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Actuate UK calls for UKCA Mark transition for construction products to be extended

The engineering services industry body Actuate UK has issued a warning of serious consequences for businesses, public and commercial projects as well as domestic customers in just six months if a major issue regarding product compliance and marking standard is not resolved, and calls for an extension of the transition time to the new provisions […]

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Calls for the extension of the UKCA marking transition for construction products

Actuate UK, the leading organization in the engineering services industry, has issued a warning of serious consequences for businesses, public and commercial projects as well as domestic customers in just six months if a major issue regarding product compliance and standard marking is not resolved. He calls for an extension of the transition period to […]

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Swadlincote’s industrial unit acquired by Midland Construction Products

Burton-based commercial real estate agent Rushton Hickman Ltd has leased a 28,625 square foot modern industrial unit from Swadlincote to Midland Construction Products Limited on behalf of clients Aberdeen Standard Investments. Unit 2 Tetron Point is located on William Nadin Way and offers 21,878 square feet of warehouse space with a clear internal gutter height […]

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Mineral Products Association warns of weak growth in UK demand for construction products

UK: The Mineral Products Association (MPA) described first-quarter demand for building materials as “resilient” in 2021 despite renewed coronavirus lockdown restrictions, ongoing supply chain disruptions and wet winter conditions. Following a recent survey, the association indicates that the continuation of housing activity – with an increase in housing improvements – and an acceleration of infrastructure […]

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Sustainable building products company Pretred announces $ 3 million investment

Tire waste has become a global environmental challenge, with> 1 billion sent to landfill or burned each year. Pretred technology recycles approximately 65,000 tires for each kilometer of barriers (880 barriers). These barriers reduce 98% of CO equivalent2 emissions compared to concrete barriers, providing a durable product for use in construction, roads, parks and beyond. […]

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SIG launches a new online store specializing in construction products | Irish Building Magazine.fr

SIG has already successfully deployed Pixsell e-commerce solutions internally to allow its external salespeople to place orders directly from their iPads, as well as a digital customer delivery tracking service. Striving to be innovators in the industry, they used this knowledge and experience to develop and launch a new e-commerce platform for customers. This new […]

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Testing program for construction products used in mental health facilities

BRE and Design in Mental Health Network have launched a unique testing program for construction products used in mental health care settings The new certification program – “Informed Choices” – is being rolled out by specialists in the built environment BRE and non-profit group Mental Health Design Network (DIMHN) and comes as the UK marks […]

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Independent review of construction product testing regime

To identify any potential weaknesses in the system and make recommendations for improvement, the government commissioned an independent review of the construction product testing system and appointed Paul Morrell OBE and Anneliese Day QC to lead it. The independent review will undertake a critical assessment of the construction product testing and certification system. It will […]

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Paul Morrell to lead government review of building product testing | New

Paul Morrell has been announced as co-chair of a government review into the testing of construction products following shocking disclosures by material manufacturers in the Grenfell Inquiry. Morrell, who served as the government’s first chief construction adviser under Gordon Brown and David Cameron, will lead the independent review alongside construction legal expert Anneliese Day QC. […]