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UKCW Birmingham: 4-6 October 2022 | NEC
UKCW London: 2-4 May 2023 | ExCeL

 

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  • One of the UK’s leading industry events has this year partnered up with the recently launched Construction Innovation Hub to put innovation in the spotlight across the construction supply chain. UK Co ...
  • The bellwether construction buyers index saw a fall back into negative territory in May. The IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction Total Activity Index recorded 48.6 in May down from 50.5 in April. The inde ...
  • A new rubberised asphalt which uses recycled waste tyres is being used to surface roads in Coventry by Balfour Beatty. Manufacturer Tarmac claims it is the first in the UK to develop a new asphalt tec ...
  • The European construction industry is continuing to demonstrate encouraging growth, with Deloitte forecasting that the market is on track to grow at a steady rate of 2.5% a year to 2022. With this con ...
  • Chief executive Peter Oosterveer says industry should embrace external influence. Modernising the construction sector will not take place without the influence of those currently outside the industry, ...
  • The University of Stuttgart’s Institute for Computational Design has developed a method for building with wood in which a building effectively shapes itself during the drying process. The institute ha ...
  • BIG founder Bjarke Ingels has delivered a TED Talk focusing on floating cities, the LEGO House, and other architectural forms of the future. Offering a worldwide tour of the firm’s projects, Ingels al ...
  • Some assembly required for this vision of future urban living. Known for simple, well-designed, flat-pack furniture, IKEA is proposing expanding their DIY-model to a much larger scale: entire city cen ...
  • The 2019 Role Model initiative has uncovered a diverse range of talent in the construction industry. The Role Models’ aim is to inspire the next generation of construction professionals.  They will be ...
  • How quickly – and widely – will robotics and automation become part of construction processes? Stephen Cousins looks at the robots already in use in the industry – and the R&D projects that could soon ...
  • Skanska is using 3D concrete printing (3DCP) to create tree planters on a highways project in Lincolnshire. The robotic arm of the printer reads CAD information to create the curved planters (above), ...
  • Studio Octopi has revealed a new site for the Thames Baths project along the Royal Docks in London. Dubbed the East London Baths, the latest addition was unveiled at SAM Swiss Architecture Museum in B ...

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