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Property experts urge industry to push fight against climate change

A group of experts have called on the property industry to step up the fight against climate change by making sustainability a key priority in the UK's planning system.
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The UK’s mobility sector must be sustainable, says Amey

A paper published by Amey Investments highlights key challenges associated with the UK’s mobility sector and suggests ways in which the UK could develop a more enriched sector that is sustainable and delivers social value.
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UNiBLOCK’s Insulated Concrete Forms revolution

For years, Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) have been playing on the margins of the UK’s construction sector. That is all about to change, according to Leslie Dawson, managing director of UNiBLOCK.
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome, Places for People Homes,

Places for People Homes fined £600k after employees develop HAVS

Places for People Homes has been fined £600,000 after five employees developed Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS).
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Looming IR35 reforms cause confusion

More than half (54%) of limited company contractors do not understand the details of IR35 and how to correctly determine whether they fall inside or outside of the legislation.
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Deanstor wins £4m Circle Square contract in Manchester

Deanestor, contract furniture specialists, has been awarded its largest contract to date in the residential sector, the fit out of one of the biggest rental schemes in Manchester.

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN DIGITAL CONSTRUCTON

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UK BIM Framework publishes two new documents

The UK BIM Framework has released two new documents to support practitioners in embedding and implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM).
Digital Twins

Making Digital Twins a reality – A practical viewpoint from IES Webinar

Integrated Environmental Solutions Ltd discuss Digital Twins in construction, following on from their recent webinar on the hot topic.
Graitec Advance Suite release 2020.1

Update 2020.1 of GRAITEC Advance Suite available for download

Graitec is delighted to announce that the update 2020.1 of its GRAITEC Advance Suite is available for download, bringing advancements in the software.

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN OFFSITE & MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

Modularize, offsite construction

How Modularize bridges the gap between architects and manufacturers

Gaynor Tennant, CBDO of Modularize, tells PBC Today how they can help address the gap between architects and manufacturers in the offsite construction sector.
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Offsite Solutions acquires Taylor and Kilduff

Offsite Solutions, a bathroom pod manufacturer, has acquired Taylor and Kilduff, a steel fabrication business to bring the manufacture of base frames for its steel-framed pods in-house.
Offsite Construction,

The Offsite Construction Survey: Fit for the future?

Can offsite deliver on its promise and become “business as usual”? PBC Today's latest survey, The Offsite Construction Survey, reveals all.
PBC Today November,

PBC Today November 2019

With 2020 just around the corner, the PBC Today November edition looks to the future, with a focus on digital planning, the National Digital Twin, offsite construction and embodied carbon in construction.
BIM Today September, Construction Industry Brexit Survey,

BIM Today September 2019

In September's BIM Today, we reveal the results of the Construction Industry Brexit Survey, a major poll of our readers to gauge the confidence of the AEC sector once the UK leaves the European Union.

VAT in construction

This ebook from construction finance specialist Aldermore Bank breaks down how the new reverse VAT system will work and why it is being implemented to combat possible fraud and make the collection of VAT more efficient.

StormMeister: Active Flood Seal

In this ebook, StormMeister, looks at the company's history and explains how the Active Flood Seal works to ensure doors or barriers stay watertight.

Offsite Construction: Innovation Nation

This ebook examines the evolution of the modular and offsite sector, looking at the efforts underway to bring about lasting change.

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LHC – Trusted procurement for better buildings and homes

LHC is a provider of free-to-use framework agreements used for the construction, refurbishment and maintenance of social housing and public buildings

BIM for you with BRE

BRE Academy provide expert training and certification opportunities that provide you with a clear pathway for your needs in the construction industry.

The Compliance Workbook – Innovative technology solutions

A new way to extract data and manage your assets and compliance. Putting your data into action with The Compliance Workbook.

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The 2019 Winner of the Martin Gough Award is…

IES announce this year’s winner of the Martin Gough Student Award, Bayan Khayat-Sarama with ‘Designing a near-Autonomous House in Palestine’

Accessibility issues: Sharing expertise to create a more inclusive world

Ian Streets from About Access discusses tackling accessibility issues by educating others in order to share expert knowledge.

IES’s (ICL) is shortlisted for the Building Awards 2019

IES’s Intelligent Communities Lifecycle (ICL) technology has been shortlisted for Digital & BIM Initiative of the Year category of the Building Awards 2019

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