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Small sites and small builders will build homes faster
The best way to speed up housing delivery is to get more small builders back into the market and focus more attention on the potential of smaller sites, according to...
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Commercial construction offers ‘bright spot’
February data pointed to a continuation of the subdued growth conditions reported across the UK construction sector at the beginning of 2018; total business activity increased only marginally during the...
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£45 million of housebuilding funding
Housing and Planning Minister Dominic Raab has announced a £45 million cash injection into key community projects across the country, helping to facilitate the building of thousands of new homes.The...
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Growth in retail and leisure
Starts in the three months to February were 7% down on a year ago, but were little changed on the preceding three months, according to the latest figures from Glenigan. Residential...
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Positive outlook for manufacturing
The upturn in the UK manufacturing sector slowed further during February. At 55.2, the seasonally adjusted IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to an eight-month low and lost further...
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Masco’s Wayne Devine steps down
Wayne Devine, has announced his decision to step down after 28 years as CEO of the Masco UK Window Group. Darius Padler, Masco Group vice president, will take the CEO...
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New integral blind
Morley Glass and Glazing has introduced a new slimline ScreenLine integral blind system. SL16 can be used in composite doors and vertical sliding windows due to its slimline 10mm slats, making...
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Test success
Pyroguard has achieved an increase in the test evidence and scope for Pyroguard Rapide fire safety glass into fire-door applications. The system has achieved a successful integrity and radiation (EW Classification)...
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Company changeover
With a company name change and a £4 million investment in new machinery and equipment, Euroview Architectural Glass has set out to provide the finest specialized glass available to commercial...
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Manufacturing companies expand
National timber staircase and windows suppliers StairBox and Wooden Windows have expanded with a 30,000ft2 extension. The two sister companies, which combined employ more than 100 workers, has continued to...
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New year, new orders
Euroseal has won two new major orders, worth more than £2 million combined. Chris Byers, managing director Euroseal, said: “Winning two very substantial contracts right at the beginning of the...
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Deliveries up 12%
Rapierstar has increased customer deliveries by 12% during 2017, which resulted in year-on-year sales growth of 10%. Managing director David Furness said: “We’ve been manufacturing fasteners for the window and door...
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Bright thought
Bennett Architectural has installed LED lights across its offices and workshop. The company has moved to a ‘daylight white’ 5700k colour temperature with a colour rendition of 70 to provide the...
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Period properties’ PVCU planning permission put-off?
The preservation of original window features in listed buildings, and those within conservation areas, is closely monitored by local authorities – and planning regulations often stipulate the like-for-like repair, refurbishment...
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Meeting the demand for heavier products
Supertrucks has launched the Multi-Purpose Rack in response to the rapid growth in popularity of bigger, heavier products, such as bifold doors and windows, and orangeries. The St Helen’s-based company fitted...
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New approach to window repairs at height
Sashmate, developed by Glazesafe, has been designed to help window installers work from within the property. One person can quickly set up the system to hold the sash in place...
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Eye-catching facade
Reynaers’ aluminium curtain wall system for facades and roofs has created new angles for a modern office building for French company Groupama in Charters, south west of Paris. Its building was...
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Working inside out
Colours are added to Camden’s Inliten profile through its in-house foiling system, which is headed by Mark Lavery and a dedicated team. “The increase in orders for foiled profile we...
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