digital technologies, asite

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.
Planning policy reforms, planning reform, planning system

The impacts of planning reform on employment land

After speaking at the Westminster Briefing event on Planning Policy Reforms Under the New Government, Institute of Economic Development director Stuart Hardisty looks at where the recent and proposed reforms to the planning system will take us.
Rapid Capture

Rapid Capture: Using smart technology in the wake of Covid-19

Lee McDougall, geomatic director at building consultancy and architecture practice AHR, explains how technology can help us safely attend our workplaces where we are required to do so, as we all adjust to the “new normal”.
Construction contracts, Contract awards

Construction contract awards rise by 21.2% in September

The total value of construction contract awards in September 2020 was £5.4bn based on a three-month rolling average, this is 21.2% higher than for August, according to Barbour ABI’s Economic & Construction Market Review.
Carbon emissions from buildings, Climate change

Taking action: Tackling carbon emissions from buildings

Michelle Agha-Hossein, building performance lead at the Building Services Research & Information Association (BSRIA), discusses how owners and operators can tackle the pressing issues of carbon emissions from buildings.
Stevenage regeneration, Mace

Green light for Stevenage town centre regeneration

Mace has received planning permission for SG1, the regeneration of Stevenage Town Centre.
Eastern Highways

Dyer & Butler wins place on Eastern Highways framework

The framework has been divided into three separate Lots, with Dyer & Butler appointed to Lot 1 covering projects with a value of up to £2m.
Modern methods of construction, MMC, Hemsec

Industry must provide documented evidence to support MMC

MMC projects employ a set of relatively new skills in UK construction. Hemsec examines the need for greater skills in estimating for MMC, and for a range of documented evidence of the benefits, to support the delivery of these new methods and the products used.


construction management,

Asite to enhance construction management across Paynters portfolio

Asite has been chosen to enhance collaboration and construction management across Paynters’ project portfolio in Queensland, Australia.
Construction Computing Awards

Asite named as finalists in Construction Computing Awards 2020

Asite has been named as finalists in four categories at this year’s Construction Computing Awards.
Digital tools, Construction

CIH outlines the importance of digital tools and processes

Digital tools and processes play a vital role in enabling a smooth transition from building construction to operation, says David Philp, digital impact director at Construction Innovation Hub.


Covid-19 test sites

Premier Modular to deliver 25 Covid-19 test sites

Premier Modular has won a major contract for the Department for Health and Social Care to deliver modular buildings for a further 25 Covid-19 testing sites across the UK.

The future for SIPs is brighter than ever

Significant growth for structural insulated panels (SIPs), as clients seek to construct energy-efficient homes and reduce running costs.
modular homes,

ilke Homes to deliver 140 modular homes in Arnold

Nottinghamshire County Council has chosen ilke Homes to deliver up to 140 modular homes on a brownfield site in Arnold.
modular housing,

Lincolnshire modular housing scheme complete

Work has been completed on an innovative modular housing scheme in Grantham, Lincolnshire.
offsite industry

Buildoffsite & BECG launch offsite industry survey

Buildoffsite and BECG have launched a survey which will highlight the size of the supply chain, and better understand barriers and challenges the offsite industry faces.
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.



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.

Stabicad – Create 3D MEP models in Revit that are truly...

From concept to installation, Stabicad supports you to quickly produce highly-detailed 3D designs in Revit.

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.


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.