housing design, housing developments,

Audit slams ‘a decade of disastrous housing design’ in England

The design of new housing schemes in England is ‘mediocre’ and ‘poor’, leading to ‘a decade of disastrous housing design’, according to research conducted by UCL for CPRE and the Place Alliance.
External Wall Insulation,

Using External Wall Insulation to improve thermal performance

Simon Lloyd, technical project manager at Kiwa Building Products, discusses everything you need to know about External Wall Insulation (EWI).
Garden Communities, local plan, Housing delivery,

Garden Communities, Local Plans and housing delivery

Garden Communities can help meet local housing needs, but require confidence over implementation to avoid housing delivery failure, says Lachlan Anderson-Frank of planning and development consultancy Lichfields.
hot works, construction industry,

79% of fires in Scottish construction caused by hot works

A Freedom of Information request submitted to the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service has revealed that of 180 fires in the construction industry in 2018/19, 143 were the result of hot works.
Construction industry,

What the construction industry needs from Boris

In the wake of Boris Johnson’s election win, Ibrahim Imam, founder of PlanRadar, looks at five things the new prime minister needs to deliver for the construction industry.
road workers, cone laying,

Automated cone laying machines to benefit road workers

Highways experts are creating technology that will allow automated vehicles to lay cones on motorways and major A roads, eliminating one of the biggest risks faced by England’s road workers.


Digital twins,

Infrastructure digital twins: From vision to reality, from idea to action

As digital twins advance beyond BIM and GIS, what do you need to know? Bentley’s founder, Keith Bentley offers sage advice to help you make an impact.
3d printing in the construction market, construction industry, construction technology

New era for 3D printing in the construction market

According to a recent study by Transparency Market Research, 3D printing in the construction market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 33%.
Bridge Information Modelling,

What is Bridge Information Modelling (BrIM)?

Bridge information modelling (BrIM), or BIM for bridges, is an advanced methodology for the bridge design and construction industry.


House by Urban Splash,

House by Urban Splash reveals two new senior appointments

House by Urban Splash has appointed Claire Kober as independent director and chair of the board and Mark Shirburne-Davies as director.
modular homes at Wirral Waters,

First wave of modular homes at Wirral Waters get the go-ahead

30 modular homes at Wirral Waters have received the green light from Wirral Council planners.
commercial modular construction, Modular Building Institute,

Modular Building Institute offers commercial modular construction training

The Modular Building Institute (MBI) reintroduced its 'Introduction to Commercial Modular Construction' training programme last month in Dallas, Texas.
modular homes, Victoria Park,

First modular homes craned into place at Victoria Park in Stoke-on-Trent

Housebuilder St. Modwen Homes has installed two modular homes at the Victoria Park site in Stoke-on-Trent.
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Modular Building Institute hosts second annual Modular Construction Summit

Modular construction experts from across the globe came together to share knowledge at the Modular Building Institute’s (MBI) 2019 Modular Construction Summit and Factory Tour.
PBC Today November,

PBC Today November 2019

With 2020 just around the corner, the PBC Today November edition looks to the future, with a focus on digital planning, the National Digital Twin, offsite construction and embodied carbon in construction.
BIM Today December 2019,

BIM Today December 2019

Welcome to the December edition of BIM Today. In this issue, we look back at some of the key issues in the sector today and ahead to what 2020 may bring.

Climate and weather prediction analytics & AI in construction

In this ebook, Metswift looks at how emerging, rapidly advancing technology such as Artificial Intelligence, can be harnessed to take the pain out of weather prediction for the construction industry.

VAT in construction

This ebook from construction finance specialist Aldermore Bank breaks down how the new reverse VAT system will work and why it is being implemented to combat possible fraud and make the collection of VAT more efficient.

StormMeister: Active Flood Seal

In this ebook, StormMeister, looks at the company's history and explains how the Active Flood Seal works to ensure doors or barriers stay watertight.



ESS Modular – Modular construction specialists

ESS Modular are construction experts who are proud to be at the forefront of the modular construction revolution, transforming our cities and communities.

Excitech – technology solutions for the construction industry

Excitech provide technology solutions and services for the construction sector for the entire building lifecycle from design to maintenance.

Simpson Strong-Tie – structural connectors for timber, masonry and steel

For over 60 years, Simpson Strong-Tie® has focused on creating structural connectors that perform under the toughest of conditions, helping you build safer, stronger homes and buildings.


AHCI finishes 2019 in style following rapid growth

The Advantage Insurance team successfully rounds off 2019 by supporting local charity organisations close to their hearts.

Get organised for the New Year with Build Aviator Software

New Year, New You, New Deadlines. Build Aviator are here to help you get organised for your construction projects in 2020 and beyond.

Build Aviator offering Black Friday estimating software discounts

Build Aviator, the UK’s leading estimating software provider, are offering 50% off all software during Black Friday - the perfect time to save!