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Welcome to our New Look and Size for Modern Builder/Plumber/M&E magazine.

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Modern Builder is dedicated to bringing the industry the latest news, in the latest technology, direct to our readers, in an engaging format. Modern Builder is available on the counters, free of charge, of various Builders/Plumbers merchant outlets across Northern Ireland, and direct mailed, via printed and digital media to Architects, Consultants, Builders and all other aspects and levels to the construction industry, across the UK & Ireland.

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Meet the team that brings you Modern Builder Magazine
Marytn Boyd

Marytn Boyd

Partner, UB Media, Publisher of Modern Builder Magazine

With an Art & Design background from the University of Ulster, plus over 25 years of Retail, Trade and Advertising Sales experience to the Retail & Construction Trade, Martyn has proven track record within this industry, of which, over 16 years, is with publishing trade publications.

Jasen Upritchard

Jasen Upritchard

Partner, UB Media Business Development

With over 35 years experience in the construction industry as a Refrigeration, Air conditioning , Heating and Cooling design, Sales and installation Engineer, I share my wealth of Industry knowledge through Modern Builder,Plumber M&E magazine with our readers,advertisers and critics. Building Better Together

Craig Kennedy

Craig Kennedy

IT & Software Development

Craig has over 20 years in the IT and Telecoms industry spanning everything from web design and programming to the planning and implementation of large scale CRM / MRP / ERP Solutions

Gold Winner, Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice to the Built Environment and Sustainable Development 2013
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Government sets out next steps for Heathrow expansion

MPs decisively backed plans for a new north-west runway at the airport – in a significant move for a global Britain. In the House of Commons last night, MPs voted in favour of the Airports National Policy Statement (NPS) by 415 votes to 119. Construction on a third runway at Heathrow could start within 3 More Info »

Greater flexibility for apprenticeship levy as transfers extended

Employers given green light to transfer up to 10% of levy funds to multiple businesses Large employers will soon be able to transfer up to 10% of their apprenticeship levy funds to multiple businesses, helping to boost the number of high-quality apprenticeships across the country. Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Anne Milton announced the move today More Info »

CIOB Makes Cheque Presentation

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) – the world’s largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership, raised £2,165.00 for the Northern Ireland Hospice at its recent annual dinner event at the Hilton Hotel in Belfast. The NI Hospice is a local charity offering specialist respite, symptom management and end of life More Info »


REHAU is heading to Manchester in July to showcase two new products at its third Specifi event. It is the first time REHAU has exhibited at the UK’s only built environment roadshow, and is attending five events nationwide in total. The Specifi events are attended by world class industry speakers, specifiers, installers and technical experts More Info »

£22m fund launched to boost construction skills

20 on-site hubs to train more people to help deliver 300,000 new homes a year by the mid-2020s A multi-million pound fund to help tackle the construction skills shortage has been launched by the Skills Minister Anne Milton today (18 June). With 158,000 new construction jobs expected to be created in the UK over the next five More Info »

Construction sector hit with ‘epidemic’ as over 40 firms fold,Industry warns politicians of threat to construction jobs and public projects

Ireland’s construction industry is facing a solvency crisis, with warnings of a raft of liquidations and examinerships now hitting a sector that’s still fragile – despite the building boom. At least 42 Irish construction companies have gone into liquidation since the start of this year, while more have entered examinership. The figure is contained in More Info »


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