The British Constructional Steelwork Association (BCSA) has joined other leading trade associations in promoting our Time for Change e-petition, which aims to achieve a Parliamentary debate on the issue of retention funds in construction contracts.
The latest report from The Environmental Audit committee on air quality, its third in five years, has prompted BSRIA to call for more action.
A new £3bn social infrastructure framework will procure school building projects at the same rates as the Education Funding Agency (EFA).
Industry engagement with the Time for Change campaign launched by H&V News last month, which aims to get construction contract retention funds placed into trust accounts, is continuing to spread across the industry, following the announcement that the National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers (NAPIT) has pledged its support.
The Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) is conducting a survey on the future of blue, experienced worker SKILLcards.
The European Biogas Association has published a report on annual biogas and biomethane capacities in 2013, outlining future policies and opportunities around Europe.
Attendees to 2015’s Ecobuild exhibition will be able to attend continuing professional development (CPD) seminars at the event for the first time.
Recommendations to make the Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) more effective and avoid failure have been published by the Energy Services and Technology Association (ESTA).
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Recent volatility in the stock market shows that the economic recovery remains fragile and subject to shocks. This makes ongoing efforts to improve the way projects are procured, tenders are handled and contractors are paid more urgent than ever.
The sustainability of biopropane and its production process has been a clear area of focus throughout the development of the product (“Biopropane could power Britain, Calor Gas says”, H&V News, 22 October).
The latest Multitherm C controller from Winterwarm includes some new features that give added flexibility of use.
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