Decade Infrastructure Fund, Working at Height Robot, UK Trials One Atom Thick Road Surface, COVID Risks in Construction Contracts, 1,500 Homes in Greenwich Development

Decade Infrastructure Fund, Working at Height Robot, UK Trials One Atom Thick Road Surface, COVID Risks in Construction Contracts, 1,500 Homes in Greenwich Development
£650bn Decade Infrastructure Fund image credit: Construction Enquirer A new Government infrastructure pipeline commits £650bn public and private investment into infrastructure over the next 10 years as part of the Government’s Build Back Better, including £30bn social & economic infrastructure contracts in the next year. It will create 425,00 jobs per year and include 170 Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) procurement contracts. You can read more

Private wireless networks – Wi-Fi & 5G co-existence!

Private wireless networks – Wi-Fi & 5G co-existence!
How do LTE/5G & WiFi Relate? One of the key industry questions at the moment is can the wireless technologies, LTE/5G and Wi-Fi, work together or are they competitors? Whether the mobile cellular network will replace Wi-Fi has been a discussion since the advent of 3G and early Wi-Fi. The answer is that there is no perfect wireless technology for all use cases. Each technology has its advantages and disadvantages and has unique use case value. Wi-Fi a

Late Summer Update #1: Decarbonising North London, Construction Tech, Watkin Jones Prospers & Materials Prices Rise

Late Summer Update #1: Decarbonising North London, Construction Tech, Watkin Jones Prospers & Materials Prices Rise
Low carbon heat for another 50k North London Homes Enfield Council energy section Energetik has secured another £24m in government funding from The Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) to support expansion across its network in Enfield. This funding builds on the initial £14m which would have provided low carbon energy to 26k homes. The new funding will deliver very low carbon waste heat to the area by connecting homes to London EcoPark (North Lond