Construction Industry Update – May 2024

Construction buyers see fastest growth for 14 months Construction buyers reported another rise in business activity in April with commercial building work leading the way. The Bellwether S&P Global UK Construction Purchasing Managers Index posted 53.0 in April, up from 50.2 in March. The index was in positive territory for the second month running and […]

Construction Industry Update – April 2024

Government 55-day average payment rule comes into force Contractors bidding for public works contracts worth over £5m must demonstrate they pay all invoices within 55 days, or face a public work ban. The new stricter payment rules came into force from the 1st April and require firms to demonstrate they are paying 95% of invoices […]

Construction Industry Update – November 2023

Refurb work edges construction back to slow growth Two consecutive months of construction output decline ended in September as the industry edged back to slow growth. The 0.4% recovery was driven by a 2% rise in repair and maintenance, which offset another fall in new work during the month of 0.8% In the new work […]

70 thousand tonnes of feedstock secured

We are delighted to share the exciting news that our team has successfully secured an impressive quantity of over 70,000 tonnes of high-quality feedstock at Todhills Quarry, marking a significant milestone in our operations. Our processing team has been mobilised at the quarry, poised to commence the initial step of scalping the feedstock. Following this […]

New Material Recovery Site To Transform Land in Walkden

We are proud to announce that we have secured a new material recovery site, situated on the land off Louisa Street, Walkden, Manchester, M28 3GA. The development has been granted permission to accept up to 30,000m3 of class 4 fill material, thanks to our strategic partnership with Booth Ventures and the implementation of a Materials […]

Construction Industry Update – November 2022

Government pushes ahead with £3bn building safety levy The Government has set out details of how it plans to charge developers to fix unsafe buildings as it prepares to impose the Building Safety Levy. The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has started consulting development on the plans, which will see £3bn collected over […]

New Soil Recovery Location In Chester

We are excited to announce that we have secured a contract to assist in the restoration of Gowy Landfill. As part of the project we are permitted to accept 100,000 tonnes of suitable materials from local construction developments. Our aim is to always provide a sustainable solution for excess soils arising from construction sites. Any […]

Construction Industry Update – March 2022

  Ukraine war to trigger fresh wave of timber price rises The trade body, Timber Development UK, is warning the marketing to brace for a new wave of price volatility in the wake of a call to ban ‘conflict timber’. The war in Ukraine will directly effect the supplies of Russian Siberian Larch and wood […]

Sustainably produced aggregates at Adswood

Is there a better time to be looking for sustainable alternatives? If you are after sustainable aggregate products then look no further. Adswood Recycling Centre, which is located just off the M60, produces a wide range of recycled aggregates for construction use. The processing centre accepts clean hardcore free of charge which is then scalped […]

Sustainable Aggregate Production Underway at Adswood

The crushing team will be operational at Adswood Recycling Centre for a 4-week crushing campaign. All recycled aggregates are produced on-site in accordance with WRAP Protocol and the relevant British and European standards. We will be producing the following aggregates for delivery or collection: Recycled 6F5 Recycled 10mm Pipe Bedding Recycled 20mm Pipe Bedding Recycled […]

Construction Industry Update – July 2021

Government puts firms on alert for £30bn mega framework The Crown Commercial Services has put contractors on alert for a new £30bn mega construction framework for public spending departments. Bidding will start in September, which will include races for places on the fourth-generation NHS ProCure 23 framework, MoD airfield works and major construction projects valued […]