A BIM pilot project headed by Stewart Milne Timber Solutions, has shown that technology and collaborative working throughout the housebuilding, sector could save the industry more than £500 million a year.
In response to the Chancellor’s Spring Statement, Clair Prosser, BSRIA Press Officer, said: “BSRIA members will be reassured by the Chancellor’s statement on the state of the UK’s fiscal health and future prosperity where ‘easing the squeeze’ was key”
CIRIA, working with its members, industry partners and Buildoffsite, is poised to start work on producing good practice guidance for quantifying the benefits of offsite construction. This guidance is needed now, it would seem, more than ever to encourage and accelerate its uptake into mainstream construction practices, says Kieran Tully
Initial findings from the official Government review into the gap between planning permission for new homes and those being built suggests there are issues connected with major developers building large numbers of properties on large sites
Following the Chancellors Spring statement yesterday (13 March), the industry shares its thoughts and opinions on the housing announcements
Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced that London will receive an additional £1.67bn to deliver a further 27,000 affordable homes by the end of 2021/22
Every year several thousand construction workers are injured whilst working on building sites. The National House Building Council (NHBC) highlights the most frequently reported items of 2017 and how these can be avoided to keep workers safe
Scotframe exclusively offers the Val-U-Therm PLUS® building system, which offers some best-in-class performance for PassivHaus construction
Two of the UK’s leading timber associations have joined forces to publish – Site check: The timber frame pocket book – the ultimate guide to best practice in timber frame construction
The Purchasing Managers' Index for builders rose to 51.4% in February – up by 1.2% since January – but the new work index for the UK construction industry has fallen again, a survey has shown.
In anticipation of the updated National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) and the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) are calling on government to clarify and strengthen its commitment to delivering affordable housing
322 new homes have now been opened in Tidworth, Wiltshire (26th February) that had been purposely built with military families in mind.
A new report published today (28 February) by the Centre for Research on Self-Employment (CRSE) and Hudson Contract has confirmed that freelancers play a crucial role in boosting economic efficiency and productivity in the construction sector
Elecosoft’s Powerproject software, which aims to improve the efficiency of highly repetitive elements of housebuilding, has been put to use on Willmott Dixon’s multi-phase Aberfeldy Village regeneration project in east London