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Saint Gobain Acquires SIG Roofspace Solutions to Deliver More Offsite Manufactured Solutions for Housebuilders

Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland completed the acquisition of SIG Roofspace Solutions on the 14th December 2018. The business, set-up in 2008 provides a turn-key panelised roofing and room-in-roof solution to house builders. Mike Chaldecott,...
18th December 2018

UK government CLT ban over 18m might open doors for alternative glulam systems

Glulam post and beam construction may be a way for the timber construction sector to still have an option above six storeys following the government’s proposed ban on cross-laminated timber (CLT) above 18m. The UK Timber Research and...
14th December 2018

Modular building specialist goes into administration

The Invergordon, Scotland based firm specialised in eco-friendly, low cost residential and commercial accommodation modules. The company ran into trading and cashflow difficulties as it was nearing completion of a major project for the...
12th December 2018

Barratt Homes & Stewart Milne continue to deliver offsite construction

The two companies joined forces to deliver sustainable housing through alternative offsite methods of construction In order to deliver an increased volume of houses to meet market demand, Barratt Developments initiated a review to find the best...
6th December 2018

Housing associations seek funding for modern construction methods

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has entered into a new partnership whose aims include helping members make greater use of approaches such as offsite construction and BIM. The partnership with the Construction Scotland...
4th December 2018
 
 
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