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How can digital solutions keep growth in the construction industry sustainable?

Matthew Jones, founder of Open ECX, discusses resilience and growth in the construction industry and how to keep it sustainable with the help of digital solutions.
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How is modular technology helping institutions to build greener portfolios?

Modular technology solutions will be vital in helping institutions build greener portfolios, says Andrew Shepherd, managing director of modular housebuilder TopHat.
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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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Marshalls to be first UK concrete manufacturer to adopt CarbonCure Technologies

Marshalls plc has committed to becoming the first UK concrete manufacturer to adopt CarbonCure Technologies' carbon mineralisation technology.
A view from the road bridge down river towards the sea in the coastal town of Great Yarmouth on the Norfolk coast. Captured just as the sun was starting to set on a bright autumn day.

Turner & Townsend to deliver decarbonisation works for Norfolk County Council

Turner & Townsend has been appointed to deliver a new programme of public sector decarbonisation works for Norfolk County Council's real estate.
Exterior of 101 George Street development by tide and Vision. World's tallest factory-built homes

How can factory-built homes cut carbon?

Modular construction is playing a vital role in the construction sector’s battle to cut carbon emissions with factory-built homes, says Nick Hillard, ESG lead at Tide Construction.
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New urban park in Sheffield earns fulls marks from Considerate Constructors...

Henry Boot Construction receives full marks from the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) for its urban park site in Sheffield.
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EQUANS wins retrofit project with Birmingham City Council

Birmingham City Council has appointed EQUANS to deliver a retrofit project which will serve as a pilot for decarbonising 60,000 properties in the region.
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New partnership to deliver affordable zero-carbon housing in Hastings

Modular housebuilder ilke Homes has partnered with Orbit Homes to deliver affordable zero-carbon housing in Hastings.
Wynne have commenced work on a new additional learning needs school in Powys

Wynne commences work on new additional learning needs school in Powys

North Wales construction firm Wynne has commenced work to replace a school building, allowing up to 108 pupils to have access to specialised facilities.
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Construction completed on state-of-the-art City Campus Manchester

Construction work has been completed on the new City Campus Manchester facility, transforming an old brewery site into a creative arts campus that will open in September.
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Galliford Try to build Single Living Accommodation facility at RAF Coningsby

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has appointed Galliford Try to build a new £11m Single Living Accommodation (SLA) facility at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire.
A worker checks the valves of the GeoPura hydrogen power units used in HS2's hydrogen generator trial

HS2 hydrogen generator trial improves air quality and cuts carbon

A successful HS2 hydrogen generator trial has found that the two zero-emissions hydrogen fuel cell-based electricity generators could directly replace diesel generators.
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Reducing embodied carbon in building products for a sustainable future

As one of the key topics of debate around sustainability and climate change, embodied carbon is something we must all understand better. Vincent Matthews, head of UK marketing for SFS, explains.
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HS2 historic tunnelling breakthrough made with Dorothy the Massive Tunnel Boring...

HS2 Ltd celebrates the historic tunnelling breakthrough of a 2,000-tonne Tunnel Boring Machine named ‘Dorothy’, which has completed a one-mile dig under Long Itchington Wood in Warwickshire.
David Saville, the new Regional Managing Director for the North of England for Wates Construction

Wates regional managing director appointed for North of England

Dave Saville has been appointed as the new Wates regional managing director to support commercial, residential and infrastructure development in the North of England.
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Hayfield invests in MMC across six development sites

As part of its aim to create 350 homes in 2022, Hayfield has invested in Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) across six of its live development sites.
The all-electric homes as proposed by St. Modwen

All-electric homes to be delivered in Midlands scheme by St. Modwen

350 new all-electric homes are to be built on the historic MG Rover site by St Modwen using pioneering smart grid technology.
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Zurich Airport redevelopment awarded to Pragma and team

Pragma, as part of an international consortium led by BIG and HOK, has been chosen to lead on the Zurich Airport redevelopment to create a new terminal extension.
The new R&D scheme at Milton Park will feature green spaces and sustainable laminated timber beams, pictured

‘Nebula’ R&D scheme at Milton Park secures planning permission

A state-of-the-art R&D scheme at Milton Park, a leading business, science and technology community in Oxfordshire, has been given the green light.
Newcastle Central Library, one of the public buildings that will benefit from the planned decarbonisation works

Newcastle City Council partners with EQUANS on £27m decarbonisation works

Decarbonisation works will make key public buildings across Newcastle more energy efficient with £27m from a government fund, in a partnership between City Council and EQUANS.
Dom West West Fraser sales director UK and Ireland

Dom West appointed as West Fraser’s sales director

Dom West has been appointed as the new West Fraser sales director for the UK and Ireland.
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Planning, building and operating buildings more sustainably

Efficiency, digitalisation and sustainability go hand in hand when it comes to planning, building and operating buildings more responsibly, says Nemetschek Group.
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GCCA and FICEM accelerate cement and concrete decarbonisation in Latin America...

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) and its regional affiliate Federación Interamericana del Cemento (FICEM) announce the next steps to accelerate the decarbonisation of cement and concrete at the Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week (LACCW 2022).
An aerial view of Devonport dockyard, where the Devonport dockyard refurbishment project will take place

Devonport Dockyard refurb project to be delivered by Kier BAM Joint...

Kier BAM Joint Venture (KBJV) has been appointed by Babcock International Group to support delivery of the Devonport Dockyard refurb project at Devonport’s 10 Dock facility in Plymouth, Devon.
net zero carbon commercial development in London, 135 Park Street Southbank

Kier appointed to deliver net zero carbon commercial development in London

Kier has been appointed to design and construct the mixed-use sustainable commercial development - 135 Park Street Southbank - by Barings and LBS.

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