Flat sheets of a fungal material could provide a safe and sustainable new way to fireproof buildings, according to researchers. The panels, developed by a team at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, are made of mycelium, a network of fungal strands that can thrive on organic waste and in darkness. Read more via IMECHE
Last year, the Scottish Government announced that it had reached an agreement with developers to assess and, if necessary, make safe more than 100 buildings that are being assessed for dangerous cladding. Responding to a question from Kaukab Stewart MSP, Humza Yousaf said he would resort to legal means to get the work done if there […]
Leaseholders and residents living in medium-rise buildings will get their properties made safe while being protected from extortionate cladding repair bills, thanks to the launch of government-backed pilot scheme on 30 November 2022.