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Monday, January 18, 2021
Robot bricklayer machine implemented in house construction for the first time

Robot bricklayer machine implemented in house construction for the first time

A robotic block and bricklayer is working in construction of a home as the first machine created by Pocklington-based Construction Automation firm...
Plans developed for 18-storey Sheffield tower

Plans developed for 18-storey Sheffield tower

KMRE Group, which is known as the Leeds construction developer, has designed plans for an 18-storey student rooms tower block in Sheffield...
A2Dominion Housing Group

A2Dominion steps in search for contractors to sign £900m new-build deal

A2Dominion Housing Group has called up preferred builders for the next four years for construction works in its place. Starting from April...
Four house builders alleged by UK regulator over leasehold sellers

Four house builders alleged by UK regulator over leasehold sellers

A legal investigation on the four of the country’s largest house builders has begun over suspicions that they may have misled buyers...
Partnership deal signed for Hampshire housing site worth £1.2bn

Partnership deal signed for Hampshire housing site worth £1.2bn

A joint venture deal has been signed for development of Hampshire housing project. With an estimated cost of £1.2bn, new homes will...
exoskeletal systems for construction workers

Construction workers to receive robo-suits from tool giant Hilti, when on work

The development of exoskeletal systems for construction workers is on the go from Hilti Group. The company is associating with prosthetic specialist...
John F Hunt to start demolition works for Westminster estate

John F Hunt to start demolition works for Westminster estate

John F Hunt which is the demolitions contractor is starting with the first phase of the demolition works for the Ebury Bridge...
Draft bill with chief inspector of buildings is underway, for the first time this year

Draft bill with chief inspector of buildings is underway, for the first time this...

The Government of the UK is appointing it’s first-ever national Chief Inspector of Buildings this year. The development is put forward to...
£250m construction and refurbishment framework

Glasgow university framework worth £250m includes Morgan Sindall in construction

The University of Glasgow will soon undergo a new £250m construction and refurbishment framework. Under this new framework, Morgan Sindall Construction is...
Laing O’Rourke signs off main deal for Whiteleys restoration worth £250m

Laing O’Rourke uses tower crane lifts and reduces long climbing works

Laing O’Rourke-owned Select Plant is using tower crane lifts as a new lift system. The crane operators apply this system on the...

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