Grade A office, Heron Bros, The Paper Exchange,

Heron Bros to deliver multi-million pound Grade A office in Belfast

Construction company, Heron Bros, has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to deliver Grade A office space in Belfast.
Extreme Photonics Applications Centre,

Mace wins Extreme Photonics Applications Centre in Oxfordshire

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) has selected Mace to deliver its Extreme Photonics Applications Centre on the Harwell campus in Oxfordshire.
energy partnership, Vattenfall

Vattenfall wins Midlothian Council energy partnership

Midlothian Council, which has declared a Climate Emergency, has appointed Vattenfall as the preferred bidder for its energy partnership.
Esther McVey, housing minister,

Esther McVey ousted from housing minister role

As part of the prime minister's cabinet reshuffle, Esther McVey has been removed from her role as housing minister.
diversity in infrastructure

London Mayor to boost diversity in infrastructure

A new report commissioned by City Hall revealed women, people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, disabled and LGBTQ+ Londoners are significantly underrepresented in the industry.
Part L,

Part L proposals ‘don’t go far enough’ to meet climate targets, says RIBA

The proposed changes to Part L and Part F building regulations do not go far enough, as the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) urges Government to embed embodied carbon targets.
Defects in Cavity Construction,

New training programme to address cavity wall failure

National trade body, Property Care Association has launched a new training programme, ‘Defects in Cavity Construction’ to address modern challenges in an age-old construction technique.
Prompt Payment Code,

F M Conway suspended from Prompt Payment Code

Infrastructure services company, F M Conway has been suspended from the Prompt Payment Code for failing to pay suppliers on time, the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) has revealed.

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ISO 19650

ISO 19650 compliance doesn’t have to be difficult

Excitech explores the changes between BS 1192 and ISO 19650 and how a company can use document and drawing management software to help support compliance with ISO 19650.
BIM Level 2 accreditation,

Excitech guides GNA to BIM Level 2 accreditation

Consultancy company Excitech helps lay the foundations for Glancy Nicholls Architects to gain its BIM Level 2 accreditation.
Building Information Models,

Case study: WSP improves collaboration with online BIMs

WSP reveals how it removed the barriers to use BIM more often and with wider audiences by publishing it’s Building Information Models (BIMs) online.

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coronavirus, Wuhan Huoshenshan Hospital,

[VIDEO] China builds hospital in 10 days to treat coronavirus patients

The Chinese city of Wuhan has built a new 1,000-bed hospital in just over a week to treat people infected by the coronavirus outbreak.
Timber systems, offsite construction, Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes

Timber systems lead the way for offsite home solutions

Stewart Dalgarno, director of product development at Stewart Milne Timber Systems, discusses how Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) can overcome challenges currently faced by housebuilders and developers.
Engineered timber, cross laminated timber,

How engineered timber solutions are driving innovation in building

Structural timber technology is seriously reducing carbon emissions. Andrew Carpenter from the Structural Timber Association discusses the benefits of engineered timber solutions.
sustainable homes, modern methods of construction,

BoKlok UK acquires three sites for sustainable homes

BoKlok UK Ltd, the sustainable home provider jointly owned by Skanska and IKEA, has announced the exchange of contracts on its first three developments.
DMS Whittington, Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), Kier

Kier secures £10.7m modular contract at DMS Whittington

Kier is to design and construct a new £10.7m headquarters at DMS Whittington by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO).
PBC Today February,

PBC Today February 2020

Welcome to the PBC Today February 2020. In this issue, we shine a light on the planning landscape, legal issues for construction, modular construction's potential in 2020, digital transformation in FM and much more!
BIM Today December 2019,

BIM Today December 2019

Welcome to the December edition of BIM Today. In this issue, we look back at some of the key issues in the sector today and ahead to what 2020 may bring.

Guidance in Construction: Protecting your rights

In this ebook, Andrew Dixon, Aldermore's commercial director for specialist finance, looks at how small and medium-sized firms can navigate the tightening construction market and uncertain economic landscape.

Digital technology will change the culture of the construction industry

In this latest ebook, JCT experts look at some of the key issues in construction, from sustainability and the changes being brought about by digital technology to contract law.

StormMeister – Flood protection solutions

This ebook offers an introduction to StormMeister, its expanding range of flood protection solutions using the patented Active Flood Seals.

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Lightweight Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bridge Installers: APB Group Ltd

APB Group Ltd are experienced lightweight fibre reinforced polymer bridge installers and specialist civil engineering, geotechnical and construction service providers. With a multi-skilled management team...

Modular Building Institute (MBI)

The Modular Building Institute's mission is to expand the use of offsite construction through innovative construction practices and education.

Autodesk Construction Cloud

Autodesk has brought together the most powerful portfolio of construction management software products in the industry to help your project.

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Opening the door to access consultants will save money

Ian Streets of About Access discusses the benefits of access consultants, particularly in the long-term where it costs to put things right.

How Build Aviator can ensure you can spend more time on...

Build Aviator discuss their estimating software and how you can make the most of the tools on hand to stay on top of your project.

Build Aviator – Executive Client Packs

Build Aviator discuss their new product for executive clients which will house their customer's quantity take-off reports.

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