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”

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”

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”

Winner Building Project of the Year: Lymington Fields School – Key Learning Points

Our series of case studies look at the key learning points from our 2020 award winners and highly commended. Lymington Fields School is Europe’s largest school with over 4,000 pupils. Using Mid Group Ltd’s Manufacturing Led Construction, the school was handed over 7 months ahead of the programme – in just 15 months. The offsite solution allowed a … Continue reading “Winner Building Project of the Year: Lymington Fields School – Key Learning Points”

Highly Commended Offsite Project of the Year: The Grange University Hospital – Key Learning Points

Our series of case studies look at the key learning points from our 2020 award winners and highly commended.  The Grange University Hospital is the largest capital project in Wales, a 450-bed specialist critical care centre, it has been delivered in exemplary fashion by maximising the extent of the project which has been manufactured offsite. … Continue reading “Highly Commended Offsite Project of the Year: The Grange University Hospital – Key Learning Points”

Offsite Project of the Year: HMP Five Wells – Key Learning Points

Our series of case studies look at the key learning points from our 2020 award winners and highly commended. The HMP Five Wells won Offsite Project of the Year and it was used as a platform to educate, train and inspire industry professionals to fully appreciate all aspects of digital and DfMA approaches. Quality, durability … Continue reading “Offsite Project of the Year: HMP Five Wells – Key Learning Points”