Wärtsilä to Supply World’s Largest bioLNG Production Plant

WOBO welcomes energy research and developments. The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a biogas liquefaction plant to Norway-based Biokraft, a subsidiary of the Scandinavian Biogas Group and a major player in the global biogas market. The 25 tons per day capacity plant will extend an existing bioLNG...

Australia: Insulation; An industry – led roadmap

WOBO recognisees the goal to maximise the value of insulation when installed or retrofitted. The Facility Management Association is the peak national industry body for facilities management, representing and supporting professionals and organisations responsible for the operational management of Australia’s built environments.   Last week,...

Refurbishing roofs for fire protection

Rockwool – a fired up organisation – take a look! As the environment around us becomes increasingly urbanised, focus turns to commercial units and office blocks, ensuring these spaces are safe and compliant. Helping to demonstrate how stone wool insulation can be used to streamline...

Biden Administration Advances California Offshore Wind

Wind energy – an eye to the future. The Biden administration is opening up the northern and central coasts of California to the first commercial scale offshore wind farm projects in the region. The first location, called the Morro Bay 399 Area, is roughly 400 square...

Roof work: the biggest cause of deaths in construction

WOBO thanks International Workplace for the reminder. Working at height is the most frequent cause of fatal accidents to workers – there are an average of 37 fatal injuries per year. Half of all fall from height deaths over the last five years were in...

Collaboration, visibility and precision: How to utilise the benefits on using BIM for fit-outs

WOBO recognises the benefits of Building Information Modelling. Building Information Modelling – or BIM – creates a virtual prototype of projects, so everyone has complete visibility of a space, right down to the smallest details. Using BIM collaborative software provides a holistic opportunity to coordinate...

CABE: Malaysia – Annual Conference and research link

WOBO Governor David Gibson thanks the CABE for the links to their Malaysian Conference and the opportunity to review current research activities. Leading academic researchers from the University of Science Malaysia and the National University of Malaysia were invited to share their research findings at...

Australia: Assessing product risks in the WaterMark Certification Scheme

Risk assessment – a key feature linked to public safety. Previously, the ABCB discussed preparing technical files for the WaterMark Certification Scheme through a series of articles in ABCB Connect. In this next instalment, let’s look at product risk assessments. A risk assessment is required...

Australia: Consultation on the NCC 2022 public comment draft

Australia Code Development – members and fellow professionals influence the future. Stage 1 of consultation on the NCC 2022 public comment draft is now open. Consultation on the NCC 2022 public comment draft (PCD) opened for consultation on Monday 10 May… but it’s not the...

Register Now: A Complete Guide to UKCA Marking and Agrément Certification

WOBO is pleased to provide an update by BBA in the transition from CE marking to UKCA marking. Webinar Series A guide to UKCA Marking Conformity and the importance of the BBA Agrément Certification Date: 7th – 11th June 2021 Time: 11.00am GMT each day Duration: Approx. 30 minutes...

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