Manufacturers of construction products urged to start UKCA process now to achieve certification in time for 1 January 2023 deadline
Manufacturers who have not yet started or completed the UKCA certification process are warned that the 1 January 2023 deadline risks providing a ‘false sense of comfort’ given the time required to successfully conclude the process. Following the UK officially…
Book now for popular BM TRADA fire safety seminar

BM TRADA, part of the Exova Group, has added an additional date to its series of free half-day fire safety seminars. The new event, the fourth to be held this year, will be take place at the University of Leeds…

Strebord fire door still fit for purpose a million openings later!

Falcon Panel Products has recently added to the wealth of certification it holds for its Strebord product range by achieving certification under the BM TRADA Q-Mark ‘Enhanced Lifetime Performance of Doors’ certification scheme. As part of the certification process, the…

Exova acquires BM TRADA

Exova Group plc, the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has acquired BM TRADA, the international provider of certification schemes and building products testing services, for a consideration of approximately £22 million. The acquisition adds around 340 personnel operating in 16 countries, bringing Exova’s network…

BM TRADA offers free fire door seminar at Firex International

BM TRADA will be offering visitors to FIREX International the opportunity to attend a free half-day seminar, Fire Doors Explained – Understanding the essentials. The event, which takes place from 9.15am–12.45pm in ExCel London’s South Gallery on Tuesday 16 June,…

First company achieves BM TRADA Q-Mark certification for Fire Stopping Installation

BM TRADA is pleased to announce Panache Fire Services Ltd as the first company to achieve certification under its Q-Mark Fire Stopping Installation scheme. The recently introduced scheme, aims to ensure that fire stopping solutions are being fitted correctly and…

Best practice in action in BM TRADA’s ‘Passive Fire Protection Demonstration Zone’

BM TRADA will be highlighting the benefits of effective passive fire protection through a range of interactive exhibits, live demonstrations and free seminars at this year’s Firex International at London Excel 16-18 June. Full-scale corridor and suspended ceiling simulation BM…

Opening the Door to CE Marking

This article provides an introduction into CE marking of pedestrian doorsets with fire and/or smoke control characteristics. It also reviews some of the frequently asked questions received from manufacturers who have achieved third-party certification via the BM TRADA Q-Mark Fire…

New UK Certification Scheme for Fire Stopping

BM TRADA has launched a new certification scheme in the UK that aims to ensure that fire stopping solutions are being fitted correctly and to verify the competence of installation companies, while offering building owners with a certificate of installation.…

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