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Kingspan

Taking a Stand

Following significant concessions on carbon emission targets in the Approved Documents L to the Building Regulations in both England and Wales, there were serious...
Overcoming basement construction problems

Overcoming basement construction problems

The boom in basement construction has uncovered areas of concern. Marc Separovic, NHBC Technical Projects Manager discusses the issues and how designers can overcome...
BIM can aid collaboration

MACE details how BIM can aid collaboration

Collaboration is a key element in the successful execution of a BIM project and can help to share information across teams. David Philp, Head...
Council brownfield can provide 1 million new homes

Brownfield can provide one million new homes

A new report has revealed that unused brownfield land under council ownership could house up to one million homes. A report by independent property consultancy...
Council approves 800-home regeneration scheme

Council approves 800-home regeneration scheme

Oldham Council has approved plans for a mixed-use development as part of the regeneration of Oldham Mumps. The site is located to the east of...
Educating BIM: changing the face of construction

Educating BIM: changing the face of construction

The key to the success in transforming the construction industry to operate at Level 2 BIM by 2016 now lies very much with education...
The role of third surveyors in party wall matters

The role of third surveyors in party wall matters

James Jackson, Head of Training and Education with the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors outlines how third surveyors are selected in party wall matters...
Haagen

Fire Extinguisher Training

How to ensure your employees are prepared to deal with emergencies in the workplace? The most important thing is having a fire extinguisher training program...
BIM survey reveals barriers to adoption remain

BIM survey reveals barriers to adoption remain

The 2014 Contractor Survey from the National Federation of Builders indicates an increase in relation to BIM readiness and use, however a number of...
JCB Finance

JCB Finance launches £60m fund to support Britain’s builders

JCB Finance today launched a new £60 million fund to support construction machinery purchases as a survey reveals UK builders are at their busiest...
BIM Today November 2014

BIM Today – November 2014

Welcome to our Planning and Building Control Today supplement focussing on BIM. For this edition I was thrilled to be able to interview Malcolm...
Quality landscape design key to profitable development

Quality landscape design key to profitable development

Good quality landscape design is the key to long-term profitable development as Noel Farrer, President, Landscape Institute explains. We need 230,000 new homes every year...
JCB Finance

JCB Finance launches £60m fund for buy now pay later scheme

JCB Finance launches £60m fund to help customers’ cash flow, when acquiring plant and machinery, with a buy now and pay later scheme to...
Thousands of homes to be built on brownfield sites

Thousands of homes to be built on brownfield land

New figures released by Homes and Communities Agency have revealed that thousands of homes could be built on available brownfield sites. Figures published by the...

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