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:

Modular Marvels

11th October 2019

Earlier this year Singapore's Clement Canopy assumed the position of the world's tallest modular building. Built by Dragages Singapore and designed by ADDP Architects, the residential towers surpassed the 135-metre tower at George Street,...

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Katerra opens new factory, boosts leadership team

10th October 2019

Silicon Valley-headquartered, high-tech prefabricated builder Katerra has opened its new factory in Spokane Valley, Washington, which it claims will be one of the biggest producers of cross-laminated timber (CLT) products in the US. A...

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Digital twins: Taking modular construction to the next level

7th October 2019

In the past 20 years, the construction industry has fallen behind in digitalization, especially in the use of data and analytics or artificial intelligence. During Bill's time as chief digital officer of GE and Daryl's 25 years of industrial design,...

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New Zealand plans offsite drive to meet soaring housing demand

20th September 2019

The New Zealand government has announced a boost in offsite manufacturing to bolster construction of new homes. The government says it is connecting offsite manufacturing companies to its KiwiBuild initiative, an affordable housing plan...

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Prefab specialist Katerra buys two American contractors

15th September 2019

US prefabrication specialist Katerra has added two contractors to its stable of companies: UEB Builders and Fortune-Johnson General Contractors. The acquisitions allow the Silicon Valley company to expand its coverage of the...

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