UK: Industry Skills Plan for the Construction Sector 2021 – 2025

Skills shortages – a global problem.  WOBO is impressed by the actions proposed within the UK.  Get involved and support the Construction Leadership Council – lets make it happen.  We have all experienced exceptional times, and the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the world we...

UK: Unlimited fines for breaking fire safety regulations

Fire is a killer and global safety is down to responsibility and ownership.   Building owners could face unlimited fines following new measures being brought in to strengthen fire safety, the Home Office has announced. As part of the government’s work to ensure people are safe...

Australian Building Codes Board: ABCB Connect – March 2021

WOBO Governor David Gibson, in discussion with our Australian colleagues, welcomes the updates and proposals put in place by the Australian Building Codes Board.  Feel free to get involved – public safety is a global concern.  IMPORTANT UPDATES Latest Articles NCC provision for developing Performance Solutions...

ICC: 2020 Code Council Annual Report

WOBO is pleased to provide a link to the 2020 activities of ICC The 2020 Annual Report stands as a testament of our resiliency and adaptability as we continue to provide building safety solutions and strategies for a resilient future.     Building Confidence, Building...

Australia: A new look for NCC 2022 webinar – Information and Q&A session

An opportunity to catch up with the Australian National Construction Code. Don’t miss your chance to hear from our experts and participate in a live Q&A session. As part of the Australian Building Codes Board’s (ABCB) commitment to delivering a National Construction Code (NCC) that...

Shelter Projects Essentials – now live

WOBO, as part of its work with the UN-Habitat are pleased to provide the links to the work carried out by Shelter and their  Shelter Projects Essentials: Learning from Programming in Humanitarian Crises Shelter Projects Essentials provides insights drawn from more than 250 case studies that...

International Code Council: New framework to address energy efficiency needs.

The International Code Council releases a new framework to address the energy efficiency needs across the entire building industry. The International Code Council released a new framework — Leading the Way to Energy Efficiency: A Path Forward on Energy and Sustainability to Confront a Changing...

Fire Industry Association: Global support

The “Internet of Things”, [IOT] a focus on the fire industry. A clear consensus that IoT will play a key role in the future of fire The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has launched a Special interest Group (SIG) on the Internet of Things and its...

ICC: Global Membership Council – Free Webinar “Addressing Skills Shortages”

WOBO Governor David Gibson joins the ICC Global Membership Panel as a panel member “Addressing Skills Shortages”  on March 23, 2021 [5:00 – 6:30 pm Eastern].  Register free. Join the Code Council’s Global Membership Council in the first of a series of four quarterly webinars...

ICC: Training and Development

ICC provides the opportunity to “upskill” during 2021 Explore more Training Opportunities...

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