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Golden Thread of information in construction

Demystifying the Golden Thread of information in construction

3D Repo demystifies the Golden Thread of information in construction and provides information and advice on what your organisation can do now to prepare for the changes ahead.
golden thread policy report

Report: Golden thread will play crucial role in supporting UK construction

A new report published by the Building Regulations Advisory Committee (BRAC) has revealed that the golden thread of information will play a “crucial” role in supporting the construction sector, residents, and the building safety regulator.
bsf charter

Contractors join ‘Charter Champion’ building safety scheme

The Building a Safer Future (BSF) Charter has launched its 'Charter Champion’ initiative to help companies drive the systemic culture change required to put building safety first.
product information management

Standardised identifiers key to construction product information management

In this second online roundtable, hosted by co-founder of the Hamari Agency, Fareed Patel, AEC industry experts argue that standardised product identifiers are key to construction product information management.
construction product data

Associations must work together to standardise construction product data

In the first of a short podcast series, a roundtable of industry experts calls for trade associations to work together to standardise construction product data.
digital adoption, technology, construction,

The diligent contractor: Managing the construction journey in 2021

With new regulatory changes on the horizon, such as the Building Safety Bill, contractors will be expected to meet new levels of compliance in line with government legislation. But how can digital adoption help contractors achieve this goal and what methods are currently available?
Construction regulator, Grenfell Inquiry

Roundtable: New national construction regulator launched

The government has launched a new national construction regulator to ensure safe building materials are used in new homes following “deeply disturbing allegations of malpractice” by some construction product manufacturers at the Grenfell Inquiry.
regulator for construction products

New regulator to ensure construction products are safe

A new regulator for construction products has been established to ensure materials used to build homes are made safely.
Fire safety bill, cladding

Fire safety bill risks ‘fuelling the cladding crisis’

The government's flagship law intended to avoid another Grenfell-type tragedy is at danger of worsening the cladding crisis that has paralysed parts of the UK housing market, warns managing director at Ringley.
Building Safety Bill,

Building Safety Bill welcomed but ‘more detail needed’

The government must improve on the detail if it is to prove that its new Building Safety Bill will drive reform in the industry, according to a new report by the HCLG.
product data,

Working groups call for single source of truth for product data

Fareed Patel, owner of Hamari Agency, takes a look at what manufacturers need to do to organise their product data.
Building safety bill

The draft Building Safety Bill: Major reform on its way

The draft Building Safety Bill is intended to introduce major reforms of the safety regime in the wake of the Hackitt Review. Sue Ryan, partner at law firm Gowling WLG, examines the changes it puts forward.
building safety bill,

Building Safety Bill delivers ‘biggest changes’ to safety for 40 years

The government will publish its landmark Building Safety Bill to deliver the biggest changes to safety for nearly 40 years.
modern methods of construction, Dame Judith Hackitt,

Actis welcomes Hackitt’s call to increase offsite manufacturing

Modern Methods of Construction play a vital role in ensuring the new normal is greener and more efficient, according to Dame Judith Hackitt and construction minister Nadhim Zahawi.
construction industry,

Hackitt praises construction industry response to Covid-19 crisis

The construction industry has demonstrated it is “capable of massive change at pace” and is able to dump old practices quickly “without compromising safety or quality” amid Covid-19, says Dame Judith Hackitt.
Golden thread, data, administration,

Insolvency and data: Severing the Golden Thread

Should asset owners insource data when commissioning building and infrastructure developments? Stuart Bell of GroupBC, part of the Bentley Systems family, takes a look.
Building Regulations,

Built to last? Building Regulations and improving fire resiliency

When it comes to fire risk, we mustn’t confuse regulatory compliance with property resilience, says Tom Roche, senior consultant for international codes and standards at FM Global.
Fire safety, building control

Fire safety: Building a safer future under pressure

Ian King, chief operating officer at Zeroignition, takes a look at how fire safety in the construction industry is being propelled to the top of the agenda.
Fire safety, grenfell, competency, building regulations,

Fire safety and competency in the post-Grenfell era

Dr Dave Smith, export manager of the Fire Industry Association, looks at the changing landscape for competency in the wake of the Grenfell disaster and Dame Judith Hackitt’s review of fire safety and the Building Regulations.
Combustible cladding, Welsh government, cladding systems

Combustible cladding on high rise buildings banned in Wales

Following the Grenfell disaster, the Welsh Government has made a commitment to ban the use of combustible materials in cladding systems on high-rise residential buildings in Wales.
late payment,

Late payment problems in construction need solving, says BESA

David Frise, CEO of BESA has urged the government to solve the late payment problems that challenge construction supply chains.
Construction Product Information Survey, hackitt review

Construction product information to be reformed

The Construction Product Information Survey, launched last week is expected to reform the way construction product information is provided by manufacturers and communicated to those that use it.
Inquiry report, Grenfell tower, ACM cladding

Grenfell Tower report blames cladding for fire’s spread

Phase 1 of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry report has blamed ACM cladding for the fire spreading and recommends every owner/manager of high-rise residential buildings be required by law to provide their local fire service with information about the design.
Building Safety Regulator

Hackitt named government adviser on new Building Safety Regulator

Dame Judith Hackitt will provide independent advice to the government on how best to establish the powerful new Building Safety Regulator.
Building regulation, building safety, fire safety,

Future Building Regulations: Commitment to change

David Mowatt, chairman of the Smoke Control Association, discusses Building Regulation compliance and the need for robust enforcement procedures
approved inspectors, building safety,

ACAI calls for clarity on future role of Approved Inspectors

The ACAI has urged the Government to clarify the role of Approved Inspectors (AIs) in its plans for a new system of building regulations.

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