Offsite construction can become the “new normal”

Covid-19 has placed new safety restrictions on an industry already struggling to deliver enough housing. Offsite construction, with its factory environments, integrated supply chains and increased efficiency, can step up to produce...
5th August 2020

The CLT solution

Simpson strong-tie launches cross-laminated timber connectors and fasteners range Market leaders Simpson Strong-Tie, in engineered structural connectors, fasteners and building solutions, have launched a comprehensive offering of...
4th August 2020

Thinking outside the offsite construction box

Modular construction is getting a lot of attention for the undoubted benefits it offers but it is only one of many offsite solutions, like timber frame, that have their own unique advantages, says Malcolm Thomson, sales director at Scotframe ...
3rd August 2020

BoKlok UK appoints TopHat for first offsite homes in Britain

BoKlok UK, the sustainable, low-cost homes provider jointly owned by Skanska and Ikea, has appointed modular housing manufacturer TopHat to produce its first homes in Britain In May, BoKlok UK, a jointly owned operation between...
31st July 2020

CLT experts to develop new fire safety compliance framework

Cross laminated timber (CLT) pioneers have invested in a new fire research and compliance framework to provide scientific data for CLT fire performance Considered a robust, fast, clean, sustainable and renewable method of...
30th July 2020