Construction materials

Irish building materials and labor costs ‘rise amid global shortages’

Global shortages of almost all building materials have pushed up raw material costs for Irish construction by 13.4% and labor costs by 4%, with further price increases to come , warned a major investigation. The Turner and Townsend Poll also found that the Covid-19 restrictions will last a long time for construction in the Republic […]

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Israel allows construction materials to enter strike-ravaged Gaza Strip

Dozens of trucks carrying construction materials were allowed into the Gaza Strip on Tuesday after Israel lifted a long-standing blockade that it further tightened following an 11-day assault on the Gaza Strip. Palestinian enclave in May. The imports took place during a period of tension in which Hamas militants threw incendiary balloons into Israel and […]

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Germany’s building material shortage eases, southwest floods

LONDON (ICIS) – The shortage of dent production materials in the German construction industry eased in August compared with July, but more than 40% of companies still reported difficulty in sourcing materials, the Ifo research institute said on Monday. However, businesses in southwestern Germany are still reeling from the July floods that affected caused widespread […]

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Managing Risks Throughout the Building Material Shortage – Real Estate & Construction

It will be news to few that the construction industry is experiencing a severe shortage of key materials. The Construction Leadership Council first warned of shortages (of wood, steel, pitched roofing, plastics, paints / coatings, some electronics and cement – among other materials) at the start of the year. this year, and has reiterated its […]

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Grafton expects building material prices to continue to rise

Prices for major building materials will continue to rise next year, Gavin Slark, managing director of the owner of Woodie’s DIY Grafton Group, predicted on Wednesday. In an interview after Grafton reported that profits for the first six months of the year hit a record € 167 million, Mr Slark said rising building material prices […]

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Relief for industry as branding changes for construction products delayed

As part of Brexit, changes were due to take effect on January 1, 2022 and require products that previously had the CE mark to switch to the new United Kingdom Conformity Assessed (UKCA) mark. But the industry had sounded the alarm on whether the industry was ready for the change amid uncertainty over the availability […]

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Doxel Computer Vision Construction Management Platform Raises $ 40 Million From Insight, Others | 2021-08-18

Doxel Computer Vision Construction Management Platform Raises $ 40 Million From Insight, Others | 2021-08-18 | Engineering News-Record This website requires certain cookies to function and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, some cookies have already been set, which you can delete and block. By closing this […]

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Coastal Construction Products purchases engineering construction supply of sealant

Coastal Construction Products, Jacksonville, Fla. – an independent distributor of caulking and sealants, waterproofing, concrete restorations and firestop materials in the United States – has entered into an agreement to purchase Sealant Engineering Construction Supply from Bensenville, Illinois. The expansion into the Chicago area marked the first acquisition outside of Coastal’s regional base in the […]

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Nicholas Meat chooses Quandel as construction management company for site upgrade – the Record Online

Brian Mickatavage, general superintendent of Quandel, left, reviews plans for the sustainable resource facility with Brian Miller, director of sustainability at Nicholas Meat (right). LOGANTON, PA – Nicholas Meat LLC selected Quandel Construction Group, Inc. as the construction management company to oversee the development of what the Loganton-based company has called “its industry-leading Sustainable Resource […]