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When the ConstructionSkills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Heritage Skills Cards were introduced two years ago, many specialist contractors saw a chance to certify long standing...
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  With the double-dip recession deepening, the prospects for the construction industry have deteriorated, writes Milja Keijonen, economist at the Construction Products Association. In the beginning...
Nick Ratcliffe - minster
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Greenworks – the skills to diversify and gain the green advantage The Climate Change 
Act has set a target of 
reducing the UK’s carbon 
emissions...
Specfinish - news about drywall, ceilings, insulation and screeding
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If you 
pay peanuts… We all know how it ends, so why does construction persist in thinking it’s a good way of working? Ask any specialist...
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Last month the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) published a report on the home insulation market and said that the Government needs to improve...

Saint-Gobain Weber has introduced the first volume of its Inspirational 
Render Guide. Created for architects, designers, house developers and contractors, the new guide features many...
TP Group new build retrofit sustainable projects
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The holy grail of sustainable construction, namely reduced thermal conductivity with relatively small and simple changes to construction methods at little or no extra...
Lacoste 8-Brompton Road-Bespoke Drywall
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Lacoste, the iconic French sportswear brand, opened its largest store in the world inLondonduring the summer. The 600 sq m three-floor flagship store onBrompton...
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A new façade system has been adopted on a housing development in south London for the Family Mosaic housing association. London-based Drytech Façades...
Recycling Cost of Waste
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Positive progress is being made in construction site waste: the amount being recycled into new product by gypsum manufacturers has risen from 18% in...