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Chapel Wharf update 9 – how all this can be achieved with only 38 on site staff

The benefits of leaving behind the "traditional" construction approach A total of only thirty eight employees from PCE Ltd, comprising of highly skilled site operatives and technical and site management, are located on site currently at Chapel Wharf, Salford. [...]

Chapel Wharf update 9 – how all this can be achieved with only 38 on site staff 2018-07-13T16:35:11+00:00

Hybrid techniques provide “shining example of modern concrete construction”

Offsite Hybrid "kit of parts" approach provides considerable customer and environmental benefits Despite the complexities of the Capella project in Cambridge, a combination of effective BIM implementation and the utilisation of offsite manufactured precast components enabled the structural [...]

Hybrid techniques provide “shining example of modern concrete construction” 2018-07-13T14:57:21+00:00

PCE HybriDfma approach showcased at Willmott Dixon Product Summit

How the kits of parts philosophy reduces the design process time PCE Ltd's HybriDfma approach was introduced by managing director Nickie Brown at Willmott Dixon's recent Product Summit, "A day dedicated to empowering our people to make change and improve [...]

PCE HybriDfma approach showcased at Willmott Dixon Product Summit 2018-05-18T12:21:16+00:00

Offsite Hybrid Structural Concrete benefits demonstrated at Town House

Kingston University project construction techniques in focus PCE was recently pleased to show Dr David Hancock, Construction Director at the Cabinet Office and Andrew Minson Executive Director of the Mineral Products Association, around the Kingston University Project to demonstrate [...]

Offsite Hybrid Structural Concrete benefits demonstrated at Town House 2018-04-17T10:42:00+00:00

Hundreds view “giant 3D jigsaw” at Kingston University open day

Mayor, students and members of the community see benefits of offsite Hybrid construction The Mayor of Kingston borough, Councillor Julie Pickering, paid her second visit to the site of Kingston University's new "flagship education building", just 10 months after [...]

Hundreds view “giant 3D jigsaw” at Kingston University open day 2018-04-05T10:48:39+00:00

Kingston University update 10 – last of 315 precast frame beams installed on level 6

6 double tees remaining to complete phase one The last of 315 pre-cast beams that make up the frame element has now been erected at Level 6 of the new Kingston University London Town House in London. 6 double tees remain, [...]

Kingston University update 10 – last of 315 precast frame beams installed on level 6 2018-07-13T16:00:25+00:00

Dakota Hotel update 7 – first sandwich panels craned into place

Remaining level 2 units installed PCE Ltd has now added the last remaining level 2 units and is in the process of installing triple and single cores the at new Dakota Boutique Hotel project in Manchester. The first of the [...]

Dakota Hotel update 7 – first sandwich panels craned into place 2018-07-13T11:27:06+00:00

International Women’s Day in action at PCE Ltd

The importance of women in technical roles The construction industry is very keen to demonstrate the importance of equal opportunities, including technical roles - particularly key onsite positions, which are now being undertaken by women.  PCE Ltd. is at [...]

International Women’s Day in action at PCE Ltd 2018-03-08T14:45:47+00:00

Kingston University update 9 – cantilever support structure

Hybrid construction approach highlighted The cantilever support structure above the main entrance to the new Kingston University London Town House has been completed, with PCE Ltd's Hybrid construction approach enabling an effective solution to what otherwise would have presented a considerable [...]

Kingston University update 9 – cantilever support structure 2018-07-13T15:56:53+00:00

Dakota Hotel update 4 – 4.4m wide precast flooring unit arrives on site

Offsite engineered hybrid structure in Manchester A 4.4 metre wide, 180mm thick precast offsite produced solid RC flooring unit has just been delivered and installed at the new Dakota Hotel in the north of England.  PCE Ltd have [...]

Dakota Hotel update 4 – 4.4m wide precast flooring unit arrives on site 2018-07-13T11:25:06+00:00