Phillip Lidgerton, managing director of Building Materials Nationwide Ltd, explains why the building materials shortage presents an acute problem for construction.
Birmingham City Council has given the green light to Cole Waterhouse’s £260m Upper Trinity Street (UTS) scheme in Digbeth, Birmingham.
Costain, Highways England and the University of Cambridge will work together to develop sustainable roads using digital twins, intelligent materials, data science and robotic monitoring.
Following the publication of the Building Safety Bill, Martin Barrett, business development manager of building control at Premier Guarantee takes a look at what’s to come.
Over the next two years, cities in the UK are set to see the cost of construction rise as labour shortages and disruption to supply chains from Covid-19 are exacerbated by a Government agenda focussing investment outside the South.
Kier has been appointed by The Highland Council to design and build their new £15m Ness Castle primary school and nursery in Inverness.
Legal & General Modular Homes has partnered with Town & Country Housing to acquire a site in Broadstairs, Kent for the development of 153 modular homes.
The NIS Regulations 2018 do an important job in helping to protect the UK’s key national critical infrastructure from cyber-attacks, but does following these regulations alone do enough to protect us? Sandra Connery, principal cybersecurity consultant at Atkins explores.
A construction company has been fined £30,000 for failing to comply with work at height regulations after a worker fell from a garage roof.
Housing developers are now able to apply for a new four-year, £1.5bn new build framework to deliver public sector projects.
Procured using the SCAPE framework, Willmott Dixon has been appointed to remodel and expand Dorset Country Hospital’s emergency department.
Latimer, the development arm of Clarion Housing Group, has been appointed development partner for a new 9,000-home garden community in East Colchester, Essex.
3D design and BIM software provider, Vectorworks has joined the Open Geospatial Consortium to offer its expertise in connecting BIM and GIS workflows.
The team working on the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernisation Programme is taking on a unique test. Andy Krebs, digital strategy lead at Ramboll, explains how digital is helping to deliver.
The new programme sees BAM Nuttall and AE Aerospace, working with 5PRING, to set a series of challenges for innovative start-ups and SMEs to solve using 5G.
Bringing together the sector’s most influential innovators, Offsite Expo provides unparalleled access to a wealth of industry intelligence and offsite expertise. Leading multidisciplinary offsite specialists from Cogent Consulting have played a central role in developing the Masterclass speaker programme – here, managing director Darren Richards shares a few of the many highlights.
Housing providers in the South West are working with SWPA, as a long-standing provider of procurement and delivery solutions for offsite, to combine their programmes to deliver a substantial number of beautiful, customisable, zero carbon homes.
ilke Homes has been chosen by Boots to deliver a 622-home scheme in Beeston, Nottingham, which will become the largest low-rise modular housing development in the UK.
Timber’s green credentials mean the UK has to get fully behind its wider adoption for sustainable construction, says Malcolm Thomson of Scotframe.
Welcome to the June edition of BIM Today. In this issue, we look at everything from boosting digital skills in the construction workforce to the potential of digital twins in achieving net zero carbon, the future of drone technology in the UK and the role of 4D visualisation in improving health and safety.
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.
LABC - Delivering impartial and professional building control services throughout England and Wales in order to meet regulations.
Buildots is an innovative construction tech start-up created with the aim of providing the equivalent of a ‘mission control room’ for construction sites.
Asite has launched a research report examining how the construction industry can adapt to survive, using digital technologies in the face of Covid-19.