12,000 New classrooms: Ryan Tute of Infrastructure Intelligence reports that more than 12,000 new school classrooms need to be built in the next two years to accommodate for the soaring number of primary and secondary pupils in England that are expected, according to the latest research undertaken by the Scape Group.
Leading Scottish roofing and cladding contractor Curtis Moore has been named TeamKal Contractor of the Year 2017. The award was given at the TeamKal Conference in Chester on the 8th of June, where Curtis Moore also picked up 2 other awards – Best Refurbishment Project in Kalzip with their Odeon Cinema Glasgow Quay project, and […]
Cameron and Declan Christie of Yorkshire-based UK Trade Furnishings Limited have been named on Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list in the Retail & Ecommerce category. Founded in 2013 by cousins Cameron (23) and Declan Christie (24), UK Trade Furnishings have gone from strength to strength over the past few years, with Luxury Flooring & […]
China’s £1 Billion Investment in Sheffield It seems like our ‘half full – sunshine’ movement (Weekly Insight 5 August 16) has already started to bring us all some sunshine as we learn that China’s Sichuan Guodong Construction Group has inked a deal with Sheffield City Council to invest up to £1bn over the next 60 […]
With record growth in the construction industry and not enough skilled workers to meet demand, Curtis Moore is committed to working together to cementing solid skills into the future roofers in the construction industry
The value of contracts placed with local businesses by Vattenfall and ScottishPower Renewables – the partners in East Anglia Offshore Wind Limited (EAOW) – has topped £15m (€18m). Contract awards vary from accommodation and catering to multi-million pound marine services, research and consulting. They have been awarded to businesses across the region – in Norfolk, […]
Senior industry figures working in constuction in the 1980′s share personal memories of the late Baroness Thatcher and sum up how her policies helped re-shape the indiustry then and now.
A new nature reserve and Wood Awards winner in 2011 will play host to TRADA Technologys 2013 first ‘mobile’ Timber Frame Construction training course.
Business has called for “radical” measures to boost growth and restore confidence in the Budget, with tax cuts for companies and a push on infrastructure.
British construction output took its steepest fall in three years in February, confirming fears that January’s contraction was not just a snow-related blip.
The construction industry managed growth of 0.9% in the final three months of 2012, breaking a year-long run of decline. But January’s figures — likely to have been impacted by heavy snow across much of the UK — revealed a 6.3% slide in output, putting the industry in danger of a plunge back into the […]