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Calls for ban on combustible materials go a step further

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is recommending the government extends the ban on the use of combustible materials to a wider range of buildings, including care homes, halls of residence and schools.
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UK must build retirement housing to reverse housing crisis, urges report

The UK’s failure to build retirement homes prevents downsizing, as the key to unlocking the housing crisis lies in reversing decades of underinvestment, says a new report.
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Council appoint Arup to renovate Cardiff’s digital infrastructure

Arup has been appointed to support Cardiff city's plan for its reopening, investigating opportunities to improve access to open space, digital infrastructure, air quality, and active travel.
Carpetright scheme,

Green light for £130m Carpetright scheme on Old Kent Road

Developers Avanton and Urban & Provincial have been given the go-ahead for the £130m redevelopment of a former Carpetright warehouse to be transformed into new homes.
smart homes,

Innovative partnership to deliver smart homes of the future

The HALO and Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) have joined forces to bring ‘world class’ smart homes of the future to Kilmarnock.

Interserve delivers new ward at Royal Preston Hospital

Interserve Construction has delivered a new ward at Royal Preston Hospital to support Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s response to the coronavirus crisis.
Waltham Forest Town Hall

Work begins on Waltham Forest Town Hall regeneration

Construction work has started on the Waltham Forest's Town Hall Campus site, marking a key milestone in its transformation.

Acorn secures principal contractors license with Network Rail

Acorn’s rail division has become the first Welsh SME in 2020 to receive a Trackside Principal Contractors Licence from Network Rail.

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN DIGITAL CONSTRUCTON

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UK BIM Alliance announce formal affiliation programme

The UK BIM Alliance has announced a formal affiliation with Constructing Excellence, the affiliate programme is open to all industry and trade organisations.
Common Data Environment, Sheffield Hallam, CDE

Asite to supply CDE for £220m Sheffield Hallam development

Sheffield Hallam University has unveiled a 20-year masterplan to transform its campus and Asite has been chosen as the common data environment (CDE) provider.
AEC Delta Mobility, data sharing,

Setting a new industry standard for data sharing

The Innovate UK-funded AEC Delta Mobility project is nearing completion of a new industry standard for data sharing.

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN OFFSITE & MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

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.
social distancing measures, elevated walkway,

Prefab elevated walkways to support social distancing at events

Elliott Wood and reForm Architects have unveiled a concept design for a reconfigurable elevated walkway to support social distancing measures at large-scale events.
modern methods of construction,

Modern methods of construction study to drive innovation

A research study to drive modern methods of construction (MMC) has been commissioned by Homes England.
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,

BIM Today March 2020

In this edition of BIM Today, we look at the role of digital transformation in achieving a sustainable future, the evolution of the digital twin, how to cope with the ever-growing flow of data from smart buildings and a pioneering research project into 7D BIM.

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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