7 things to consider to maximise the value of manufacturing based construction

On 26 March Tata Steel hosted the Offsite Manufacturing & Technology Theme Group at their offices on Millbank.  The theme for the day was how do we engage better with the expertise, knowledge and innovation from the manufacturing sector.  The scene was set by a roundtable discussion including input from Adam Turk (Baxi Commercial), Rob … Continue reading “7 things to consider to maximise the value of manufacturing based construction”

CPA Call for Evidence on Product Information

Since the publication of the Hackitt Review in Spring 2018, the construction industry has, as you know, been working hard to meet the various challenges set for it. The Construction Products Association has been involved with several critical elements of this activity, and has established its own Marketing Integrity Group (“MIG”) to specifically address Chapter … Continue reading “CPA Call for Evidence on Product Information”

Response to Infrastructure & Projects Authority Proposal for a New Approach to Building

Constructing Excellence fully supports the move to a platform approach to building and we welcome this opportunity to have an impact on the process.  Using government procurement to drive a platform approach has the potential to transform our industry and overcome some of the current market reluctance that exists. We particularly welcome the launch of … Continue reading “Response to Infrastructure & Projects Authority Proposal for a New Approach to Building”

Explore Manufacturing – Excellent example of manufacturing in construction

On 27 September our Offsite Manufacturing & Technology Group were delighted to visit the Explore Manufacturing Centre near Worksop. This pioneering facility has been at the forefront of the application of manufacturing principles in the construction sector. The group were certainly not disappointed by what they saw! The 215 acre site, the most modern concrete … Continue reading “Explore Manufacturing – Excellent example of manufacturing in construction”

5 things construction can learn from automotive

Learning from Automotive – Offsite Manufacturing & Technology Group Visit to Tata Steelpark On 25 January the Constructing Excellence were hosted by Tata Steel at their distribution and processing centre at Wednesfield, West Midlands, the largest in the UK.   Tata Steel have invested heavily in the facility including over £12 million in a dedicated Automotive … Continue reading “5 things construction can learn from automotive”