Construction contract,

Construction contract issues & what to do about them

Want to avoid construction contract issues? Find out how with this simple guide by EasyBuild, and keep your projects running smoothly.
urban environment, tall buildings,

Surrey to study effects of high-rise buildings on the urban environment

The University of Surrey has been awarded £1.8m from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to investigate how increased construction of tall buildings will impact the meteorology, air quality, and climate of towns and cities in the UK.

Carillion directors face being barred from boardroom roles

The move to start legal steps to bar eight former directors of Carillion from top boardroom positions has been welcomed by Unite the union – but ‘should have come much sooner’.
Covid-19 vaccine

Bouygues to deliver Covid-19 vaccine facility in Scotland

Bouygues Energies & Services has been chosen by Valneva to design and build a new Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing facility in Livingston, Scotland.
Heysham 1

Heysham 1 returns after £25m maintenance programme

Heysham 1’s staff and contract partners have returned one of the station’s two reactors to power after completing a £25m maintenance shutdown.

£15m Victoria terminal for Belfast harbour complete

Graham has completed a £15m redevelopment of the Victoria Terminal 2 (VT2) ferry terminal ramp which services the Belfast to Birkenhead route.
construction salaries

Average construction salaries fall by 2%

Economic uncertainty has seen average construction salaries fall by 2% on the year, as research reveals North East construction workers have the most disposable income.
Coastal flooding (coastal flood)

Climate change and coastal flood: Yes, they are related

The possibility of extreme coastal flood events could increase from the current rate of once every 100 years to every year by 2050, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
purpose-built student accommodation

Green light for Brighton film school student accommodation

Brighton and Hove Council has given Alumno the green light to deliver purpose-built student accommodation on Brighton’s Lewes Road.


A case study approach to considering a Common Data Environment

Contractors are realising that one of the most crucial steps in the BIM process is having a sound common data environment (CDE), Viewpoint explores further.
CAD software, BIM

BricsCAD BIM incorporates Twinmotion to accelerate 3D design

CAD software specialists, Bricsys® incorporates Twinmotion software, to accelerate 3D design and visualisation workflows in BricsCAD BIM.
The Power of Where, virtual conference, GIS, BIM,

Virtual conference to explore BIM and GIS movement

MG AEC Technology Partners is hosting a free virtual conference, The Power of Where, to put spatial intelligence at your fingertips, the event is going to be held 26 January 2021.


Modular construction, Wavin UK

The five major challenges facing UK modular construction

Keith Beverley, key account manager at Wavin UK, discusses the five most prevalent threats experienced by modular construction today.

ISG lands £35m DfE deal for trio of schools

ISG has been appointed to the £35m framework with the Department for Education (DfE) to build three new schools across the UK.
modern methods of construction

Buildoffsite to host virtual MMC conference

Buildoffsite will be hosting an inaugural virtual conference focused on the offsite sector and the opportunities for modern methods of construction (MMC) on 26 January.
modular homes, affordable homes,

ilke Homes and whg to deliver 43 affordable homes in Warwickshire

Modular housing company ilke Homes has agreed a deal with Midlands’ landlord whg to deliver 43 modular homes in Warwickshire.
Emergency housing, premier modular

Premier Modular completes £9m emergency housing scheme

Premier Modular has completed the installation of 58 apartments for a new £9m emergency housing scheme for Buckinghamshire Council in High Wycombe.
PBC Today November

PBC Today November 2020

PBC Today November 2020 brings you a wealth of insight and opinion exploring planning, BIM and construction as the UK prepares to enter a second national lockdown.
BIM Today December 2020

BIM Today December 2020

Welcome to BIM Today December 2020. In this issue, we look at the key programmes, initiatives and organisations that have been helping to drive forward the digital transformation and modernisation of construction during this most challenging of years.

Walking the razor’s edge: Data to boost margins and productivity

This ebook from The Access Group takes a look at how harnessing data and software can ensure companies can respond faster to opportunities, can bid for work with confidence and, ultimately, frees up the QS to do what they do best.

Winter 2020: Gately Construction Case Update

The latest Construction Case update from Gateley Vinden offers an in-depth look at the issues surrounding remediation, the draft Fire Safety Bill and the draft Building Safety Bill.

How insulated metal-faced panels influence UK commercial construction

This new ebook from Hemsec looks at insulated metal-faced panels (IMPs) and explains how these often-overlooked materials can make a major difference to commercial construction in the UK.



SCIA – Europe’s N°1 Structural Engineering Software

SCIA combines structural engineering and design technology to provide structural analysis software and a high-level support.

Revizto – construction software for maximum workflow

Revizto is the industry-leading Integrated Collaboration Platform (ICP) used by Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Owners to maximise workflows throughout the entire project lifecycle; enabling...

Viewpoint – Cloud-based project management for your entire organisation

Viewpoint, a Trimble company, offers award winning project management solutions to connect your office, team and field for construction project needs.


Covid-19 and the reinvention of the construction industry

Asite has launched a research report examining how the construction industry can adapt to survive, using digital technologies in the face of Covid-19.

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.

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.