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AIMCH: How Digital And Offsite Construction Can Transform Housebuilding

15th August 2019
Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) is a pioneering project that puts collaboration, digital working and large-scale offsite manufacturing at the heart of tackling the housing crisis. Stewart Dalgarno, director...
 

Timber Frame Companies Need To Streamline Their Design And Manufacturing Processes To Benefit From Offsite Opportunities

14th August 2019
With the growing energy and innovation within offsite and modular construction, Elecosoft are looking forward to introducing their Framing software to new contacts at the Offsite Expo next month. Moving to digital design can help...
 

CCG Delivers 45 New Homes On Site Of Former Glasgow Primary School

14th August 2019
The site of a former primary school in the south side of Glasgow has been transformed into 45 new affordable homes. The Lowther Homes mid-market development in Batson Street, Govanhill – built by contractors CCG (Scotland) Ltd –...
 

Norbord Appoints New General Manager At Inverness

14th August 2019
Previously based at Norbord's Cowie plant as MDF Production Manager, Stuart Hendry has recently taken on the role of General Manager at Norbord Inverness. With over 27 years' experience in operations, manufacturing and engineering, Stuart brings...
 

Kevin Lagan snaps up northern timber frame firm

12th August 2019
Former Lagan Group owner Kevin Lagan has bought Huddersfield timber fame manufacturer Frame-Tech Structures. Lagan, who sold his building material business for £455m to Breedon Group last year, aims to expand the operation in tandem...
 

Hemsec announces appointments to support MMC growth

12th August 2019
Timber and metal-faced composite insulated panels manufacturer, Hemsec, has made two senior appointments to boost the industry’s need for materials used in Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) Ingrid Lovatt will become finance...
 

TRADA’s Better Timber Buildings conference returns

12th August 2019
Following the success of its Better Timber Buildings conference last year, TRADA is running the event again this November. The one-day conference, which is intended to educate, inspire and empower architects, engineers,...
 

Scotframe creates new role to accelerate English expansion

11th August 2019
Inverurie-based offsite timber frame specialist Scotframe has appointed Danny Johnson to the new role of business development manager for the North of England in response to growing demand for timber frame homes in the region and across the...
 

Modular builder hires envelope expert as technical chief

10th August 2019
Modular housebuilder Project Etopia has hired building envelope specialist Mike Mapston as its new chief technical officer. Mapston has 40 years' experience in offsite building and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building...
 

Government urged by MPs to ‘act fast’ with offsite construction

9th August 2019
A panel of MPs has urged ministers to 'act fast' to create the conditions for a new style of prefabricated housebuilding if they want to stand any chance of meeting its ambitious targets. The Housing, Communities and Local Government...
 

Barratt buys timber frame specialist

8th August 2019
Barratt Developments has bought one of the UK's largest timber frame manufacturers.  Selkirk, Scotland based Oregon Timber Frame Limited is currently one of Barratt's key timber frame suppliers. Barratt has a target of...
 

Derry group to deliver three rapid-build projects for Dublin

7th August 2019
Offsite construction company FastHouse will build 202 homes under Dublin contracts A Derry offsite construction company owned by businessman Kevin Lagan has agreed deals for three projects in the greater Dublin area. FastHouse, a...
 

dRMM Get Green Light For Timber School

6th August 2019
RIBA Stirling Prize-winning practice dRMM has secured planning permission for a timber-built school in Cambridgeshire The practice, which scooped UK architecture's biggest prize in 2017 for its revamp of Hastings pier, will create the...
 

Kingspan Tek Delivers Forward-Thinking Flexibility In Luxury Housing

5th August 2019
The Lower Mill Estate, a development of sustainable holiday homes in the Cotswolds, is offering holiday homemakers the best in bespoke, energy efficient properties with the help of the Kingspan...
 

Council aims to be first to bring Ikea modular homes to UK

5th August 2019
The local council in Worthing, West Sussex, aims to be the first to bring modular homes built by a joint venture between Ikea and Skanska to the UK. Worthing Borough Council said it was looking to enter an agreement with BoKlok to...
 

 
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