Britain & the Middle East

RICHARD PRICE, technical director at UK-based Catnic*, explains that to fulfil both architectural ambition and building performance under the region’s climatic conditions, it is necessary to specify products by name and install them properly. Quality is key to building performance.

Britain has traditionally upheld high quality standards with BSI (British Standards Institute) leading the way. FIONA KORTE* of BSI Middle East and Africa, explains how companies can ensure the safety and performance of their products to remain competitive.

UK-based Cares elaborates on its established approach to product certification that assures quality of constructional steels, providing the public and private sectors the confidence that their assets will be structurally safe and sustainable.