Greenway: West Float project

Plans in for new public realm infrastructure at Wirral Waters

A planning application for a major new public realm, the Greenway: West Float project, which will pave the way for the next stage of building and development has been submitted by Peel L&P to Wirral Council.
planning for the future,

Landmark Information to host ‘Planning for the Future’ event

Landmark Information is chairing an online event to explore the government’s ‘Planning for the Future’ consultation and the impact reforms may have on the industry.
homes without gas, Future homes standard

NHBC Foundation launches new guide for homes without gas

The '2025: New Homes Without Gas' guide from the NHBC Foundation explains the key technical issues and discusses the choices housebuilders, designers and architects face when specifying alternative heating and hot water systems.
Tender prices, contractors

Tender prices hold up but likely to drop in 2021

Tender prices are expected to perform better this year than in 2021, however as contractor’s pipelines weaken, prices will begin to plummet, says Mace.
High Point Academy, SEND schools

Interserve begins work on two schools in the West Midlands

Interserve Construction is now on-site at new High Point Academy in Wednesbury and the Beacon College Special Academy in Hereford.
cladding remediation,

Committee condemns ‘badly missed’ cladding remediation target

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has condemned the ‘badly missed’ target to make thousands of Grenfell-style cladding homes safe, as it urges the new 2021 deadline be met.
Royal Warwick Square development, Vital Energi

Vital Energi wins M&E contract for Royal Warwick Square scheme

Vital Energi has secured a £6.8m mechanical and engineering contract on Phase 2 of the Royal Warwick Square development to deliver essential infrastructure.
scaffolding company,

Scaffolding company fined after worker suffers fatal head injury

Wembley Scaffolding Services and its director have been fined after a worker fell five metres and suffered a fatal head injury.

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Asite platform, Power BI

Asite platform integrates with Microsoft Power BI

Power BI reports can now be embedded into the Asite platform dashboard, enabling fast and easy access to project data.
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The power of 3D laser scanning: Best practices for survey control

You know you can’t do a project well without survey control. But what’s less clear for AEC professionals is how and why to link it with 3D laser scan data.
product data, product information,

Construction manufacturers urged to ‘digitise product data’

A new initiative aims to get manufacturers in the construction industry to take ownership of their product information, this project is being supported by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the UK BIM Alliance.

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MMC for social housing,

Housing 2020: How to deliver MMC for social housing projects

Even while working from home, local authority and housing association development teams can access exclusive technical advice on how to implement MMC for social housing projects.
timber industry, reduce co2

Timber industry campaign to reduce CO2 in construction

Wood CO2ts less aims to increase awareness of timber’s environmental credentials and highlight how using wood from sustainable forests is one of the simplest ways to reduce carbon emissions.
modular homes,

First modular homes craned into place in Sheffield

Four new modular homes have been craned into place at Parson Cross in Sheffield, to deliver affordable rent across the city.
modular building, homelessness,

Modular building product to help tackle homelessness across the UK

Modular construction specialist, Elite Systems has launched a new modular building product to help local authorities tackle homelessness across the UK.
MMC Covid, AIMCH

How MMC can support the housing sector post-Covid

The AIMCH project will host a webinar to share key insights on the adoption of modern methods of construction (MMC) in the housing sector post Covid-19.
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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