Egham Gateway,

Graham secures £60m mixed-use scheme in Egham

Construction giant Graham has secured a £60m contract to build a new mixed-use scheme in Egham, known as Egham Gateway.
Jason Knights, wates construction,

Jason Knights steps down from SES Engineering Services

Wates has announced that Jason Knights, managing director of SES Engineering Services, is leaving its construction business.
accelerator cities, ukgbc

Authorities work on home retrofit as calls for ‘green recovery’ mount

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has marked a new phase of its Accelerator Cities project, which brings together local and combined authorities and stakeholders to drive action to 'upgrade our draughty, energy-hungry housing stock'.
Trade Credit Insurance,

Trade Credit Insurance guarantee to support construction companies

Government to provide guarantees of up to £10bn to Trade Credit Insurance schemes for business-to-business transactions.
Construction Disputes

UK construction disputes remain lower than global average

The average value and length of disputes in the UK remains significantly lower than the global average, with resolution time down 23% on the year prior, according to Arcadis.
UK construction,

UK construction downturn eases, but sector faces ‘challenging environment’

UK construction sector downturn eased in May, as construction sites gradually reopen and lockdown measures begin to loosen, according to the latest construction PMI.
hybrid scheme

Work begins on £7m hybrid scheme to deliver office space in Ebbw Vale

Kier has started construction work on the new £7m hybrid scheme that will deliver office and workshop space in Ebbw Vale, Wales.
Forterra,

Forterra to mothball Bison factory and cut 225 jobs

Forterra has revealed plans to cut around 225 jobs and mothball its Bison hollowcore flooring plant in Derbyshire as part of restructuring proposals.

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BIMUp Global Digital Conference,

Graitec’s free BIMUp Conference features 200+ classes for AEC industry

Graitec’s free BIMUp Global Digital Conference starts tomorrow (3 June) and will feature more than 200+ classes based around BIM, Autodesk & Graitec products, best practise workflows and more.
BS EN ISO 19650-2,

Information Protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-2

BSI, the Centre for Digital Built Britain, the UK BIM Alliance and the Construction Industry Council has released the Information Protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 the delivery phase.

Collaboration is key: How Bimplus helps

Ineffective communication, planning and collaboration often result in construction projects that are delivered late, over budget and to inadequate quality standards. To overcome these challenges, the construction industry must find ways of working that allow them to deliver safe, fit-for-purpose projects faster and with fewer resources.

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Modular housing, homes and development unit,

ilke Homes announces regional expansion and new business unit

Modular housing specialist, ilke Homes, has announced regional expansion, along with a new ‘homes and development unit’ to manage its growth.
Advanced Manufacture in Construction,

Advanced Manufacture in Construction to ramp up West Midlands housing

An Advanced Manufacture in Construction (AMC) advisory group has been formed by the WMCA to ramp up the delivery quality housing at pace and scale.
Fusion Pulse,

A greener alternative for welfare – Fusion Pulse

Modular building specialist, Wernick’s Greenspace® range includes the popular – and now award-winning – Fusion Pulse® welfare units.
commercial modular construction

Modular Building Institute releases modular construction reports

The most comprehensive analyses of the commercial modular construction industry to date has been released to the public by the Modular Building Institute (MBI).
modular homes,

BoKlok UK appoints TopHat to deliver modular homes

BoKlok UK has appointed modular housing manufacturer TopHat to help deliver part of its first product offering in the UK.
PBC Today May

PBC Today May 2020

Welcome to PBC Today May 2020. In this edition, we examine the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the construction industry, from contract issues and handling site shutdowns to looking ahead to how the sector can contribute to the recovery.
BIM Today June 2020

BIM Today June 2020

In the June edition of BIM Today, with the UK still in lockdown due to Covid-19, this issue takes a look forward to a future hopefully not too far away as we return to some kind of normal.

Spring 2020: Construction Case Update

The Spring 2020 Construction Case Update from Gateley Vinden offers a comprehensive look at the key issues in adjudication, mediation and dispute resolution in these extraordinary times.

JCT: Setting the standard for construction contracts

This ebook from the Joint Contracts Tribunal explores some of the key issues affecting contractual issues in the construction industry against the backdrop of Covid-19.

Modular Advantage: Women in modular construction

Welcome to the May-June edition of Modular Advantage from the Modular Building Institute.

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