Tag Archives: Regulations

National construction products regulator offers compliance reset option, says SIG

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The new national construction products regulator is an opportunity to reset the bar on product compliance and strengthen the message that products must be fit for purpose’. That’s according to SIG’s Commercial Director Andy Williamson, who has welcomed the formation of the national construction products regulator, which will operate within …

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Arnold Laver opens door to future of fire safety

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Timber fire doors have been given a major safety endorsement after every single one aced stringent fire tests that were ordered by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) following London’s Grenfell Tower tragedy. Arnold Laver, provided a wide range of door sets for furnace testing between October …

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British Gypsum supports new Plasterer Apprenticeship Standards

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British Gypsum welcomed the Federation of Master Builders’ (FMB) news that new higher quality plasterer apprenticeships have received final sign-off by the Government. A £10,000 funding band has been confirmed per student for the new 3-year Plasterer Trailblazer Apprenticeships. The programme aims to produce plasterers that are broadly skilled and …

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DHF welcomes tougher Building Regulation and Fire Safety

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The Door & Hardware Federation has welcomed recommendations made in Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety’s final report published on 17 May. “We wholeheartedly support the proposals set out in Dame Judith’s final report, particularly pertaining to the development of a clearer, more transparent and …

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Stop Selling Septic Tanks and Sell Up Instead

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Marsh Industries warn that regulations around septic tanks are changing and that merchants may well be better off selling on, selling up and selling small sewage treatment plants instead. “Selling a small water treatment plant instead of a septic tank is simply better for the customer, better for the environment, …

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