Environmental innovation, construction sector,

Environmental innovation in the construction sector

Aidan Bell, co-founder of 'sustainable construction material company Envirobuild, provides an in-depth guide to environmental innovation in the construction sector.
Andy Halsall, Craig McGilvray,

Amey appoints to new managing directors to its executive team

Amey has appointed two new managing directors, Andy Halsall and Craig McGilvray, to its executive team, after Amanda Fisher was named CEO in December.
Daylighting, insulation

Increasing daylight levels through insulation

Matthew Evans of Kingspan Insulation looks at the benefits of natural light in buildings and of adopting a holistic approach to daylighting design.
Accessibility statements

How access statements can highlight best practice within your building

Ian Streets from About Access discusses access statements and their benefits to visitors, as well as touching upon their limitations.
Fuel prices, energy efficiency,

Cheap fuel is the enemy of energy efficiency

Richard Tibenham of Greenlite Building Physics makes the case for higher fuel prices in an age of climate emergency.
illegal gas work,

Plumbing and heating contractor sentenced for illegal gas work

An unregistered plumbing and heating contractor has been fined for putting a number of homes at risk when he carried out illegal gas work.


Built Environment Soiree,

Networking at the heart of new built environment event

A new event for the construction industry is to take centre stage on 6 February, as the Built Environment Soiree presents an evening like no other!
ISO 19650, BIM,

RPS awarded BRE’s ISO 19650 BIM certification

Professional services firm RPS has achieved certification for BRE Global’s new ISO 19650 Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Businesses Scheme.
Digital twins,

Infrastructure digital twins: From vision to reality, from idea to action

As digital twins advance beyond BIM and GIS, what do you need to know? Bentley’s founder, Keith Bentley offers sage advice to help you make an impact.


Project Etopia appoints James Pikett as development director

Project Etopia has appointed former Berkeley St Edward’s head of development, James Pikett as its new development director.
modular construction, affordable housing,

2020: The year modular construction goes mainstream?

2020 must be a year of great change in affordable housing. Modular construction offers a solution, says Richard Hyams of architect astudio.
Public sector investment, housebuilding, offsite manufacturing

Public sector investment key to redefining the housebuilding industry

Homes England announced £30m to boost production at ilke Homes’ factory. Executive chairman Dave Sheridan discusses the importance of the deal in the wider context of efforts to tackle the housing crisis.
sustainable homes, timber frame, Scotframe and Cairnrowan,

Scotframe and Cairnrowan: A partnership creating sustainable homes

Scotframe’s timber frame kits help Cairnrowan build design-led, bespoke sustainable homes with exceptional thermal and environmental performance.
Modular Factory, Construction Corridor,

Modular factory in Leeds to bolster Northern construction corridor

Housing Minister Esther McVey visited the Legal & General Modular Factory in Leeds, which will create over 400 jobs for local people and drive the development of modular homes.
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 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.

Winter Construction Case Update

In this ebook, Peter Vinden, chief executive of The Vinden Partnership, looks at some of the key issues relating to contracts and insurance in the construction industry.

Climate and weather prediction analytics & AI in construction

In this ebook, Metswift looks at how emerging, rapidly advancing technology such as Artificial Intelligence, can be harnessed to take the pain out of weather prediction for the construction industry.

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.



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Excitech – technology solutions for the construction industry

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AHCI finishes 2019 in style following rapid growth

The Advantage Insurance team successfully rounds off 2019 by supporting local charity organisations close to their hearts.

Get organised for the New Year with Build Aviator Software

New Year, New You, New Deadlines. Build Aviator are here to help you get organised for your construction projects in 2020 and beyond.

Build Aviator offering Black Friday estimating software discounts

Build Aviator, the UK’s leading estimating software provider, are offering 50% off all software during Black Friday - the perfect time to save!