Month: October 2012

Whole life value guidance delayed a year

Government guidelines on how the industry should calculate the wider costs and value of a building to be published next year

Protests over HSE move to scrap crane safety register

Safety precaution introduced after Building magazine campaign set to be axed after just two years

Government-commissioned report backs ‘wood first’ rule

Independent Panel on Foresty back councils’ use of planning law to drive increase in timber buildings

HSE figures show 49 construction deaths last year

Total deaths falls from 50 last year but construction still records highest fatalities of any industry