Sevron and BESA partnership to streamline chemical safety

Sevron has officially become the preferred provider of chemical safety and risk assessment software for the Building Engineering Services Association.
steel structures, steel manipulator

Steel Manipulator: An innovative solution for landing steel structures

Costain and Thomson Engineering have worked collaboratively to create a solution for landing steel structures that deliver improvements in safety, efficiency and the environment.

Housing and support for the elderly and disabled in Ryde

Ryde Village, the extra care housing scheme, will offer elderly and disabled people housing and support, maximising their independence and quality of life.
section 73 of the Town and Country Planning Act, Local Planning Authorities,

The scope of section 73 orders may have just become clearer

In a key decision handed down by the Court of Appeal, it has been made clear that Local Planning Authorities cannot use section 73 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to change the description of a development granted planning permission.
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Construction complete on research centre at University of Nottingham

Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson has completed the expansion of the Centre for Biomolecular Sciences at the University of Nottingham.
The Cube in Bolton, Cladding,

Bolton student block blaze raises more cladding concerns

Cladding on student accommodation, The Cube in Bolton, is a cause for “concern” following a major blaze on Friday (15 November), says Greater Manchester's mayor.


Stabicad, M&E,

Trimble releases Stabicad for M&E contractors in the UK

Trimble has announced the availability of Stabicad for the UK, a Revit®-based design and calculation software.
UK BIM Framework,

UK BIM Framework publishes two new documents

The UK BIM Framework has released two new documents to support practitioners in embedding and implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM).
Digital Twins

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

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


Technology Centre, offsite construction, Mcavoy group,

McAvoy wins £5.5m contract for new technology centre

The McAvoy Group has been awarded a £5.5m contract for the offsite construction of a new three-storey Art, Design and Technology Centre at The Deepings School.
offsite construction, party politics,

Will politics impact the offsite construction sector?

Jim Roach, managing director of ARV Solutions, takes a look at whether party politics or internal politics will have the biggest impact on the offsite construction sector.
offsite construction,

Prefabricated buildings market set for growth over next 6 years

The global modular and prefabricated buildings market is set for growth over the next six years, as offsite construction gains traction thanks to its sustainable approach.
PBC Today November,

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.
BIM Today September, Construction Industry Brexit Survey,

BIM Today September 2019

In September's BIM Today, we reveal the results of the Construction Industry Brexit Survey, a major poll of our readers to gauge the confidence of the AEC sector once the UK leaves the European Union.

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.



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

BIM for you with BRE

BRE Academy provide expert training and certification opportunities that provide you with a clear pathway for your needs in the construction industry.


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.

The 2019 Winner of the Martin Gough Award is…

IES announce this year’s winner of the Martin Gough Student Award, Bayan Khayat-Sarama with ‘Designing a near-Autonomous House in Palestine’

Accessibility issues: Sharing expertise to create a more inclusive world

Ian Streets from About Access discusses tackling accessibility issues by educating others in order to share expert knowledge.