Costs of MMC Set To Drop by a Third, Finds New Report

Costs associated with modern methods of construction (MMC) could fall by a third as demand in the sector grows, reveals a new report published today by Constructing Excellence at its annual conference. (See link below to access the report) Part of the BRE Group, Constructing Excellence is a leading not-for-profit membership organisation driving change in … Continue reading “Costs of MMC Set To Drop by a Third, Finds New Report”

Review – Annual Conference on 30th November 2021: A Crucial Discussion Not to be Missed

  After a year of cloud working and endless zoom meetings, we brought the Annual Constructing Excellence Conference back to London at Skyloft, 28th floor Millbank Tower, with tremendous success. This year we chose the theme of “Unlocking Value: An industry to be valued and be valued in”, focusing on understanding different forms of value … Continue reading “Review – Annual Conference on 30th November 2021: A Crucial Discussion Not to be Missed”

Benefits of Modern Methods of Construction – Performance Data & Case Studies

This report is an output of a collaborative demonstrator project entitled “Enabling housing innovation for inclusive growth” (see link below), a demonstrator project supported by an Innovate UK grant. One of the project’s key objectives was to define ‘key performance indicators’ (KPIs) for MMC and benchmark against existing housing delivery models. The project partners included … Continue reading “Benefits of Modern Methods of Construction – Performance Data & Case Studies”

Procurement Update – The role of strategic procurement

The Constructing Excellence Procurement Group met in September and were joined by Steve Bratt, Chief Executive of the Electrical Contractors Group and lead for the Construction Leadership Council’s Business Models workstream.  The group then explored how far the scope of procurement should reach. CLC Business Models The CLC  Business Models Workstream Business Models » Construction … Continue reading “Procurement Update – The role of strategic procurement”

Platforms & MMC

We were delighted to be joined by 2 platform projects at the October CE Offsite Manufacturing & Technology Group: The Construction Innovation Hub and Seismic.  Both presentations clearly demonstrated the benefits of platform approaches and the need for interoperability to unlock the market for MMC. Seismic Richard Crosby from  blacc  shared key learning and progress … Continue reading “Platforms & MMC”