Aspiring ironmongers receive globally recognised door hardware qualification

The next generation of architectural ironmongers is celebrating its Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) education results. Exams were sat in 23 different countries by 355 learners. So far, 102 students have attained the Certificate in Architectural Hardware and 32 students have now completed the GAI Diploma this year. The Guild’s Continue Reading

Since the Brexit referendum in 2016, construction wages have risen by an average of 11% according to data from a staffing software supplier

Since the Brexit referendum in 2016, construction wages have risen by an average of 11% according to data from a staffing software supplier Over the past two years, Crawler crane operators have seen their pay increase by 54% followed by Electrical testers who have seen a 34% increase and steel Continue Reading

McAvoy targets offsite housing with 7-day build pledge

Offsite construction specialist McAvoy Group is aiming to make a mark in housing with a new seven-day foundations-to-finish modular system for all tenures. In collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast, McAvoy has developed a steel-framed offsite housing solution for multi-storey apartments, detached, semi-detached and terraced family homes. It claims an entire house can be assembled Continue Reading

Inside the Acivico architectural story on the NEC ‘project facelift’ transformation

An Acivico architect has been at the heart of the NEC’s £4.5million transformation by supplying concept designs for the stunning and technically innovative pyramid formations which will completely change the look and feel of Birmingham’s iconic premier international conference and leisure venue. Using the latest design software, Principal Architect Alan Continue Reading