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17.02.2017
Blog Post
If you’re involved in any design capacity you’ll have heard about BIM (Building Information Modelling). The construction industry sadly has a…
17.02.2017
Blog Post
It’s that time of year again when it’s no fun to be on a building site when temperatures have dropped significantly or the rain is driving…
17.02.2017
Blog Post
Most pre-1930s houses will have traditional lath and plaster ceilings. Picture courtesy of Malone Associates Ltd What is lath and plaster? Laths are…
17.02.2017
Blog Post
One of our surveyors recently sent in this photo, taken in a brand new commercial building.  It’s the ground floor of a protected staircase and shows…
17.02.2017
Research
The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) is planning to update Approved Documents B (Fire safety), and M (Access to and use of…
17.02.2017
News
As Government progresses with the necessary legislation to begin the Brexit process, the construction industry is asking what effect this will have…
17.02.2017
News
Last month we reported on the announcement of the construction of new garden villages and towns, proposed by Government. Coupled with this is a £3…
17.02.2017
News
Following its successful launch at the London Gherkin on 13 December 2016, the CIOB Academy is now well and truly up and running! Their ‘by industry…
17.02.2017
News
Do you work with structural steel frame buildings? If so, read on... A new Alert guidance document published by Structural-Safety* incorporating…