News: 14/12/18 – 3D-Concrete-Printing Smart Housing for Smart Cities in The Netherlands

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Concrete cores completed on world’s tallest modular buildings Work has been completed on the concrete cores for the two tallest modular buildings in the world. For more information on the world’s tallest buildings, head over to New Civil Engineer. 3D-Concrete-Printing Smart Housing for Smart Cities in The Netherlands The world population is expected to reach …

What is a Telehandler and What are they Used For?

What is a Telehandler? Otherwise known as a telescopic handler, this is a highly versatile lifting machine that’s predominantly used within construction industry. They’re commonly known for lifting pallet boards and moving heavy loads to high up, tough to reach areas. What are Telehandlers Used for? Most modern models now have combined capabilities to make …

News 07/12/18: Construction of thousands of new homes to be accelerated following Homes England loan to St. Modwen

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Construction of thousands of new homes to be accelerated following Homes England loan to St. Modwen Expert developer and regeneration specialist St. Modwen Properties PLC is to begin drawing down the funds from the £75 million Homes England infrastructure loan this month – unlocking and accelerating the construction of more than 13,000 new homes across …

News 30/11/18: 3D Concrete Printing Could Free the World from Boring Buildings

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3D Concrete Printing Could Free the World from Boring Buildings Construction is one of the largest industries in the world economy – worth £5.6 trillion globally (equivalent to 13 per cent of GDP). But construction has suffered for decades from remarkably poor productivity compared to other sectors. While agriculture and manufacturing have increased productivity 10-15 …

Plant Hire Guide: What Type of Construction Machinery You Need

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Plant Hire Guide: What Type of Construction Machinery You Need Plant hire is extremely beneficial for any construction project, helping you achieve your milestones as scheduled. Plant hire or heavy equipment can be divided into four main categories: Earth-moving equipment Material handling Construction equipment Construction vehicles There are many types of plant hire that are …

News 23/11/18: Government to set up construction ‘innovation networks’

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Government to set up construction ‘innovation networks’ The government is to launch a series of competitions to pay construction firms to work together on blue-sky research and development as part of a drive to modernise construction. Ann Bentley, global director of consultant RLB, and a member of the government’s Construction Leadership Council (CLC), told Building …

News 16/11/18: MPs warned construction ‘cannot recruit enough workers’

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MPs warned construction ‘cannot recruit enough workers’ The construction sector will be unable to replace the workers expected to leave the industry, a parliamentary select committee has been warned. For more information on this topic, head over to Construction News. Brisbane construction firm Canstruct made $43m profit running Nauru detention centre last year Disclosure comes …