• The Art of Security

    The National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin has had extensive refurbishment and modernisation of its historic wings on Merrion Square at a cost of €30m.
  • Concrete Profiling

    What are the best techniques for concrete profiling? Claude Besson, Manager for France at National Flooring Equipment, explains.
  • Modular Construction

    MPA Group explores how modular construction is helping to solve the UK housing crisis.
  • Best Practice Off-site

    Kevin Bohea, Managing Director of Stormking, discusses best practice for off-site building.
  • Off-Site Pipework

    Off-site construction methods can bring huge benefits to a build, as demonstrated by the use of Polybutylene pipework in this 65-apartment conversion project in Glasgow.
  • Lining Up - Alignment Washers

    Alignment washers can provide a cost-effective fixing solution for curtain wall applications, says Steve Parkes of TFC.
  • Legal view: hybrid contracts

    The question of construction operations or non-construction operations is discussed by Partner and London Dispute Resolution Co-head Rebecca Williams and Senior Associate Alexander Creswick of Watson Farley & Williams.
  • Economic recovery needs local builders, says FMB

    In response to ONS data showing that construction output dropped by 5.9%, driven by a 5.1% decrease in repair and maintenance, Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the FMB, said:

    The Construction Industry Council Low Value Disputes Model Adjudication Procedure (CIC LVD MAP) launched via a webinar during lockdown.
  • Royal Albert Hall’s drains

    The Royal Albert Hall in west London is distinctive for its unique circular architecture and Victorian styling.
  • Top tips for working safety

    Adrian Buttress, Managing Director at Permaroof, has the following advice for working during the Covid-19 pandemic:
  • CABE accredited programme

    UCEM’s BSc (Hons) Building Control programme and Building Control Surveyor Degree apprenticeship have been accredited by CABE.
  • Defying Gravity

    Stonemasons Ian Knapper created a floating stone staircase for a historic house renovation.
  • Protecting heritage

    Historic England has launched a second emergency fund to support the heritage sector recovery from the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • Cladding safety fund

    In late May a new £1bn building safety fund to remove dangerous cladding from high-rise buildings was announced.
  • Approved Document B

    The government has published an amendment to the statutory guidance to building safety regulations – otherwise known as Approved Document B.
  • Opinion from LGA

    Responding to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee report on cladding remediation, Lord Porter of the Local Government Association (LGA) said:
  • Support the EPC bill

    The Sustainable Energy Association has sent an open letter to the Minister of State and the government to support the Domestic Premises (Energy Performance) Bill/EPC band C.
  • Recovery roadmap

    In June the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) published the Roadmap to Recovery plan.
  • Set for change

    Nina Cardinal, National Technical Manager at Hanson Cement, discusses how cement and concrete can be more eco-friendly.