A local authority-controlled company has teamed up with Warwickshire County Council to deliver the UK’s first “Sunesis” school.
Gareth Moores, managing director of Lytag Ltd, explains how using lightweight, secondary aggregate in precast concrete can help construction project teams to deliver against the dual priorities of improving sustainability credentials and finding ways to deliver more for less…
Early mornings are not for everyone but businesses who wanted to stay ahead of the game gathered at the first of London Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (LCCI) exclusive Property and Construction Breakfast Club events to hear an economic overview of London’s property market.
Scott McKinnell, a partner in the Construction, Engineering and Projects Group at law firm Pannone, looks at whether contractors or subcontractors might be entitled to extra time and money to complete their works as a result of strike action.
Ancon Building Products is joining other leading manufacturers of sustainable, energy-efficient construction solutions and showcasing its range at Ecobuild 2012.
As of this April, social housing will be financed differently with local authorities taking more control via a self-financing model and housing associations depending more on the market value of their homes to raise funding for growth. Dave Lewis, head of sales at energy company npower, looks at the potential of the new financing model to stimulate a vital new era of social housing growth and construction.
A new £4.1m development of 36 eco-friendly homes for rent has been opened at Rice Lane and Springfield Place in Wallasey.