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Kevin Stewart MSP launches workshops to maximise benefits from offsite construction in affordable housing sector

The first of a series of collaborative workshops exploring ways to increase offsite construction of affordable homes was launched at Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) on Wednesday 1 May by Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning, Kevin Stewart MSP.

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CSIC and Structural Timber Association join forces to boost innovation in timber sector

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and the Structural Timber Association (STA) are joining forces to support structural timber businesses across the UK to innovate and grow. The partnership will build on the existing relationship between the two organisations, formed through several key collaborative projects that CSIC has already supported, with both the STA and its member company’s CCG, Stewart Milne ...

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Stewart Milne Group Construction Scotland Innovation Centre and Glasgow Caledonian University team up to better understand site productivity

Housebuilder and offsite manufacturer Stewart Milne Group has teamed up with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to better understand and measure current site productivity, downtime and waste. “Site productivity is very important to the growth plans of the Stewart Milne Group and the future efficiency of our housing delivery approach,” said Stewart Dalgarno, director ...

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Construction Scotland Innovation Centre manufactures UK’s first cross-laminated timber from hardwood

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has manufactured the UK’s first ever cross-laminated timber (CLT) from hardwood.

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Scottish timber companies to share £100,000 to develop wood-based products and systems for construction

Seven Scottish companies have been awarded a share of £100,000 from Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and The Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) to design and develop innovative wood-based products and systems for the construction sector.

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Construction Scotland Innovation Centre launches £2 million Innovation Factory

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s pioneering £2 million Innovation Factory was launched this month with a major industry event. Over 300 construction professionals attended the launch event, which included interactive workshops and demonstrations taking place within the new Innovation Factory itself. Keynote speakers included: Andrew Wolstenholme OBE, CEO of Crossrail and co-chair UK Construction Leadership Council, David Philp, Global BIM/IM consultancy director, ...

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