construction


“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

Clad or Coat? Strategies for structural steel fire protection

How non-combustible insulation can help to balance design demands and deliver a seamless structural steel fire protection strategy. Read More

Government appoints experts to review testing system for construction products

Robert Jenrick has announced the appointment of two experts to lead the independent review of the system for testing construction products. Read More

Major UK housebuilders commit funds to fire safety works

Several of the UK’s major housebuilders have announced focused pots of funding to be used on the replacement of cladding and other fire safety issues. Read More

Guide for construction site security issued by Secured by Design

SBD has issued a guide for construction site security, providing advice on how to secure a site from the start to the end of a project. Read More

Securing temporary sites with video surveillance

Lucas Young of Axis Communications discusses the benefits of video solutions to effectively secure non-permanent facilities, particularly for those in hard-to-reach settings. Read More

Keeping construction sites secure and safe during the pandemic

Equipment like temporary CCTV towers can support in keeping construction sites safe and secure, even during the challenges a pandemic brings. Read More

Setting the Bar for competence in the building safety sector

Setting the Bar, released on 5th October 2020, is the second and final report of the Competence Steering Group and is an update on the interim report, Raising the Bar, published in August 2019. Read More

How to prevent crane climbers from accessing construction sites

Crane climbers are a common security issue, so just how do you secure your site better and prevent this from happening? Kai Stok explains. Read More

Construction professionals call for wider combustibles ban

The CIC is recommending government extends the ban on the use of combustible materials to a wider range of buildings than is currently proposed. Read More

ASFP offers free access to key fire safety guidance documents

To support the construction and fire sector during the Coronavirus pandemic, the ASFP has removed charges for pdf downloads of its key guidance documents. Read More



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