• Blindingly Obvious

    More than 2,000 people each year in the UK suffer eye injuries in the workplace, with 10%-20% of those injured experiencing temporary or permanent vision loss.
  • Become a Chartered Environmentalist

    There has never been a better time to become a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv). Join a growing community of expert environmental professionals today.
  • New ground gas protection group

    The Property Care Association (PCA) has created the Ground Gas Protection Group to support industry specialists within the sector.
  • Good Vibrations

    CityFibre and its construction partner Callan Connect are testing on a live construction site a new technology that prevents hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), also known as white finger.
  • The Art of Security

    The National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin has had extensive refurbishment and modernisation of its historic wings on Merrion Square at a cost of €30m.
  • Student safe isolation kits

    Ideal Industries has launched a Student Safe Isolation Kit, designed especially for trainee electricians.
  • One in Four

    The CIOB report Understanding Mental Health in the Built Environment shows 26% of construction industry professionals thought about taking their own lives in 2019 – before the Covid-19 pandemic had hit the industry – and 97% recorded being stressed at least once in the last year.
  • Green Home Grants

    The government has asked tradespeople to sign up to the TrustMark accreditation scheme ahead of the September of the £2bn Green Homes Grant scheme in England.
  • Train and Education

    A research paper by Iman Farah Mohamed published in the International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, suggests that 37% of those surveyed believe industry knowledge on fire safety is inadequate and 28% believe university curricula provide sufficient education on fire-proofing buildings.
  • Inside out

    REHAU is advising that contractors consider fire safety regulations more closely alongside acoustic performance when specifying soil and waste drainage solutions for high-rise developments.
  • Honorary Fellowship Award

    Congratulations Kyran Sze, CABE Hong Kong Chapter Chair, for his award of Honorary Fellowship by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).
  • Fire Safety Risk of Hand Sanitiser

    Alcohol-based hand sanitisers used in the fight against Covid-19 are flammable.
  • Build, Build, Build

    In response to the government’s white paper Planning for the Future, Cllr Mark Crane, District Councils’ Network, said: “Getting the country building again will be a vital part of the national recovery from Coronavirus.
  • The Draft Building Safety Bill

    Industry bodies have welcomed the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (MHCLG) publication of the draft Building Safety Bill, together with its associated guidance and the Home Office’s publication of the Fire Safety Consultation.
  • Welcome

    September marks the start of the new financial year for the Association, and the start of the new membership year for most of our members.
  • New Pathways Programme

    The Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) has launched its new, ground-breaking Pathways programme to transform the lives of young disabled Londoners.
  • Building Safety

    The Draft Building Safety Bill now available
  • Changing Places

    On 1 January 2021, amendments to Approved Document M: Access to and use of buildings, Volume 2 – Buildings other than dwellings will come into effect
  • Industry working group launches building control regulation proposals

    Leadership organisations from across the building control sector have come together in the ‘Future of building control working group’ to develop 11 key recommendations for the future oversight and regulation of the profession and Building Control Bodies.
  • Welcome

    It has been a month of firsts for me. My first outing since the Coronavirus lockdown to a safe and discrete inauguration at HQ; donning the presidential chain for the first time; chairing my first CABE virtual board; my first attempt at crowd control through digital means; and my first welcome page in Building Engineer as your new President.