Block-laying robot achieves commercial laying speed [- with video]
Australian technology company FBR has announced that its construction robot has achieved a peak laying rate of over 200 blocks per hour.
Cough guard that clips on to hard hat
Hard-hat supplier JSP has come up with a cough guard specifically for construction workers, to stop them catching infections like Covid-19.
Construction lobbies for another delay to reverse charge VAT
Construction Industry associations have written to the chancellor of the exchequer asking for a further one year delay to the introduction of reverse charge VAT.
Fit-out contractor fined £1.1m after ladder fall
London-based fit-out and refurbishment contractor Modus Workspace has been fined more than a million pounds after an employeer was seriously injured when he fell from height.
Union calls for face masks to be worn on site
The Unite union has written to the Construction Leadership Council recommending revision to its coronavirus site operating procedures.