Entries by Michael Gallucci

Worried about cladding? You may need an External Wall Fire Review

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Building Societies Association (BSA), and UK Finance have agreed a new process for the valuation of high-rise buildings, called the External Wall Fire Review process (EWFR). The new industry-wide valuation process which will help people buy and sell homes and re-mortgage in buildings above 18 metres (six storeys). The industry is also encouraging the owners […]

MPG preparing for the Big 5 Show in Dubai

THE BIG 5 SHOW the largest trade fair for construction will be held in the Middle East emirate Dubai. It’s a meeting place for building and civil engineering professionals both international and local. Alongside the exhibition there will be a variety of events like The Big 5 Technical Conference, The Big Green Trail and The […]

Legal ruling highlights importance of preparation

Preparation is crucial when taking a construction dispute to court, a new legal ruling has underlined. Construction consultancy MPG says the High Court decision should also serve as a reminder to contractors that they need effective programmes in place before commencing a contract in case there is a dispute in future. The claimants in Clutterbuck […]

MPG joins high profile international bid team

MPG already has a track record of providing quantity surveying and other services for big design projects such as stadia, airports and rail stations worldwide. It now hopes to create more opportunities to work on similar large developments as part of the Design International consortium