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Magnesium oxide building boards

6 December 2018

NHBC has become increasingly aware of systemic failures aboard in buildings that have been constructed with magnesium oxide (MgO) building boards.

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Government bans the use of combustible materials in buildings over 18m

5 December 2018

The Government has published amendments to Building Regulations in England restricting the use of combustible materials in the external walls of certain buildings over 18m in height.

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Government issues advice to building control bodies on assessments of external wall cladding systems.

19 September 2018

The Government has recently consulted on amendments to the guidance in Approved Document B.

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