LOCAL SOCIAL ENTERPRISES RECOGNISED AT PRESTIGIOUS ‘POWERFUL TOGETHER’ AWARDS

posted 21.10.2014

On the first Friday of October, over 200 guests gathered at Liverpool Town Hall for Social Enterprise Network?s Powerful Together Awards. The Awards celebrate social businesses who are leading the way in their fields, using innovative methods to improve the health, wealth and environment of the Liverpool City Region. Guests arrived at 7pm and were treated to a delicious menu of hot and cold tap...

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UK Construction Industry Enjoys 16th Consecutive Month of Growth

posted 05.09.2014

The construction sector expanded at its fastest pace for seven months in August, despite construction materials shortages holding back growth, a survey suggests. The Markit/CIPS construction Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) surged to 64 in August from 62.4 in July, surprising economists who had forecast a fall. It is now the 16th consecutive month that the index have been higher than 50 which i...

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Building Material Giant Cemex Launches new Building Block

posted 25.03.2014

The material giant Cemex has launches a new concrete brick which is designed to be a smaller version of the aggregate block, called Readybricks. They have been designed as a spacer or coursing brick and for use where the brick is covered by plastering or rendering, such as in-fills above doors and windows. Cemex said the UK building industry have got behind the new size with sales of Readybricks ...

Category: in the news, industry, Paul Jones

Community Repaint 2013 Stats

posted 27.02.2014

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Category: industry, Our News, Third Sector

Construction Output Enjoys 3 Consecutive Quarters of Growth

posted 21.02.2014

Updated ONS statistics have dispelled fears that the end of 2013 saw a stutter in construction output, as they revised figures from a 0 to 0.2%. The rise was driven by a healthy growth in construction output which rose to 0.7% although refurbishment work dipped 0.5%. The new statistics mean the UK construction industry enjoyed 3 consecutive quarters of growth for the first time since 2010. While...

Category: industry, Paul Jones

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