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LATEST NEWS April 2024

Addressing Canada's housing crisis, their federal government has announced a substantial investment of over $600 million (AUD $673 million) towards homebuilding innovation, with a particular emphasis on modular and prefabricated construction. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from a modular housing manufacturing plant in Calgary. The funding package includes a... READ MORE
In a shot in the arm for Western Australia’s modular housing sector, Evoke Living Homes, situated in Northam, Western Australia, a builder specialising in modular and prefabricated homes, has officially opened their new all-weather production facility. This development comes on the heels of a $200,000 grant from the Regional Economic Development (RED) Grant... READ MORE
The Queensland Government has announced the completion of new modular homes in both Tara and Gladstone, providing much-needed relief for residents impacted by natural disasters and housing shortages. (main pic: Modular built home by Hutchinson Builders in Gladstone, Queensland.) In Tara, the government has delivered seven modular homes at the Tara Accommodation Recovery... READ MORE
Saudi Arabia's ambitious plan for a 170-km-long mirrored skyscraper, dubbed the Line, has reportedly been scaled down in its initial phase. According to a Bloomberg report, authorities are concerned about the financial viability of the project due to the lack of outside investment and the immense costs involved. The Line: designed to reach... READ MORE
Onx Homes situated in Pompano Beach, Florida, has launched its X+ Construction Systems Factory. The facility, which has the capacity to manufacture four modular homes daily, aims to address the housing shortage in Florida and beyond. Ash Bhardwaj, CEO and Cofounder, Onx Homes. The factory's opening was led by Onx CEO and Cofounder... READ MORE
Timber-frame volumetric builder specialist Lighthouse has ceased operations, resulting in the loss of 113 jobs following unsuccessful attempts to sell the business. The Sheffield-based company faced significant cash flow issues, leading to the appointment of administrators last month. FRP Advisory has taken over the administration of the company, with Richard Goodall and Martyn... READ MORE


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