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Yorkshire Ambulance Service selects RFM Group to remodel key operational sites

RFM Group, a growing property group specialising in construction, facilities management and maintenance, has been appointed by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to refurbish its North Allerton and Bradford sites. Following competitive tenders, RFM were identified as the most suitable contractor ...

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Construction Leadership Council launches Covid-19 cost assessment toolkit

The Professional Practice Task Group for the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Covid-19 Task Force has published a methodology for assessing and reporting the cost implications of disruption due to the pandemic. Construction clients and contractors rely on accurate cost prediction ...

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Costain-Skanska JV raises hearing protection benchmark

Costain-Skanska joint venture (CSjv) is implementing a new hearing protection policy across all of its HS2 enabling works construction sites. Working with smart tech company Eave, whose innovative hearing conservation solution provides real time noise monitoring on site, CSjv is ...

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Wates focuses on future opportunities

Wates Group has unveiled a series of organisational changes that will intensify its focus on the opportunities that lie ahead in its key sectors. The announcement incorporates revisions to its structure along with a series of new executive appointments. The ...

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Government publishes landmark Bill to improve building safety

Yesterday (20 July), saw the government publish its landmark Bill, which is set to deliver the biggest changes to building safety for nearly 40 years. Published in draft form, the Building Safety Bill will improve regulations as the government seeks to ...

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Construction firms join forces to drive change for site wellbeing

National framework organisation Pagabo has partnered with health technology brand Moodbeam to look after and promote the wellbeing of everyone working on projects in the built environment through the use of wearable technology. Moodbeam One is the world’s first wearable device, ...

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NBS and BESA partnership helping to drive digital adoption throughout the building lifecycle

NBS, the leading specification platform for the construction industry, has partnered with BESA (Building Engineering Services Association) to help drive digital adoption throughout the building lifecycle. As part of their joint commitment to digital construction, the link-up will publish mappings ...

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University Partnerships Programme appoints new director

University Partnerships Programme (UPP), a provider of on-campus residential and academic accommodation infrastructure in the UK has announced the appointment of Adam Tyson as Construction Director. Tyson has joined the senior team in UPP Management, UPP’s specialist asset management business ...

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Property and construction industry leads call for a green recovery plan

More than 200 prominent business leaders have written to the Prime Minister calling for a clean, inclusive and resilient recovery from coronavirus. The property and construction industry is heavily represented in the letter, with members of the UK Green Building ...

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BESA warns of mental health ‘second wave’

As more sites and buildings reopen, the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned that there could be another surge in mental health problems across the construction and building engineering sectors. It said Mental Health Awareness Week was an opportunity ...

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