As well as looking good and being well constructed, a project team should ensure the built asset does what the client and end-users want. The Procuring for Value report, commissioned by the Construction Leadership Council as part of the sector deal to modernise construction, comes when change is in the air and begins a dialogue […]
Constructing Excellence Manchester will be co-hosting an event with BIM Regions NW focussing on Standards, following the release of ISO 19650 (superseding BS1192-1 & PAS1192-2), and Product Data following the release of the UK BIM Alliance report ‘Product data, state of the nation’. We will have speakers from CoBuilder, the BSI and the UK BIM Alliance so don’t miss this important update.
Over the next 25 years it is expected that around 650,000 houses will be built in the North of England with £75bn investment planned. This presents challenges as well as opportunities – increased carbon emissions, flood risk and pollution as well as loss of habitats and green spaces where people can unwind.
A former international soccer player is making sure unwanted football kits and equipment from junior clubs across Greater Manchester are being put to good use – thousands of miles away in Africa. For several years, former Nigerian international Chuks Akuneto has been collecting redundant strips, boots, shin pads and goalkeeping gloves and sending them to […]
Our first event of 2019 will look at the recently launched digital tool “The Quality Tracker” by the RIBA, CIOB and RICS.
A site manager at Salford-based MC Construction has won an industry honour. Tim Pugh, 52, was named site manager of the year for the north at the Building Safety Group’s fourth annual national health and safety awards. It is the second year in a row that an employee at MC Construction has won the award, […]
This seminar, with Tony Woodford of BRE, will consider the whole life issues and choices which need to be informed by these considerations and look at the latest guidance to help us to understand the process of responsible sourcing and specification of products used in the construction industry, considering a framework for the organisational governance, supply chain management and environmental and social aspects that must be addressed in order to ensure their effective delivery.
Constructing Excellence Manchester will once again be exhibiting at Healthcare Estates 2018, the unrivaled platform for Estate Managers, Directors, Facilities Managers etc to network with industry colleagues while sourcing and specifying the latest healthcare products and services.
Our set-piece World Green Building Week event will tackle the topic of sustainable housing. With the quality of new building stock high on the agenda of policy-makers, nationally and locally, the evening will feature a lively discussion around what can be done to affect change at scale.
MC Construction has hailed the success of its new facilities services division, which has doubled its turnover target and nearly tripled its workforce in its first year. The Salford-based company established MC Facilities Services in summer 2017 with eight staff. The team, led by director Russ Forshaw, has grown to 22 as demand has increased, […]