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Optimising design for Volumetric production

Volumetric offsite methods offer complete solutions to housing, hospitals, student accommodation, office buildings and schools. Amongst other advantages, volumetric offsite construction brings to the factory all critical activities linked to the...
20th February 2018

Leading construction body calls for increased sector productivity to help ease the Brexit blues

The economic indicators point to a challenging 2018 for Britain in the lead up to Brexit in 2019. The OECD forecasts the UK's GDP will grow by only 1% in 2018. Construction, which accounts for around 6.7% of the UK economy and employs...
15th February 2018

Heathrow starts to refine offsite construction plans

The supply chain looking to deliver Heathrow's £14bn expansion plans, including a new runway over the M25 motorway, is to get the chance to showcase its engineering strengths to the airport's decision makers. Bidders for Heathrow...
15th February 2018

Deal to start world’s tallest modular towers in Croydon

Investors have agreed a funding deal to start construction of a twin-tower scheme of build-to-rent flats that will become the world's tallest offsite project. Tide Construction will deliver the project using its offsite...
15th February 2018

Survey highlights house-builders' move to modular

More than two-thirds of house-building companies are investing in some kind of modular or prefabricated housing, according to a new survey. House-builders are looking to so-called 'modern methods of construction' - doing as much of...
15th February 2018
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