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Biggest event in construction industry’s summer calendar hits St Paul’s

The city played host to the annual Thomann-Hanry summer party – now an integral part of the construction industry’s calendar and arguably the biggest social event within the trade. Basking in the balmy summer sun, over 200 guests enjoyed a ...

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New BIM guideline to compliance launched for construction firms

Last month (April 2016) Level 2 Building Information Modelling (BIM) became mandatory on centrally-procured public projects, with far-reaching implications for those involved. Clients, consultants, contractors and suppliers are all required to understand the finer details of the Level 2 process. ...

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Government Construction Strategy Level 2 BIM delivers on four-year deadline

The successful delivery of the Government Construction Strategy (GCS) Level 2 BIM (Building Information Modelling) objectives represents “an internationally unparalleled achievement on the journey towards the digitalisation of the built environment sector” according to BIM Task Group chairman Mark Bew ...

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CIDB and BIFM join forces to develop FM profession in Malaysia

The Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB) and the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) have agreed to work together and explore opportunities to develop, support and enrich the facilities management (FM) profession in Malaysia. The areas of collaboration between ...

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Managing buildings to suit end user needs

Although BIM is becoming more prominent across the construction industry and continuing to transform traditional ways of working, it is still not common practice. To this end, Paul French, commercial market manager at British Gypsum takes a look at the ...

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University launches construction career campaign

Buckinghamshire University Technical College (UTC), along with sponsor Taylor Wimpey, one of the UK’s largest homebuilders, has launched a campaign promoting careers in the construction industry. Over 224,000 jobs in construction need to be created in the next five years, ...

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CIC appoints SPIE to lead its green agenda

George Adams, UK engineering director of SPIE, has been appointed chair of the CIC (Construction Industry Council) Green Construction Panel, a position which will see him actively involved in the London Climate Change Partnership, holding workshops and advising building owners ...

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FMB appoints Bentley as new national president

The UK’s largest trade association in the construction industry, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), has appointed Dave Bentley as its new national president. Bentley, a well-known figure in the construction sector, was elected at the FMB’s latest Annual General ...

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BOHS welcomes HSE’s crackdown on construction health hazards

The British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) has strongly welcomed another inspection blitz, following an announcement on Monday (22 September) by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) under its Think Health campaign, to tackle the unacceptably high levels of exposures to health hazards ...

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New chairman appointments at CIC

Tony Burton has been appointed as the new chairman of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) for a two year term of office, starting with immediate effect. Burton succeeds Jack Pringle, moving up from his role as the CIC’s deputy chairman, ...

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