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The Construction Innovation Hub has today launched the Construction Product Quality Planning framework (CPQP), a new quality assurance framework to to de-risk platform and offsite manufacturing

CIH launches construction product quality planning framework

The Construction Innovation Hub has today launched the Construction Product Quality Planning framework (CPQP), a new quality assurance framework to de-risk platform and offsite manufacturing
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What are the next steps for making longer-lasting concrete?

Alessandro Tengattini, an instrument scientist at the Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL), discusses research aimed at creating longer-life concrete for greener infrastructure.
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New personal guarantee insurance available for self-builders

Self-builders who have secured a personal guarantee-backed loan can now protect their assets with personal guarantee insurance from Purbeck.
timber frame built house with scaffolding

Timber frame adoption: What’s the hold-up?

Paramount Timber Group explores the obstacles to mass timber frame adoption and how they can be overcome.
Children sat at table reading in new Burton-on-the-Wolds Primary School library

British Gypsum donates £4,730 towards new school library

British Gypsum contributed £4,730 towards a new school library for pupils at Burton-on-the-Wolds Primary School.
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West Fraser Rewards offers customers the chance to win amazing prizes

To welcome in the Summer, the UK's leading wood-based panel manufacturer West Fraser is offering customers the chance to win some amazing prizes.
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Brand new look for West Fraser’s CaberMDF range

West Fraser, the leading UK panel manufacturer, has given its well-loved CaberMDF range a makeover! 
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May construction output increased by 1.5%, ONS figures reveal

May construction output increased by 1.5% according to the latest ONS figures, which is a record high in monthly-level terms (£15,053 million) since records began in January 2010.
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How can graphene-enhanced concrete help build a sustainable future ?

Neill Ricketts, CEO of Versarien, explores how graphene-enhanced concrete can help the construction industry save time and money and become more sustainable
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Cement and concrete leaders call for government collaboration on net zero...

Cement and concrete leaders at the Global Cement and Concrete Association’s (GCCA) worldwide ‘CEO Gathering’ call for deeper collaboration with governments on net zero targets.
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£1.5m investment increases offsite manufacturing capacity at NTS

National Timber Systems (NTS) has increased its offsite manufacturing capacity through a £1.5m investment.
new lifeboat centre in Dornoch

West Fraser’s SterlingOSB Zero provides vital foundations for new lifeboat centre...

West Fraser, formerly known as Norbord, has donated SterlingOSB Zero, made in the company’s Inverness plant, to the team building a new lifeboat centre in Dornoch, Scotland, for the East Sutherland Rescue Association (ESRA) .
connected asset management software

Causeway acquires provider of connected asset management software

Construction technology provider Causeway Technologies has acquired Yotta, a global provider of connected asset management software and services, from AIM-listed Oxford Metrics plc.
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LEXiCON: Creating trustworthy and reliable digital construction product information

The LEXiCON project, developed by the Construction Innovation Hub in partnership with the Construction Products Association, has taken a significant step towards a common approach to construction product information.
product platforms

The what, why and how of product platforms in construction

The Product Platform Rulebook publication marks a new era of collaboration and innovation for construction sector in the UK.
Modular Buildings Framework

Algeco lands ESPO Modular Buildings Framework (953)

Algeco UK has been awarded a place onto the ESPO Modular Buildings framework (953) for Lot 1A – Modular Buildings Education (Hire) and Lot 2A – Modular Buildings Healthcare (Hire).

West Fraser’s SterlingOSB Zero sets the standard for OSB3

Manufactured to the highest standards by timber products specialist, West Fraser (formerly known as Norbord), SterlingOSB Zero is a precision-engineered OSB3 board which can now boast of being the greenest of its type in the UK.
Field Management

Re-flow Field Management Software at UKCW London 2022

The team from Re-flow Field Management were back on the road at the ExCeL London for UK Construction Week’s first show of the year, showcasing their award-winning field operations software for construction.
ESG in construction

How can Blockchain enable the standardisation of ESG in construction?

Blockchain provider Finboot looks at how emerging tech can play a role in validating and standardising ESG in construction.

Actis ticks all the ‘mandatory competencies’ boxes at RIBA CPD Providers...

The importance of sustainability, ethical practice and health and safety were key topics at a recent RIBA CPD Providers Network event attended by Actis specification manager Amaret Chahal.
March construction output

March construction output reaches record heights with 1.7% increase

March construction output increased by 1.7% according to the latest ONS figures - it is the fifth consecutive monthly growth and a record high.
fall protection systems

Going above and beyond fall protection systems

Given the current state of the EN 795 standard and the ever-increasing thermal performance requirements of roof systems, James Gooder, fall protection business unit manager at SFS UK, looks at the implications for fall risks and fall protection systems.
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West Fraser panel products – Try before you buy!

When planning your job, whether a large-scale construction project or a small extension, it’s important to source the perfect panel products. West Fraser manufactures some of the most recognisable and requested building panels in the UK. 
home extensions

Designing home extensions using SIPs for Part L compliance

SIPs offer a relatively quick win for those conceiving highly insulated homes compliant with Part L Building Regulations 2022, particularly extensions and alterations to existing houses, where ‘more than a tweak’ is needed.
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CPI appoints independent chair and board of non-executive directors

Construction Product Information Ltd (CPI) has announced the appointment of its first independent chair and board of non-executive directors.


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