HARDROCK Multi-Fix is now BBA Approved!

WOBO thanks ROCKWOOL for the update in respect of their BBA certification. ROCKWOOL HARDROCK® Multi-Fix (DD) and Tapered have been certified by the British Board of Agrément (BBA) following rigorous testing of their durability, thermal and fire performance. While HARDROCK Multi-Fix is already tried and...

The International Code Council launches process to conduct an in-depth review of the ICC Performance Code

ICC Performance based Building Codes – opportunity to get involved! Washington, D.C. – The International Code Council announced today that it will be working with Brian Meacham, PhD, PE, an international expert in performance-based building control systems, to launch a process of reimagining the ICC...

BIMtour: BIM4 Industry Conference June 30, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. CET

A last minute opportunity to join the BIMtour – online Wednesday. Why this image for this BIMtour session? Because we are going to analyze the true paradigm shift caused by BIM: taking into account the entire value chain. And this image symbolizes how great the...

OSHA: $21 million available in training grants

WOBO thanks OSHA for the link to the opportunities available through the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program. OSHA has more than $21 million available in Susan Harwood training grants to help non-profit organizations identify and prevent work-related infectious diseases, including COVID-19 and fund the development...

UN-Habitat: New World Urban Forum Website

UN-Habitat invites you to visit their new website and provide feedback. https://wuf.unhabitat.org/...

UN-Habitat: The Value of Sustainable Urbanization

WOBO thanks the UN-Habitat for the link to the World Cities Report 2020. The world we live in has been transformed in a manner not witnessed in recent times.  The coronavirus pandemic has triggered what arguably is the worst public health crisis in a century...

Poland: UN-Habitat – World Urban Forum June 2022

The opportunity for members and fellow professionals to support the goals of the UN-Habitat. Katowice, Poland and Nairobi, Kenya, 12 May 2021 – The World Urban Forum (WUF), the premier global meeting on urban issues, will be held in the Polish city of Katowice from 26-30...

NHQB launches consultation on house builder code of conduct

WOBO thanks CABE for the link to the article by Leanne Sparkes relating to the New Homes Quality Board. The New Homes Quality Board (NHQB) has published its draft new Code of practice for house builders for a four-week public consultation. The New Homes Quality Code, aims to...

UK: Building Bulletin 100: Fire Safety Design for Schools

Contribute to the future safety designs! The Department of Education are seeking views on Building Bulletin 100: Fire Safety Design for Schools. Why we are consulting Building Bulletin 100 (BB100) is non-statutory guidance on fire safety for schools. The guidance covers designing a school building...

ARCOM virtual conference 6-7 September 2021

WOBO thanks the Association of Researchers in Construction Management for the link to their conference. Registration for ARCOM 2021 is now open. Full details for this year’s virtual conference can be found here https://lnkd.in/e8G_u7s To register for the conference please log into your MyARCOM profile and...

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