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Planning (and re-planning) a changing construction project

Construction planning software, Powerproject helps power Sir Robert McAlpine’s award-winning construction project at Oxford Street.
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Waterfront development at Canary Wharf secures planning consent

Rockwell and FirethornTrust have gained planning consent for the landmark waterfront development of Quay House in Canary Wharf, London.
Construction contract awards, Barbour ABI

Construction contract awards remain stable for 2019

Construction contract awards continued the downward trend of recent years in 2019, as Brexit uncertainty and HS2 doubts consume the industry, according to Barbour ABI.
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Environmental innovation in the construction sector

Aidan Bell, co-founder of 'sustainable construction material company Envirobuild, provides an in-depth guide to environmental innovation in the construction sector.
Modular schools, MMC, ESS Modular

Spatial Initiative secures spot on £3bn MMC schools framework

Spatial Initiative, the joint venture between Styles&Wood and ESS Modular has been appointed to the £3bn DfE modular schools framework.
Andy Halsall, Craig McGilvray,

Amey appoints to new managing directors to its executive team

Amey has appointed two new managing directors, Andy Halsall and Craig McGilvray, to its executive team, after Amanda Fisher was named CEO in December.
Daylighting, insulation

Increasing daylight levels through insulation

Matthew Evans of Kingspan Insulation looks at the benefits of natural light in buildings and of adopting a holistic approach to daylighting design.
Accessibility statements

How access statements can highlight best practice within your building

Ian Streets from About Access discusses access statements and their benefits to visitors, as well as touching upon their limitations.
Fuel prices, energy efficiency,

Cheap fuel is the enemy of energy efficiency

Richard Tibenham of Greenlite Building Physics makes the case for higher fuel prices in an age of climate emergency.
illegal gas work,

Plumbing and heating contractor sentenced for illegal gas work

An unregistered plumbing and heating contractor has been fined for putting a number of homes at risk when he carried out illegal gas work.
planning software

Timber frame planning made easier for start-up BSR Design

When Ben Rendell, founder of BSR Design, set up his own timber frame planning software business, he looked forward to creating new designs after years in management.
light steel frame, Focus on framing,

Offsite experts to showcase latest light steel frame developments

The Focus on Framing event returns to The Building Centre in London on 29 January to bring together light steel frame (LSF) manufacturers and industry professionals.
building safety regulator, Cladding ban, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health

IOSH urges ‘visible action’ from new building safety regulator

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has responded to the new HSE regulator announcement, urging “visible and tangible action” on improving building safety.
Meridian Water,

Three contractors shortlisted for £135m Meridian Water infrastructure

BAM Nuttall, VINCI Construction UK, and VolkerFitzpatrick have been shortlisted to tender the infrastructure projects to support the Meridian Water scheme.

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