Codewords Issue 82
1 February 2018
This issue looks at two timber consultations, designers’ responsibilities under the Building Act, movement control joints in plaster claddings, a recent Building Practitioners Board decision and ACC risk cards.
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This edition covers rapid land assessment workshops, builders’ responsibilities and records of work. It also recaps two recent BC Updates on updated unreinforced masonry guidance and a revised scope for C/VM2.
Information on the teams moving from BSP to Market Services and reports of poor grouting practice. Also includes Part 3 in the exempt building work series and a recent Building Practitioners Board decision.
This issue includes information on the Building (Pools) Amendment Act consultation and provides an update on MBIE’s Fire Programme. It also looks at the publication of ductile steel mesh clarifications, as well as the two new geotechnical guidance modules
This edition covers the broader scope of construction contracts, earthquake-prone building consultation and the ban on importing products containing asbestos. It also contains news about restricted building work and the jack and pack repair method.
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