building services jobs

New building services jobs board to help match recruits

BESA is partnering with PRS Recruitment to deliver a new online jobs board to help members attract new recruits and match skilled people with the right job.

How can modular construction address issues in the UK?

Dr Poologanathan, head of structural engineering at Northumbria University, discusses the increasingly vital role of MMC in addressing issues such as the UK housing crisis, emergency healthcare infrastructure and the future of safe and sustainable modular construction.
David Bearman, Harvey Tyrrell

Pub owner and electrician jailed after boy electrocuted in pub garden

An electrician and pub owner have been jailed following the death of 7-year-old Harvey Tyrrell in a pub garden in September 2018.
regeneration project

Wates appointed to £10m regeneration project in Camden

Wates Construction has been appointed by the London Borough of Camden to deliver the latest phase of a mixed-use regeneration project near Abbey Road.
head of digital,

Tilbury Douglas appoints new head of digital

Tilbury Douglas has appointed Aneesa Mulla as the new head of digital to focus on its digital transformation strategy and MMC.
scheduling software,

Driving future efficiencies with Powerproject

Lovell Partnerships uses scheduling software Powerproject by Elecosoft to construct a template for industry-leading success.
London Plan

The London Plan: 7 areas to deliver a legacy of sustainable change

Andrew Dowell, a senior planner at Ingleton Wood’s London office, casts his expert eye over the London Plan – the fraught 500-page vision to reshape our post-Covid capital over the next 20 years – and has picked out seven key areas that could seal its fate.
one eastside

Revised plans for Birmingham residential tower approved

Court Collaboration has been given the go-ahead for revised plans to deliver One Eastside, a  51-storey residential tower in Birmingham.
Biodiversity, construction,

Planning guidance to protect biodiversity on construction sites

Dr David Smith, Eastern region director at Ecological Planning & Research, discusses why developers and construction businesses should protect biodiversity and how to follow the guidance.
insulated floor,

Park homes specialist sees flood of demand for Actis-insulated floor

Hundreds of park homeowners are poised to enjoy a warmer living environment thanks to the installation of an Actis Hybrid insulated floor funded by the Green Homes Grant scheme.


Fibre optic, sensing technology, Air quality

Sensing technology trial to improve air quality in Staffordshire

Staffordshire County Council (SCC) is working with Amey and Fotech to improve air quality through the use of fibre optic sensing technology.
prefabricated manufacturing software

Graitec acquires prefabricated manufacturing software developer

Graitec has acquired StrucSoft Solutions, a software developer dedicated to prefabricated manufacturing and offsite construction within the AEC industry.
immersive workspace,

[VIDEO] Collaboration corner: The immersive workspace

In this episode of Rhys Lewis’s ‘collaboration corner’, Revizto conducts some important testing using Igloo Vision’s immersive workspace.


modern methods of construction, mmc

Has modern methods of construction been accelerated by Covid-19?

Wayne Oakes, director at multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy Dice, expects the move towards modern methods of construction to grow as the firm is tasked with delivering more modular projects.
Port Loop, MMC homes

Green light for new MMC homes at Port Loop

House by Urban Splash has been granted planning permission to deliver 98 homes in the next phase of development at Port Loop, Birmingham’s new island community.
North Middlesex University Hospital

Premier Modular hands over £1.7m ward in North Middlesex

Premier Modular has delivered a £1.7m ward building at North Middlesex University Hospital, reducing the programme to just six weeks on-site to help expand ward capacity.

Etopia Homes commits to delivering zero-carbon housing

Etopia Homes, backed by the Reuben Brothers, has become the UK’s first developer to commit to achieving an EDGE Zero Carbon certification.
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.

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.

Walking the razor’s edge: Data to boost margins and productivity

This ebook from The Access Group takes a look at how harnessing data and software can ensure companies can respond faster to opportunities, can bid for work with confidence and, ultimately, frees up the QS to do what they do best.



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.

Procore – Construction management software

Procore's construction management software connects everyone on the project team with all of the information they need to get the job done on time, under budget, with quality and with pride.


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.

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.