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DSD Construction adopts a trio of Causeway solutions to streamline construction processes

DSD Construction has adopted a trio of Causeway solutions in order to streamline construction processes to increase productivity and profitability within the business.
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Starting a conversation about mental health in the construction industry

Craig Sanders, joint managing director of Protrade, explores the topic of mental health in the construction industry, startling suicide statistics, and discusses the Lighthouse Club’s new ‘Help Inside The Hard Hat’ initiative.
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How to keep site workers safe in hot weather

Construction workers are at a far greater risk from the associated dangers of too much sun exposure and it is vital that control measures are revised to ensure site workers are kept safe in hot weather. Sophie McCormick, a solicitor at Gateley Legal, explains how.
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Get paid on time with Causeway Tradex e-invoicing software

Rebecca Sperti, customer relationship director, Causeway Technologies, explains how Causeway Tradex e-invoicing software can ensure prompt payments within the construction industry.
Two construction workers are on top of a tall building wearing safety harnesses that are attached to lifelines to protect them from injury if they fall off the building.

How to prevent construction site injuries and when can compensation be claimed

Jonathan White, legal and compliance director at National Accident Helpline, explains how/when industry workers can claim compensation for construction site injuries, and how employers can avoid incidences in the first place.
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Section 52 revisited: a development land tax in its purest form

Stuart Andrews, product group head and Matthew Nixon, principle associate at Eversheds Sutherland, examine Section 52 agreements.
The Solihull-based housebuilder has appointed Richard Bagnall as the new Hayfield Human Resources Manager, as it prepares to deliver 500 homes in middle England

Richard Bagnall appointed as Hayfield Human Resources Manager

The Solihull-based housebuilder has appointed Richard Bagnall as the new Hayfield Human Resources Manager, as it prepares to deliver 500 homes in middle England.
Galliford Try have been appointed to the Northumbrian Water Chemical Dosing Framework, as part of a project that will upgrade water and wastewater facilities

Galliford Try selected for Northumbrian Water Chemical Dosing Framework

Galliford Try have been appointed to the Northumbrian Water Chemical Dosing Framework, as part of a project that will upgrade water and wastewater facilities.
Tilbury Douglas has completed construction on an extension at Warrington Hospital, creating a new £6.3m Same Day Emergency Care Centre

Tilbury Douglas completes construction on £6.3m Same Day Emergency Care Centre

Tilbury Douglas has completed construction on an extension at Warrington Hospital, creating a new £6.3m Same Day Emergency Care Centre.
Accessibility in new homes in England must achieve the accessibility and adaptability standards set out in Part M4(2), a government consultation has found

Part M4(2) regulations on accessibility in new homes to become mandatory

Accessibility in new homes in England must achieve the accessibility and adaptability standards set out in Part M4(2), a government consultation has found.
Scotland is facing a ‘monumental task’ on eco housing, Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights Patrick Harvie has warned

Scotland faces a ‘monumental task’ on eco housing, says MSP at Green Home Festival

Scotland is facing a ‘monumental task’ on eco housing, Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights Patrick Harvie has warned.
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Roger Morton appointed as director of strategic change at Willmott Dixon

Roger Morton has been appointed to the newly created role of director of strategic change at Willmott Dixon.
In an open letter to Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak, the CEO of BRE urges the Tory leadership candidates to recommit to decarbonising Britain’s buildings and reaching net zero targets

CEO of BRE urges Tory leadership candidates to reaffirm net zero commitments

In an open letter to Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak, the CEO of BRE urges the Tory leadership candidates to recommit to decarbonising Britain’s buildings and reaching net zero targets.
MTX’s £7.5m expansion at Pinderfields Hospital is utilising MMC to deliver a new decant ward and general refurbishment

£7.5m expansion at Pinderfields Hospital advances with MTX

MTX’s £7.5m expansion at Pinderfields Hospital is utilising MMC to deliver a new decant ward and general refurbishment.
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Saint-Gobain acquires exterior building materials manufacturer

Saint-Gobain has completed the acquisition of Kaycan, a manufacturer and distributor of exterior building materials in Canada and in the U.S.
The Construction Innovation Hub has today launched the Construction Product Quality Planning framework (CPQP), a new quality assurance framework to to de-risk platform and offsite manufacturing

CIH launches construction product quality planning framework

The Construction Innovation Hub has today launched the Construction Product Quality Planning framework (CPQP), a new quality assurance framework to de-risk platform and offsite manufacturing
Construction has begun at the country’s first secure school- a custodial facility to educate young offenders and prevent further crime

Construction commences on UK’s first secure school

Construction has begun at the country’s first secure school- a custodial facility to educate young offenders and prevent further crime.

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Get paid on time with Causeway Tradex e-invoicing software

Rebecca Sperti, customer relationship director, Causeway Technologies, explains how Causeway Tradex e-invoicing software can ensure prompt payments within the construction industry.
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How can digital solutions keep growth in the construction industry sustainable?

Matthew Jones, founder of Open ECX, discusses resilience and growth in the construction industry and how to keep it sustainable with the help of digital solutions.
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Morgan Sindall collaborate to run the Innovation Driven Procurement programme

Morgan Sindall, alongside Nottingham Trent University with funding from CITB are collaborating to run the Innovation Driven Procurement (IDP) to help small construction firms drive innovation in construction.
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Marshalls to be first UK concrete manufacturer to adopt CarbonCure Technologies

Marshalls plc has committed to becoming the first UK concrete manufacturer to adopt CarbonCure Technologies' carbon mineralisation technology.
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Causeway acquires construction telemarketing company, Enhance Consultancy

Causeway Technologies has acquired specialist construction telemarketing company Enhance Consultancy, as part of its journey to link every stage of the construction process with technology.
Greater Manchester community sites granted free fibre broadband

Greater Manchester community sites granted free fibre broadband

17 Greater Manchester community sites have been granted free fibre broadband connectivity until 2025, as part of a digital infrastructure and inclusion programme from Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and Virgin Media Business.
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Causeway Live Design 4.0 to launch this autumn

Causeway has announced the launch date of its latest design engineering platform, Live Design 4.0, which aims to bring site infrastructure disciplines into one design environment .
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[Video] Queen’s Wharf: The integrated resort development that captures the heart of Brisbane

A new integrated resort development is being constructed that will put Brisbane on the map as a tourism, leisure and entertainment destination.

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Has the time for UK modular housing finally come?

Make UK Modular launched in December 2021 as the voice of volumetric modular housebuilders. Head of policy Steve Cole discusses the state of play for the sector and the outlook for delivering greener, faster, better homes.
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JV North appoints appoints modular contractors to MMC framework lot

North West housebuilding consortium, JV North has appointed eight modular contractors to its £560m modern methods of construction framework lot.
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How can factory-built homes cut carbon?

Modular construction is playing a vital role in the construction sector’s battle to cut carbon emissions with factory-built homes, says Nick Hillard, ESG lead at Tide Construction.
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Wates bags later living contract in Hampstead Heath

Wates Construction has won a Pre-construction Services Agreement (PCSA) to build a luxury later living residence in Hampstead Heath for Riverstone
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M-AR and Housing 21 mark major milestone on Doncaster retirement project

M-AR and Housing 21 have reached a major milestone on their latest Doncaster retirement project, which will be the largest net-zero retirement living scheme in England when complete.
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New partnership to deliver affordable zero-carbon housing in Hastings

Modular housebuilder ilke Homes has partnered with Orbit Homes to deliver affordable zero-carbon housing in Hastings.

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PBC Today August 2022 magazine edition front cover

PBC Today August 2022

Welcome to the PBC Today August 2022 edition. This month we explore the future of many key policy areas, from levelling up and net zero to housebuilding, infrastructure and reviving high streets.
BIM Today June 2022

BIM Today June 2022

Welcome to the BIM Today June 2022 edition. When the government launched the Construction Playbook, it made accelerating the development and use of platform approaches a core policy objective.

Modular Advantage Magazine July-August 2022

The latest issue of the Modular Building Institute's Modular Advantage magazine examines the effect of the proposed expansion of the Davis-Bacon Act in the United States, and how this could have major ramifications for US-based manufacturers.

How can we redefine modular construction for a new era?

Viewpoint, a leader in construction project management solutions, explores what makes this new age of offsite construction bigger and better? What can this generation of modular buildings deliver that prefabrication failed to do? And how will technology help modular become a serious player in all property construction?

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