Dynamic Purchasing System

What is a Dynamic Purchasing System?

What is a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS), how does it differ from a traditional framework, and how it can be used to keep work local? Gary Cawley, director of CPC, takes a look.
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Green light for office building on Nine Elms Park site

Quadrant has been given the go-ahead to deliver a 12-storey office building on the site of the Royal Mail’s former south London depot in Nine Elms.
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HS2 archaeologists discover centuries of history in Buckinghamshire

Archaeologists working to prepare the UK for HS2 have begun uncovering almost 900 years of history at St Mary’s Church in Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire.
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Keltbray Lagan Power completes management buyout

The founders of Keltbray Lagan Power, a part of the Keltbray Group since 2018, have completed a management buyout of the business.
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Graham to construct Dunclug College’s new campus

Graham has been selected by the Education Authority to design and build a new school campus for Dunclug College in Ballymena.
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How can the housebuilding industry prepare for 2025 Future Homes Standards?

Kevin Blunden, technical & compliance director at Harwood Building Control, explores how housebuilders can prepare for the 2025 Future Homes Standard.
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HSE and CLC encourage industry to address work-related stress

The Health & Safety Executive has joined forces with the Construction Leadership Council to encourage the whole industry to start a conversation about employee stress
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ilke Homes secures first major development in the South West

ilke Homes has secured a development site from Eutopia Homes for 165 new homes on phase 2 of Exmouth Junction in Exeter.
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Material shortages still problematic for roofing industry

Growth for the roofing industry during the first quarter of 2021 has been hampered by recruitment difficulties and continued material shortages and price rises, according to the Q1 State of the Roofing Industry survey produced by Glenigan for NFRC.
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Report examines how to build and implement valuable digital twins

Openness, collaboration, and interoperability need to be embraced to optimise the implementation of digital twin technology, according to research by Asite.


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Construction software features document controllers should look for

What features should document controllers look for when choosing construction software? Tamara Higham, marketing executive at Viewpoint, takes a look.
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Construction underway on Birmingham’s first smart building

Construction work for Birmingham’s first smart-enabled building, Enterprise Wharf, is now underway at the Innovation Birmingham Campus.
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Bentley Acceleration Initiatives acquires Indian project controls specialist

Bentley Acceleration Initiatives has acquired Nadhi Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a specialist in project controls, analytics, and decision support for construction supply chains.


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Reds10 begins work on £45m offsite school projects

Reds10 is advancing plans to deliver over £45m of new school-build projects for the Department for Education’s £3bn offsite schools framework.
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Work progresses on George Eliot Hospital’s new theatre suite

Work continues on Wernick Building’s latest project for George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton, which will see the delivery of a new theatre suite.
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What is modular construction?

More and more UK contractors are implementing modular construction practices into their operations, construction software provider, Viewpoint explores.
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MPBA: Promoting knowledge transfer and training opportunities

Jackie Maginnis, chief executive of the Modular and Portable Building Association (MPBA), explores how the organisation is playing a key role in supporting the modular building industry.
PBC Today February 2021

PBC Today February 2021

Our first edition of 2021 looks at how architecture, engineering and construction are facing up to the challenges of planning reform, project delivery, digital transformation and moving towards a net-zero future against the backdrop of Covid-19 and lockdown 3.0.
BIM Today March 2021

BIM Today March 2021

Welcome to BIM Today March 2021, in which our expert contributors examine latest issues, innovations and challenges in the world of BIM, AI and digital construction.

Delivering End-to-End visibility in construction

This ebook from The Access Group looks at the challenging conditions for construction over the past year, both in terms of dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic and in navigating a complex supply chain picture.

Specification guide: Flame retardant wood panels

In Part One of this specification guide to flame retardant wood panels, innovative timber product specialist MEDITE SMARTPLY offers a comprehensive overview of the terminology covering these materials and related fire testing standards.

Modular Advantage: World of Modular preview

This edition of Modular Advantage previews the upcoming 2021 World of Modular conference and digital trade show, taking place on an all-digital platform.



Sips Eco – Insulated Panel Manufacturers

SIPs Eco is the Largest Award Winning Premier Independent SIP Home Manufacturer in the UK for constructing energy efficient homes

LABC – providing expert independent public service building control through Local...

LABC - Delivering impartial and professional building control services throughout England and Wales in order to meet regulations.

Buildots: Digitising construction with ‘mission control’

Buildots is an innovative construction tech start-up created with the aim of providing the equivalent of a ‘mission control room’ for construction sites.


Accessibility isn’t an add-on when it comes to awards

Ian Streets, managing director of About Access, marks down the judges who hand out accolades for inaccessible design.

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.