Industry News

  • Delta-Simons first to win Client Advisor of the Year at industry awards

    By Sarah on February 13, 2019
    Environmental consultancy Delta-Simons is the first company to take home the trophy for Client Advisor of the Year; a new category at the coveted Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards. The annual black-tie event, which welcomed more than 350 guests at the Doubletree by Hilton in Lincoln last Tuesday (5 February), celebrated Lincolnshire’s leading projects and players in the construction and […]
  • Leading energy & utilities CEOs launch a sector inclusion commitment

    By Sarah on February 11, 2019
    CEOs from 32 of the country’s leading energy and utilities employers today launch a sector Inclusion Commitment that is a long-term commitment to attract more diverse and inclusive talent into their industry, reflecting the communities they serve. The Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership, led by sector employers, recognised in its Workforce Renewal and Skills Strategy: 2020 that its current workforce […]
  • FLIR at Futurebuild – 5-7 March 2019, Excel, London

    By Sarah on February 4, 2019
    FLIR launches another new camera that pushes the boundaries. For building inspection and the prevention of energy loss, a thermal imaging camera is now considered an essential tool and thanks to its continuous development strategy, FLIR Systems provides this industry with an exceptional choice of products. Year on year FLIR Systems introduces new infrared features and capabilities that help users […]
  • Futurebuild 2019: Tackling the industry’s challenge

    By Sarah on January 28, 2019
    Futurebuild is the leading built environment event for professionals working across the industry to meet and learn, be inspired and do business. Taking place from 05-07 March, Futurebuild 2019 will focus on tackling the biggest challenges impacting the industry and provide visitors with unrivalled insights and hands-on experience around the latest innovations, products and legislations to address these issues.  Meeting […]
  • The true extent and costs of poor-quality housing and buildings in the UK

    By ZehnderUK on January 27, 2019
    ‘We must ensure that the homes and buildings we work and live in positively contribute to our physical and mental health instead of diminishing it.’ Jim Shannon MP – Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Healthy Homes and Buildings This quote opens the recent White Paper (Building our Future – Laying the Foundations for Healthy Homes and Buildings) that […]
  • World first ISO certification for Cornish developer

    By Neil Mead on January 21, 2019
    Cornish building contractor and developer Gilbert & Goode has become the first company in the world to achieve the international certification ISO 18404 for Lean and Six Sigma. The certification was developed by a British Standards Institute committee chaired by Professor Tony Bendell to help organisations set up lean management systems, with a consistent approach, that is internationally recognised. Professor Bendell comments: […]
  • Mapped: England’s Property Millionaires 2020

    By Neil Mead on January 21, 2019
    The term ‘millionaire’ has long been reserved for those considered to have extreme wealth. A distant aspiration that was unattainable for much of the UK. However, as house prices continue to soar, banking giants Santander propose the million-pound marker is becoming less of a pipe dream for those at the top of the ladder, as this unthinkable price tag becomes […]
  • Nottingham City Homes named one of Britain’s top 100 LGBT-inclusive employers

    By Neil Mead on January 21, 2019
    Nottingham City Homes (NCH) has been named one of the most inclusive employers in Britain by lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall in its Top 100 Employers list for 2019. NCH has placed 44 on this year’s list, up from 101 last year. NCH came third in the housing sector across the UK. This year’s Top 100 was […]
  • Amiri Construction appointed to build Fareham College’s new Civil Engineering Training Centre

    By Sarah on January 16, 2019
    Fareham College has obtained planning permission and appointed a building contractor for its new Civil Engineering Training Centre (CETC) in partnership with the Solent Civil Engineering Employers Group. Fareham-based Amiri Construction has been appointed to construct the new multi-million pound campus, which has received funding from Solent LEP and will be located close to the College’s existing CEMAST (Centre of […]
  • Ventilation expert passes away

    By Sarah on January 14, 2019
    Chris Lack, Technical Director of Elta Fans, died on the 14th November, following a battle with ill health. Chris joined Elta Fans in 1984 as a technical manager and quickly played a crucial role in the development and certification of the Elta Fans impeller ranges, with his arrival coinciding with the launch of the ‘standard’ Elta Fans impeller blade. Chris had […]