Online CPDs, BIM objects, safe site working + latest Buildingtalk Newsletter

  • 10 Feb 2015

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Round-up of latest construction industry news

Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk

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Women in Construction

The latest Buildingtalk Newsletter highlights how more women in construction can help bridge the skills gap that threatens the completion of 27k projects according to a RICS report. The Randstad survey shows a big rise of women in senior roles in construction and predicts that by 2020, women will form 26% of the workforce. Womens average earnings in construction are now andpound;39k on average, so it is already a great career option.

BIM objects

Downloadable BIM objects for

  • pipe insulation from Kingspan Tarec
  • drainage products from Harmer

Newton online CPD on structural waterproofing

Training opportunities

  • online CPD on structural waterproofing from Newton Waterproofing Systems
  • Fire Doors Explained seminar from BM Trada
  • Stroma third party certification scheme for electrical installers

Video of the Week

Our video of the week highlights The Health andamp; Safety Event, co-located with Maintec and Facilities Management, at the NEC Birmingham 24 – 26 March 2015.

The show provides the key networking and educational opportunity to anyone responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace.

Volt Stick Bright non-contact instant voltage tester

New products andamp; case studies

  • new Volt Stick Bright non-contact instant voltage tester – with a video on how it works
  • case study on cost andamp; energy savings from new Aperio wireless lock technology
  • open water heat pump system specified for London project from Mitsubishi Electric
  • weed control barrier from DuPont used to de-contaminate solar park

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