Only in our digital edition - unique news items in this week’s issue include the changes to health and safety procedures within the Construction Design and Management regulations, Ireland’s new flywheel energy storage plant and issues emerging from the incorrect use of push-fit fittings.
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News covers the increase in planning approvals seen in the first three months of 2015; the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, which received Royal Assent at the end of March; and communities secretary Eric Pickles’ announcement that the Code for Sustainable Homes as a planning condition for residential developments has closed.
H&V News - 25 MarchSubscription
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News covers the allegations that have emerged around GB Building Solutions’ activities prior to it entering administration; Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s announcement that there will be a 20% increase in the national minimum wage and private landlords will have to install smoke ...
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News covers the recently introduced Public Contracts Regulation which aims to significantly improve supply chain cashflow on public sector projects; the management buyout of T&S Heating has been announced following the completion of the deal last month; and APC has announced the launch of the Minimise Group as a provider of a complementary set of sustainable ...
H&V News - 25 FebruarySubscription
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News covers the accusation that government departments have delayed payments to specialist contractors in order to support their own working capital; the purchase of the assets and good will of ventilation designer manufacturer and installer Ferrob for an undisclosed sum has been announced by Polypipe Ventilation; and construction union UCATT has ...
H&V News - 11 FebruarySubscription
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News reveals that a London-based mechanical subcontractor has gone into liquidation after a dispute over pay on Mace’s £340m 5 Broadgate scheme for British Land; and an investigation into a gas explosion has found that an LPG gas cylinder was the “most likely” cause of the incident.
H&V News - 28 JanuarySubscription
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News reveals the growing number of new project contract announcements in the construction sector bodes well for building services companies for the year ahead and a client presentation by Gratte Brothers to a leading property developer has involved the use of a 3D printed model, in what is believed to be a first for the building services sector.
H&V News - 14 JanuarySubscription
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News reveals claims that Galliford Try withheld payments to subcontractors in December 2014 to boost its end-of-year balance sheet; and despite publicity and the efforts of companies advising their customers that the use of R22 refrigerant would become illegal from 1 January this year, H&V News has found there is still concern over the amount ...
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News reveals that a third of contractors are choosing not to bid for work in London, according to a recent survey from Aecom.
H&V News – 3 DecemberSubscription
Only available in our digital edition, H&V News reveals biomass boilers in the UK are working between 10% and 20% less efficiently than they should, leading to higher emissions than those observed in laboratory testing, according to a report published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).