Industry News

The construction world is ever-changing, with new technologies and digital developments happening all the time. In such a fast-paced industry, keeping up with news and announcements can be difficult. 

Here on the Offsite Hub, we are dedicated to keeping you updated with the most informative and topical stories in the construction industry but with a particular focus on modern methods of construction and offsite construction techniques. We select the most relevant stories for you to stay up to date with the world of light steel frame, volumetric modular technology, structural timber precast concrete hybrid solutions and MEP innovations. 

We update our news pages at least twice a week, please see below and these stories are from a range of sources and are focused articles and press releases on the most dynamic developments in the offsite industry including official pieces from our own Offsite Magazine and full coverage of the offsite awards winners, plus the latest in international offsite technology developments

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€44M upgrade for SMARTPLY OSB manufacturing plant

16th November 2020

Coillte, Ireland’s largest commercial forestry and land solutions company, today approved a €44.4M investment to improve...

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Beard develops strategic partnership with Green Unit Limited

10th November 2020

Construction firm Beard has entered into a strategic partnership with Green Unit Limited, in order to help boost production of modular low-carbon buildings. The move is part of Beard’s ambition to be more sustainable and to more actively...

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NHBC welcomes BoKlok to its new MMC acceptance scheme

9th November 2020

NHBC, the leading warranty and insurance provider for new homes in the UK, has announced that BoKlok has been officially welcomed to NHBC Accepts. NHBC Accepts is an all-inclusive, end-to-end service...

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A fifth of all new affordable homes must be MMC, says Jenrick

6th November 2020

Housing secretary makes pledge and tells Tory conference any further cash in the spending review will be focused on MMC At least a fifth of homes planned through the government's £12bn affordable homes programme will be built using...

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Leeds looks to modern methods to speed £500m hospital revamp

5th November 2020

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is hoping to complete a £500m redevelopment of Leeds General Infirmary by 2025 by stacking pre-constructed modules. The site for the project is a constrained city centre site and the NHS trust...

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