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Hybrid solution earns top marks at new school

A hybrid roofing membrane from Sika was utilised to provide a watertight finish for a new school built using offsite construction techniques. To meet performance...

Why guarantees are important in roofing

Mark Parsons, technical director at pitched roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles, explains why a solid guarantee is essential WE’RE experiencing an overwhelming change in...

Collaboration holds the key to tackling cladding challenges

INSITE Group has called on the construction industry to continue working collaboratively in navigating its way through the current cladding challenges amidst ‘more demands...

Family-run roofing firm moves into new Stirling premises

A family-run roofing firm has revealed it has relocated to new premises and been admitted to two industry bodies in recognition of its high...

Jedburgh youngsters get a taste of construction with traditional skills ‘mini masterclasses’

A traditional building skills demonstration has been delivered for young people at Jedburgh Grammar Campus, one of the final elements of the five-year Jedburgh...

Roof tile manufacturer sets £50,000 charity target

LOCHMABEN-based roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles (RRT) has set a target of raising £50,000 for good causes this year. Called 'Give 4 Good', the...

Roofers report further growth, but concerns remain over spiralling costs

NEW research has revealed that 43% of roofing contractors expect further growth over the next 12 months, despite 86% experiencing rising material prices in...

Roof tile manufacturer announces net zero commitment

PITCHED roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles has unveiled its plans to become a net zero business by 2040. The Lochmaben-based firm revealed its major...

McConnell hails success of adding to principal contracting capabilities

KILMARNOCK-headquartered McConnell has revealed the business has strengthened its principal contracting capabilities and is on course to achieve revenues exceeding £20 million. The business, which...

Materials manufacturer pledges support for construction industry charity

CONSTRUCTION materials manufacturer, TN International, has announced it has joined the industry charity CRASH as a corporate patron to support its work in helping...

New careers service launches to tackle ‘chronic’ shortages in roofing and cladding sector

THE National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) has announced the launch of a new careers service to help tackle 'chronic' skill shortages in the...

Business highlights value of apprenticeships in helping to tackle sector skills gap

MANUFACTURER Russell Roof Tiles has revealed it believes attracting young people into the industry is 'essential' to tackle skills shortages. The business has highlighted three...

Research highlights ‘key’ role that roofing will play in climate battle

NEW research for NFRC (National Federation of Roofing Contractors) has revealed the ‘critical’ role rooftops will play in how we adapt to climate change. The...

McConnell ramps up growth plans with opening of new East Kilbride base

MCCONNELL, previously known as Hugh LS McConnell or McConnell Roofing, has announced it is relaunching the 'McConnell' brand and has opened a new office...

Roof tile manufacturer pitches in to help local charity

THE Lochmaben team at roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles is supporting a local children’s charity this festive season. The company is donating £500 to...

Trade body highlights 35% fall in number of new homes built in Scotland

HOMES for Scotland (HFS) has highlighted a 35% fall in the number of new homes built in the year to end December 2020. The figures...

TN International acquires bitumen roofing specialist in multi-million pound deal

TN International (TNi), owner of Scottish insulation manufacturer Superglass, has acquired bitumen roofing manufacturer Chesterfelt in a multi-million pound deal. The deal has been described...

Business to provide wellness support to help staff tackle festive challenges

PITCHED roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles has announced plans to provide mental health support for its 150 staff during the Christmas break. According to...

Pitched roof tile manufacturer invests in potentially life-saving equipment for its sites

RUSSELL Roof Tiles has bought new life-saving defibrillator units for its three sites. The manufacturer of concrete derivatives in the pitched roofing market employs around...

Roofing and cladding skills shortage a ‘ticking time bomb’

THE National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) has warned that the skills shortage in roofing and cladding is a 'ticking time bomb'. It comes following...