Construction Index Features

Sat March 02 2024

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January 2023 Features

Adding value

Can the offsite sector match traditional builders at delivering social value? New research suggests that, possibly, it can. Phil Bishop reports

Digital Twins

Two major rail infrastructure projects have adopted project management systems that use artificial intelligence to streamline planning and reduce risk.

Polar project comes out of hibernation

The next phase of the British Antarctic Survey’s modernisation programme is set to begin with a six-month construction season at the Rothera Research Station, the UK’s largest Antarctic research and operations hub

CLT pros & cons

Recent research has shown that, when used correctly, cross-laminated timber is durable and not at risk from moisture fluctuations, writes Phil O’Leary. But there are still those who challenge the sustainability claims made for structural timber

Drive-thru concrete

A Danish manufacturer is launching a radical self-service plant for small concrete batches. David Taylor reports