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Voice alarm system BIM Objects unveiled by specialist developer Baldwin Boxall

Baldwin Boxall has just announced the availability of BIM Objects for its specialist VIGIL3 and VIGIL2 voice alarm systems. These new files add to the company’s readily available library of BIM Objects. BIM (which stands for Building Information Modelling) increases efficiency,...
Posted On 15 Nov 2019
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CIC announces support for sprinkler installations in buildings above 11 metres

The Construction Industry Council, which is the representative forum for professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry, has released a statement referencing the use of sprinklers that will form the basis of its...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019
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Construction Companies and Water Damage: Listening to the Insurers

Very few Tier 1 construction companies are installing water leak detection systems at the beginning of new build projects. This may be for cost reasons, or because the construction companies may not feel it’s their responsibility to implement these systems. Yet repairs to damage...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019
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Cloud-Based Access Control: Improving Security in More Ways Than One

Access control has always been at the forefront of building security. Traditionally, access control systems have come in the form of conventional lock and key methods, electronic systems or a combination of the two. Today, cloud-based systems are changing the market landscape,...
Posted On 11 Jun 2019
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BIM Level 2 Accreditation: What Does It Mean for the Security Business Sector?

If you work in the construction sector, or have any involvement in building-related products and services, Building Information Modelling (BIM) is likely to have impacted you to a greater or lesser degree. In essence, BIM is a shared knowledge resource, providing all of the...
Posted On 02 May 2019
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Are Funding Levels Actively Harming Public Safety and Security?

When restricted by budgets, safety and security standards can waver. Here, Karen Trigg discusses how to overcome financial challenges and outlines precisely why large budgets should not legitimise complacency when it comes to security provision.  Addressing budgetary restrictions...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019
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STANLEY Security becomes first security firm to achieve BIM Level 2 accreditation in UK

STANLEY Security has announced that the business is the first security company to achieve BIM Level 2 accreditation in the UK. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a shared knowledge resource providing all of the information about every component of a building in one easy to...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018
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ECITB gives green light for all-new drone training focused on industrial process sector

Drone pilots working on industrial sites can ‘earn their wings’ by undertaking a programme of structured training and technical testing which has been given the green light by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB). The new Industrial Drone...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018
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Prestigious SABRE security certification awarded to International Quarter London by BRE

International Quarter London (IQL) has become the first in-use development in the world to be awarded the SABRE security certification – the scheme from BRE for buildings and built infrastructure assets. IQL is a new mixed-use destination in Stratford, East London which, by the...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018
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Fire safety and construction issues under the microscope at 2018’s Build Show

Fire doors failing to meet standards… Concerns that the Hackitt Review was “too light”… Calls for a wider ban on combustible cladding… Fire safety and construction issues are never far from the headlines, but with media prominence comes conflicting...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018