Entirely Construction https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/ Construction Business News Pave Aways premier build given Royal seal of approval https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/midlands/birmingham/pave-aways-premier-build-given-royal-seal-of-approval1802 A Shropshire building contractor has revealed its role in the build of a new 6m High Performance Training Centre for Premier League side Aston Villa. Pave Aways Building Contractor completed the state-of-the-art extension for the Midlands side at its Bodymoor Heath Training Ground in December. Jade ZiolaSammons MC Construction completes upgrade at Master Builders Solutions UK https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/north-west/salford/mc-construction-completes-upgrade-at-master-builders-solutions-uk5504 A 1.5m revamp of the headquarters of Master Builders Solutions UK to accommodate an expanding workforce has been completed. Salford-based MC Construction was the main contractor for the project. Kevin Feddy Kiistone Launches App to End Payment Disputes for Trades https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/north-west/chorley/kiistone-launches-app-to-end-payment-disputes-for-trades9411 A Lancashire-based tech start-up has launched a new mobile and desktop app designed to help tradespeople run their businesses more effectively and put an end to payment disputes. The brainchild of CEO Tim Mullock, the Kiistone app is designed to financially protect both tradespeople and customers, who agree job specifications and budgets via the app. Greg Wilson New appointment by Leeds engineers supports growth https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/yorkshire/leeds/new-appointment-by-leeds-engineers-supports-growth7320 Leeds civil and structural engineering firm RWO has made a senior appointment as it continues to invest in its workforce as part of planned strategic growth. Andy Bruce Construction starts on the final phase of Filey development https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/north-east/filey/construction-starts-on-the-final-phase-of-filey-development3754 19 04 21 Construction work has started on Beyond Housing s 16 million development of 113 homes at Mill Meadows, Filey. The final phase of the Mill Meadows development, carried out by Beyond Housing in partnership with Termrim Construction, will see 113 new homes for sale, bringing the total number of homes at the scheme to 297. Hannah Rudolph First Passivhaus social housing scheme handed over in Powys https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/wales/newtown/first-passivhaus-social-housing-scheme-handed-over-in-powys3444 The first ever social housing scheme in Powys to reach Passivhaus standard has been completed. Pave Aways Building Contractors has handed over the seven energy efficient homes in a 1.3m development it built in Sarn, near Newtown, to Powys County Council. Jade ZiolaSammons FSP is stumping up support for local cricket club https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/midlands/telford/fsp-is-stumping-up-support-for-local-cricket-club4175 Telford based access cover manufacturer, Fabweld Steel Products FSP , has pledged its support of Madeley Cricket Club for the third year in a row with club sponsorship. FSP, which has two members of staff that play for the team, is sponsoring the local club in preparation of the beginning of the Henshalls Shropshire County Cricket League beginning in Spring. Jade ZiolaSammons VOLOCO opens Cambridgeshire office to expand national footprint https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/east-england/cambridge/voloco-opens-cambridgeshire-office-to-expand-national-footprint1507 The firm provides bespoke flexible and responsive services such as quantity surveying QS , commercial support, cost management, bid management, design management, graphics support, planning and programming, fully tailored for the construction industry. Lisa Wetherby New Help to Buy scheme set to help first time buyers in Durham to realise home o https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/north-east/durham/new-help-to-buy-scheme-set-to-help-first-time-buyers-in-durham-to-realise-home-o9702 First time buyers in the North East have an opportunity to take their first step on the property ladder in 2021 following the launch of a new Government-backed Help to Buy scheme, which will be available for buyers to take advantage of at Barratt Homes nearby Merrington Park and Burton Woods developments in Spennymoor. Charlotte Louise Fighting the Gender Gap in UK Construction and Engineering https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/london/london/fighting-the-gender-gap-in-uk-construction-and-engineering6003 Evidence of a gender imbalance in the UK construction industry should come as no surprise to anyone, even in 2021. And though the misconception of men dominating the STEM subjects can be disproved through a quick Google search female students outperform male students , the same results continue to suggest there are continual obstructions to women participating in subsequent industries. Stephen Kellie Jobs boost as Leeds engineers move to accommodate growth https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/yorkshire/leeds/jobs-boost-as-leeds-engineers-move-to-accommodate-growth4597 A Leeds firm of engineers is set to create jobs after a move to larger offices to accommodate demand for its services. RWO, which opened for business in 2019 in Leeds providing a range of civil and structural engineering services, has secured an additional 1,000sq. ft. of space at its city centre Park Place site, more than doubling current office capacity. Andy Bruce SkipHire UK Reveals the West Midlands as a Leader for Construction Workers to Li https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/midlands/midlands/skiphire-uk-reveals-the-west-midlands-as-a-leader-for-construction-workers-to-li1999 SkipHire UK has revealed which UK region is the best to live and work in for construction workers. By comparing each region based on a points-based system that reflected working conditions, pay, and aspects of home life, the waste management company s index placed London in the top spot, while the North West fell last. Stephen Kellie School contract takes MC Construction order book to £13m in milestone year https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/north-west/salford/school-contract-takes-mc-construction-order-book-to-13m-in-milestone-year2369 A family-owned construction company has made a strong start to its golden jubilee year with a 2.5m contract to build an extension at a Cheshire school, taking its order book to over 13m. MC Construction, which is based in Salford, has begun work on the scheme at Park Lane Special School in Macclesfield. Kevin Feddy SkipHire UK Reveals the Best Region for Construction Workers to Live and Work https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/midlands/midlands/skiphire-uk-reveals-the-best-region-for-construction-workers-to-live-and-work6247 SkipHire UK has revealed which UK region is the best to live and work in for construction workers. By comparing each region based on a points-based system that reflected working conditions, pay, and aspects of home life, the waste management company s index placed London in the top spot, while the North West fell last. Stephen Kellie Less Carbon, Less Energy and Less Money Spent https://entirely.media/construction/business-news/uk/north-east/newcastle/less-carbon-less-energy-and-less-money-spent4309 What is the future of BIM in the Rainscreen Cladding Industry BIM can be used to design and document entire buildings including the full infrastructural designs. Every single detail can be modelled in BIM, right down to the material selected, the thickness of that material and the finish used. Stephen Kellie