construction


Fire and construction industry experts discuss: The Spring Statement 2022

IFSEC Global discovers what the fire and construction sector makes of the Spring Statement, including the prospect of a 'digital future', and more. Read More

Manufacturers of construction products urged to start UKCA process now to achieve certification in time for 2023 deadline

Manufacturers of construction products are being urged to start the UKCA process now to achieve certification in time for 1 January 2023 deadline. Read More

APS claims the Government could “strengthen the intent” of the Building Safety Bill

The APS believe that the Government “could strengthen the intent” of the Building Safety Bill by highlighting buildings safety risks from the outset. Read More

Law relating to building safety in England is changing

HSE has continued its work with partners in the public and private sector to develop information that it hopes will form a toolkit for building owners and managers. Read More

Company associated with Grenfell Tower tragedy blocked from government housing scheme  

A firm linked to the refurbishment of Grenfell is being excluded from the government’s Help to Buy scheme, pending the outcome of the Grenfell Inquiry. Read More

Construction company fined after HSE uncovers multiple safety breaches

A construction company has been fined after an unanticipated HSE inspection found poor welfare standards and dangerous electrical systems. Read More

Construction professionals reflect on 2021 and predict what’s to come in 2022

Here, several construction industry professionals provide their viewpoint on last year and what's to come in 2022. Read More

High-rise Amsterdam towers receive intumescent coating for improved fire protection

FIRETEX FX6002 has been chosen as part of an intumescent coating system for fire protection of a residential and hotel development in Amsterdam. Read More

“1/3 of self-employed construction workers are living with anxiety”, according to research by Mates in Mind and the IES

According to a new study, construction workers are experiencing high levels of mental stress due to poor work-life balance and COVID-19. Read More

Envision Gateway – How the award winning solution has helped construction sites prevent the spread of COVID-19

Catching up with Envision Intelligent Solutions to discuss its recent Innovation Award win at the 2021 Security & Fire Excellence Awards. Read More

“I’d like to see more women in active, senior roles – they are capable of it, they just need to be shown that it’s possible” – Triton Group’s Natalie Foxcroft

IFSEC Global talks to Natalie Foxcroft, Systems Director at Triton Group, to find out about her journey into the security industry. Read More

The vital role of digitalisation in construction and property management

Why new legislation will make the digitalisation of building safety and property management processes increasingly vital. Read More

New residential high-rise development plans required to incorporate fire safety considerations as Planning Gateway One comes into force

Planning Gateway One will ensure that fire safety issues needing to be incorporated into schemes before planning permission is granted. Read More

Modern methods of construction and the importance of a systematic approach to fire safety

Ian King explores the benefits of modern methods of construction and why a competent, holistic approach to fire protection is required. Read More

BIM: Why is it important for the security sector?

How security tech, devices and industry professionals can better enhance their understanding of the BIM workflow. Read More

NBS and ASFP partner up to provide support in developing specifications for passive fire protection systems

NBS and the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) have announced a new safety-based collaboration. Read More



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