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Innovation is Here – CEA Annual Conference

Data is knowledge, knowledge is power, but how do you harness it?  Artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, the Industrial Internet of Things, collectively known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0, are changing the way the construction industry does... View Article

National campaign launched to combat air pollution in construction

Survey by Considerate Constructors Scheme reveals urgent need for greater awareness and understanding across the industry Produced in response to the survey findings, the Scheme’s ‘Spotlight on…air pollution’ campaign provides vital resources to enable the whole industry to tackle the... View Article

NFB to MPA: We are a united supply chain

The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has highlighted three practical steps that the Government should take in order to ensure the supply chain can meet the material demands for 300,000 new homes every year. Identifying improved policy clarity, better resourcing for... View Article

Going for green

Peter Hughes of EverEdge discusses the rising trend of green roofs in UK developments, and the many benefits they can provide. Green roofs are nothing new. People have been planting gardens in every nook and cranny from the moment humanity... View Article

Access all areas

With developers and specifiers at the front line of delivering government targets, understanding the various elements of all the Building Regulations can be a challenge. When it comes to regulation around accessibility, for example, guidelines which can appear relatively straightforward... View Article

Aster joins Vote 100 campaign

Developer and social landlord Aster Group is backing a new campaign that marks the 100th anniversary of some women being granted the vote in the UK. The group, which owns and manages almost 30,000 homes across the south of England,... View Article

Roman Upgrade to ISO14001:2015

Leading international shower designer and manufacturer, Roman, has been certified with the internationally recognised ISO14001:2015 standard. Roman has held the ISO14001 since 2009 and is proud to announce that they have just been upgraded to the prestigious and much more... View Article

LABC welcomes participation in Hackitt Review working groups

LABC has welcomed the invitation by Dame Judith Hackitt to participate in three working groups looking at design and construction, industry competencies and regulation and guidance. Commercial Director, Martin Taylor will sit on the design, construction and refurbishment group which... View Article

New Commercial Manager joins Rippon Homes

Mansfield based housebuilder Rippon Homes has strengthened its professional team with the appointment of Ciaran Hickey as Commercial Manager. Ciaran (32) is no stranger to the construction industry, with 11 years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor under his belt. “After... View Article

Ultra Sites become trailblazers for construction industry

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has officially launched Ultra Site registration, following a 24-month pilot with a number of principal contactors and industry clients. The most committed contractors and their supply chains across the UK and Ireland can now achieve Ultra... View Article

Stepping up

Zara Prescott of Richard Burbidge advises on how developers can create a lasting impression by selecting the most appropriate stairparts. When it comes to selecting the most suitable interiors for a new development, the main focus for housebuilders is usually... View Article

Bellis Homes scoops tasty Camden scheme

In the heart of fashionable Camden in north London, on the site of a famous ice cream parlour, Bellis Homes’ Marine Ices development is set to provide a striking addition to the area. Jack Wooler reports Only a short walk... View Article

Cross Laminated Timber: what next?

By Gavin White, Director at Ramboll The need for additional housing capacity is now beyond doubt. We need to build about 250,000 homes a year, for a number of years, but the current rate of construction is only about 80,000... View Article

This year’s model

H+H’s MD Calum Forsyth suggests that the housing delivery model could benefit from radical rethinking. Top of the agenda for new Housing Minister Dominic Raab must surely be the conundrum of how to build enough houses to meet demand. I... View Article
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