The rising trends of sustainable construction trends in 2022

sustainable construction trends

Sustainable construction is a trend in itself in 2022. Focusing on more sustainable practices and processes helps to protect the human way of life and preserve vital ecosystems – it will also be a key part of helping to develop a more effective built environment. As construction continues to be a major factor in growth […]

Our Doncaster Office is Open!

RG Group Doncaster office 5

Originally planning approval had been granted in June 2003 but this plot remained vacant. HCD obtained approval for us, via an NMA in June 2021, allowing us to build out a fresher, more up to date design. Named Chadwick House, in recognition of John Chadwick – the founder of RG Group, we officially opened on […]

The Rising Cost of Raw Materials

rising cost of raw materials

While the rising cost of raw materials has generated a lot of headlines in recent months it’s now becoming increasingly apparent just how widespread this problem really is. Research carried out in April 2022 has established that an overwhelming majority of businesses supplying construction raw materials are now being affected by spiralling costs. In fact, […]

Is modular construction the answer to the housing crisis?

modular construction

The UK’s housing crisis is no secret – it has made headlines now for years. Ever since levels of housebuilding began to slow down in the 1970s, the country has been heading towards issues of supply and demand where housing stock is concerned. One solution being suggested to the housing crisis is modular construction. But […]

The growing demand for post pandemic skilled construction workers

The growing demand for post pandemic skilled construction workers

Recovery has been swift for the construction sector and, as a result, there is a growing demand for skilled workers to help the industry continue to thrive in a post-pandemic world. In fact, this year the industry is forecast to reach levels of output that are the same as in 2019, before COVID-19 hit the […]

The Most In-Demand Construction Trades in 2022

The Most In-Demand Construction Trades

The construction sector is thriving again after a period of pandemic-induced stalling. With many sites re-starting, new work in the pipeline and projects like HS2 continuing to require staffing there is a huge demand right now for skilled people who can help the industry to evolve. But there are some construction trades that are more […]

RG Group are proud to be partnering with Women into Construction.

Women in Construction

RG Group are passionate about closing the distribution gap for women in construction, and we are proud to be partnering with organisations who share our ethos. Women into Construction is an independent not-for-profit organisation that promotes gender equality in construction, providing bespoke support to women wishing to work in the construction industry. They also assist […]

Can Net Zero buildings bring an energy savings boom?

net zero energy savings

Reducing energy use in buildings has become a key priority, despite the efforts of many fossil fuel giants to stigmatise it. Today, thanks to a wealth of new technology there are many more options for achieving the net zero goals that have been set for modern buildings – and achieving an energy savings boom as […]

New technology on developing sustainable construction practices

New technology on developing sustainable construction practices

Minimising harm to the environment has been a hot topic in the past few years – but it’s been a theme for decades. In fact, sustainable construction practices were first conceived in 1987, albeit without the advantage of all the tech that we have to make this happen today. Given the advances in technology that […]

Achieve construction sustainability objectives by embracing drone technology

construction sustainability objectives

Following the commitments made at the recent COP26 there is pressure on every sector today to step up to new sustainability objectives. Technology has the power to make meeting these objectives simpler, and faster, and drone technology in particular has a lot of potential. Construction is already leading the way when it comes to working […]