Iain Sutton

Wates’ senior team member joins Crossfield Group

The Crossfield Group has appointed Iain Sutton, previously in senior roles at Wates for 22 years, as the head of operations.
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Why mediation should be used to resolve construction disputes

Christopher Cox of Michael Gerard Solicitors explores why mediation is the best way of achieving a satisfactory outcome for all parties in most construction disputes.
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Castlehouse completes £3.2m One Embankment refurbishment

A major refurbishment of One Embankment, the office building on Neville Street in Leeds has been completed by Castlehouse Construction.
Lifetime Skills Guarantee scheme,

Government skills funding must ‘prioritise building trades’

The Prime Minister has set out plans for a ‘Lifetime Skills Guarantee’ scheme to transform the training and skills system, aiming to help the country 'build back better' from coronavirus.
Helen Samuels, technical director

Kier appoints Helen Samuels as technical director

Kier has announced the appointment of Helen Samuels as technical director, a newly created senior role within its construction business.
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Lagmar to build 154 homes on former Rolls Royce site

Lagmar Properties Ltd has submitted a proposal for the delivery of a mixed-use development on the former Rolls Royce factory site in Dundonald.
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CLC updates construction site face mask guidance

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has updated their statement on the use of face coverings on construction sites in response to Covid-19.
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Willmott Dixon unveils tough net-zero carbon targets

Willmott Dixon is targeting that all new build and refurbishment projects delivered from 2030 will be net-zero carbon under its new 2030 sustainable strategy, ‘Now or Never; our decisive decade’.

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN DIGITAL CONSTRUCTON

Project Portfolio Management,

Asite provides Baxall with Project Portfolio Management solution

Baxall Construction has enlisted the help of Asite to support the development, refurbishment and building of schools, police stations and community hubs across the South East of England.
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Bentley Systems launches OpenGround Cloud to boost geotechnical data

Bentley Systems has announced the availability of OpenGround Cloud, a new cloud service that enables geotechnical professionals to access reliable geotechnical data.
HS2 sites, carbon and cost estimating,

HS2 sites trial carbon and cost estimating AI solution

A new carbon and cost estimating solution powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being trialled on a number of HS2 sites.

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN OFFSITE & MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

housing for homeless, premier modular

£1.5m contract to deliver modular housing for homeless

Premier Modular has been awarded the contract to provide modular housing for homeless families in Barking who are in urgent need of accommodation.
modular homebuilding,

New report urges Government to accelerate modular homebuilding

A new report has called for the construction of 75,000 new modular homes a year to create 50,000 new jobs and reduce carbon emissions by 40%.
Covid-19 test centres

Premier Modular wins Covid-19 test centres contract

Premier Modular has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to provide 25 standalone Covid-19 test centres across the UK.
Modular construction,

Integra Buildings reveals major expansion plans

Modular construction company, Integra Buildings has revealed plans for a major expansion of its East Yorkshire base.
zero-carbon neighbourhood

Construction begins on Kent’s zero-carbon neighbourhood

Construction has begun on Kent’s new zero-carbon neighbourhood, the new homes are being delivered by Public Sector Plc in partnership with NetZero Buildings, the offsite manufacturer.
PBC Today August 2020,

PBC Today August 2020

Welcome to PBC Today August 2020. In this edition, we examine the continuing impact of Covid-19 on the construction industry, including Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call to "build, build, build", government proposals to radically overhaul the planning system and the sector's road to recovery in the "new normal".
BIM Today September 2020

BIM Today September 2020

Welcome to the September edition of BIM Today. This issue looks at some of the increasingly diverse and innovative applications of BIM, IoT, machine learning and other digital construction techniques around the world.

Modular Advantage: The industry’s response to Covid-19

In this special edition of Modular Advantage, the Modular Building Institute interviewed over 20 member companies around the world to see how the industry has responded to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Building better by building smarter

Everyone wants the construction industry to go back to work but, in this new ebook, The Access Group argues that we must not simply slip back into the old "business as usual".

The evolution of volumetric modular technology

In this ebook, Jackie Maginnis, chief executive of the Modular & Portable Buildings Association, discusses the evolution of volumetric modular technology from its inception to the advanced systems that are proving increasingly popular today.

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NHBC – warranty and insurance provider for new homes

Raising Standards. Protecting Homeowners. NHBC provide warranty and insurance for new homes across the UK to meet your needs.

Mail Manager – The email management add-on from Arup

Mail Manager is the Outlook add-in developed by Arup to help project-based businesses eliminate their email management headache.

BRE Group – the world-leading body for improving the built environment

BRE Group has been raising the standards of the built environment since 1921, and in the last few years has grown significantly.

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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.

Copronet – We love email. Don’t we?

Copronet discuss their solution to searching documents through multiple criteria - helping to keep your construction project moving.

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