Industry News

The construction world is ever-changing, with new technologies and digital developments happening all the time. In such a fast-paced industry, keeping up with news and announcements can be difficult. 

Here on the Offsite Hub, we are dedicated to keeping you updated with the most informative and topical stories in the construction industry but with a particular focus on modern methods of construction and offsite construction techniques. We select the most relevant stories for you to stay up to date with the world of light steel frame, volumetric modular technology, structural timber precast concrete hybrid solutions and MEP innovations. 

We update our news pages at least twice a week, please see below and these stories are from a range of sources and are focused articles and press releases on the most dynamic developments in the offsite industry including official pieces from our own Offsite Magazine and full coverage of the offsite awards winners, plus the latest in international offsite technology developments



Countryside puts MMC at heart of net zero strategy

23rd November 2021

Housebuilder says it will reduce direct and indirect emissions by 42% by 2030, and ramp up timber frame construction Housebuilder Countryside has put moving production over to modern methods of construction at the heart of...

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Modern methods of construction are key to delivery of UK homes, say TopHat and Jo Cowen Architects

22nd November 2021

Paul Buddin and Matt Evans from TopHat, alongside Jo Cowen, founder of Jo Cowen Architects, sat down with Blackstock Consulting's Andrew Teacher in the latest episode of PropCast to discuss the future of the UK's housing, particularly the...

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Stonewood Partnerships chooses SMTS

19th November 2021

Stonewood Partnerships, which specialises in building distinctive new homes in beautiful locations, has selected Stewart Milne Timber Systems' award-winning Sigma® II build system for their build at Orchard Field, a sustainable...

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Barratt Developments launches the Z House: a flagship zero carbon concept home

19th November 2021

Barratt Developments launches new flagship zero carbon home concept which will be occupied and monitored to assess its performance First zero carbon house by a major housebuilder to substantially surpass the Future Homes Standard Z...

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Global Forests need Global Governance’ | Tropical Timber Accord launches at COP26

19th November 2021

A major new initiative to tackle illegal deforestation and strengthen legal governance frameworks in tropical forest producer countries and within international timber supply chains has been launched at COP26.

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