SFPE: Public Comments: Very Tall Buildings

WOBO encourages its members and fellow professionals to support the SFPE in the generation of its Engineering Guide to Fire Safety for Very Tall Buildings. SFPE is seeking Public Comments on its Engineering Guide to Fire Safety for Very Tall Buildings (Deadline to submit comments...

Firex International: Tall Building Fire Safety Conference

Join your colleagues at the first ever digital Tall Building Fire Safety Conference, going live on Wednesday 30 September 2020. This brand-new format makes it easier than ever to hear from high-level international speakers covering the latest building and fire safety legislation from wherever you...

New Zealand – “BUILT TO LAST 2020” Conference

The development of the built environment is about people and their actions.  The “Built to Last 2020” conference addresses the here and now best practice with a key focus on resilience. Friday, 30 October 2020 / The Cordis Hotel, 83 Symonds Street, Auckland & Streamed live...

England: Building Safety Bill – 7 Key Points

The UK in response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy and Dame Hackitt’s “Building A Safer Future” report is proposing a new Building Safety Bill.  This process is complex and the article prepared by LABC Warranty is excellent in providing a focus on the key elements...

Climate Change: Can coastal cities hold back the sea?

WOBO Members and fellow Professionals deal with risks on a daily basis, however, the focus is on the “here and now” geared to the location and development of specific buildings.  There are many instances where the global element is sidelined and not given due consideration. ...

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