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Building with SIPs can beat affordable housing crisis

Sips Eco Panels explains why Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) can allow the UK to build more affordable homes quickly and end fuel poverty THE UK...
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Data gathering shows value of smart construction

Stewart Dalgarno, director of product development at Stewart Milne Timber Systems, believes that Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) has the...
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Reflective membrane solution delivers thermal efficiency for large social housing development

A combination of a low emissivity, insulating breather membrane and internal air and vapour control layer from Protect Membranes has been installed as part of an award-winning social housing development in Greater Manchester

New chair appointed to AIMCH project

THE Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) project has named Simon Dudley, interim chair of Homes England, as chair of the...

New construction hub promises to ‘champion’ innovation

A collaborative initiative led by Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and Inverness College UHI has promised to 'champion' innovation in the construction and manufacturing...

Scottish Procurement Alliance renews four frameworks

SCOTTISH Procurement Alliance (SPA) has announced it is re-procuring four of its most successful frameworks: Schools and Community Buildings; Modular Buildings; Roofing; and Doors. In...

Taking future skills offsite

By Douglas Morrison, director of operations and future skills, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre AS the construction industry is facing unprecedented challenges during the current coronavirus...

Modular specialist earns Investors in Young People Gold status

A Scottish modular building supplier has achieved Investors in Young People Gold accreditation. Elliott, which has branches in Falkirk, Livingston, and Inverurie, earned the accolade...

MSP learns of CCG’s work during Scottish Apprenticeship Week

TO mark Scottish Apprenticeship Week, Clydebank and Milngavie MSP Gil Paterson MSP visited CCG's offsite manufacturing (OSM) facility in Cambuslang before touring a live...

New programme tipped to improve training in offsite construction

CONSTRUCTION Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC), in collaboration with a network of project partners, is launching a new training programme to boost offsite construction. The Offsite...

Progress made at Glasgow south side development

CCG has revealed that a new housing development in Glasgow's south side is starting to take shape. The site of the former Hermon Baptist Church...

Offsite specialist secures investment boost

OFFSITE specialist the McAvoy Group has announced it has secured a multi-million pound investment from London-based Blantyre Capital. The cash will be used to support the firm's...

Collaboration crucial to increase offsite adoption

"BY embracing new techniques in controlled factory environments offsite, or near-site, we can enhance pre-manufactured value, but by doing so, the conventional procurement and...

MMC and timber systems can help meet housing ambitions

Stewart Dalgarno, director of product development at Stewart Milne Timber Systems, discusses why modern methods of construction coupled with a build fabric such as...

ITW invests in new press to meet demand

ITW Construction Products has announced it has doubled the capacity of it’s SpaceJoist metal open web following the commissioning of a new 300-tonnes production...

SIPs help build ‘forever home’ in Perthshire

A bespoke eco-friendly house in the hills above Aberfeldy, constructed using Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), is providing stunning views of the Perthshire countryside. David and...

Collective action by housebuilders to target climate change

By Malcolm Thomson, sales director, Scotframe IT was Barack Obama who pointed out that the challenges of the 21st century could not be met without...

Fife-based timber specialist announces acquisition

JAMES Donaldson & Sons (JDS) is targeting further growth in the housebuilding sector after completing the acquisition of Rowan Manufacturing Ltd and Smith &...

A Swift solution for larger projects

WERNICK Buildings is heavily targeting the education sector with a modular system designed for larger projects. The firm’s Swiftplan product can deliver multi-storey solutions...

New Glasgow exhibition celebrates offsite timber construction

A new exhibition in Glasgow is showcasing sustainable offsite-manufactured buildings made from wood. Supported by Scottish Forestry, engineering and built environment students from Edinburgh Napier...