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Husqvarna Delivers Complete Solutions in Surface Preparation

Husqvarna Delivers Complete Solutions in Surface Preparation

Husqvarna Construction further strengthens its surface preparation offering by introducing shot blasters, steel blasters and related dust collectors under the Husqvarna brand. This is the last step...
Construction Activity Rises at Fastest Rate for 9 Months

Construction Activity Rises at Fastest Rate for 9 Months

February data highlighted a robust increase in overall business activity across the UK construction sector, thereby ending a two-month period of decline. The rate of growth was the strongest since...
CITB PLANS TO SUPPORT EVEN MORE BUSINESSES IN 2023

CITB Plans to Support Even More Businesses in 2023

Last year, CITB paid out over £5m more in grants and supported nearly 700 more employers compared to the same period in 2021.  At the end of 2022, CITB data revealed that almost 12,500...
Band of Builders Takes On First Project in Northern Ireland

Band of Builders Takes On First NI Project

Volunteers from construction charity Band of Builders have answered a call for help to adapt the home of a former bricklayer from Toomebridge, County Antrim, who has been bed-bound for a decade...
CITB Launches Apprenticeship Support Resources

CITB Launches Apprenticeship Support Resources

To mark National Apprenticeship Week, a series of apprenticeship toolkits have launched to support construction employers with hiring an apprentice. Acting as a one-stop shop for support and...
Ardex takes up a majority shareholding in wedi GmbH, manufacturer of wet room solutions.

A Perfect Partnership

Ardex is taking up a majority shareholding in wedi GmbH, a leading manufacturer of system solutions for high-quality wet room solutions. This will be the largest acquisition in the company’s...
CICV Forum Welcomes New Construction Leadership Forum Chair

CICV Forum Welcomes New Construction Leadership Forum Chair

The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has pledged its ongoing commitment to the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum (CLF) and has warmly welcomed its new Chair, Scottish Government...
Construction Contract Awards April 21

A Bumper Month for Construction Contract Awards

In April 2021, contract awards increased by 58% compared to March to £9.1bn. This level of activity was last seen in January 2020. The latest edition of the Economic & Construction Market...
Contract Awards Return to Above Historical Average Levels

Contract Awards Return to Above Historical Average Levels

In March 2021, contract awards increased by 22% compared to February to £5.8bn. The main change in activity was a very large increase in the hotel and leisure sector. The latest edition of...
Flowcrete launches Isocrete Flowing K floor screed

Flowcrete Launches Isocrete Flowing K

Following extensive research and development and a rigorous testing programme, Flowcrete has now launched the latest in liquid screed technology to the specification sector – Isocrete Flowing...

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