Chancellor Rishi Sunak is to unveil a £3bn investment in green schemes to generate jobs, upgrade buildings and guard the environment.
The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has teamed up with the Technology Enabled Maintenance Association (TEMA) to accelerate the adoption of emerging technologies in the building maintenance sector.
HS2 is pioneering the UK’s first electric forklift on one of its major construction sites to support the country’s green economic recovery.
Ian Streets, managing director of About Access, takes a lockdown look at the lack of progress over the last 10 years.
Construction PMI data for June revealed a sharp turnaround in the performance of the UK construction industry, as the phased restart of work helps lift output volumes.
The National Federation of Builders (NFB) and the Scottish Building Federation (SBF) confirm their support for the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Conflict Avoidance Pledge (CAP), a scheme aimed at resolving contractual disputes.
Unite is calling on the government to extend apprentice wage support and repurpose the construction apprenticeship levy to fund all first year apprentices’ pay to safeguard jobs.
JCT has been adopting a ‘digital first’ approach for customers using the JCT Online Store to make it easier for those who have been working with construction contracts during the lockdown period.
Common data environment provider, Asite has integrated with Microsoft Teams and Google Meet as part of new wave of tools to support clients during Covid-19.
Why standards? I hear you say. Why do we need standards such as ISO 19650 when we talk about BIM and all other codes of practice and guidance? Why can’t I just get on with my journey and do my job?
Debra Colley, marketing coordinator at welfare facilities provider Wernick Group, provides a ‘dummies guide’ for large construction site set-ups.
The Central Housing Investment Consortium (CHIC) is procuring three contracts for the manufacturing, supply and erection of new modular housing as part of a £2bn framework.
Improving levels of occupant safety and increasing build quality are under the microscope. Here, Steve Thompson, managing director of EOS, considers the responsibility of manufacturers.
As the Voice of Commercial Modular Construction™, it is MBI’s mission to expand the use of offsite construction through innovative construction practices.
BoBlok UK, the joint venture between Skanska and IKEA, has been granted planning permission for its first UK housing development in Bristol.
Welcome to PBC Today May 2020. In this edition, we examine the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the construction industry, from contract issues and handling site shutdowns to looking ahead to how the sector can contribute to the recovery.
In the June edition of BIM Today, with the UK still in lockdown due to Covid-19, this issue takes a look forward to a future hopefully not too far away as we return to some kind of normal.
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.
In this ebook, Nick Johns, head of digital manufacturing - UK at Graitec, examines the case for modular construction as a game-changer that will shift many aspects of building activity away from traditional projects to offsite, precision manufacturing-led production.
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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.