Outpost – secure Internet Access for the digital contractor

As connectivity becomes more and more important in the site lifecycle, so focus shifts to emerging wireless standards such as 5G.  However, the very nature of construction, project locations and geography on site often exclude our industry from taking advantage so many of these new technologies.  Outpost, our bespoke Internet access system leverages the best … Continue reading “Outpost – secure Internet Access for the digital contractor”

One Creative Environments Ltd. (One) – “The Virtual Mock-Up”

One Creative Environments Ltd. (ONE) was commissioned by Multiplex for “The Broadway”, a £420m mixed use development in Westminster.  It consists of six buildings – ranging between 13 and 19 storeys tall – surrounded by extensive public realm works. It sits on a 1.72-acre triangular site between Broadway, Dacre Street and Victoria Street and contains … Continue reading “One Creative Environments Ltd. (One) – “The Virtual Mock-Up””

MMU Arts & Humanities Building

The site posed significant challenges with a retained 1830’s Grade 2* Listed Portico and preserved basement structures included in the new scheme. To retain the listed Portico and its basements we needed to install additional façade retention supports and shoring structures across the sites footprint. The adjacent Grosvenor building required underpinning of its foundations to … Continue reading “MMU Arts & Humanities Building”

Digital Construction: New Build Prison at Wellingborough

At Kier, digital tools are fundamental to the success of our offsite manufacturing approach. BIM and Modern Methods of Construction go hand-in-hand with the Government’s aims of reducing costs through increased productivity and advanced data management. Nowhere is the success of this approach more evident than our new build prison at Wellingborough for the Ministry … Continue reading “Digital Construction: New Build Prison at Wellingborough”

Area 12 GIS Integrated Area Programme

Having been shortlisted in the digital innovation category at last year’s constructing excellence awards, the A-one+ GIS Integrated Area Programme has gone from strength to strength, following a successful innovation bid through Highways England’s innovation programme, the software has been invested in and further developed to achieve the holy grail of automated, network wide, analysis … Continue reading “Area 12 GIS Integrated Area Programme”