Material solutions to contemporary challenges at Materials 2017

The new conference and exhibition, Materials 2017, made its debut at the ILEC Conference Centre, Earls Court, London last week, bringing together architects, specifiers, manufacturers, and suppliers from across the building materials sector. “The significance of materials is frequently overlooked by... View Article

On a path toward low and zero VOC materials

By Steven Argent, Construction Direct at QOB Group  Many of us take the air that we breathe for granted, but in the workplace exposure to harmful chemicals can have a detrimental and serious impact on our health. Improving our indoor... View Article

Materials 2017: 5 days to go

Speakers from across industry, academia, & more to drive conversation 5 days remain until Materials 2017 – the new conference and exhibition focused entirely on materials for architecture, construction, and design – makes its debut at the ILEC Conference Centre,... View Article

The countdown begins…

One week remains until Materials 2017 opens its doors – register now for your free ticket to enter! Just seven days remain before Materials 2017 – the new conference and exhibition focused entirely on materials for architecture – makes its... View Article

Industry reacts to Election announcement

Construction industry bodies have reacted to the news that Theresa May plans to call a general election on 8 June. Mark Farmer, author of the government-commissioned Farmer Review of the UK’s skills shortage and CEO of Cast Consultancy, said: “Whatever... View Article

The go-to guide for natural stone paving

One of the UK’s leading independent natural stone suppliers Natural Paving Products (UK) Ltd has created a highly detailed resource for merchants, specifiers, homeowners and installers wanting to know more about natural stone paving including technical information, laying guides, aftercare and... View Article

Concrete and composites: A powerful partnership

At the end of 2016, the UK government unveiled a record infrastructure spend pipeline of £500 billion-plus, £300m of which will be invested by 2020/21. Composite materials play a growing role in this, with expected growth in the construction industry... View Article

Article 50 and Architecture: how will you be affected?

Panel debate featuring architects and politicians to drive conversation at one of the largest meetings of architects since Article 50 was triggered – 25 April 5.15pm at the ILEC Conference Centre, Earls Court, London. Materials 2017 will arrive at the... View Article