The first Newsletter from CROSS-UK following the expansion into fire safety.
The risk of collapse of multi-storey CLT buildings during a fire
A reporter presents concerns about the fire safety of multi-storey buildings comprised of cross-laminated timber (CLT) structures.
Dangerous design of a retaining wall
Serious errors were made in the input to a computer program used for designing a 1.8m high retaining wall.
Contractor notches steel transfer beam
A transfer beam with 50mm thick flanges supporting a four-storey building was notched, without approval from the design engineer, to accommodate suspended ceiling fixings.
Major safety defects in hospital
A number of construction defects were found in a hospital following the inspection of the external wall system.
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