• Consistent standards

    Supply chain risk manager CHAS is encouraging the construction industry to embrace the new Common Assessment Standard following the announcement of a data-sharing agreement between the scheme’s providers.
  • Tune in

    Digital construction data platform NBS has launched a new Podcast series – Digital Construction Conversations.
  • Integrated approach to flooding

    The Property Care Association (PCA) is calling for an integrated approach of natural flood defences and individual building resilience to tackle increased flood risk caused by climate change.
  • Retraction of tests

    Building insulation manufacturer, Kingspan, confirmed as part of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry that it has retracted three test reports of external wall systems, including its K15 phenolic foam insulation product.
  • Welcome May 2021

    It feels very strange to sit down to write my final welcome page. It has been a whole year since my socially distanced inauguration, and that time has flown by.
  • Free 3D

    Engineers have access to a new, simple and secure platform, 3D Send, to share and view 3D models without downloading them or installing software.
  • Inspection app

    NHBC, the UK’s warranty and insurance provider for new homes, has announced a new Technology Assisted Inspection app.
  • Restoring trust

    The launch of the New Homes Quality Board (NHQB) has been welcomed as a major step forward in helping to restore consumer confidence and trust in the housebuilding industry.
  • Migrant worker confusion

    A Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) report suggests that only one in ten construction employers understand the government’s new migration system, introduced at the beginning of 2021.
  • Get Involved

    Building Engineer prides itself on presenting high quality technical information and industry insight as befits CABE’s members.
  • Fear of change

    The Connected Enterprise report by Sigma Dynamics revealed that outdated attitudes towards technology among facilities management business leaders are at risk of jeopardising future business survival.
  • Carbon Counting

    The climate emergency means that cuttings carbon emissions is a priority for all Building Engineers and construction professions.
  • Back to work?

    Sleep pods, fresh fruit and discount gym deals can attract reluctant working-from-home workers back to offices to boost struggling high streets after lockdown and adapt to the new era of remote working, says Rob Diamond, one of the first people in the UK to achieve the new international WELL Accredited Professional qualification.
  • Apprenticeships are key

    Property and construction consultancy Ingleton Wood announced plans to double the number of apprentices to help invest in local skills and the economic recovery from the pandemic.
  • Showcase your enviornmental achievements

    Each year, the Society for the Environment (SocEnv) Awards showcase the outstanding work of registered environmental professionals as part of the organisation’s World Environment Day celebrations.
  • Fill in CLC People Survey and see results for Professional Indemnity Survey

    The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has recently released their new People Survey which aims to assess the implications of COVID-19 on the built environment and those working within it.
  • Sustainable warmth

    The Fuel Poverty Strategy report, Sustainable Warmth, sets out the government’s plans for protecting vulnerable households.
  • Career kickstart

    Millcroft is to take on 12 young people over the next two years under the government’s Kickstart Scheme – designed to create opportunities for young people and invest in skills for the sector by generating six-month, paid work placements in a trainee role for those aged 16-24.
  • Green budget prompts blues

    March’s budget faced a number of criticisms from the construction sector for its lack of focus on climate crisis initiatives.
  • National construction products regulator

    The government has committed to establish a national regulator for construction products as part of wider reforms to address systemic failings identified by the Hackitt Review.