Karbon Homes, a leading Housing Association providing affordable, social, specialised, shared ownership and market rented homes, has announced Reconomy as its waste and recycling partner. The contract, which started this year, supports the management of waste services for around 30,000 properties across the Northeast of England and Yorkshire.
The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has expanded its range of guidance with the release of three new and three updated documents.
The new Advisory Notes 27, 28 and 29 offer advice on particular issues of concern to the industry. Advisory Note 27 provides advice on the structural ﬁre protection of steel beams with corrugated webs. These fabricated sections, which were recently introduced to the market, offer a thinner steel plate than can be used in traditional webs. While this saves weight and cost, the fire-resisting performance of these sections is not fully understood. The advisory note warns against the use of plain section data in support of a corrugated web section without extra testing.
Sodexo has strengthened its successful 25-year relationship with Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust by taking on the catering contract at the women’s hospital.