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Stoke-based fwb sponsors award for regional teenage entrepreneurs

Sponsoring an award for budding teenage entrepreneurs at the Young Enterprise North West Company Programme Finals Evening 2014, Stoke-based supply chain partner, fwb also sent along two members of its team to help select the winners of the regional round of this national competition. 

The competition is organised by Young Enterprise, the United Kingdom’s largest business and enterprise education charity.

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Specification for detection of underground utilities launched

Following industry-wide consultation and review a national specification for the detection, verification and location of underground utilities – PAS 128 – is now available to survey professionals from the British Standards Institution.   

Sponsored by the Institution of Civil Engineers and facilitated by BSI Standards Limited, the specification allows practitioners to detail the services they provide to a recognised level for the first time.  

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NASC formally withdraws TG20:08 publication

Further to publication of TG20:13 in February the NASC has formally withdrawn TG20:08.

From 1 July 2014, the NASC recommends that all tube and fitting scaffold structures should be supported by TG20:13, using TG20:13 eGuide generated compliance sheets, or should be supported by a bespoke scaffold design.

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NASC Launches 2014 Safety Report at S&H Expo

The NASC has launched its 2014 Safety Report which documents the statistics for scaffolding accidents for all (201) NASC full contracting member companies in 2013, covering some 13,749 operatives (estimated to be around 75% of the UK’s total scaffolding operatives).

Read more: NASC Launches 2014 Safety Report at S&H Expo

BRE launches BIM (Level 2) certification for businesses

BRE Global is launching a new scheme for assessing and certifying businesses as providers of the Government’s BIM Level 2 services. 

Delivered on site, it is designed to help companies provide evidence that they have the policies and procedures required to deliver level 2 BIM in line with the Government's strategy, as well as acting as strong marketing tool. 

Read more: BRE launches BIM (Level 2) certification for businesses