JCB launches online sales
on May 21, 2020 at 8:56 am
JCB has started to sell machines online, direct to end-users, for the first time in its history.
Ground investigations start for Lowestoft flood barriers
on May 21, 2020 at 8:03 am
Balfour Beatty’s £67m Lowestoft flood risk management project has moved a step closer to start of construction with ground investigation works beginning this week.
McLaughlin & Harvey confirmed for £88m Hawick flood scheme
on May 21, 2020 at 7:51 am
Scottish Borders Council has confirmed McLaughlin & Harvey as main works contractor for the £88m Hawick flood protection scheme.
BAM completes South Georgia wharf
on May 21, 2020 at 7:48 am
Construction has been completed of a new £11m wharf to serve British Antarctic Survey’s King Edward Point Research Station in South Georgia.
Building materials still in short supply
on May 21, 2020 at 7:38 am
Britain’s builders are mostly back at work but supply chain problems continue, latest surveys confirm.
Atkins commissioned to prop up prefab push
on May 21, 2020 at 7:07 am
Homes England, the government’s ‘housing accelerator’, has commissioned research to demonstrate how well prefabrication can deliver quick and cheap housing.
SIG and Kingspan scrap cladding sale
on May 21, 2020 at 6:36 am
After the intervention of the competition authorities, SIG has abandoned the planned sale of its Building Solutions cladding business.
A-Plant/Sunbelt moves to solar lighting towers
on May 21, 2020 at 6:15 am
Sunbelt, the new name for A-Plant, has invested £400,000 in solar-powered mobile lighting towers specifically for its rail division.
Strap-on scanners become social distance alarms
on May 21, 2020 at 6:10 am
Another manufacturer of wearable tech is repurposing its products for the social distancing, one of Britain's hottest markets right now.
Builders merchants’ Q1 sales down 6.7%
on May 21, 2020 at 6:07 am
Sales figures from members of the Builders Merchants Federation show a perhaps surprisingly modest decline for the early days of the Covid-19 crisis.