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07 Apr 2017

Bespoke versus Off-the-shelf Data Software

Environmental data management’s main functionality and use comes from being able to collect a large amount of data throughout business operations. Data can then be compared with key performance indicators and analysed for improvement. Finding a software that allows a business to...
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19 Jan 2017

Interview: Making a success of health and wellbeing

BRE’s core value is known to all who work for and within the organisation. This being that the health, safety and wellbeing (H&W) of all our staff, suppliers, resident partners and visitors comes before all else. This is one of the very first things everyone learns ab...
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07 Dec 2016

Construction & Excel – An average formula

At a time where data has the power to make or break organisations within the construction industry, having the right tools for managing various aspects of your projects, sites or organisation as a whole – is paramount. Audits have shown that nearly 90% of spreadsheets with...
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24 Nov 2016

Black Friday – The sustainability and safety cost

On Friday 25 November (that’s tomorrow, folks!) our high streets, shopping centres and computers will play host to the busiest consumer day of the year – Black Friday. This day signals the start of a manic weekend of ‘deals’ in the lead up to Christmas....
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23 Nov 2016

Moving up the waste hierarchy – European Week for Waste Reduction

This week it is the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR); an initiative aiming to raise awareness regarding sustainable resourcing and waste management within private and public sectors as well as the general public. One of the core messages of the EWWR awareness week are the...
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08 Nov 2016

SmartWaste Version 3 Update: What’s What?

As part of our continuing development and improvement of our SmartWaste digital tool under the new SiteSmart brand, the version 3 update brings our users new modules and increased capabilities in reporting and presenting data. The launch of this new release will further the...
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31 Oct 2016

Introducing SiteSmart – The Smart Information and Data Hub

Wednesday 26th October saw the launch of BRE’s new resource hub for the smart construction professional – SiteSmart. This centralised hub unites our current software tools, SmartWaste and Yellow Jacket, in addition to providing a platform for relevant construction industry...
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26 Oct 2016

RWM – Waste Data Opportunities

The Resource Waste Management (RWM) event, which took place in September, is a unique event covering all aspects of waste management. The event not only provided a platform for networking and showcasing management tools but also hosted expert talks and panel discussions on...
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17 Oct 2016

Digital tool training: maximising user knowledge

Digital tools, such as BRE’s SmartWaste and YellowJacket software tools, have created huge possibilities in terms of project management, efficiency and data collection for construction professionals. SmartWaste helps companies through environmental monitoring and data...
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17 Oct 2016

My Construction Role Model: Triumph of the city…

As a born and bred Londoner and certified ‘townie’ it was only a matter of time before an interest in the natural environment, sparked from early experiences of being dragged up mountain sides by my parents, took a turn towards the role of the un-natural environment within the...
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