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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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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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Building managers urged to pay close attention to ventilation hygiene after lockdown

As buildings start to re-open, the importance of complying with industry standards, keeping comprehensive records and using competent companies to carry out ventilation hygiene work will take on even greater significance due to the problems created by the coronavirus, 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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Construction industry has proved it can change, says Hackitt

The way the construction industry has responded to the coronavirus crisis shows it is capable of making the changes it must to improve building safety and quality, according to Dame Judith Hackitt. The chair of the Independent Review of Building ...

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Engineering services bodies develop coronavirus site safety guides

Engineering services sector bodies the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) have collaborated on two new guides to help contractors to manage coronavirus-related issues on site. The new guides provide sector-relevant guidance for engineering and ...

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BESA announces new membership director

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has appointed Jason Hemingway as its new Membership Director. Hemingway brings more than 30 years of construction sector experience to the role. He was Managing Director of the suspended ceiling manufacturer Rockfon for seven ...

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Air cleaning should become standard practice after pandemic says BESA

Clean air technologies and strategies should be adopted by every healthcare facility in the UK in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). Information is emerging rapidly about how the coronavirus can be ...

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BESA survey seeks key services suppliers for the NHS

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is conducting a survey to identify firms across the sector capable of providing vital service and maintenance for the NHS at short notice. The survey will run until the end of this week and ...

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BESA urges trade professionals to review contracts amid Covid-19 pandemic

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is calling on contractors to review their contracts so supply chains can work together to manage delays to projects during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Many sites are being shut down in response to government ...

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