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framed modules

McAvoy Group completes £15m offsite hospital project

The £15m contract is McAvoy's largest healthcare project to date, 294 steel framed modules were craned into position in a highly complex operation.
Scottish construction, CSIC,

CSIS receives £11m to support innovation in Scottish construction

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is to receive almost £11m of core funding to support an ‘innovation revolution’ in the Scottish construction sector.
digital twin

Breaking down the silos

Richard Saxon CBE, architecture and construction expert, explores the silos confining the construction industry and delves into the ‘digital twin’ concept.
Building Innovation Awards,

Building Innovation Awards to launch at Futurebuild

The Building Innovation Awards will celebrate the pioneering individuals, organisations and projects that are embracing emerging technologies and digital transformation to take UK construction to the next level.
Synchro XR

Bentley systems introduces reality app for infrastructure construction

Bentley Systems presented the Synchro XR app for visualising 4D construction digital twins with the new Microsoft HoloLens 2.

How can green construction techniques boost your project?

Green building technology has become one of the hottest trends in construction. The benefits of a green technology application in construction are far-reaching and comprehensive.
Trimble

The Benefits Of AI (Artificial Intelligence) In Construction

Trimble discuss the use of artificial intelligence in construction roles, making job sites more efficient and economical.
SCENE 2019.0, Focus Laser Scanner,

FARO introduce software updates to accelerate project delivery

FARO has introduced SCENE 2019 Software and a Focus Laser Scanner Firmware update that together provide a more accelerated 3D capture workflow for AEC professionals.
built environment students

Educational board game to help built environment students

The game simulates a real-life, collaborative project and tackles some of the challenges built environment students may be face in their careers.
revolutionise roads, highways England,

Innovative £20m competition to revolutionise roads

Highways England has launched two competitions to inspire the UK's most creative minds to create ground-breaking ideas to revolutionise roads and driving.
Transforming construction

Transforming construction with the Core Innovation Hub

The Construction Innovation Hub support digital, manufacturing and construction sectors to develop technologies that will help transform the sector.
Virtual Reality

Is virtual reality the future of building construction?

Research shows technologies such as virtual reality, smart technologies, modelling, and robotics will have an impact on building construction.
Risk going out of business

Embrace digital transformation or risk going out of business

According to latest NBS report, 70% agreed that those who do not adopt digital ways of working risk going out of business.
Automated construction, digital tools,

How automated construction will disrupt our industry

Automated construction could have a transformative effect on construction. Jaimie Johnston, director and head of global systems at Bryden Wood, takes a look.
PBC Today February 2019

PBC Today February 2019

In February's PBC Today, we take a look at the Construction Innovation Hub, modern 21st Century construction, a look at what's in store for 2019, and more!
pothole repair,

£23m research boost to prevent potholes

The UK government has injected £23m for research into new technology that could help prevent potholes and create new pothole repair techniques.
construction industry, UKRI,

£18m digital tech funding to boost construction industry

Four new research projects that aim to speed up assembly, save money, and improve the quality of UK building projects is to be announced today (31 January) by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
Robotics, construction,

How long will it be before robots build everything?

As technology and AI gallop forward, robotics are making inroads into construction. Will there come a point where they can replace humans entirely?
drone technology,

Drone usage increases in UK construction

The number of construction companies using drone technology in the UK and Ireland has increased significantly, although more advanced digital/reality capture outputs continue to be underutilised.
Building envelope

Creating better buildings

The latest generation of mechanical fastening solutions for the building envelope is enabling architects to create better buildings.
protocol, BIM,

Providing for construction’s digital future

Peter Jansen, Construction Lawyer at Keystone Law, discusses construction’s digital future with a focus on BIM and data ownership.
offsite manufacturing, labour shortages, productivity,

How offsite manufacturing can help tackle issues in construction

Dario Teixeira, engineering manager at MIDFIX, explores how adopting new technology and using modern methods of construction could help address productivity and labour issues in the construction industry.
digital maturity

Digitally transform or die!

How do you know what 'good' looks like when it comes to systems adoption and digital maturity? GroupBC and Eque2 set out some simple steps for improvement.
National BIM survey,

NBS launches annual National BIM Survey

NBS has launched the annual NBS National BIM Survey, marking almost a decade of tracking BIM adoption in the UK.
services and software, build aviator,

Who are Build Aviator?

Build Aviator offers specialist services and software to streamline offsite and onsite processes.
BIM

Overcoming BIMtimidation: MBG makes the leap to BIM

Contractor MBG embraced BIM on a major multi-million pound hospital project – and saw the challenge pay off.

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