Planning permission, Local Government Association, homes,

One million UK homes with planning permission still not built

More than one million homes with planning consent in the past decade are yet to be built, according to figures from the Local Government Association.
foundations, structural warranty,

Best practice for foundations in the construction industry

The technical team at structural warranty specialists Advantage Insurance (AHCI) take a look at what constitutes best practice for foundations in 2020.
Plan Zero, Mitie, net-zero carbon,

Mitie launches ‘Plan Zero’ to reach net-zero carbon by 2025

Mitie has launched its new ‘Plan Zero’ commitment, aiming to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2025, 25 years ahead of the UK government’s 2050 target.
Hs2 survey,

HS2: Transformational infrastructure or gigantic waste of money?

HS2 has been given the green light. But, is it on the right track or a white elephant in the making? Take PBC Today’s latest survey to have your say.
Construction Engineering Masters programme, diversity at leadership level,

Construction Engineering Masters programme urges more women to enrol

For the sector to truly transform we need change and diversity at leadership level, says the Construction Engineering Masters (CEM) programme, as it calls on more women to enrol.
East Birmingham, Strategy, Birmingham City Council

Birmingham Council launches major strategy for homes and transport

Birmingham City Council has launched a new strategy for East Birmingham which aims to create 40,000 jobs, 10,000 new homes and improved access to public transport and health services.
sustainability strategy, sir robert mcalpine

Sir Robert McAlpine pledges new sustainability strategy

Sir Robert McAlpine have launched a new sustainability strategy for 2020-2024, setting a clear path to achieving net-zero carbon emissions, with social value delivered over its operations.
strategic advisory, Shelley Frost, Lesha Chetty,

Mace bolsters strategic advisory services with two new hires

Mace has bolstered its strategic advisory business with the appointment of Shelley Frost and Lesha Chetty as directors.

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN DIGITAL CONSTRUCTON

Western Dedicated Freight Corridor, BIM methodologies,

BIM steps up to shape India’s new rail corridor

Larsen & Toubro have advanced BIM for rail on the second phase of India’s Western Dedicated Freight Corridor.
WebShare Cloud, FARO,

FARO’s SCENE WebShare Cloud connects the ‘real’ world with datasets

In an interview with Jörg Braunes, product manager at FARO, we discuss the new features and how various groups of professionals can benefit.
Weather Data, BIM, Met office

Weather and climate data within BIM for safe and efficient construction

The Met Office and BIM today have been looking at the integration of weather and climate data across the construction project lifecycle. In this edition, we look at the next step of how data can be used to support the project delivery and build.

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN OFFSITE & MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

Timber frame market, housebuilding,

Timber frame market to surpass £800m in 2020

Sales of timber homes and buildings will reach £800m in 2020 as growth in timber frame housebuilding outpaces traditional construction methods.
Housing shortage, UK Housing, IFS, Modular,

Housing shortage: Could modular construction be the answer?

Kenny Ingram, global industry director at IFS discusses how modular construction and technology could lay the foundations for the future of UK housing.
land acquisition, Urban Splash,

Urban Splash hires four new land acquisition experts

Urban Splash has strengthened its land acquisition team with four new hires, as Andrew Johnston, Richard Dingle, Sam Thomas and Laurence Chipperton join.
coronavirus, Wuhan Huoshenshan Hospital,

[VIDEO] China builds hospital in 10 days to treat coronavirus patients

The Chinese city of Wuhan has built a new 1,000-bed hospital in just over a week to treat people infected by the coronavirus outbreak.
Timber systems, offsite construction, Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes

Timber systems lead the way for offsite home solutions

Stewart Dalgarno, director of product development at Stewart Milne Timber Systems, discusses how Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) can overcome challenges currently faced by housebuilders and developers.
PBC Today February,

PBC Today February 2020

Welcome to the PBC Today February 2020. In this issue, we shine a light on the planning landscape, legal issues for construction, modular construction's potential in 2020, digital transformation in FM and much more!
BIM Today December 2019,

BIM Today December 2019

Welcome to the December edition of BIM Today. In this issue, we look back at some of the key issues in the sector today and ahead to what 2020 may bring.

Guidance in Construction: Protecting your rights

In this ebook, Andrew Dixon, Aldermore's commercial director for specialist finance, looks at how small and medium-sized firms can navigate the tightening construction market and uncertain economic landscape.

Digital technology will change the culture of the construction industry

In this latest ebook, JCT experts look at some of the key issues in construction, from sustainability and the changes being brought about by digital technology to contract law.

StormMeister – Flood protection solutions

This ebook offers an introduction to StormMeister, its expanding range of flood protection solutions using the patented Active Flood Seals.

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EBOOK CATEGORIES

Causeway – Construction software solutions

Causeway provides powerful cloud-based solutions that transforms commercial performance across the front line of its construction customers’ businesses.

Lightweight Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bridge Installers: APB Group Ltd

APB Group Ltd are experienced lightweight fibre reinforced polymer bridge installers and specialist civil engineering, geotechnical and construction service providers. With a multi-skilled management team...

Modular Building Institute (MBI)

The Modular Building Institute's mission is to expand the use of offsite construction through innovative construction practices and education.

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Build Aviator unveils one-stop shop to assist housebuilding

Build Aviator's House Types packages offer a one-stop shop to ensure you have everything you need from planning approval to building the finished product.

Opening the door to access consultants will save money

Ian Streets of About Access discusses the benefits of access consultants, particularly in the long-term where it costs to put things right.

How Build Aviator can ensure you can spend more time on...

Build Aviator discuss their estimating software and how you can make the most of the tools on hand to stay on top of your project.

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