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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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Amey partners with BuildForce to support Service leavers and Veterans

With around 14,000 personnel leaving the Forces each year Amey is keen to tap into this pool of talent and has formed an alliance with BuildForce, an industry led programme that aims to reduce the skills gap in the construction industry ...

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Hocking takes up seat as chief executive of Galliford Try

Bill Hocking has formally taken up his new role as Chief Executive of Galliford Try with effect from 3 January 2020. Hocking succeeds Graham Prothero who has stepped down as CEO and leaves the business following the successful completion of ...

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Polyteck unveils new business structure

Construction and facilities management business, Polyteck Group, has created a new structure for its business operations, forming two new distinctive divisions: maintenance and specialist services, and property development. The move follows a strategic review that identified a need to offer ...

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Government must tackle late payment issues, says BESA

The new government must do everything it can to solve the late payment problems that continue to undermine construction supply chains, according to the Chief Executive officer of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) David Frise. He told the Association’s ...

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