Development of a European approach to assess the fire performance of facades

Development of a European approach to assess the fire performance of facades [CLICK HERE TO ACCESS A PDF COPY] The objective of this project was to address a request from the Standing Committee of Construction (SCC) to provide EC Member States regulators with a means to regulate the fire performance...

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FIRE DOOR SAFETY WEEK ~ make it a competent 24/7/365 ‘All Year Round’ professional habit please!

Fire Door Safety Week is an annual event which aims to focus on issues around fire doors and fire safety ... smoke usually kills long before fire - powerful short film for Fire Door Safety Week 2018 ... the current 2018  campaign runs 24 - 30 September ...  ... the British Woodworking Foundation...

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Building regulations and fire safety: government response to Select Committee report

The government’s response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee’s report on building regulations and fire safety Published 18 September 2018 from:Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government  CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL TEXT OF THE REPORT Ed.

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New Regulatory Framework – Joint Competence Authority – [HSE + Building Control + Fire & Rescue]

Building a Safer Future Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: Final Report An important Alert published by Structural Safety part of ICE is aimed at those who own, commission, design, construct, or maintain multi-occupancy higher risk residential buildings (HRRBs) that are 10...

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The ICM 35th AGM [June 2018] and Rally ~ marks 176 years of history! ~ celebrates it’s 21st Century ready!

35th Annual General Meeting and Rally held in June 2018 at the Leigh Park Country House Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon in the South West Region ... Cliff Brown, current President, presided over and welcomed the attending members to the AGM - Mike Bishop, Overseas Secretary and Governor opened the meeting...

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Recognition of UK Construction Professionals’ Qualifications in a post-Brexit ‘third country’ …

Are YOU a Brexit-ready Construction / Property professional? ...  Here at the ICM we are carefully following the UK government's release of relevant information on the post-Brexit situation and status of the various professionals operating in construction related duties ... Preparing for Brexit...

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Government Select Committee Independent review of building regulations and fire safety published [July 2018]

Summary: The catastrophic fire at Grenfell Tower in June 2017 demonstrated the clear need for an urgent and comprehensive review of our building regulations. When the subsequent Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, chaired by Dame Judith Hackitt, published its Final Report in...

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