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BCSA Daywork Rates – 2021 Survey Results

Attached for information are the results from the Daywork Rates survey for the year ended 31 December 2021. NOTE – the results of this survey do not constitute recommended or minimum prices. Lorraine MacKinder BCSA Membership Manager Tel: 020 7747 8121 (direct line) Mobile: 07394561099

UK Steel Forum – Conference

The UK Steel Forum will be holding a Conference on 22nd September 2022 at Ironmongers’ Hall, London EC2Y 8AA. The conference will examine the economic prospects for the UK, Europe and the Rest of the World and look at trade data for UK production and

Republic of Ireland Construction PMI July 2022

The headline seasonally adjusted BNP Paribas Real Estate Ireland Construction Total Activity Index fell to 41.8 in July from 46.4 in June, signalling a sharp and accelerated decline in Irish construction activity. The fall was the fastest since March 2021 when pandemic restrictions impacted the

UK Construction PMI – July 2022

The headline seasonally adjusted S&P Global / CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – which measures month-on-month changes in total industry activity – posted 48.9 in July, down from 52.6 in June and below the 50.0 no-change threshold for the first time since January

Construction Market – State of Trade

The latest information from Builders’ Conference shows that construction activity fell again in July as inflationary pressures continue to be felt across the industry. Further information is given in the attached AMM. Dr David Moore CEO BCSA Email:  

Changes to UKCA Marking

UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) Marking will replace CE Marking for most products on 1st January 2023. On 20th June 2022 the UK government announced a range of changes to make the transition from CE Marking to UKCA Marking simpler for most products placed on the


The BCSA will have a stand at the UK Metals Expo, promoting the Association and representing you, our members. Date:                                     14 – 15 September 2022 Location:                              Hall 10, The NEC, Birmingham Where to find us:               Stand

UK Manufacturing PMI July 2022

The UK manufacturing sector started the third quarter on a weak footing. Output contracted for the first time in over two years as intakes of new work and new export business both continued to decline. The labour market fared better, as job creation posted a surprise

Republic of Ireland Manufacturing PMI July 2022

The latest PMI® survey data from AIB highlighted continued challenges across the Irish manufacturing sector in July. Output declined for the second time in as many months, and at a faster rate, as order book volumes fell at the strongest pace since January 2021. According