News Stories and Events | What’s happening at IG Lintels
  • Lintel solutions meet the non-combustible challenge January 2, 2024 - Following the introduction of the government’s revised Building Regulations Document B in 2019, mandating more rigorous fire safety measures, specifiers have been required to find solutions that meet the new Class A1 non-combustible standards. IG Lintels looks into the use of non-combustible materials on exterior walls of certain multi-occupancy residential buildings over 11 metres tall, and why single outer leaf… more
  • Hi-therm+ Lintel leads the sustainability pack November 28, 2023 - IG’s award winning and BBA approved Hi-therm+ Lintel has evolved. This low-cost solution for reduced carbon emissions has upgraded insulation that delivers a 20% improvement in thermal conductivity, ensuring Hi-therm+ leads the pack when it comes to construction sustainability. IG has not rested on its laurels and continues to innovate. The Hi-therm+ Lintel’s pre-fitted insulation now comes with a higher… more
  • BMBI Report Q3 November 17, 2023 - June to August Builders Merchant volumes up +5.3% on previous 3 months in the BMBI Report Q3 The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report shows builders’ merchants’ value sales were down -3.3% in the month of August compared to the same month in 2022, with volume falling -10.5% and prices up +8.0%. But value sales in the last three… more
  • Swift Brickwork apprentices gain inspiration and tools to kick-start career November 6, 2023 - IG Lintels and the wider Keystone Group steel division have joined forces with other key influencers in the construction sector to provide a day of inspiration for Swift Brickwork Contractor‘s new cohort of brickwork apprentices. The highlight of the day was a tour of a live site managed by the prestigious Canary Wharf Group. The apprentices had the opportunity to witness first-hand the… more
  • BMBI Q2 Report, June 2023 October 2, 2023 - Q2 value sales up +7.6% on Q1, with volume up +11.3% and prices down -3.3% Quarter-on-quarter, total value sales from Britain’s Builders’ Merchants climbed +7.6% in Q2 2023 compared to January to March 2023. Growth came from stronger volumes (+11.3%) as prices were -3.3% lower. With four less trading days in the most recent period, like-for-like sales were +14.8% higher… more

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