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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
A new regulator for construction products has been established to ensure materials used to build homes are made safely.
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.
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.
Fareed Patel, owner of Hamari Agency, takes a look at what manufacturers need to do to organise their product data.
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.
The government will publish its landmark Building Safety Bill to deliver the biggest changes to safety for nearly 40 years.
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.
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.
Should asset owners insource data when commissioning building and infrastructure developments? Stuart Bell of GroupBC, part of the Bentley Systems family, takes a look.
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.
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.
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.
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.
David Frise, CEO of BESA has urged the government to solve the late payment problems that challenge construction supply chains.
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.
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.
Dame Judith Hackitt will provide independent advice to the government on how best to establish the powerful new Building Safety Regulator.
David Mowatt, chairman of the Smoke Control Association, discusses Building Regulation compliance and the need for robust enforcement procedures
The ACAI has urged the Government to clarify the role of Approved Inspectors (AIs) in its plans for a new system of building regulations.