International News

This news room houses a collection of industry news articles and press releases from various different sources from around the world, click on the links below to read more:

Homebuilder develops open-source sustainable building system

12th July 2021

Collective, a Vancouver-based company that designs and builds high-performance eco-friendly homes, is looking to stretch its environmental impact far beyond the handful of projects it completes a year. "It comes down to...

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Broad Group erects 10-storey steel apartment building in 28 hours

18th June 2021

A Chinese manufacturer has once again demonstrated the use of its modular construction method by erecting a 10-storey apartment block in a little over a day. Broad Group accomplished the feat in its home town of Changsha using...

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Warren Buffett targets commercial modular construction

9th June 2021

Warren Buffett is forging further into modular construction, leveraging the Berkshire Hathaway-owned MiTek engineered building products and construction software firm to launch a hybrid offsite-on site building model targeted at...

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Modular construction unicorn Katerra files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

7th June 2021

Katerra Inc, the company set up in 2015 to revolutionise construction with a tech-driven approach to timber prefabrication, has filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code. A statement published on the company's...

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The future of construction & improving the quality of the built environment

7th June 2021

If the construction industry was poised for change before, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed that transformation into overdrive. The industry as a whole has always been reluctant to change, but we've reached a critical point where...

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