coleshill street, manchester regeneration

Green light for £80m regeneration of Manchester industrial site

Manchester City Council has approved an £80m regeneration plan for a mixed-use community with 410 new homes at Coleshill Street.
towns in England

£80m funding for towns in England to ‘build back better’

Over a hundred towns in England to share £80m to boost regeneration from the government to help them to ‘build back better’.
Lowesmoor Regeneration, waterside development

Plans in for £85m Worcester waterside development

Godwin Developments, working in partnership with Lowesmoor Regeneration has submitted plans for a brand new £85m waterside community in Worcester.
affordable homes colchester

Colchester adds more affordable homes to its portfolio

Building is underway for 16 affordable homes in Colchester, contributing to the council’s commitment to build 350 new council homes.
wolverhampton i9

Wolverhampton i9 office development on the up

The i9 development has already become a prominent feature of Wolverhampton’s skyline and once finished in the coming weeks, work will begin on adding the brick-faced, pre-cast external façade.
automated cone laying vehicle,

Kier adopts automated cone laying vehicle on road scheme

After successful extensive off-road testing, an automated cone laying vehicle has now taken to the road network for the first time.
Northern Gateway scheme, Manchester

Proposed £1bn investment agenda for Manchester

Major schemes in the new agenda include a second arena, 634 new homes as part of the Northern Gateway scheme and 410 new homes in Varley Street, Miles Platting.
construction site inspections,

Construction inspections to crack down on dust

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is launching its fourth wave of construction site inspections, focusing on respiratory risks and occupational lung disease.

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Project Portfolio Management,

Asite provides Baxall with Project Portfolio Management solution

Baxall Construction has enlisted the help of Asite to support the development, refurbishment and building of schools, police stations and community hubs across the South East of England.
geotechnical data, OpenGround Cloud

Bentley Systems launches OpenGround Cloud to boost geotechnical data

Bentley Systems has announced the availability of OpenGround Cloud, a new cloud service that enables geotechnical professionals to access reliable geotechnical data.
HS2 sites, carbon and cost estimating,

HS2 sites trial carbon and cost estimating AI solution

A new carbon and cost estimating solution powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being trialled on a number of HS2 sites.

THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN OFFSITE & MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

modular homebuilding,

New report urges Government to accelerate modular homebuilding

A new report has called for the construction of 75,000 new modular homes a year to create 50,000 new jobs and reduce carbon emissions by 40%.
Covid-19 test centres

Premier Modular wins Covid-19 test centres contract

Premier Modular has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to provide 25 standalone Covid-19 test centres across the UK.
Modular construction,

Integra Buildings reveals major expansion plans

Modular construction company, Integra Buildings has revealed plans for a major expansion of its East Yorkshire base.
zero-carbon neighbourhood

Construction begins on Kent’s zero-carbon neighbourhood

Construction has begun on Kent’s new zero-carbon neighbourhood, the new homes are being delivered by Public Sector Plc in partnership with NetZero Buildings, the offsite manufacturer.
modular construction,

How offsite manufacturing can meet school pressures after Covid-19

Craig Smailes, project director at Kajima Partnerships, explores how modular construction can help to address the pressures on capacity and best practice across education following Covid-19.
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 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.

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.

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.

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NHBC – warranty and insurance provider for new homes

Raising Standards. Protecting Homeowners. NHBC provide warranty and insurance for new homes across the UK to meet your needs.

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.

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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.

Copronet – We love email. Don’t we?

Copronet discuss their solution to searching documents through multiple criteria - helping to keep your construction project moving.

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