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BESA partners with TEMA to accelerate technology in building maintenance sector

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has partnered with the Technology Enabled Maintenance Association (TEMA) to help accelerate the adoption of emerging technologies by the building maintenance sector. TEMA will work closely with BESA’s specialist Service & Facilities group, which amongst other ...

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BESA elects Neil Brackenridge as its new president

Neil Brackenridge has been confirmed as President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2020/21. He was confirmed in his role at yesterday’s (2 July) annual general meeting and takes over from John Norfolk of Imtech Engineering Services. Brackenridge ...

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Over six in 10 businesses finding it difficult to obtain RPE

Over six in 10 engineering services businesses (63 per cent) are having “sustained difficulty” in obtaining suitable face masks (FFP3) for use on site, according to the results of a new survey from ECA, BESA, SELECT, SNIPEF, LEIA and the ...

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BESA and SFG20 partner with UK BIM Alliance

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and its facilities management solution SFG20 have become affiliates of the UK BIM Alliance. The aim is to support the adoption of building information modelling (BIM) across the building engineering sector to speed up ...

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Bellrock extends BNP Paribas relationship

Bellrock has been appointed as the maintenance and engineering services provider for European Real Estate advisor, BNP Paribas, across its prestigious development at 77 Coleman Street. Located in the heart of the City of London and fully refurbished in 2020, ...

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Trade bodies seek to understand RPE state-of-play in engineering services

A new survey which aims to establish the availability, cost and use of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) in engineering services has been launched. The availability and cost of  RPE and most notably face masks, has become a major issue since coronavirus ...

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Platinum Facilities wins in the City of London

Technology led hard FM service provider, Platinum Facilities, has been appointed to provide engineering maintenance services at 6 Bevis Marks in the City of London. The prestigious 160,000 sqft commercial building, is a BREEAM excellent rated building consisting of a ...

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BESA and ECA update Covid-19 guides

The leading engineering services bodies have released a joint sector guide on work-related travel and updated their guides on working in close proximity and in areas of increased risk of transfer of Covid-19, such as healthcare settings. The three sector ...

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Engineering services sector looks to ‘hold on’ through coronavirus storm

A new engineering services sector survey shows that three-quarters of businesses (73 per cent) expect their turnover to fall in the second quarter of 2020, compared to the first quarter. Looking further ahead to the third quarter of 2020, a ...

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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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