News - 6 Feb 2006
Minister of State for Industry and the Regions, the Rt. Hon Alun Michael, today launched a new consultation to provide the Government with a framework to guide future progress in the construction...
News - 5 Jan 2006
2006 will be "the year of timber frame", predicts the UK Timber Frame Association (UKTFA).
While the cost of bricks and blocks used in most new home construction will continue to rise...
News - 29 Nov 2005
LABC approval smoothes way for easier and speedier acceptance of H+H Celcon’s Thin-Joint system
Use of H+H Celcon’s Thin-Joint system for aircrete blockwork has become even more...
News - 27 Nov 2005
As less fortunate residents of the devastated Gulf Coast look to rebuild, many are searching for new houses that will be able to weather the next storm.
They're studying house styles and...
News - 21 Nov 2005
CIRIA and Buildoffsite are pleased to announce participation at the Ecobuild and Futurebuild shows due to take place on 21-23 February 2006 at Earls Court 2, London.
Ecobuild 2006 will focus on...
News - 15 Nov 2005
As more and more dwellings are built using modern methods of construction (MMC), surveyors are increasingly being required to assess dwellings of markedly different construction to the conventional...
News - 2 Nov 2005
National regeneration agency English Partnerships is submitting an outline planning application to build around 150 new homes in Glebe Road, Peterborough – and at the same time open up public...
News - 31 Oct 2005
The American Concrete Institute announces the availability of three new publications:
207.4R-05 – Cooling and Insulating Systems for Mass Concrete – This report reviews pre-cooling,...
News - 11 Oct 2005
A new concept in quick and efficient masonry construction, which is set to revolutionise the UK housebuilding industry, has been introduced by H+H Celcon.
Known as the Rå House (pronounced...
News - 22 Sep 2005
Celcon aircrete blocks and the Thin-Joint system have been used to meet Building Regulations and speed construction of a high quality, £4 million, modern day mansion in South...