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30 May 2017

The burning issues: productivity in the construction industry

Join Constructing Excellence and BRE Academy to discuss the burning issues of productivity and efficiency and how they can be improved Held at Olympia in London, immediately before Day 2 of Vision 2017 (8:30am – 10:30am), this free breakfast briefing will form the basis for wider...
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24 May 2017

Spreadsheets – A waste data time sink

In a recent blog the comparative benefits of using software tools specifically designed for construction industry data collection instead of a standard spreadsheet were highlighted. It was immediately evident that software tools provide greater security, precision, support and...
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11 May 2017

Responsibility for environmental irresponsibility

For many industries, organisations and businesses, waste and environmental impact is a necessary by-product of the various activities undertaken. Under the 1990 Environmental Protection Act it is a business’s own responsibility to ensure the proper disposal of any waste produced....
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TARDIS and BIM
07 Apr 2017

Who Needs BIM Level 2 – Doctor Who?

With the newest series of Doctor Who on the horizon, I got to thinking about how the TARDIS – a time machine/space ship used by The Doctor and his companions (it’s a police box on the outside, but as big as a planet on the inside) is an amazing feat of design, engineering...
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17 Jan 2017

Improving C&D waste data

“UK waste data needs improving” – say BRE specialists Specialists in construction and demolition (C&D) waste at BRE, have recently completed a study to assess the shape of information regarding C&D waste in the UK. This is part of the work the BRE Trust is doing to help...
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24 Nov 2016

See all the action from On Your Marks, Set, Build the Constructing Excellence Annual Conference

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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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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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24 Oct 2016

There is No BIM Like Home

Hello BIMfans, Last year on the 10th of October I went through the biggest milestones of my life (so far!) the fiancée and I got the keys to our first house.  However, once the initial excitement wore off I was actually stunned at how archaic the whole process is. We had bought...
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