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IPAF to launch new safety campaign at Bauma 2019

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  Quicker CSCS skills cards as applications move online.

The process of getting a Construction Skills Certification Scheme card is set to get easier with the launch of a new online service. This comes after complaints that the process of applying for the cards through the CITB call centre was too long and laborious a process...

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  Government sending mixed messages on late payment, says NFB.

Last month it was announced that the Crown Commercial Service will not be enforcing prompt payment on its £30 billion construction framework. The framework will be used by central government departments and local authorities. Although the CCS has stated that 30-day payment terms would apply on its forthcoming framework, it confirmed there would be no sanctions on those who...

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  Low but positive growth for UK construction amid Brexit uncertainty.

The CITB’s latest forecast predicts positive growth for the sector despite the uncertainty of Brexit. The annual Construction Skills Network report - a five-year forecast into the industry’s skills needs - anticipates construction growth of 1.3% across the UK, down a...

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  Do you know a roofing hero? NFRC needs your nominations.

If you know a roofing contractor who you think is a local hero, now is the time to help them shine. It's time to celebrate all the good things that roofing contractors do, either at work or in their own time. UK Roofing Awards headline sponsor, SIG Roofing, has teamed up with National Federation of Roofing Contractors to search for the 2019...

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  New skill card for the asbestos sector launches

The Faculty of Asbestos Assessment and Management, Asbestos Control and Abatement Division and The National Organisation of Asbestos Consultants have formed a collaboration to bring a new skills certification card, displaying the CSCS logo, to Asbestos professionals. The project brings together organisations...

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  Rogue roofers identified as a blight on under-appreciated trade.

'Weeding out' rogue roofers is the most pressing issue for the roofing sector, accord to new research carried out by Chandlers Roofing Supplies in association with Fix Radio. In the nationwide survey of 499 respondents, 72% said that work carried out by unscrupulous roofers was the top issue for the trade. A further 73% said they...

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  Facelift flashback: Facelift kit makes the news in BBC Crossrail feature.

Back in February 2016, Facelift made it onto the small screen as one of our NiftyliftX-Trax 12 machines was spotted in the background of a BBC London feature filmed at the Crossrail site. The machine was on hire to Hochtief-Murphy JV for four months in the Woolwich Tunnel for Crossrail Project. The news item featured an interview with...

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Facelift cherry picker on BBC iPlayer  
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Manufacturer fined after contractor suffers fatal fall through skylight

Construction firms fined after worker suffers fatal fall

Builder jailed after exposing roof workers to health and safety risks
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