Are you fully exploiting intelligent data management in your business?

Technologies are changing the traditional approaches to building projects. But Business systems and processes are ripe for change, especially in the pre-construction sector. A recent survey discovered that construction businesses expect to gain over 3% per annum in cost reductions over the next three years by implementing a digital strategy. The investment of time and money into digitisation is essential.

High Density New Housing – Towards Zero Carbon

Manchester’s ambition is to become one of the leading green cities in Europe.  Following a series of consultation events, those ambitions will be debated at the Mayor’s Green Summit this week, more details here.  Housing is responsible for 27% of our carbon emissions and by 2050 Manchester wishes to see all our new and existing stock with very low or zero output and running on clean energy.

A Lean Approach to Housing –  for improved productivity and better utilisation of limited resources

The Farmer Review highlighted the issue of workforce and skill shortages, recently echoed by the Federation of Master Builders who expressed particular concerns about Brexit.

If we are to deliver the housing target of 300,000 pa with the same or reduced workforce and skills we need to make radical changes in what and how we deliver. The adoption of Lean Construction is going to be essential.

Our speakers will explain the challenges and opportunities this represents, discussing both the supporting evidence and the practical solutions to achieving this on a large scale.