

Looking beyond compliance in cladding specification

Brian G Newell, founder and CEO of cladding specialist, Shackerley, discusses the need for cladding specification decisions to be made based on a full...

Giving the lowdown on high-end single-ply roofing solutions

Roof waterproofing is not a game of chance. Errors at any stage of the installation process, particularly avoidable ones, could have costly ramifications. Correct...

Green roof manufacturer urges clients to plan ahead to avoid Brexit-related supply chain issues

A manufacturer of green roofs is urging construction managers to plan carefully over the coming months to avoid Brexit-related supply chain issues. Wallbarn said many of the...

Contractor completes Glasgow city centre fabric repairs

CLARK Contracts has announced that the refurbishment of cladding on Jamaica Street and Argyle Street in Glasgow City Centre is now complete. Two existing canopies...

Roofing contractors ‘busier than ever’

THE vast majority (91%) of roofing contractors have reported being 'busy' or 'very busy' in a recent survey by roofing trade body, NFRC. Despite there...

Pitched roofing manufacturer highlights merchant growth

PITCHED roofing specialist Russell Roof Tiles has revealed the business is experiencing a 15% rise in customer growth in the builders’ merchants sector. This includes new...

Aggressive seagull puts a stop to roof survey

A rogue seagull put a stop to a roof survey being carried out on Stranraer Academy after bringing down a drone. An Air Accidents Investigation...

Century-old tenements set for refurbishment

PROCAST has been awarded an £880,000 contract to refurbish 100-year-old red sandstone tenement flats in Glasgow's east end. The project will involve an extensive makeover...

Ventilation solutions to eradicate risk, liability and cost in social housing

Damp, condensation and mould growth remain perennial problems in social housing.

Slate specialist honoured for sustainable credentials

NATURAL slate specialist Cupa Pizarras has has become a carbon-neutral company according to the Carbon Trust. This was achieved by working with Carbon Footprint and...

Procast secures West Lothian roof and render contract

STRATHAVEN-based Procast has landed a £1.2 million contract to provide roofing and rendering services for West Lothian Council. The deal, awarded under a three-year Trades...

Start of a new tradition?

THE annual Edinburgh Traditional Building Festival moved to an online format this year due to Covid-19 – and was such a success that organisers...

Procast lands Airdrie town centre refurb role

STRATHAVEN-based Procast has been awarded a contract in the upcoming project to refurbish properties in Airdrie's Buchanan and Hallcraig Streets. The contract forms part of...