construction


£600k fine for building contractor and director following “repeated failings” in fire risk management

A building contractor has been fined £600,000 and its director has been ordered to complete 100 hours of unpaid work and fined £4,200. Read More

Apollo Protocol calling for common language across digital twins to be revealed at launch event

The team behind The Apollo Protocol whitepaper will reveal details of how they will set up The Apollo Forum at a streamed launch event on 25 October. Read More

Draft construction products competency standard is a ‘radical’ response to previous mistakes and shortcomings

The whitepaper on the proposed new standard on construction product competencies, published by the CPA, is ambitious in nature. Read More

Why construction SaaS is a cladding remediation game-changer

Cladding remediation is pressing developers to begin an introspective examination of not only their buildings but their construction processes. Read More

Mates in Mind calls on companies to start the conversation about mental health this World Suicide Prevention Day

UK charity Mates in Mind is calling on construction companies to start the conversation with their employees about mental health. Read More

Five tips for enhancing fuel protection and preventing theft

Five top tips for construction site security managers to mitigate the rising threat of fuel theft and deter opportunistic thieves. Read More

Court ruling finds contractor liable for £8 million cost of removing unsafe cladding

The High Court in London has handed down a landmark judgment that establishes legal liability for remedial safety work on buildings. Read More

Mind the gap – how FESS ECS cards are helping the push for improved competency standards across fire and security

The skills gap remains an issue for those installing fire and security systems, but change is underway explains Andy Reakes and Trevor Jenks. Read More

Building a case for sustainable resilience with fire strategies in construction

Tom Roche, Secretary of the BSA examines how fire strategies, such as the use of sprinklers, can play a role in sustainability efforts. Read More

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



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