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by Chris Achilles
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Safety
Topic: CROSS Report No 56
Replies: 0
Views: 5

CROSS Report No 56

See the link below for the latest Cross Report No 56

https://www.structural-safety.org/media ... L_BTT4TfHY
by Chris Achilles
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Safety
Topic: New Orleans Building Collapse
Replies: 0
Views: 7

New Orleans Building Collapse

See the link below for news about the latest building collapse during construction. The top floors look quite slender to me, be interesting to see the findings of the investigation. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7566167/At-one-dead-three-injured-18-story-Hard-Rock-Hotel-New-Orleans-COLLAP...
by Chris Achilles
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Safety
Topic: CROSS Report 55.
Replies: 0
Views: 230

CROSS Report 55.

See the link below for the latest CROSS report No 55.

Not learning from Grenfell, Trench Collapse, Stone Panels falling and more!
by Chris Achilles
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Modular JV worth 100 Million
Replies: 0
Views: 241

Modular JV worth 100 Million

Interesting Article on Modular Housing.

http://www.bimplus.co.uk/news/places-pe ... lke-homes/

Should see more of this in the future.
by Chris Achilles
Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Safety
Topic: CROSS News Letter 54
Replies: 0
Views: 336

CROSS News Letter 54

See the link below for the latest CROSS news Letter.

https://www.structural-safety.org/media ... L_BTT4TfHY
by Chris Achilles
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Safety
Topic: CROSS Report 53
Replies: 0
Views: 496

CROSS Report 53

Link to the latest Cross report.

Cold Formed Steel & Glass Panel Fixings are two particular items worth reading.

https://www.structural-safety.org/media ... L_BTT4TfHY
by Chris Achilles
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Lords push for government commitment on offsite construction
Replies: 0
Views: 551

Lords push for government commitment on offsite construction

Lords push for government commitment on offsite construction.

http://www.constructionmanagermagazine. ... construct/

Thanks to Brian Street for providing the link. :)
by Chris Achilles
Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Offsite House can be built in a day.
Replies: 0
Views: 627

Offsite House can be built in a day.

This will help with the housing shortage problems!

http://www.constructionmanagermagazine. ... ingle-day/
by Chris Achilles
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Offsite Hospital Project
Replies: 0
Views: 601

Offsite Hospital Project

Offsite firm the McAvoy Group has won a £15m contract for the construction of a new wing at Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington. See the Link Below;- http://www.constructionmanagermagazine.com/news/offsite-firm-wins-15m-hospital-contract/ Thanks to Brian Street for providin...
by Chris Achilles
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Safety
Topic: CROSS Report No 52
Replies: 0
Views: 677

CROSS Report No 52

See the link below for the latest CROSS Report.

https://www.structural-safety.org/media ... L_BTT4TfHY

Always worth a read for latest safety related construction issues.
by Chris Achilles
Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Inside Laing O’Rourke’s £150m Explore offsite factory
Replies: 0
Views: 726

Inside Laing O’Rourke’s £150m Explore offsite factory

Inside Laing O’Rourke’s £150m Explore offsite factory - Some impressive kit here!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvBUAL8uRDI&t=320s

Thanks to Brian Street for providing the link.
by Chris Achilles
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Logistics & Offsite Construction
Replies: 0
Views: 768

Logistics & Offsite Construction

Why logistics management is key - Worth a read this one. http://www.constructionmanagermagazine.com/news/offsite-needs-embraces-logistics/ "Does the construction industry just want to buy a few things made in factories to tick a few boxes – or does it really want to get to grips with productivity?" ...
by Chris Achilles
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Modular Brickwork Facade
Replies: 0
Views: 673

Modular Brickwork Facade

This is an interesting article showing how Mace designed and installed modular panels on the London Hospital University College project.

http://www.constructionmanagermagazine. ... de-projec/

Looks like a neat solution to working in a restricted space.
by Chris Achilles
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Sustainability
Topic: Vertical Urban Forset
Replies: 0
Views: 1115

Vertical Urban Forset

See the link below for details of a vertical urban forest built in Milan.

https://twistedsifter.com/2016/06/verti ... ri-studio/

That has added some load to the building, hope thy keep them trimmed!