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An anniversary, a construction space race and Prof Brian Cox at Ecobuild 2011!

London’s Excel was the venue and 1-3 March 2011 the dates for the latest edition of what some claim to be the biggest and best exhibition for sustainable construction in the UK, if not Europe. It was also the first … Continue reading

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Planning tCn 2.0

We launched tCn – the Construction Network – at Ecobuild three months ago, and we now have almost 1200 registered members, with many more waiting in the wings. We are pleased at the support shown to us by so many … Continue reading

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tCn ‘soft launches’ network exclusivity

tCn – The Construction Network – is now doing what I believe is called a ‘soft launch’ of its website (defined by Wikipedia as “a method for gathering data on a product’s usage and acceptance in the marketplace”). Our offline … Continue reading

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Video: tCn launches at EcoBuild 2010

The Ecobuild trade show at London’s Earl’s Court proved to be the most successful yet, and was a great place to launch the new tCn online network (see post). I also learned that we had to be flexible and responsive … Continue reading

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… and it’s been hard work!

Two weeks ago, I quickly blogged about the interest shown in tCn at Ecobuild and said we would be busy processing all the new individual applications, and following up with construction organisations that asked about corporate tCn involvement. It has … Continue reading

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Now the hard work starts …

It’s been a hectic few days. We started the week preparing for Ecobuild, and the past three days at the show have been fantastic. Lots of people stopped to talk to us, left their business cards, took our flyers, and … Continue reading

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Preview our Ecobuild launch video

Our latest video talks about the growing power of social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter, and helps make the case for deploying similar Web 2.0 technologies in construction. It will be among the materials we display when we … Continue reading

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Countdown to Ecobuild

Held annually at London’s Earl’s Court, Ecobuild is one of the UK construction industry’s best attended events, attracting a wide range of industry professionals to meet exhibitors and to attend sustainability-themed seminars and conference sessions. The Construction Network (tCn) is … Continue reading

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Promoting tCn offline too

While The Construction Network – tCn – is very much going to be a web-based networking platform for construction people, that doesn’t mean that we are neglecting more conventional ways of marketing. We are picking up the telephone and talking … Continue reading

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