McAvoy announces expansion into offsite housing – FROM FOUNDATIONS TO OCCUPATION IN JUST 7 DAYS

The Dungannon-based McAvoy Group, the leading offsite construction specialist in Ireland and Northern Ireland, has announced its expansion into the residential sector with the launch of a new modular solution for all housing tenures – affordable homes, market sale, buildto-rent, student accommodation, and emergency housing. Following extensive product development and collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast,McAvoy More Info »

Funding released to make social sector homes safe

12 councils and 31 housing associations will receive funding for the removal and replacement of unsafe aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding from 159 buildings. £248 million has been released to social sector landlords to fund the removal and replacement of unsafe aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding from high-rise (defined as 18 metres or higher) social More Info »

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) launches new course in construction quality management

The CIOB Academy is launching a brand new course focussed on managing and delivering quality in construction. This follows months of work by a Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Commission of Past Presidents into the issue of build quality, and what practical steps can be taken to support delivery of quality construction and development projects. More Info »

Carillion, the tip of the iceberg, but the good ship construction cannot change its course…

Ian Anfield, Hudson Contract managing director Figures published last week highlight the fact that our major contractors are a spent force, and ultimately why they should no longer be allowed to dominate the industry and influence government policy around construction. Disappointingly, even after the collapse of Carillion, major contractors continue to sweep up the vast More Info »

SCREWFIX SECURE MILWAUKEE PRODUCT EXCLUSIVES FOR SEPTEMBER LAUNCH

Milwaukee is here! The UK’s tradespeople can now get an exclusive deal on Milwaukee’s most powerful, compact 18V drill complete with 2 lithium ion batteries and case to celebrate the launch of the Milwaukee range Milwaukee’s popular range of heavy duty products, including the M18V Brushless Combi Drill and the M18 Brushless Impact Driver, both More Info »

London | AT Awards event

Don`t miss this years AT AWARDS 3 PM-6 PM, 14 SEP 2018 Book your tickets now for 14 September 2018! Showcasing the technology of architecture at its best, CIAT’s AT Awards event will be held in East London on 14 September. Hosted by MC Matt Allwright, the event will recognise the exceptional contribution that Architectural Technology practices More Info »