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10 May 2018 | by

The annual NBS National BIM Report is now recognised as one of the industry’s most comprehensive reviews into the use of BIM. In this eighth report, we glean an insight into the achievements and challenges of the industry two years on from the BIM Mandate.

08 May 2018 | by

Sarah Fox compares the construction industry with the financial services industry - there are more similarities than you might think

02 May 2018 | by

We take a look at the new edition of the CIC BIM Protocol to see what's changed

02 May 2018 | by

We've found a few stimulating titles that'll exercise your mind whilst keeping you off those pesky emails 

23 April 2018 | by

As the population continues to grow and urban areas continue to sprawl, light pollution is becoming an increasing problem. In this article we look at the different types of light pollution and the problems they are creating.

19 April 2018 | by
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What happens to an existing standard when a new standard is published? What are amendments? What are the European standards bodies and what do they produce? What do all of those initials and abbreviations mean? In this two-part series, we explore all of that and more.

13 April 2018 | by

We take a look at the new Domestic Building Contract (DBC) and Concise Building Contract (CBC) to see what's changed

12 April 2018 | by

The results of our fourth major survey into construction contracts and related legal issues - the NBS National Construction Contracts and Law Report 2018

What happens to an existing standard when a new standard is published? What are amendments? What are the European standards bodies and what do they produce? What do all of those initials and abbreviations mean? In this two-part series, we explore all of that and more.

06 April 2018 | by

The UK construction industry has come a long way with its recycling and reuse practices, but with proper planning we can do even more. The key is materials efficiency.

26 March 2018 | by

What are the main causes of injury, illness and death in the construction industry - and how can we avoid them?

21 March 2018 | by

The locks to your front and back doors are integral to keeping your property and all of its contents safe and secure. We take a look at the most common type of lock - the Euro Cylinder - and the regulations surrounding it

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