contractor insolvency,

What you need to consider if your contractor goes bust

Ian Timlin, specialist dispute resolution and commercial litigation lawyer at Conexus Law, explores the factors to consider if faced with contractor insolvency.
Dan Brown

HLM Architects appoints new head of MMC delivery

HLM Architects has appointed Dan Brown as its new associate, head of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) delivery.
Rammed earth

Technical construction update: Bricks, rammed earth

This technical update by Premier Guarantee provides additional guidance on the use of bricks, rammed earth.
Brent Cross West station, Midland Main Line

VolkerFitzpatrick installs bridge at Brent Cross West station

VolkerFitzpatrick has installed the first part of the Eastern Overbridge which will provide the first pedestrian and cycleway crossing over the Midland Main Line.
pre-manufactured value calculations

It’s boom time for MMC – time to get involved

John Skivington, group director of LHC, takes a look at the government’s use of pre-manufactured value calculations for MMC projects.
Cleveland Pools,

Construction work begins on restoration of UK’s oldest lido

Beard Construction is leading the work on the restoration of Cleveland Pools, the oldest surviving outdoor public swimming pool in the UK.
force majeure, construction disputes,

Is force majeure a “get out of jail” card for contract disputes?

Adrian Aston, head of dispute resolution at Naismiths, examines what force majeure is, why so many disputes are focused on it this year and what it means for both suppliers and clients.
Simon Carr, Henry Boot,

Henry Boot shakes up senior management team

Simon Carr of Henry Boot Construction and Giles Boot of Banner Plant will be retiring from their roles as managing director on 30 June 2021.
home extensions, glazed walls,

Focus on fully glazed extensions to dwellings

Home extensions have changed over the years, as homeowners look for a more contemporary design incorporating large areas of glazed walls and bifold doors.
Clocs vox, construction, safety,

B+K trials app for greener and safer construction sites

Bowmer + Kirkland has been trialling an app that will help make construction journeys greener, safer and more efficient.


construction software features, document controllers,

Construction software features document controllers should look for

What features should document controllers look for when choosing construction software? Tamara Higham, marketing executive at Viewpoint, takes a look.
Enterprise Wharf, Smart building

Construction underway on Birmingham’s first smart building

Construction work for Birmingham’s first smart-enabled building, Enterprise Wharf, is now underway at the Innovation Birmingham Campus.
project controls

Bentley Acceleration Initiatives acquires Indian project controls specialist

Bentley Acceleration Initiatives has acquired Nadhi Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a specialist in project controls, analytics, and decision support for construction supply chains.


offsite schools,

Reds10 begins work on £45m offsite school projects

Reds10 is advancing plans to deliver over £45m of new school-build projects for the Department for Education’s £3bn offsite schools framework.
George Eliot theatre,

Work progresses on George Eliot Hospital’s new theatre suite

Work continues on Wernick Building’s latest project for George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton, which will see the delivery of a new theatre suite.
what is modular construction,

What is modular construction?

More and more UK contractors are implementing modular construction practices into their operations, construction software provider, Viewpoint explores.
Volumetric modular construction, modular building, MPBA,

MPBA: Promoting knowledge transfer and training opportunities

Jackie Maginnis, chief executive of the Modular and Portable Building Association (MPBA), explores how the organisation is playing a key role in supporting the modular building industry.
PBC Today February 2021

PBC Today February 2021

Our first edition of 2021 looks at how architecture, engineering and construction are facing up to the challenges of planning reform, project delivery, digital transformation and moving towards a net-zero future against the backdrop of Covid-19 and lockdown 3.0.
BIM Today March 2021

BIM Today March 2021

Welcome to BIM Today March 2021, in which our expert contributors examine latest issues, innovations and challenges in the world of BIM, AI and digital construction.

Delivering End-to-End visibility in construction

This ebook from The Access Group looks at the challenging conditions for construction over the past year, both in terms of dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic and in navigating a complex supply chain picture.

Specification guide: Flame retardant wood panels

In Part One of this specification guide to flame retardant wood panels, innovative timber product specialist MEDITE SMARTPLY offers a comprehensive overview of the terminology covering these materials and related fire testing standards.

Modular Advantage: World of Modular preview

This edition of Modular Advantage previews the upcoming 2021 World of Modular conference and digital trade show, taking place on an all-digital platform.



Sips Eco – Insulated Panel Manufacturers

SIPs Eco is the Largest Award Winning Premier Independent SIP Home Manufacturer in the UK for constructing energy efficient homes

LABC – providing expert independent public service building control through Local...

LABC - Delivering impartial and professional building control services throughout England and Wales in order to meet regulations.

Buildots: Digitising construction with ‘mission control’

Buildots is an innovative construction tech start-up created with the aim of providing the equivalent of a ‘mission control room’ for construction sites.


Accessibility isn’t an add-on when it comes to awards

Ian Streets, managing director of About Access, marks down the judges who hand out accolades for inaccessible design.

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.

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.