Scott Camp

Wates appoints new MD to its Smartspace division

Wates has appointed Scott Camp as the new managing director of its £145m specialist fit-out and refurbishment division, Wates Smartspace.
Green Homes Grants, tradespeople,

Government urges tradespeople to sign up for Green Homes Grants scheme

Business secretary Alok Sharma has urged tradespeople to sign up to the government’s new Green Homes Grants scheme.
maintenance work, wates

Wates wins £7m high-rise maintenance work contract

Wates Living Space has been appointed by The Guinness Partnership to deliver maintenance work on two high rise schemes worth £7m.
1 Olympic Way, redevelopment,

Green light for residential redevelopment in Wembley

Brent Council has granted planning permission for a residential extension and redevelopment at 1 Olympic Way in Wembley.
aquarium in Titanic Quarter

£12m Belfast aquarium set for approval

Belfast City Council has signalled its intent to give the go-ahead to plans for a state-of-the-art £12m aquarium in Titanic Quarter, Belfast.
gas pipeline,

Murphy handed £150k fine after M8 motorway gas leak

John Murphy and Sons has been fined £150,000 after damaging a 10-inch gas pipeline whilst undertaking work on the M8 motorway.

Constructing an edge in safety during the ‘new normal’

Dan Joyce, general manager EMEA, SafetyCulture, explains how construction companies can nail safety in the face of a pandemic.
education,

From education, education, education to build, build, build

Craig Tatton, managing director UK building at Interserve Construction takes a look at what the Prime Ministers “build, build, build” commitment means for the education sector.

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN DIGITAL CONSTRUCTON

3D laser scanning’s mobile moment has arrived: Is your business ready?

Mobile 3D laser scanning is emerging as a valuable tool to gather building information in greater detail while saving time and money - and improving worker safety.
Digital Engineering,

How can the construction industry optimise digital engineering?

Advanced building materials, smart buildings, BIM, digital twins, and modern methods of construction are amongst the more transformative technologies set to shape digital engineering.
Advance Design,

Advance Design 2021: Free simulation software and training

Graitec is offering structural and civil engineers free training sessions for Advance Design 2021 in October, November and December.

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN OFFSITE & MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

Modular methods of construction, modular, MMC

The myths of Modern Methods of Construction

Charles Pierce, managing director of Darwin Group, puts the record straight on the benefits of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC).
modular homes,

A&E Elkins wins £300m deal to deliver modular homes in Greenwich

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has agreed a £300m contract with A&E Elkins to deliver up to 750 new modular homes.
Modular build,

Modular build complete for Cambridge school

Modular construction specialists, Darwin Group has completed a new multi-use block for Gretton School in Cambridge.
timber frame, fire safety, insurance,

Insurance implications of the new timber frame fire safety in use research

Marcus Saunders, client service executive for construction at Gallagher, tells us what the new research from the Structural Timber Association (STA) into fire safety could mean for insuring timber framed properties.

ilke Homes to develop 76 sustainable homes in Worcestershire

In a deal with Crea8ive Sustainable Homes, ilke Homes will deliver 76 sustainable homes to Evesham in Worcestershire.
PBC Today August 2020,

PBC Today August 2020

Welcome to PBC Today August 2020. In this edition, we examine the continuing impact of Covid-19 on the construction industry, including Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call to "build, build, build", government proposals to radically overhaul the planning system and the sector's road to recovery in the "new normal".
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.

Modular Advantage: The industry’s response to Covid-19

In this special edition of Modular Advantage, the Modular Building Institute interviewed over 20 member companies around the world to see how the industry has responded to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Building better by building smarter

Everyone wants the construction industry to go back to work but, in this new ebook, The Access Group argues that we must not simply slip back into the old "business as usual".

The evolution of volumetric modular technology

In this ebook, Jackie Maginnis, chief executive of the Modular & Portable Buildings Association, discusses the evolution of volumetric modular technology from its inception to the advanced systems that are proving increasingly popular today.

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Mail Manager – The email management add-on from Arup

Mail Manager is the Outlook add-in developed by Arup to help project-based businesses eliminate their email management headache.

BRE Group – the world-leading body for improving the built environment

BRE Group has been raising the standards of the built environment since 1921, and in the last few years has grown significantly.

Asite

Asite helps organisations plan, design and build their projects with confidence and ease.

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Building Resilience: Rethinking our approach to construction

This report by Asite provides a snapshot of the future trends shaping the industry, the opportunities and issues it faces in 2020 and exemplifies the virtues of a regionally engaged and globally responsive approach.

Copronet – We love email. Don’t we?

Copronet discuss their solution to searching documents through multiple criteria - helping to keep your construction project moving.

Build Aviator help to create your ideal kitchen design

With the importance of good kitchen design in our homes, Build Aviator help to deliver with their software and support services.

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