We keep hearing the same old same about housing ...
13 Mar 2015
not enough houses built...no tradesmen...lack of materials...poor quality
Strange considering there has been a recession why should this be the case?The construction industry is and forms a large part of a vibrant and prosperous economy. So why suddenly is there a need to build 250,000 homes? If social housing build had continued throughout the recession, perhaps it would not have been as deep and painful!! I am no politician or economist just a baffled onlooker.Everybody deserves a ... more
A Note from The Commercial and Procurement Manager
06 Mar 2015
It is a busy time in the Commercial Department at the moment thanks to the increasing success of our bid teams who have successfully secured works across a whole range of sectors. Despite the workload it is an excellent position in which we find ourselves. In the last two months alone the GMS Division has been awarded a number of separate schemes ranging from the very small up to several million pounds each in value.
Within this buoyant environment the highlights of the last couple ... more
The road from lonely BIM to collaborative BIM ... an Offsite Construction and SME journey
20 Feb 2015
Peter Foster, our Head of Digital Manufacturing Implementation has written an article which appears in the February 2015 issue of BIMToday.
See below for an extract from the article:
While the benefits of BIM are widely recognised and detailed in many articles and presentations there are many businesses that are yet to receive a requirement for BIM as part of a collaborative project or have yet to even start looking at or understanding BIM.
At Premier ... more
Code 5 Affordable Housing Contract Secured
09 Feb 2015
Following the enormous success of the Housing product launch @Waco_UK the interest shown in the product has continued to climb, highlights David Harris, Divisional Director @DavidH_Waco_UK . We have now secured our first contract for Code 5 Affordable Housing which will be manufactured during March. These units will be fitted externally with a modern Trespa cladding ensuring an aesthetically pleasing finish.
Enquiries have continued to pour into the Business and we are close to ... more