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True cost of cladding remediation works could hit £50bn

The government’s £5bn cladding remediation fund ‘won’t scratch the surface’ for what is required to make every high-rise development EWS1 A1 compliant, says Colmore Tang Construction.
help to build

Government launch new Help to Build equity loan scheme

Today (24 June 2022), the government has announced a new 'Help to Build' equity loan scheme, which will help to support people onto the property ladder and build their own home.
environmental data in BIM

New international standard for the use of environmental data in BIM

In April 2022, the international standardisation body ISO published a new standard that enables the use and availability of environmental data in BIM, sourced from environmental product declarations (EPDs).
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Amey launches engineering challenge to inspire girls into STEM

The Amey Challenge Cup is a series of competitions held across the UK to inspire girls from underprivileged areas into STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) careers with engineering challenges, coinciding with International Women in Engineering Day.
NEC contract

The importance of following an NEC contract from the start

John Elven, senior consultant at Arbicon, discusses the importance of acting in accordance with the requirements of an NEC contract as a means of promoting dispute avoidance.
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British Gypsum donate building materials for homeless charity renovation

British Gypsum donate building materials to Emmaus, a homelessness support charity helping vulnerable people in and around Hastings rebuild their lives, for recent renovation work.
outdoor factory and training academy

HS2 unveils giant outdoor factory and training academy in Warwickshire

HS2’s civics partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI has opened a construction compound in Kingsbury, Warwickshire, comprising a giant outdoor factory and training academy, and will commence production on the Delta Junction this summer.
Kier recruitment

Kier recruitment day looks to fill over 50 jobs in South...

The Kier recruitment day will take place in Exeter on 28 June as it looks to fill more than 50 job positions in South West England.
modern method of construction

Delivering a Modern Method of Construction for Thames Water

Chris Tyerman, managing director for Infrastructure at Tilbury Douglas, discusses how a 'modern method of construction' approach to water projects delivers proven efficiencies and added value for all.
building regulations, windows

Putting new building regulations in the frame: What do they mean...

Changes to Part L and Part F of building regulations came into force on 15 June 2022 as an interim step toward The Future Buildings Standard. NorDan’s Commercial Sales Manager Sonia Travis examines what these changes mean for windows, and what further changes are to come.
social value and net zero

Hand in hand: Social value and net zero in the construction...

Social value and net zero has quickly become a priority for many organisations in the UK - particularly in the construction industry - Guy Battle, CEO of Social Value Portal explains to PBC Today.
Offsite Alliance website

New Offsite Alliance website launches with dedicated members app

The new-look Offsite Alliance website has a host of functionality to drive collaboration within the industry, including a dedicated members app.
M-AR TDSG partnership

M-AR TDSG partnership strengthens supply chain

M-AR TDSG partnership creates an open and collaborative approach to keep projects running to schedule.
CLC co-chair

Mark Reynolds selected as new CLC Co-Chair

Mace Group chairman and CEO Mark Reynolds has been chosen to succeed Andy Mitchell as CLC co-chair, the Construction Leadership Council has announced.
housing maintenance contract

Morgan Sindall secures housing maintenance contract with Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council(WHBC) has signed a new £11m housing maintenance contract with Morgan Sindall Property Services(MSPS), for the repair and maintenance, out of hours services, void and planned works of its 9,500 council-owned properties.
BIM in the UKvideo

Understanding BIM in the UK: Changes in the UK Naming Convention...

Viewpoint have started a series on the current state of BIM in the UK, from demystifying what BIM is to where to look for the latest advice and guidance surrounding BIM. This time, they explore the UK Annex, its relation to ISO 19650, and look into the naming convention in more detail.
Causeway Estimating

Causeway Estimating elected as solo solution for Interclass Plc

Causeway Estimating, the industry-standard pre-contract tendering and bidding software, has been chosen as the solo solution for Interclass Plc’s estimating team.
construction talk podcast

Construction Talk Podcast: How construction is pulling together to tackle the...

In this episode of the Construction Talk Podcast, Peter Haddock talks with Alasdair Reisner, CEO of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association, to talk about the future of the construction industry, digitalisation, and attracting new talent.
Hexagon and Fujitsu partnership data cities Trusted Society

Hexagon and Fujitsu partnership to help cities solve societal challenges

Hexagon and Fujitsu announce strategic partnership to help cities use data to solve societal challenges for a ‘Trusted Society’.
post-covid construction boom

Post-Covid construction boom ‘could be over’, research suggests

The most recent research from Barbour ABI indicates that the post-covid construction boom could be over, with April's downward trend continuing into May.
medicinal cannabis facility

Peel NRE submits proposals for medicinal cannabis facility on Isle of...

Peel NRE has applied for planning consent to develop a science innovation and research centre, sustainable energy park and medicinal cannabis facility on the Isle of Man.
HS2 updates

HS2 updates designs to use 80% less concrete at Streethay

HS2 updates designs to reduce the length of wall structures for the railway at Streethay from 1.6 kilometres to 420 metres, meaning 80% less concrete will be required.
residential contract

United Living secures £33.5m residential contract in Oxfordshire

United Living Group has been awarded a £33.5 million residential contract from Platform Housing Group to build new homes in Carterton, Oxfordshire.
Re-flow website

New Re-flow website showcases innovative features

The team at Re-flow Field Management are excited to finally announce yet another milestone in their rapid growth this past year – the launch of the brand new Re-flow website.
Houses of Parliament restoration

DBR leading ground assessments in Houses of Parliament restoration

DBR Ltd will oversee the creation of boreholes to assess ground conditions around the Parliamentary Estate, informing essential decisions about the Houses of Parliament restoration and renewal.
payment management

Digital transformation and payment management in construction

This eBook from cloud-based construction payment management software company Payapps explores the future of supply chain payments in the construction industry.
built sector, modular construction

How does modular construction slot into the built sector?

Responsible for almost 40% of global carbon emissions, we can’t tackle climate change without changing the built sector. In this article, Harwood explains how MMC is becoming an increasingly popular tool in tackling net zero goals.