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Latest newsletters

Summer 2017

Summer is here, and it's a good time to settle down in the shade and read the latest Buildoffsite Newsletter.

In this issue:

Addressing the UK Housing Challenge - Event at the Irish Embassy in London

Case studies on Davyhulme WwTW Modernisation Project (United Utilities) and Sky Believe in Better Building (Arup)

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Spring 2017

This Spring edition of the Buildoffsite Newsletter asks the question - When will the industry change?
We also take a look at Geraghty Taylor's steps to a successful Build To Rent product and McAvoy shows they're keen to be disruptors.

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Winter 2017

Welcome to the first newsletter for 2017. Inside you'll find a welcome from our new Chairman, Andy Dix, who introduces himself and his plans for Buildoffsite. With the latest industry news, updates on Hub activities and new members, case studies from Portakabin, Premier Modular, Midland Steel and Enevate, and news of our upcoming events, there's plenty to read about.

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Autumn 2016

The first in our 'new look' newsletter, we hope you enjoy the changes we have made. This is a special Offsite Construction Show edition of the newsletter but also includes an opinion piece from Orla Corr of McAvoy, a farewell from Chairman Richard Ogden, and an introduction to four new Buildoffsite members.

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July 2016

A look at who the new Chairman is, a number of fresh case studies and some more new members to spot too.

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April 2016

This newsletter includes: opinion piece from Graham Cleland, NG Bailey on 'Flaunting convention -an issue of leadership', articles updating on Laing O'Rourke and ECITB backed training schemes, HS2 roadshow information and event dates and much more.

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December 2015

This newsletter reflects on the past year, gives a summary of the Offsite Construction Show 2015 as well as giving up to date news and case studies of some of the most recent and biggest offsite construction projects.

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September 2015

This is a special edition of the Buildoffsite newsletter with the front half dedicated to the Offsite Construction Show 2015. It also shows our new members and a case study of the largest modular build contract in the UK.

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July 2015

This newsletter includes: Stewart Milne learnings from Japan, we discuss whether we can boost productivity further, LHC talk about the offsite procurement framework for new homes and much more.

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May 2015

This newsletter includes: Additional appointments to the Buildoffsite Executive Group; Launch of the Offsite Management School and Comparator on the Chocks.

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January 2015

This newsletter includes: Delivering Construction 2025 - RIBS's Action Plan; The Buildoffsite Water Hub; and BIM - Delivering Real Business Benefits

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November 2014

This newsletter includes: Ormandy host the Buildoffsite Direction Group; Addressing the Skills Needs of the Offsite Industry; and an interview with Peter Foster, Head of Head of Digital Manufacturing Implementation (BIM) at Premier Interlink (Waco UK Ltd).

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August 2014

This newsletter includes: Offsite Solutions for New Build Housing – An Update; BIM for Manufacturers and Manufacturing – How prepared are you? and Introducing “the B1M”

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May 2014

This newsletter includes: New Appointment to the Buildoffsite Executive Group; A big thank you and best wishes to Giles Price; and Buildoffsite Yearbook 2014 – 2015.

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February 2014

This newsletter includes: Endorsement for offsite housing from the HCA; Buildoffsite appoints housing specialist; and Buildoffsite Review 2014–2015.

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November 2013

This newsletter includes: Dennis Seal joins the Buildoffsite Executive Group; New address for Buildoffsite; and BOPAS breakfast briefing – a full house on 26 September.

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March 2013

This newsletter includes: Benefiting from BIM – the Mott MacDonald experience; Glossary of terms; and Buildoffsite in India, January 2013.

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December 2012

This newsletter includes: Introducing Tony Hickton of Hickton – new Buildoffsite Member; Discovering SBEC – on
the journey to zero carbon buildings; and Innovative photovoltaic installations.

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August 2012

This newsletter includes: Offsite solutions and the Schools’ Building Programme; Making offsite mainstream –
addressing the challenges; and New Members.

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May 2012

This newsletter includes: New faces on the Buildoffsite Executive Group; New Members; and Government signs up for modular construction.

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February 2012

This newsletter includes: Lean Project Management Workshop; Illustrating the business case for offsite solutions; and New Members.

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October 2011

This newsletter includes: Angela Brady becomes RIBA President; New Members; and Ray O’Rourke Honorary
Knighthood.

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June 2011

This newsletter includes: New members; McAvoy group wins major contract at Premier Inn, London; and CIRIA’s Build Lean guide: transforming construction by adopting a Lean Thinking approach...

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February 2011

This newsletter includes: A message from America; New accreditations; and NG Bailey appoint business
development manager.

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July 2010

This newsletter includes: Birthday honour for Richard Ogden – offsite industry champion recognised; Skanska UK joins Buildoffsite; and Marks and Spencer joins Buildoffsite.

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February 2010

This newsletter includes: New member – Tekla (UK) Ltd; Discovering offsite tours – visit to Circle Bath; and Discovering Britspace.

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July 2009

This newsletter includes: The Buildoffsite stakeholder event; The search for attainable homes; and New members.

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March 2009

This newsletter includes: Making an Exhibition of Ourselves – Let’s Talk!; Introducing EcoCanopy; and Buildoffsite/Lloyds Registration Scheme update.

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December 2008

This newsletter includes: Making Sense of Sustainability; Buildoffsite Stakeholder Event; and University of Salford Launches New Masters Course in Advanced Manufacturing.

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September 2008

This newsletter includes: New members; BAA announces its supply chain to be accredited by the Buildoffsite
Registration Scheme; and Meeting of Client Advisory Group – 24 July.

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February 2008

This newsletter includes: The OSC Magazine Offsite Construction Awards 2008 in association with Interbuild; Next Member to Member Event; and BEX 2008

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October 2007

This newsletter includes: New members; Pre-manufactured homes sought in Canada; and Member Profiles.

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June 2007

This newsletter includes: Offsite construction industry survey 2006; Buildoffsite / Lloyd Certification Scheme; and Visit to Bailey Off-site.

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