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The built environment industry join forces to improve air quality and reduce GHG emissions across the UK
Sustainability

The built environment industry join forces to improve air quality and reduce GHG emissions across the UK

The Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS) is leading the way for the UK’s built environment to drastically reduce onsite emissions to air that are harmful …

Contractor prosecuted after spot check reveals multiple breaches
Occupational H&S

Contractor prosecuted after spot check reveals multiple breaches

A construction contractor has been fined after multiple health and safety issues were identified during a proactive Covid spot check at a site in Manchester. …

GREEN HEAT NETWORK FUND KEY TO ACHIEVING LOW-CARBON DISTRICT HEATING
Renewable Energy

GREEN HEAT NETWORK FUND KEY TO ACHIEVING LOW-CARBON DISTRICT HEATING

The latest round of financing from the UK Government’s Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF) will be key to ensuring low-carbon district heating schemes are delivered …

The hidden cost of ignoring health and safety in the workplace revealed
Occupational H&S

The hidden cost of ignoring health and safety in the workplace revealed

35% of manual construction workers say bosses put profits before people  Over a third of manual and semi-skilled construction workers in the UK believe their …

CODE RED FOR HUMANITY: BUREAU VERITAS TELLS BUSINESSES TO ACT NOW TO REDUCE EMISSIONS AND BECOME NET ZERO
Sustainability

CODE RED FOR HUMANITY: BUREAU VERITAS TELLS BUSINESSES TO ACT NOW TO REDUCE EMISSIONS AND BECOME NET ZERO

Described as a ‘code red for humanity’, the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report revealed some stark realities about the state of our …

Keep Scotland Beautiful develops and delivers Climate Emergency Training to four UK-wide construction companies
Sustainability

Keep Scotland Beautiful develops and delivers Climate Emergency Training to four UK-wide construction companies

Training for the construction industry to help combat the climate crisis… In collaboration with McLaughlin & Harvey, GRAHAM, McAleer & Rushe, and Henry Brothers, environmental …

STEPNELL INVESTS IN MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVES FOR EMPLOYEES
Occupational H&S

STEPNELL INVESTS IN MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVES FOR EMPLOYEES

LIFE-CHANGING support for employees is being provided by complete construction partner Stepnell, through a number of new initiatives and tools to help increase the awareness …

Who is responsible for reaching net zero?
Sustainability

Who is responsible for reaching net zero?

UK emissions fell by nearly 50 per cent of their 1990 levels during the 2020 lockdown. According to The Guardian, this positive change will be …

LCA Critical Consideration in New Construction Warns UK Sustainability Expert
Sustainability

LCA Critical Consideration in New Construction Warns UK Sustainability Expert

Following the introduction of the whole life cycle carbon (WLC) assessment in the new London Plan, UK-based energy and sustainability expert Sustain Quality is urging …

MENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY: HOW CAN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY DO BETTER TO IMPROVE ALL KINDS OF WELLBEING?
Health, Safety & Environmental

MENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY: HOW CAN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY DO BETTER TO IMPROVE ALL KINDS OF WELLBEING?

HEALTH and safety has never been more important than it is right now. As we emerge from lockdown where both physical and mental health were …