07 - 09 March 2023 | ExCeL, London

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Project to design regeneratively to manage our material footprint

Industry News Project to design regeneratively to manage our material footprint 540 WORLD are bowled over by the Environment Agency’s Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 (TEAM2100) agile efforts to put their goals into action. These Deptford Walls Accoya fenders are both an innovation and an extension of their previous world-first sustainable Cradle to Cradle Certified® Accoya® wood fender

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Fraudulent cladding-safety certificates sent to almost 100 suburban Prescot residents

Industry News Fraudulent cladding-safety certificates sent to almost 100 suburban Prescot residents Almost 100 residents in high-rise flats received ‘forged’ cladding safety forms certifying that their building was not a fire hazard.  Thomas Michael Clarke, 33, is charged with fraud by false representation after 19 months of investigation by police. Forms for assessing the safety

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Report shows modular construction emits 45% less carbon than traditional methods

Industry News Report shows modular construction emits 45% less carbon than traditional methods According to researchers from the University of Cambridge and Edinburgh Napier University, factory-built houses emit 45 per cent less carbon than traditional construction methods. In a recent study, two modular housing schemes designed by HTA Design, comprised almost 900 homes, saved over

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Glider at Futurebuild 2022 – Delivering Smart Buildings Successfully

Industry News Glider at Futurebuild 2022 – Delivering Smart Buildings Successfully The Digital Impact Stage at Futurebuild 2022 hosted our networking session, ‘Delivering Smart Buildings Successfully’, sponsored by Glider Technology. In the panel discussion, key industry issues were covered including what a smart building is, how smart technology is changing the construction industry, as well

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IOM in collaboration Futurebuild: Construction Industry Insight report

Industry News IOM in collaboration Futurebuild: Construction Industry Insight report A piece of original research conducted with the construction industry which gives insight into how working practices can develop and improve in the future with a focus on worker health. The work was done as part of the Futurebuild conference and outlines new perspectives and insights

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Construction companies see six-month highs in rising costs

Industry News Construction companies see six-month highs in rising costs The cost increase was the highest for six months due to escalating fuel, energy and commodity prices, according to Tim Moore, economics director at S&P Global. Read the full article. Share this article: Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Read more:

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How can RIBA Chartered Practices provide job support for Ukrainian refugees?

Industry News How can RIBA Chartered Practices provide job support for Ukrainian refugees? RIBA will collaborate with the Architects Council of Europe (ACE) to identify displaced architects and students from Ukraine and promote opportunities for them on their social media channels. The RIBA’s refugee job support will also extend to Chartered Practices offering jobs and

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The Building Safety Bill at its final stages of parliamentary journey

Industry News The Building Safety Bill at its final stages of parliamentary journey After the Grenfell Tower tragedy and Dame Judith Hackitt’s Building Regulations and Fire Safety report, the Building Safety Bill is now at the report stage in the House of Lords and approaching the end of its parliamentary journey. The bill represents the

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UK’s greenest Healthcare Building is awarded passivhaus certification

Industry News UK’s greenest Healthcare Building is awarded passivhaus certification The award-winning Foleshill Health Centre in Coventry has received the Classic Passivhaus Certificate, reinforcing its status as the greenest healthcare facility in the UK. Read the full article. Share this article: Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Read more:

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Meet the ConTech

Industry News What it’s like being a construction-tech entrepreneur – in five words by John Priestland The C-Tech hosted a ‘Meet the ConTech’ session at FutureBuild on 2nd March.  We brought five construction-tech entrepreneurs together to share their experience of what it is like to set up and run a start-up for the built environment.

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Line of Sight Methodology offers ‘golden thread’ to connect organisations with their assets

Industry News Line of Sight Methodology offers ‘golden thread’ to connect organisations with their assets A newly published CSIC paper describes an innovative framework to help organisations create a ‘golden thread’ of information giving a line of sight to directly connect organisational objectives and asset requirements. Lead author Dr James Heaton, Digital Consultant at Costain,

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MCS announces key changes to its Heat Pump Standard

Industry News MCS announces key changes to its Heat Pump Standard MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) has announced fundamental changes to its Heat Pump Standard. The existing Heat Pump Standard (MIS 3005) will be split into two standards – one for Heat Pump Design (MIS 3005-D) and one for Heat Pump Installation (MIS 3005-I). The changes

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The story of gliderbim® and an oil industry giant

Industry News The story of gliderbim® and an oil industry giant Glider has been leading on two projects for oil industry giant Shell, focusing heavily on asset information management, and supported by the implementation of Glider’s flagship common data environment (CDE), gliderbim®. What is the project? The famous Shell Centre Tower was originally designed by

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Building Performance Evaluation Guide

Industry News Building Performance Evaluation Guide New homes often fail to meet low-energy targets and to satisfy residents with fundamental issues such as ease of use, summer comfort and energy costs. There is little Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) happening routinely on projects to close the performance gap. A step change is needed to transition to

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Glider to deliver a digital handover solution for Stratford Waterfront East Bank development

Industry News Glider to deliver a digital handover solution for Stratford Waterfront East Bank development Glider has confirmed its plans to introduce gliderbim® alongside project partners to manage the structured asset data and handover documentation for the Stratford Waterfront East Bank development in London. The Stratford Waterfront site will bring together BBC recording studios, a

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Cutting Edge Access Control

Industry News Cutting Edge Access control Access control is of huge importance to society. Its purpose is to ensure that the right people are free to move around the right areas of a building at the right times, while unauthorised people are prevented from entering those parts of a building where or when their presence is

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Building the foundations of a better future

Industry News Building the foundations of a better future COP26 brought the world to Glasgow to discuss the climate crisis and how we change the way we work to address this existential threat. But it wasn’t the first forum at which the Hub was represented. UK Construction Week, in which the Hub was a delivery

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C2CPII’s response to COP26

Industry News C2CPII’s response to COP26 COP26 in Glasgow represented a crucial turning point for our planet and for humanity. Earlier last year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and climate scientists around the world made it unequivocally clear that if we do not work together now to cap global temperature rise by 2030, there

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Climate regulating ocean plants and animals destroyed by toxic chemicals and plastics, accelerates our path towards ocean pH 7.95

Industry News Climate regulating ocean plants and animals destroyed by toxic chemicals and plastics, accelerates our path towards ocean pH 7.95 The current high concentrations of carbon dioxide and nutrients in ocean waters along with slightly elevated temperatures should make marine life flourish, but this is not the case. We have lost 50% of all

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Five ways to reduce carbon on construction sites

Five ways to reduce carbon on construction sites 17 December 2021 Sourced from Construction Manager Magazine. Consultant Arcadis has recommended five ways to reduce energy usage, and consequently carbon emissions after it predicted a second wave of inflation across a range of construction materials, driven by rising energy prices. Read the full article.

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Environmentally-friendly insulation made of popcorn

Environmentally-friendly insulation made of popcorn 14 December 2021 Sourced from CIAT. Scientists at the University of Göttingen in Sweden have developed a process of using popcorn to make sustainable building insulation and have agreed on a licence with the German building material specialist Bachl Group to commercialise it. Read the full article.

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No more mass timber shortages

No more mass timber shortages 14 December 2021 Sourced from Construction Index. The Timber Trade Federation’s statistics show that import levels are more than 23% higher than in Q3 2020. The timber industry has shown resilience and is in a good position to meet demand in 2022. Read the full article.

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Morgan Sindall signs contract with Leeds developer to build apartment block

Morgan Sindall signs contract with Leeds developer to build apartment block 06 December 2021 Sourced from Construction Index. Morgan Sindall has been driven this week on Citylife’s Springwell Gardens scheme. The 16-storey tiered building, designed by Nick Brown Architects, will have 223 one, two, and three-bedroom residential apartments and is expected to be completed by

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