Award Winner Case Study 2022: New Pooley Bridge – Key Learning Points

Our series of case studies look at the key learning points from our 2021 award winners. Described as “the “Jewel-in-the-Crown” of Cumbria County Council’s Infrastructure RecoveryProgramme, and the “Peoples’ Bridge”, Pooley Bridge is the UK’s first stainless-steel road bridge. We can learn from its innovative design and use of materials to build more “future-proof” projects … Continue reading “Award Winner Case Study 2022: New Pooley Bridge – Key Learning Points”

CIH: Product Platform Rulebook publication marks new era of collaboration and innovation

  The Construction Innovation Hub has today published the beta Product Platform Rulebook for consultation. Developed with the Hub’s industry partners, the Rulebook addresses the Government’s ambitions – set out in the Construction Playbook and TIP Roadmap – to accelerate the development and adoption of solutions to deliver our future schools, hospitals and homes – … Continue reading “CIH: Product Platform Rulebook publication marks new era of collaboration and innovation”

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”

ECI Webinar Towards Net Zero – Event Report

The recent European Construction Institute Webinar on Net Zero was a great chance to discuss the very significant opportunities presented by decarbonisation of the industrial and energy sectors.   Jenny Young from ECITB and Prof Mercedes Maroto-Valer from IDRIC the UK Industrial Decarbonisation Research & Innovation Centre provided insight into the work their respective organisations are doing to drive forward this important agenda.   The discussion was very timely in the … Continue reading “ECI Webinar Towards Net Zero – Event Report”