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by Chris Achilles
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Modular JV worth 100 Million
Replies: 0
Views: 36

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: 110

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: 292

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: 331

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: 339

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: 380

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: 480

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: 505

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: 556

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: 461

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: 815

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!
by Chris Achilles
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Safety
Topic: New Technology May Slash Plant Emissions
Replies: 0
Views: 649

New Technology May Slash Plant Emissions

See the link below for an interesting article on possible future reductions with site plant emissions.

https://www.constructionenquirer.com/20 ... e-diggers/
by Chris Achilles
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Safety
Topic: SCOSS ALERT July 2018 - Fire Safety
Replies: 0
Views: 689

SCOSS ALERT July 2018 - Fire Safety

SCOSS ALERT July 2018 Building a Safer Future Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: Final Report See link below:- https://www.structural-safety.org/media/436336/scoss-alert-building-a-safer-future.pdf?utm_source=scoss_alert-building_a_safer_future&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=...
by Chris Achilles
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Safety
Topic: CROSS Report No 51
Replies: 0
Views: 533

CROSS Report No 51

See the link below for CROSS Report No 51

https://www.structural-safety.org/media ... L_BTT4TfHY
by Chris Achilles
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Laing Install Mega Risers
Replies: 0
Views: 583

Laing Install Mega Risers

Interesting Article for Modular risers at Manchester Airport http://www.constructionmanagermagazine.com/news/video-watch-laing-orourke-install-mega-risers-manc/ More information on modular Risers can be obtained from:- http://www.dbp.org.uk/cs/DBP00003.pdf http://www.dbp.org.uk/cs/DBP00046.pdf Well ...