03-05 March 2020 / ExCeL, London
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In the news

In the news

  • Builders registered plans to start 160,606 new homes, up 6 per cent from 2016 and the highest number since the start of the financial crisis in 2007

  • Ronacrete was involved with construction at The Barbican Centre, dubbed ‘one of the modern wonders of the world’ by The Queen.

  • The government's new apprenticeship levy is yet to increase the number of people being trained, according to official figures released on Thursday.

  • London’s first new electric taxi glided silently and cleanly into service today in search of the first fares to travel emissions-free in a black cab.

  • Kemper System’s Stratex Warm Roof system was specified using its solvent-free Kemperol 2K-PUR liquid waterproofing as part of a full refurbishment of the 2,500 sq. m roof area.

  • British Solar Renewables Ltd (BSR) has agreed a five-year offtake agreement with Shell Energy Europe Ltd for the renewable power generated from the Bradenstoke solar power plant.

  • Carillion was once a colossus that bestrode the construction world. Now it’s bust. As a shell-shocked industry begins to take in the enormity of the disaster, the question on everyone’s lips is, how could this happen? Dave Rogers charts the sad collapse of a once great company

  • Supermarket chain Iceland has said it will eliminate or drastically reduce plastic packaging of all its own-label products by the end of 2023.

  • FP McCann is undertaking the build of a multi-vehicle docking system on a brand new 574,000 ft2 distribution centre in Milton Keynes.

  • 12,000 special stainless steel corbels and over 600,000 stainless steel pins from Ancon have been chosen for Switch House, an extension to Tate Modern in London.

  • Vague ambitions, such as banning new petrol cars by 2040, must be turned into solid plans, says the Committee on Climate Change

  • Building an ‘Appi’ life

    16 Jan 2018 Sean Eley, Managing Director, AppiUK

    In an ever-changing world, the key to success is adapting to change and embracing the future. Construction is no different. With environmental concerns always present and a population that is rapidly growing, we need more homes quickly, but with a lower financial and environmental impact.

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