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NHBC Registered

David McConnell is proud to announce its inclusion on the NHBC (National House Builders Council) building register. NHBC is the UK’s leading standard-setting body and provider of warranty and insurance for new homes. Only builders and developers, who demonstrate financial security and technical competence, are offered...

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Building new heights!

Northern Ireland’s very first Building and Design Trade Show is set to attract over 1,000 building contractors, architects, consultants and builders’ merchants to facilities managers, training centres, government and public sector bodies to Belfast this week. The first-of-its-kind event, which is running from Wednesday 19th and...

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Building Contractors Northern Ireland

UK construction…

Construction output in Britain grew at its fastest pace in seven months in August, boosting job creation but also putting strain on suppliers, industry data showed on Tuesday. The monthly Markit/CIPS purchasing managers' index (PMI) for construction climbed to 64.0 in August from 62.4 in July,...

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Building Contractors Northern Ireland

Skills shortage fears…

UK builders enjoy strongest growth for seven months but warn of skills shortage, as pay booms and building material costs rise   Britain's builders enjoyed the strongest growth for seven months in August but the surge in activity put further strain on already tight supplies of materials...

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Building Contractors Northern Ireland

Guilty or Not…

Companies from the construction industry and its associated trades are being invited to a mock trial to give their verdict on a fictitious health and safety prosecution. The free event, which is being organised by the West Midlands Working Well Together group with support from the...

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Home Builder News Northern Ireland

First-time buyers help…

First-time buyers helping to rebuild Northern Ireland housing market. Renewed confidence in the housing market has turned a generation of renters and 'boomerangs' into first-time buyers. Stephanie Bell hears three purchasers' experiences of getting on the first rung of the property ladder. At the peak of the...

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