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The optimum offsite construction system

Gaynor Tennant, CBDO of Modularize, discusses the importance of selecting the best offsite system for your needs when new systems, manufacturers, materials and products popping up almost every day
MEP estimators,

5 challenges MEP estimators in the UK face today

Estimators need to be able to produce a high volume of consistently estimates without sacrificing accuracy – but they face a number of challenges, from a lack of information to multiple, varied requests.
construction industry,

4 construction industry trends gaining traction in 2019

This post by bathroom specialists, Jaquar, will explore the top established construction trends of last year that are continuing to gain traction and influence the construction industry in 2019.
Integrated Environmental Solutions Limited

IES: New model for visualising real-time energy data

Pioneering 3D community interaction model created by IES to visualise real-time energy data online and via 147inch touch screen
Jobs and trades

A new way to build: Why programming is a necessary skill...

All jobs and trades inevitably change with the times, and in doing so, the required skills are subject to change over the years.
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The rise of the Digital Twin in the AEC industry

Ali Nicholl, head of communication at Iotic, discusses the meteoric rise of digital twin technology and how it can help the AEC market.
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Scotland set for Global Underwater Engineering Hub

The UK government has revealed it is supporting industry plans for a multi-million pound Global Underwater Engineering Hub in Aberdeen, Scotland.
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Digitalisation in construction: The path ahead

If the construction industry wants to unlock its full potential through digital transformation, the next five years are essential, says Steve Radley, strategy and policy director of the Construction Industry Training Board.
Technology in construction

Fenwick Elliott addresses emergence of technology in construction

Construction and energy law firm Fenwick Elliott addresses the emergence of technology in construction and its potential impact at a recent seminar held in London.
Self-driving dump trucks, roadworks,

Self-driving dump trucks to speed up UK roadworks

Self-driving dump trucks are being tested for the first time in England by Highways England, which could help speed up roadworks on the A14 between Cambridge and Huntingdon.
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The MPBA launches Volumetric Homes Group

Representing a broad spectrum of technologies, the MPBA recently launched a Volumetric Homes Group to reflect the huge demand in the residential sector.

Case study: Bringing stakeholders together through BIM

Matt Woodhall, associate and lead for the Birmingham office of built environment consultancy Curtins, reveals how a forward-thinking approach to BIM can bring stakeholders together.

How will Building Information Modelling evolve in 2019?

BIM expert Steve Cooper, vice president Europe at Oracle Construction and Engineering discusses how Building Information Modelling (BIM) will evolve in 2019.

Why you should be adopting new technology trends

Trimble discuss technology trends and the importance of adopting them into working methods - a guide discussing the modern construction industry

New quick-fix wrap can repair and reinforce existing structures

By protecting concrete pillars with a ready-to-stick wrap, FasRaP, developed by NTU Singapore and JTC, existing structures can be easily repaired and reinforced to extend its lifespan.
Adam Street

Adam Street appointed as Jacobs’ VP for digital solutions

Jacobs has appointed Adam Street as vice president for digital solutions, responsible for its digital offering and growth strategy across its business in the UK and Europe.
accreditation, BOPAS,

BOPAS: The benefits of accreditation

The Buildoffsite Property Assurance Scheme offers designers, manufacturers and constructors, as well as lenders and, ultimately, buyers confidence in Modern Methods of Construction.
Building services

BSRIA: White Paper on demographics in the built environment

Given that demographics look at the size, structure, movement and rates of change of human populations, this topic is likely to have impact on almost all industries and disciplines, nowhere more so than for building services.
digital twin, digital transformation, Capgemini, Autodesk,

AEC alliance to deploy digital twin platform

Digital transformation specialist, Capgemini, is to enter into an alliance partnership with Autodesk, to deploy a new cloud-enabled digital twin platform.
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Balfour Beatty benefits from drones on M6 smart motorway

This article takes a look at how Balfour Beatty is reaping the benefits of using drones on Smart Motorways in England, with support from UAV specialists Heliguy.
construction method

RGU research to explore innovative robotic timber construction

Researchers from RGU's Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment are conducting a research project into an innovative housing construction method which could help to bring down the cost for house-buyers.
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How advancing technology will affect construction workers

This article explores new forms of technology while also considering how humans are still vital to construction and how finding a good balance is essential.
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Competition challenges students to design home using MMC

The Construction Innovation Hub has teamed up with MOBIE to challenge school students in the UK to design a home using modern methods of construction.
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Costain & Network Rail to explore automated infrastructure design

Costain has won a collaborative research and development competition grant to work with Network Rail to help develop the best approach to implementing Rail Automated Infrastructure Design (R:AID).

Why you should be adopting new technological trends

With the accelerating pace of technological evolving, many professionals find themselves reluctant to be using the new cutting-edge technological processes.
Andy Powell

Ramboll recruits Andy Powell as new UK Head of BIM

Andy Powell is Ramboll’s new UK head of BIM as part of the Innovation and Operational Excellence team.

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