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Broken Housing Market Been Fixed?

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Has the Broken Housing Market Been Fixed? Originally published in Issue 12 of Insulate Magazine. The announcement in the budget last week of a package of housing measures totalling around £44bn was welcome news for everyone in the construction industry.  But will this really deliver on the Government’s promise to …

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The Fall Continues for Construction Output

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Construction Output Continues to Fall Construction output fell by 1.7% in October according to ONS figures published today. The figures are also 0.2% lower compared with one year earlier. However, there 25.5% annual and 37.4% Q3 increase in new orders. Rebecca Larkin, Senior Economist at the Construction Products Association, commented: …

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Construction Sector Deal Confirmed by Government

Construction Sector Deal Confirmed by Government

Construction Sector Deal Confirmed by Government Construction Products Association Chef Executive Dr Diana Montgomery made the following comment in response the Construction Deal Confirmed by the Governement: “The construction sector has great potential as a key enabler of UK economic growth, and given last week’s downgrade from the OBR for UK …

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Approved Inspector Register Reaches 20 Years

CICAIR LTD Celebrate Twenty Years of the Approved Inspector Register

CICAIR Ltd Celebrates 20 years of the Approved Inspector Register At a reception held at Glaziers Hall in Central London, 150 Approved Inspectors and industry professionals invited by CICAIR Limited, the body designated by the Secretary of State in England and Welsh Ministers in Wales to approve approved inspectors, gathered …

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Renewable Energy Insulation Launched by Owens Corning

Renewable Energy Insulation Launched by Owens Corning

Renewable Energy Insulation Launched by Owens Corning Owens Corning recently announced three types of commercial and residential insulation, independently certified as made with renewable energy, are available for specification and purchase. These products represent the first ever to have met the requirements of SCS Global Services’ certification protocol to validate …

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Q3 Construction Growth Can’t Hide Weak Orders

Q3 Construction Growth Can't Hide Weaker Orders

Q3 Construction Growth Can’t Hide Weak Orders The Construction Products Association’s Construction Trade Survey for Q3 shows that despite rising costs and diverging performance across sectors, the industry extended its run of growth to eighteen quarters. Increases in sales, output and workloads The survey of main contractors, SME builders, civil …

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Insulation on the agenda as BBA Host WFTAO Assembly

Insulation on the Ageda as BBA Host WFTAO Assembley

BBA hosts global construction products experts at WFTAO Assembly The use of magnesium oxide boards and insulating façade systems in construction projects was discussed during the recent World Federation of Technical Assessments Organisations (WFTAO) General Assembly, hosted by the British Board of Agrément at its base in Watford. WFTAO representatives …

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