Farmer Review

The construction industry 18 months on from the Farmer Review

Kim Vernau, CEO at BLP Insurance, highlights the key points raised at an interactive discussion organised for industry peers at which guest speaker Mark Farmer examined the progress the industry has made since the publication of Modernise or Die
Vibro Piling

Modular Homes: Common Misconceptions

Premier Guarantee discusses some of the increasingly popular methods of construction.
Modern methods of construction

Modern methods of construction could create £40bn export market

According to consultancy and construction firm, Mace, the UK could create a new £40bn a year global export market if it establishes the country as a leader in Modern Methods of Construction
offsite homes

Think tank report’s vision will require more offsite homes says Actis

A new campaigning think tank report suggesting a radical rethink into how the UK manages the housing market will require an increase in offsite construction, says insulation specialist Actis
construction sector deal

Government unveil details of £420m construction sector deal

In further details released by the government, the construction sector deal identifies a vision to build new homes faster and a commitment to using digital technologies

RDA Modular unveils 3D printing-injection solution

RDA Modular has announced plans to build a new factory that implements their 3D printing-injection construction process to address the current global housing crisis
modular construction

Construction company responds to rise in demand for modular construction

Seven Oaks Timber Frame, part of JG Hale Construction, is to be turned into a separate limited company and rebranded as Seven Oaks Modular in a move that reflects the increasing demand for modular construction solutions in the UK
modular buildings

Research reveals greater demand for volumetric modular buildings

Research from AMA Research has shown a 6% increase in prefabricated volumetric modular buildings and portable accommodation in 2017.
modular homes

Ilke homes secures partnerships to deliver additional modular homes

ilke Homes, a British modular homes business, has announced partnerships to deliver an additional 56 new modular properties across the UK

Under the spotlight: Top construction trends

Technology is having a profound impact on the construction industry as it embraces innovative and disruptive technologies that were once thought to be science-fiction. Here we take a look at the trends shaping the industry and how companies are staying on top by adopting the latest cutting-edge techniques
modular homes

Modular construction vs Traditional building

A site in Gateshead has created the ultimate head-to-head, as modular homes and traditionally built houses are to be constructed so that potential buyers can compare the quality of both methods
modular factory

Berkeley Homes to begin modular factory build

Construction on Berkeley Homes' modular factory in Kent is set to commence this month. In order to make the transition towards offsite construction, Berkeley Homes' announced in December last year that it had secured a 160,000 sq ft site in Gravesham for the facility
cross-laminated timber

New Cross-laminated Timber guide published

Lucideon has released a new testing guide for manufacturers of cross-laminated timber (CLT) in offsite buildings

Autodesk to showcase BIM leadership at GEO|Design+BIM 2018

GEO| Design+BIM, a platform that highlights the use of geospatial data analytics and Building Information Modelling (BIM) in asset spatial design, construction, and operation and maintenance, has announced Autodesk as a Gold Sponsor

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