Education Estates is a truly unique marketplace where manufacturers, distributors and service providers can meet decision-makers, clients and specifiers, make new contacts, generate leads and new product ideas, and identify current and emerging opportunities in the education sector.
Almost two years on from the Grenfell tragedy and following the Hackitt Review, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have released proposals for the reform of the regulatory environment. How will these proposals be applied to the design and construction process?
The summit, which is in its sixth year, will be focusing on key topics with keynote speakers followed by a panel debate, short round table discussion and audience questions & answers.
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 … Continue reading “Procuring for Value – A change in approach to secure a better future for the construction industry.”
Salford-based MC Construction has begun work on Manchester Airport contracts worth more than £3m, including the new private terminal PremiAir. The family-owned company is the main contractor for PremiAir, which is due to open in the summer, and for a refurbishment project at a 42ft tower which will be the new base for airfield operations … Continue reading “MC Construction lands contracts for Manchester Airport Terminal and Tower”
Standards following the release of ISO 19650 and Product Data following the release of the UK BIM Alliance report
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 … Continue reading “Old Football Kits Get New Lease of Life in Africa”
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, … Continue reading “Accolade for MC Construction Site Manager Tim”