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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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How to make your business more eco-friendly

The adverse effects of global warming and climate change, such as extreme pollution and stronger hurricanes, trigger people to switch to a more sustainable lifestyle. Companies worldwide are raising their environmental responsibility by making their businesses more eco-friendly. As the awareness about waste and greenhouse gases increases, companies become more conscious of their carbon footprints.

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UK Construction Week, London - highlights from the first day

An inspiring group of 61 role models from across construction industry professions and trades helped set the tone for the first day of UK Construction Week (UKCW) in London yesterday, with an impassioned call for culture change in the industry, including increased inclusivity and the end of construction’s gender pay gap which is among the worst of any sector in the UK.

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Find out about new risk management standards at UK Construction Week 2022

Visitors to UK Construction Week are invited to visit Stand L70, where they can meet the CHAS team and find out more about the construction industry’s latest risk management standards.   

UK Construction Week takes place at the Excel Centre in London from 3-5 May 2022, and the CHAS team will be on hand to discuss how they can help you stay on top of ever changing risk management standards and grow your business. 

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