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BSRIA-LSBU innovation centre to boost building services sector

London South Bank University has launched a new joint research and innovation centre with the Building Services Research and Innovation Association (BSRIA), called the BSRIA-LSBU Innovation Centre.
engineering graduates, Graduate Development Grant,

ECITB launches £5m training boost for engineering graduates

The ECITB has launched its new £5m Graduate Development Grant programme to support leadership and management training for engineering graduates.
standard method, Lichfields, housebuilding,

Standard Method fails the North’s housebuilding targets, research shows

Lichfields’ research shows that in seven local councils across the North, planned housebuilding numbers have been reduced by between 3% and 25%, due to the Standard Method.
Climate Emergency Design Guide,

AEC experts launch Climate Emergency Design Guide

Leading architects, engineers and building professionals have joined forces to launch the ‘Climate Emergency Design Guide’, providing a blueprint on how the construction industry can tackle the climate emergency.
Compliance,

Data is DEAD: The evolution of information in construction

Ryan Dempsey, founder and chief executive of The Compliance Workbook, discusses the importance of evolving the way information is presented and used.
modular construction,

Limited offsite take-up? The modular industry is thriving

The MPBA has commissioned research that shows volumetric modular construction is undergoing a period of considerable growth. Chief executive Jackie Maginnis examines the uptake in modular construction.

Offsite construction is key to delivering housing, says report

A new report has endorsed greater use of offsite construction, to help reduce costs, speed up delivery, improve quality and reduce health and safety failings.
housing scheme,

Plans submitted for £14m housing scheme in Durham

Proposals for a new £14m housing scheme on the outskirts of a county Durham village have been submitted for consent.
High Speed Two,

NAO: Government underestimated complexity of HS2 from the start

The National Audit Office (NAO) has released its findings on the High Speed Two – the budget is over, costs are uncertain, and the schedule is between three and seven years later than originally planned.
Sandwell Aquatics Centre,

Wates to construct £73m Sandwell Aquatics Centre

Wates Construction has been named as the principal contractor for the new £73m Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick.
WM2041 report, Climate emergency,

WMCA urges residents and businesses to speak out on climate change

The West Midlands Combined Authority is urging local residents and businesses to have their say on what they feel should be done to combat the climate emergency.
Galvanized steel,

Put an end to Galvanised steel on external applications

Simpson Strong-Tie urges users to put an end to using rust-inducing Galvanised steel in external applications.
construction case,

Winter Construction Case Update

In this ebook, Peter Vinden, chief executive of The Vinden Partnership, looks at some of the key issues relating to contracts and insurance in the construction industry.
Ebbsfleet green,

Ebbsfleet’s carbon-reducing housing scheme gets the green light

Plans for 133 homes at Ebbsfleet Green have received approval by Ebbsfleet’s planning committee, including 37 affordable rented and 14 shared ownership homes including five wheelchair accessible homes.

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