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Developer Citu Hires BMW Boss to Oversee Offsite Construction

Developer Citu has appointed a former BMW manufacturing manager to oversee construction of two schemes in Leeds and Sheffield. Steve Savage joins as operations director in charge of the manufacture and construction of Citu’s Climate...
6th June 2018

CCG appointed to new housing framework

GLASGOW-based construction firm CCG (Scotland) has been appointed to the Scottish Procurement Alliance’s (SPA) new housebuilding framework. The H1 framework aims to support Scottish Government ambitions to deliver 50,000 homes by 2021 by...
31st May 2018

The John Hope Gateway is a pioneer in modern wood construction

Arriving early at the West Gate of the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, I stared through the gate and wondered, who designed this marvellous mix of wood and glass? I found that the John Hope Gateway was designed by Cullinan Studio in 2009; today...
29th May 2018

Lucideon Releases Guide for Testing CLT when Used in Offsite Buildings

Lucideon has produced a new testing guide for manufacturers of cross-laminated timber (CLT). The guide is designed to help manufacturers launch new products into the market by detailing test requirements to understand both the structural integrity...
29th May 2018

Creative and Stunning: Tall timber Buildings’ Rising Profile

High rise timber buildings are becoming more common around the world. A global wave of new buildings, more radical building proposals and research using engineered timber has resulted in 40 such buildings that are completed, under construction...
29th May 2018
 
 
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