Vixel and BIMcollab announce integration partnership: Using Virtual Reality for a simplified collaboration for BIM-models

EINDHOVEN 22-10-2020 – The integration partnership between Vixel and BIMcollab enables users of Vrex and BIMcollab to collaborate and work on three dimensional models using virtual reality (VR) and professional issue management. The integration facilitates an effective workflow, wherein the latest issue lists can be accessed and worked on within a Continue Reading

Modest growth expected for 2021 for the Bathroom and Kitchen Brassware and Taps Market

The brassware & taps market is expected to decline 17% in 2020, this is due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Stockpiles will have at the very least started to deplete, cashflow will be running low both of which will have the potential to cause stock shortages. Looking to 2021 we estimate a steady Continue Reading

Aggregate Industries Steps Up Spadeoak business with new Managing Director

Leading construction materials supplier Aggregate Industries has appointed a new Managing Director for Spadeoak its specialist contracting business.  Victoria Smith, who has been with Aggregate Industries for more than 15 years, will take up her new position as Spadeoak’s Managing Director from November 2nd. She will also be joining the Continue Reading


Planning permission has been granted for an application submitted by Peel L&P and Your Housing Group (YHG) for the development of Patagonia Place, a 31 storey residential development at Liverpool Waters. The development will consist of 278 homes and marks the fifth residential development at Princes Dock, one of five neighbourhoods Continue Reading

New timber industry campaign to reduce CO2 in construction

The construction industry is being urged to use more timber to meet the UK’s net zero target. The Wood CO2ts less campaign aims to increase awareness of timber’s environmental credentials and highlight how using wood from sustainably managed forests is one of the simplest ways to help reduce carbon emissions. Members of Continue Reading

Trade body urges vigilance with Green Homes Grant home insulation projects

A national trade association is calling on property professionals involved in the Government’s new Green Homes Grant Scheme to be aware of the issues with damp and mould emerging from installation projects. According to the Property Care Association, too many homes over the years have been blighted by poorly installed Continue Reading

Aggregate Industries recognised for commitment to Armed Forces with MoD award

Leading construction materials supplier Aggregate Industries has been given the prestigious Silver Employment Recognition Scheme (ERS) award by the Ministry of Defence. The award acknowledges that Aggregate Industries treats members of the Armed Forces fairly as part of its recruitment policies. Aggregate industries also actively ensures its workforce is aware Continue Reading

Aggregate Industries Achieves International Sustainability Certification at its Super Quarry

Leading construction and infrastructure player Aggregate Industries has achieved international recognition from the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC), receiving a Gold Certificate, the highest standard for supply of aggregates, at Glensanda, the largest granite quarry in Europe, making the company the first in the UK to receive the global certification. The Continue Reading


Peel L&P’s Liverpool Waters has welcomed two new customers to its King Edward Triangle site, demonstrating the versatility of the space available with recreational axe-throwing business, Hatchet Harry’s, and car hire service, Easirent recently moving into the city centre location. For Hatchet Harry’s, this space marks the organisation’s third venue Continue Reading