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Government warned of looming building-control collapse

Construction News

A significant number of councils will stop offering building-control services from April unless the deadline to prove professional competence is extended, the head of the service has warned the government.

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Sweco buys Ball & Berry to ramp up building control offer

Construction Enquirer

Multi-disciplinary consultant Sweco UK has boosted its building control business with the acquisition of Ball & Berry. The deal raises the group’s building control inspector headcount by a third to just under 100.

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Building control deadline extended after warnings

Construction News

Building-safety regulators have announced a three-month extension to the deadline for building inspectors to prove their competence – in a bid to avoid the system grinding to a halt.

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1 October 2023: are we ready for the building-control overhaul?

Construction News

This date marks the new building-control regime for higher-risk buildings (HRBs) and the deadline for submitting the application to… The post 1 October 2023: are we ready for the building-control overhaul? appeared first on Construction News.

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How To Enhance Sound Control and Noise Management In Commercial Buildings

Construction Placements

How To Enhance Sound Control and Noise Management In Commercial Buildings Discover effective strategies and acoustic solutions to enhance sound control and noise management in commercial buildings.

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New building control changes have far reaching implications

Construction Law

Barry Hembling and Marcus Hensher of Watson Farley & Williams analyse changes introduced this month under the Building Safety Act that fundamentally reform building control, but have attracted little attention. This story is only available to subscribers to the printed edition of Construction Law.

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Safe Demolition: Controlled Building Project

CCR Magazine

Demolishing a building is a complex process that involves careful planning and execution to ensure safety and efficiency. Whether the structure is a small house or a large commercial building, each demolition project needs to comply with stringent regulations and safety standards.