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Free training hits new heights from leading body

David Brown e1696865826101NASC is on target to have given over £120k in 12 months to support scaffolding and access businesses train their staff. With a further £180k available to businesses if they apply before November 2024!

The training pot was secured by and is the vision of NASC President, David Brown in an attempt to boost recruitment and plug the labour shortages rife within the scaffolding sector and wider construction industry.

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Industry leaders and innovators celebrated at 2023 Offsite Awards

Offsite Awards 2023 all WinnersBringing together the best of the best businesses and leaders at the forefront of offsite construction, the 2023 Offsite Awards shines a light on the ideas, innovations and products driving offsite and MMC technology further than ever before.

A year of progress and change, 2023 has seen offsite construction make impressive leaps forward in technology, engineering and design. With more focus on better performance, streamlined manufacturing and the delivery of safer, greener structures, offsite is helping to advance a better, more sustainable UK construction landscape.

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Lanes is on the road to the Highways Awards

Lanes CleverScan highways Apr 2023 MED 002Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc has been named as a finalist in the prestigious Highways Awards 2023.

It has been recognised in a joint submission with supplier WinCan for its innovative use of highways drainage inspection systems.

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Building Safety Act: What you need to know ahead of 1st October

Minett0008From 1st October 2023 a number of new regulations will come into force under the Building Safety Act 2022, and they don't only affect high-risk buildings. Alex Minett, Head of Global New Markets at CHAS highlights some of the key changes.

The Building Regulations etc. (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2023 covers a series of new reforms. However, while these reforms might seem more heavily weighted towards ensuring the safety of higher-risk buildings (HRBs), the new regime introduces fresh terminology, roles, responsibilities and other criteria that are important to understand for all projects that fall under building regulations.

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ASFP to exhibit at UK Construction Week Birmingham

PR 294 UKCWT600 002The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP), the UK’s leading trade association for passive fire protection, will be exhibiting on stand T600 at UK Construction Week (UKCW) at the Birmingham NEC on the 3 - 5 October.

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