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Timloc Roofline Products added to the website

0n7065Timloc Building Products has been a UK manufacturer supplying the residential building industry for over 50 years. They design, manufacture and supply quality, sustainable building products from East Yorkshire. And Rainclear have now added the Timloc roofline range to their website for customers to buy securely online and receive the next day.

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Meet the CHAS team at Safety & Health Expo 2022

Visitors to Safety & Health Expo 2022 are invited to visit Stand SH1254 where they can meet the CHAS team and find out more about how CHAS can help you work safer and more efficiently while safeguarding your reputation.

Businesses can also visit the CHAS stand to learn about new risk management standards, such as CHAS Elite which helps organisations manage multiple supply chain risks via a single accreditation. In addition, visitors can find out more about upcoming accreditation opportunities around Fairness, Inclusion & Respect and Social Value. As well as helping you meet latest legislation and best practice guidance, staying up to date with these standards can give you a significant competitive edge.

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UK Construction Week London leaves a lasting impression on industry leaders

Following three days of debate and discussion regarding culture change in construction, the feedback from UK Construction Week (UKCW) visitors has shown a clear sense of optimism and opportunity about how the industry moves forward to tackle its biggest issues, from fire safety and decarbonisation, to digitalisation, offsite manufacturing, diversity and inclusion.

UKCW’s London show – its first in the capital – was attended by more than 20,000 visitors last week (3-5 May 2022), alongside 300 exhibitors showcasing more than 10,000 products, some of which were being shown for the first time.  

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Digital transformation of the Czech construction Industry

The Norwegian construction software provider Cobuilder and the Czech Standardisation Agency (CAS) have signed an agreement to support the digital transformation of the construction sector in the Czech Republic.

The strategic partnership will support implementing an efficient information management system that will enable the adoption of a Data Standard for Building Information Model (DSBIM), known in Czech as “Datový standard staveb” or “DSS”, and a common digital language for the national construction sector.

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Asbestos in residential homes: what you need to know

If you live in a residential property built in the early 1970s, there's a big chance that your structure has asbestos. During that time, contractors used fire-retardant and insulation materials that had asbestos incorporated into the product. Recent studies confirmed that asbestos fibres, when inhaled, are harmful to your respiratory tract. They could cause inflammation and other respiratory problems, and even lung cancer in extreme cases.

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