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Government needs support of construction industry, stresses BMF

Construction work must continue to follow coronavirus guidelines so essential work can be completed safely, the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has underlined.

HHIC issues updated advice for essential work

HHIC has issued updated advice to heating engineers on working during COVID-19 crisis.

Gas Safe reacts to government lockdown, awaits further guidance

Gas Safe Register has updated its advice on the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

Construction bodies call for urgent cashflow action in Scotland

A group of respected construction industry bodies has suggested a number of simple actions which the Scottish Government could introduce to help with cashflow and protect jobs against the “crippling” background of coronavirus.

Coronavirus crisis: CIPHE issues guidance for trade

Guidance has been released from the CIPHE in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus impact survey launched by engineering bodies

A new engineering services industry survey has been launched by BESA, ECA and SELECT to monitor the developing situation regarding coronavirus.

Managing health risks within the plumbing industry

To mark World Plumbers Day this week, CE Safety, the health and safety training provider, highlighted the most common health risks for those in the plumbing sector and offer prevention advice.

Conex Bänninger launches certified installer scheme

Conex Bänninger has increased its support for plumbing and heating installers by introducing a certified installer scheme.

Replacing parts: Lack of regulation poses real danger

Neil Macdonald, technical manager at the Heating and Hotwater Council (HHIC), looks at the importance of selecting approved replacement parts when taking on a repair.

Gas Safe campaign highlights CO poisoning symptoms

New research reveals over 80% of UK adults could be at risk of mistaking carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms for a different illness such as a cold, flu or hangover.