Video campaign explains new rules for fire cables

A screen grab from a video about the fire cables regulations explaining specific responsibilities and what the changes mean

AN ONLINE video campaign highlighting new regulations for fire cables has been launched by the Approved Cables Initiative (ACI). As of July 1 this year, reaction to fire cable with a Reaction to Fire requires a Declaration of Performance (DoP) … Continue reading

Virtual reality and 3D printing could help industry hit targets, says report

virtual reality

A NEW report says the construction industry could cut its waste and achieve the government’s 2025 targets if it adopts virtual reality (VR) and 3D printing technology. An article in Building magazine this week reports that a study for the … Continue reading

Rave reviews for The Ned, where SCS did smoke control

A photograph of 27 Poultry where SCS Group carried out smoke control work. The former Midland Bank will open soon as 'The Ned'

A LUXURY hotel, where SCS Group carried out smoke control work, has been receiving rave reviews and much media coverage. The Ned, located at Poultry, near to the famous Bank Junction in London, is a Grade I-listed building designed by … Continue reading

London world’s fifth most expensive city for construction, says survey

A photograph of the Tower of London with newly-constructed buildings in the background

LONDON is the world’s fifth most expensive city for construction – despite the slump of the pound – according to a new survey from Turner & Townsend. The company looked at 43 regions and cities in its annual report and placed … Continue reading

Smoke control system design article featured by Means of Escape

A screen grab from the Means of Escape website showing Ben Meek's article about bespoke design v standardisation of smoke control systems

AN INFORMATIVE article about smoke control system design by SCS Group’s Design Manager/Fire Engineer Ben Meek is featured in this month’s Means of Escape newsletter. Ben’s article, Bespoke Design vs standardisation in smoke control for high rise buildings, is featured … Continue reading