Construction workflows, construction sites, Mobile technologies

5 mobile systems that can improve construction workflows

Mobile systems backed with cloud-based technologies offer construction sites a previously unseen level of convenience and ease-of-use. Bryan Christiansen of Limble CMMS looks at five of these systems and how they can improve construction workflows.
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Construction SMEs prove resilient in the face of Covid-19

Construction SMEs are leading the recovery in the industry, as they prove to be more resilient than their larger counterparts, according to analysis from Hudson Contract.

IoT data: Maximising its value

Nick Sacke, head of IoT and products at Comms365, explains that stakeholders need to fully understand how to integrate these new data sources into existing data platforms and get the most value from it.
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Green light for new Thameside neighbourhood at Royal Docks

Plans for 5,000 new homes at Thameside neighbourhood, West Silvertown have been given the go-ahead.
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Liverpool cancer centre opens at Interserve-built facility

Liverpool’s new Rutherford Cancer Centre North West, which was built by Interserve has started to accept patients three years after the company commenced work on the £35m facility.
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Strathclyde researchers to develop remote building inspections

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde have received £35,000 funding to develop an online platform for remote building inspection.
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Solving common disputes in the construction industry

Dorothy Edgar, on behalf of Modelling Architecture, explores which dispute issues are most common, and to provide guidance on how you can resolve them as painlessly as possible
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WIllmott Dixon secures £54m Manchester College contract

Willmott Dixon has been appointed by the LTE Group to deliver the first phase of The Manchester College’s ambitious estates strategy.


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Smart buildings and wellbeing: Wearing your heart on your HVAC

How long before your building “knows” more about you than you do yourself? BSRIA’s Dr Michelle Agha-Hossein and Henry Lawson take a look.
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Helgolandkai: BIM pilot project in port construction

In Wilhelmshaven, a 130-year-old quay is once again writing engineering history as a BIM pilot project.
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Buildots raises $16m to bring AI to construction management

Buildots has secured $16m in funding to leverage the power of AI to track, analyse and provide actionable data for construction project teams.


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A&E Elkins wins £300m deal to deliver modular homes in Greenwich

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has agreed a £300m contract with A&E Elkins to deliver up to 750 new modular homes.
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Modular build complete for Cambridge school

Modular construction specialists, Darwin Group has completed a new multi-use block for Gretton School in Cambridge.
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Insurance implications of the new timber frame fire safety in use research

Marcus Saunders, client service executive for construction at Gallagher, tells us what the new research from the Structural Timber Association (STA) into fire safety could mean for insuring timber framed properties.

ilke Homes to develop 76 sustainable homes in Worcestershire

In a deal with Crea8ive Sustainable Homes, ilke Homes will deliver 76 sustainable homes to Evesham in Worcestershire.
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Consortium to develop school building kits

A consortium of construction industry experts are developing a kit of parts to allow schools to be built offsite and then shipped to their final location.
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 June 2020

BIM Today June 2020

In the June edition of BIM Today, with the UK still in lockdown due to Covid-19, this issue takes a look forward to a future hopefully not too far away as we return to some kind of normal.

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.

Modular construction: Has its moment arrived?

In this ebook, Nick Johns, head of digital manufacturing - UK at Graitec, examines the case for modular construction as a game-changer that will shift many aspects of building activity away from traditional projects to offsite, precision manufacturing-led production.



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.


Asite helps organisations plan, design and build their projects with confidence and ease.


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.

Build Aviator help to create your ideal kitchen design

With the importance of good kitchen design in our homes, Build Aviator help to deliver with their software and support services.