Rockwool: Our new structural fire protection CPD is here

WOBO thanks Rockwool for the opportunity for its members and fellow professionals to catch up on latest developments. To help fire protection stakeholders design out risk for steel frame constructions, ROCKWOOL has launched a new CPD module ‘Passive Fire Protection for Structural Steel’. The CPD...

U.S: Department of Energy: Invests $35 Million to Reduce Carbon Footprint of Biofuel Production

WOBO recognises the need to cut carbon emissions. The U.S. Department of Energy last week announced $35 million in funding that will help slash carbon emissions and scale up the volume and efficiency of renewable biofuel. The 15 awarded research projects are housed at colleges,...

Installer News – PAS 2030 Transition – End Date 30th June 2021

BBA – installer update. Following the publication of the revised PAS 2030:2019 in May 2019, BEIS initiated a transition period to ensure that all UKAS-accredited certification bodies and their certified installers had transitioned to the new version of PAS 2030 by 30 June 2021. (For...

World Society of Sustainable Energy Technologies Newsletter

WOBO thanks Celia Berry for the link to the WSSET latest newsletter – updated conference and awards. www.wsset.org/news-events/newsletters. Note; The popular series of online WSSET lectures for members will be suspended for the summer but will recommence on Wednesday 22 September 2021. (Free membership)...

A world in crisis needs safe water

WOBO thanks ICC for the link to the article by Dominic Sims, Chief Executive Officer, reminding us of both need and action required to provide safe water. Although 70 percent of our planet is covered with water, less than one percent is drinkable. Clean water...

Australia: Consultation open: Guide on evidence of experience for building surveyor registration

WOBO Governor David Gibson would draw members and fellow professionals attention to the opportunity to comment on the “Evidence of Experience for Building Surveyor Registration”. A discussion paper in response to the Building Confidence Report (BCR) is now open for public comment. Recommendation 4 of the...

Ocean Energy Conference, Bilbao 5-7 October

WOBO is pleased to provide a link to the Ocean Energy Conference taking place within World Maritime Week! Expert speakers will be analysing the present and future of wave and tide energy at an event that will also offer the following: B2B meetings with domestic and...

Juwi to Construct World’s Largest Solar Hybrid Project at Sukari Mine in Egypt

Solar power – capture and application. The Cape Town-based subsidiary of German renewable energy specialist Juwi AG, signed an agreement with Sukari Gold Mines to design, supply, build and integrate a solar battery hybrid power plant for Egypt’s largest gold mine. Centamin owns and operates...

UK: HSE inspections focus on occupational lung disease

A workers health and safety must be paramount within society. The Health and Safety Executive is inspecting fabricated metal businesses across Great Britain to check that they are managing the respiratory risks of welding fumes and metalworking fluids. From World Asthma Day, on 5 May...

Bsi.: Τhe built environment’s new standard for quality management

Safety can be achieved through the application of quality management systems. In response to industry calls for a single trusted document, we’re producing BS 99001 – Quality Management Systems – Specific requirements for the built environment sector. This standard is due to be published in November. It’ll...

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