Andy Cook, data centres,

Sisk appoints Andy Cook to lead data centre delivery

John Sisk & Son has appointed Andy Cook to lead the operational delivery for data centres throughout the UK.
home-grown timber

Project to showcase use of home-grown timber in UK construction

A new pilot project has secured funding to increase the use of home-grown timber in UK construction and develop the country’s first engineered timber manufacturing plant.
brownfield site

Inland Homes unveils potential for 1,650 new homes

Housebuilder Inland Homes has secured three new brownfield sites in Barking and Dagenham with a combined potential for over 1,650 new homes.
lifts and escalators

Lift and escalator suppliers invited to tender for HS2

HS2 has invited five bidders to tender for the design, delivery and maintenance of almost 300 lifts and escalators for HS2’s four major new stations.
office construction

London office construction falls, as remote working takes over

New office construction in central London has declined by half in six months, as occupier demand weakens, according to Deloitte.
Transport infrastructure

Driving innovation in transport infrastructure

The Intelligent Infrastructure Control Centre is a new cloud-based platform developed by the TIES Living Lab that aims to harness digital to radically change the way the UK designs, delivers and manages transport infrastructure.
construction union,

Unite calls for tighter rules to tackle construction Covid transmissions

Construction union, Unite has urged the government and construction employers to enforce stricter rules to tackle rising Covid-19 transmissions in the industry.
HS2 contracts,

Firms invited to bid for £12bn worth of HS2 contracts

Businesses have been invited to tender for £12bn worth of HS2 contracts, as it begins its four-day ‘meet the contractor’ event.
Waste infrastructure, AMP7 framework

IWJS secures waste infrastructure framework

IWJS, the wastewater service provider, has been awarded a major new AMP7 framework contract by Severn Trent.

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3d reality data, WebShare,

FARO launches WebShare software enterprise feature

FARO Technologies has announced the release of its new WebShare Software Enterprise feature, an extension of the widely used FARO WebShare platform.
3D scanning, 3D control, Imerso software

Automated scan-to-BIM inspection delivers green construction in Sweden

Construction project in one of the trendiest neighbourhoods of Stockholm invests in automatic 3D scanning tech to track progress and detect construction deviations in real-time.
3D laser scanning, Museum of Flight

Proof of concept: Digital twins take off at Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight has explored the unlimited potential of 3D laser scanning with Datum Tech Solutions. Sean O’Keefe takes a look.

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN OFFSITE & MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

SIPs

Growth in demand for SIPs-built garden rooms & home offices

Hemsec responds to significant growth in demand as homeowners turn to structural insulated panels (SIPs)-built garden rooms and home offices.
Insulated Concrete Forms, UNiBLOCK,

UNiBLOCK’s Insulated Concrete Forms revolution

For years, Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) have been playing on the margins of the UK’s construction sector. That is all about to change, according to Leslie Dawson, managing director of UNiBLOCK.
Modular homes,

Modular homes craned into place for homeless families in Barking

20 new modular homes have been craned into place in Barking and Dagenham to house local homeless people.

BoKlok joins the NHBC Accepts scheme

NHBC has welcomed BoKlok to its acceptance scheme, which will help build confidence in innovative construction and enable MMC systems to be fast-tracked for warranty.
Modern methods of construction, MMC,

Why lenders shouldn’t overlook Modern Methods of Construction projects

John Carter, commercial director for commercial real estate at Aldermore bank, explores the importance of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) in an evolving industry.
PBC Today November

PBC Today November 2020

PBC Today November 2020 brings you a wealth of insight and opinion exploring planning, BIM and construction as the UK prepares to enter a second national lockdown.
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.

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.

Making the built environment accessible for all

In this ebook, About Access, which has been providing advice, guidance and training on improving access for 20 years, discusses its work and the importance of broadening understanding and acceptance of accessibility issues.

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.

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Vectorworks, Inc. is a design and BIM software provider serving the architecture, landscape architecture and entertainment industries in 85 countries.

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BuildSafe is the UK's largest independent broker of structural warranties. We help property professionals understand & navigate the warranty market.

Nemetschek Group – digital transformation in the AEC industry

Providing software solutions, the Nemetschek Group is a pioneer for digital transformation in the construction industry using Open BIM.

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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.

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