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£20m highways innovation contest launched

Highways England is seeking new ideas on how roads are designed, managed and used A pot of £20m is to be shared out among research projects that help develop ‘digital’ roads and/or improve air quality. Ideas could be related to connected vehicles and infrastructure, new design and construction ideas, or…

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Meet Buildoffsite’s newest members

The last 3 months saw Buildoffsite increasing its membership base as 8 new members join its network. It has been a great couple of months for us and we look forward to driving positive change as we stay committed to providing value for the industry. Take a look at who our…

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Assael becomes employee ownership trust

Architect renowned for treating workers well also appoints new managing director  Assael Architecture has given staff a slice of the company, with the firm becoming an employee ownership trust. The Putney-based practise was founded by John Assael (pictured) and Russell Pedley in 1994, with Assael still sitting as chairman of…

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Researchers from Hong Kong Visit Elements Europe

Dr Wei Pan, Executive Director for The Centre of Construction and Infrastructure Development along with two researchers from The University of Hong Kong have visited Elements Europe’s manufacturing facility to gain insight and advice into modular construction. Dr Pan has been tasked by the Hong Kong Government to head up…

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THE McAVOY GROUP WINS NATIONAL BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY AWARD

The McAvoy Group, one of the UK’s leading offsite construction specialists, has won the ‘Best Use of Technology’ award at the British Chamber of Commerce Awards. These awards celebrate the very best of British business and highlight the role of companies in delivering growth and prosperity across the UK. This…

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Core Innovation Hub to transform UK construction

TRANSFORMING CONSTRUCTION ALLIANCE SECURES £72 MILLION GOVERNMENT FUNDING TO DRIVE INNOVATION AND BOOST UK CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY An alliance of experts specialising in digital, manufacturing, has been awarded leadership of a new national Hub to drive innovation and technological advances in the UK construction and infrastructure sectors. Following a nationwide competition, Innovate UK…

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UK Government to grant £1.2bn for modular solutions delivery

£1.2bn new business opportunities for all members and non-members of Buildoffsite to deliver modular solutions to the UK Government Up to £1.2 billion has been granted by the government to cover the contract published on 21st November. Suppliers will be able to benefit from the contracts start date of 6th…

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BOPAS accreditation is building fast

Assisting lenders by providing assurance about non-traditional construction It was a full house and standing room only during the BOPAS accreditation workshop on day one at the Offsite Construction Show in London this week. Terry Mundy (Lloyd's Register) and Jeff Maxted (BLP) explained why more offsite manufacturers were signing up to the Buildoffsite Property…

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The importance of data on your BIM Strategy event

Buildoffsite hosted an interactive workshop with BIMObject on the importance of data on your BIM Strategy. This was an engaging evening with fantastic speakers with in-depth knowledge and participation across global projects and public sector organisations exploring and adopting fluid and agile data management across infrastructure and construction projects. Our…

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Meet Sara Kotsani, our new Communications Coordinator

Sara Kotsani is the Communications Coordinator at Buildoffsite where she will be supporting the development of the organisation. After graduating from Queen Mary with an International Relations & Political Science degree she has been involved in several roles highlighting her natural and acquired ability of rapport building. From a Marketing…

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