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by Chris Achilles
Tue May 08, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Phil Wilbraham on Heathrow’s offsite push
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Views: 3327

Phil Wilbraham on Heathrow’s offsite push

Phil Wilbraham on Heathrow’s offsite push

http://www.constructionmanagermagazine. ... site-push/

Thanks to Brian Street for providing the link.
by Chris Achilles
Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Offsite Construction - "Lack of Trust"
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Views: 3153

Offsite Construction - "Lack of Trust"

Offsite take-up slowed by ‘lack of trust’

http://www.constructionmanagermagazine. ... te-constr/

I tend to agree with the statement - "offsite construction is still a cottage industry"! :roll:
by Chris Achilles
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Graphene Concrete
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Views: 3213

Graphene Concrete

This could revolutionise concrete design.

Twice as strong and four times more water resistant.

http://www.constructionenquirer.com/201 ... -industry/
by Chris Achilles
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Safety
Topic: CROSS Report No 50
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Views: 3312

CROSS Report No 50

See the link below for the 50th Edition of the CROSS Report http://www.structural-safety.org/media/430409/cross-newsletter-no-50.pdf?utm_source=newsletter_no-50&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_no-50_pdf&utm_content=button&_ccCt=8dEIzoyil2P%7e7wawxmTaQvfdO0w38lUa2b7GtTimph2T5Z7R0RUCUiL_BTT4T...
by Chris Achilles
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Offsite Homes for London
Replies: 0
Views: 3425

Offsite Homes for London

Modular homes may help reduce the current London housing crisis.

http://www.constructionmanagermagazine. ... ite-homes/
by Chris Achilles
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Worlds biggest 3D printed Steel Bridge
Replies: 0
Views: 2746

Worlds biggest 3D printed Steel Bridge

Worlds biggest 3D printed Steel Bridge.

https://interestingengineering.com/the- ... n-6-months

Be interesting to see how this performs under load tests.
by Chris Achilles
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Robot Joiner
Replies: 0
Views: 2955

Robot Joiner

Interesting video showing developments in Modular timber frame construction.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jA9lJDZuYNk
by Chris Achilles
Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: CDM
Topic: Why are the 2015 CDM Regulations being ignored?
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Views: 4479

Why are the 2015 CDM Regulations being ignored?

"Why are the 2015 CDM Regulations being ignored?" Interesting Article about CDM2015 regulations. http://www.constructionmanagermagazine.com/management/why-are-2015-cdm-regulations-being-ignored/ Are things that bad, is it time for the big stick to come out? Thanks to Brian Street for providing the ...
by Chris Achilles
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Liverpool Car Park Fire Report
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Views: 3022

Liverpool Car Park Fire Report

SCOSS report on the recent Liverpool Car Park Fire

http://www.structural-safety.org/media/ ... ar%20Parks

Looks like sprinklers may be the way to go!
by Chris Achilles
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Heathrow Offsite Construction Expansion Plans
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Views: 2955

Heathrow Offsite Construction Expansion Plans

Heathrow reveals potential offsite hubs http://www.constructionmanagermagazine.com/news/heathrow-reveals-potential-offsite-hubs-expansion/ Previous Article:- http://www.constructionmanagermagazine.com/news/heathrow-bo7ss-reve6als-maj8or-offsite-plans/ Interesting read, not too sure how the road netw...
by Chris Achilles
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Offsite momentum puts precast in prime position
Replies: 0
Views: 3189

Offsite momentum puts precast in prime position

Interesting Article for Pre-Cast concrete units

"Offsite momentum puts precast in prime position"

http://www.constructionmanagermagazine. ... ime-posit/

Thanks to Brian Street for providing the link.

Note - Steel is still better than concrete!!! :D
by Chris Achilles
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: DBP LinkedIn Page
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Views: 2968

DBP LinkedIn Page

Why not join our LinkedIn page and get news of site updates and some interesting construction related news articles.

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/5110308

Don't worry about getting spammed we just do a couple of updates per month :)
by Chris Achilles
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Safety
Topic: CROSS REPORT No 49
Replies: 0
Views: 3410

CROSS REPORT No 49

See the link below for the latest Cross Report No 49. http://www.structural-safety.org/media/423662/cross-newsletter-no-49.pdf?utm_source=CROSS%20Newsletter%20No.%2049%20-%20PDF GENERAL FIRE SAFETY IN RESIDENTIAL BLOCKS FIRE SAFETY IN HIGH RISE RESIDENTIAL BLOCKS - SERVICE DUCTS THE ROLE OF DISTRICT...
by Chris Achilles
Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Europe's first printed building
Replies: 0
Views: 3371

Europe's first printed building

Europe's first printed building

http://www.globalconstructionreview.com ... -building/

Also the link below shows a short time-lapse video.

https://3dprinthuset.dk/the-bod/
by Chris Achilles
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Hinkley Point Hotel
Replies: 0
Views: 3362

Hinkley Point Hotel

An interesting Article on the new Hinkley Point Hotel for Workers.

http://www.constructionmanagermagazine. ... ley-hotel/

Looks like they are making the most of offsite modular construction.