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Yorkshire Water reveals partners for £650m infrastructure framework

Nine partners have been appointed to the £650m Clean and Waste Infrastructure framework and Customer Focussed Infrastructure framework.

£58m Nottingham College City Hub scheme passes halfway

Nottingham College City Hub facility has passed the halfway point as Wates confirm benefits of the project for the people of Nottingham.
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New London fire commissioner appointed

The new London fire commissioner will be working with the deputy mayor for fire and resilience, Fiona Twycross, to deliver the recommendations of the recent Grenfell Tower Inquiry report (Phase 1).
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Balfour Beatty crowned UK’s most admired construction company

Balfour Beatty has come out on top in the Heavy Construction category in Britain’s Most Admired Companies of 2019, as Wates and Morgan Sindall just miss the top spot.
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Addressing air quality impact of new homes

Simon Stanion, partner and head of planning at law firm Shakespeare Martineau, discusses the importance of effectively assessing air quality impact for new housing developments.
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AB Glass reappointed for second installation at Glassfields

Aluminium manufacturing and installation company, AB Glass, has started work at Glassfields, the former Guardian Exchange building in Bristol for Kier Construction.

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How BIM has paved the way for construction’s digital transformation

Here, Melanie Dawson, director of digital construction at GRAHAM, looks at how BIM and other technologies have shaped the industry.
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Allplan Bridge 2020 the 4D BIM solution for bridges

Allplan Bridge 2020, the complete solution for parametric modelling, structural analysis and detailing is now available for download.
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The challenge of managing public sector standards at scale

The complexity of keeping standards consistent when you’re responsible for any public service is difficult but managing public sector standards at scale is an enormous challenge.

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN OFFSITE & MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

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Metframe’s pre-panelised system helps deliver new student block

Metframe’s pre-panelised system helped deliver a new student block combining a flexible modern interior with an attractive traditional exterior in just 13 weeks.
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Buildoffsite teams up with Construction Innovation Hub

Buildoffsite has joined forces with the Construction Innovation Hub to help deliver its mission to transform UK construction and change the way buildings are designed and manufactured.
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Insulation specialists hail cross-party timber frame report

A report published showing how production in the timber frame industry can play a major role in helping solve the housing crisis has been welcomed by insulation specialist, Actis.
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The modular homes leading the way in the UK

As the construction industry ramps up its use of modular construction, PBC Today takes look at the modular housing schemes taking the UK by storm.
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PBC Today November 2019

With 2020 just around the corner, the PBC Today November edition looks to the future, with a focus on digital planning, the National Digital Twin, offsite construction and embodied carbon in construction.
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BIM Today December 2019

Welcome to the December edition of BIM Today. In this issue, we look back at some of the key issues in the sector today and ahead to what 2020 may bring.

VAT in construction

This ebook from construction finance specialist Aldermore Bank breaks down how the new reverse VAT system will work and why it is being implemented to combat possible fraud and make the collection of VAT more efficient.

StormMeister: Active Flood Seal

In this ebook, StormMeister, looks at the company's history and explains how the Active Flood Seal works to ensure doors or barriers stay watertight.

Offsite Construction: Innovation Nation

This ebook examines the evolution of the modular and offsite sector, looking at the efforts underway to bring about lasting change.

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Excitech – technology solutions for the construction industry

Excitech provide technology solutions and services for the construction sector for the entire building lifecycle from design to maintenance.

Simpson Strong-Tie – structural connectors for timber, masonry and steel

For over 60 years, Simpson Strong-Tie® has focused on creating structural connectors that perform under the toughest of conditions, helping you build safer, stronger homes and buildings.

LHC – Trusted procurement for better buildings and homes

LHC is a provider of free-to-use framework agreements used for the construction, refurbishment and maintenance of social housing and public buildings

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Build Aviator offering Black Friday estimating software discounts

Build Aviator, the UK’s leading estimating software provider, are offering 50% off all software during Black Friday - the perfect time to save!

Making Digital Twins a reality – A practical viewpoint from IES...

Integrated Environmental Solutions Ltd discuss Digital Twins in construction, following on from their recent webinar on the hot topic.

Update 2020.1 of GRAITEC Advance Suite available for download

Graitec is delighted to announce that the update 2020.1 of its GRAITEC Advance Suite is available for download, bringing advancements in the software.

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