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UKGBC launches social value consultation

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has launched a consultation to canvas views of property and construction professionals on a definition of social value for the built environment sector. The definition will help to set a standard of ambition for ...

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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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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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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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Mace unveils changes and new appointments at FM business

Global consultancy and construction business, Mace, has announced a number of changes as it reshapes its facilities management division. Alongside a number of new leadership team appointments, Mace’s Operate division will stop using the ‘Macro’ brand and formally adopt the Mace ...

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Building Safety Bill proposals welcomed by the ASFP

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has welcomed the Government’s plans to reform building safety and undertake a major review of the building regulations including its plans to establish new regulators for Building Safety and for Construction Products, and ...

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SEC calls on Government to enhance powers for new building safety regulator

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As the board charged with implementing the new Building Safety Regulator meets this week and Government begins to frame its legislation, a leading UK construction body has called for enhanced powers for the Regulator. The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group ...

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Skanska secures £240m project in Central London

Project development and construction group, Skanska, has won a £240 million contract to construct 20 Ropemaker Street in Central London. Skanska will also install mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering services in the 25-storey commercial project, due to start construction in ...

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Mace sets goal to be net zero carbon in 2020

International construction and consultancy company, Mace, has announced that it will achieve net zero carbon emissions in 2020. The ambitious target will see the company reduce its carbon emissions across its own development and operations as far as possible and ...

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