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26/08/15 - Gate Safety Week

The Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) represents all the key players in powered gates, industrial, commercial and garage doors, as well as the leading UK manufacturers and suppliers of building hardware, locks and architectural ironmongery.  more info

28/05/15 - UK Contractors Accept NPORS Plant Training Certification

The National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS) has secured recognition from the UK Contractors Group (UKCG), and the NPORS card is now valid for plant operators on all UKCG member sites.  more info

28/05/15 - FISS/CSCS Scheme Update

Having just attended the latest FISS/CSCS meeting, we are delighted to bring you some news of the scheme:  As you are all probably aware FISS stands for Fencing Industry Skills Scheme.  more info

28/05/15 - EFIA Social Media

EFIA has 254 LinkedIn  connections  LinkedIn is the professional’s version of Facebook and can be used by businesses in many ways, e.  more info

28/05/15 - EFIA's free CHAS assessment service

EFIA’s free CHAS assessment service continues to be very popular with members new and old. Congratulations to the following members who have used our services to assess and accredit their safety management systems:  more info

23/02/15 - HSE appoints new chief inspector of construction

Mr Baker is currently head of HSE’s chemicals, explosives and microbiological hazards division. He will take up the role on 1 April, replacing acting interim chief inspector Mr White.  more info

14/01/15 - David Cameron pledges £15bn UK 'roads revolution'

The Prime Minister was today expected to tell the CBI’s annual conference that the government’s Roads Investment Strategy would see investment in over 100 projects by the end of the decade.  more info

14/01/15 - CITB reveals new ‘streamlined’ eight-member board

Skills minister Nick Boles has appointed five women and three men to the CITB’s new eight-member board of trustees to “revolutionise” how the training body operates and promote increased diversity.  more info

27/11/14 - Clegg Calls For Abandoned Buildings To Be 'Brought Back To Life'

The Deputy Prime Minister wants to find temporary uses for vacant buildings in the Northern cities and bring abandoned buildings 'back to life'.  more info

27/11/14 - Fair Payment Is A Still Major Issue In The Construction Industry - FMB

Fair payment is still a major issue in the construction industry, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).  more info

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