Design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. has released the 2022 version of its BIM and CAD product line.
Michael Gove has been named the new minister for housing, communities and local government, replacing Robert Jenrick who was removed from the role.
Association for Project Management (APM) has launched a new tool to support members plan, track and reflect every stage of their development.
Robert Jenrick has been sacked from his position as housing secretary in prime minister Boris Johnson’s latest cabinet reshuffle.
Morgan Sindall Construction has completed the £7.6m Castleward Spencer Academy, a primary school in Derby city centre which will provide the area with vital additional school capacity.
Bentley Systems’ Seequent business unit has acquired Canadian mining and exploration software company, Minalytix.
Mitie has kicked off a new five-year contract to deliver facilities management services for Swansea University, worth £2.4m a year.
WSP has appointed Bob Tong, former infrastructure director at Lendlease, as its head of planning in the UK.
Scientists at The University of Manchester have developed a concrete-like material made of space dust and the blood, sweat and tears of astronauts.
Gatwick has committed to providing roles for women in STEM, the airport has recruited two male and two female engineering apprentices for its 2021 cohort.
Godwin Developments today has submitted outline plans for new family homes on land south of Ashby Road Central, in the Leicestershire town of Shepshed.
HS2’s main contractor Align has agreed to allow Unite officials to visit the welfare facilities of its sites and speak to workers during their breaks.
Great construction work should never be held up by poor project management. To help companies deliver more projects on schedule, within budget, stress-free, Elecosoft has launched Powerproject Collaboration Cloud.
Researchers at the University of Strathclyde, Cardiff University, the University of Naples Federico II and engineering company BAM Ritchies, are exploring the role of fungi in helping to prevent landslips.
OpenBIM specialist xbim and property logbook company Chimni have been awarded an InnovateUK grant to re-imagine BIM use in the housebuilding industry.
Derek Orr, Balfour Beatty’s project director of new nuclear and major projects, discusses the company’s approach to offsite manufacturing, DfMA and looks at how this was applied on the Hinkley nuclear plant project.
Wernick Buildings has secured an £8.2m contract to deliver a modular building for the Queen Alexandra hospital in Portsmouth.
The new station at Brent Cross has entered its next phase of construction, as VolkerFitzpatrick begins the installation of steelwork needed to build the station’s concourse.
One Oriented Strand Board (OSB) product may seem much like any other. In reality it is worth checking before specifying, especially if you want to score eco points. When it comes to being green, West Fraser’s SterlingOSB Zero stands out.
Welcome to the August edition of PBC Today, which explores everything from climate risk in the built environment, carbon reduction and net zero ambitions to calls for a radical new national housing policy, how the industry can cope with material shortages and the case for incentivising MMC.
Welcome to the June edition of BIM Today. In this issue, we look at everything from boosting digital skills in the construction workforce to the potential of digital twins in achieving net zero carbon, the future of drone technology in the UK and the role of 4D visualisation in improving health and safety.
In this new ebook, the Access Group argues that the lack of supply, when combined with emerging challenges and barriers at home and internationally, mean the construction industry must now accept that the old ways of working alone are not going to solve the problem.
Automist by Plumis is an award-winning fire suppression system, designed for cost efficient construction of modular homes.
Asite has launched a research report examining how the construction industry can adapt to survive, using digital technologies in the face of Covid-19.