When assessing the suitability of a Structural Engineer what, in relation to qualifications should be considered? For example a degree in civil/mechanical engineering or a membership of a engineering institute etc.

Generally, with regards to design; resources, premises, personnel and equipment will be evaluated. In relation to the designer; competency is assessed and qualifications, training and experience together with membership of professional bodies (such as Chartered Structural or Civil Engineer) and [...]

When assessing the suitability of a Structural Engineer what, in relation to qualifications should be considered? For example a degree in civil/mechanical engineering or a membership of a engineering institute etc.2021-12-09T11:43:14+00:00

Is there difference between a Certificate of Conformity (CoC) and Factory Production Control (FPC) or are both the same thing?

With regards to construction products and BS EN 1090, a Declaration of Performance DoP (instead of CoC) is required. A DoP clearly expresses the product performance in relation to the essential characteristics defined in the standard. However, a Factory Production [...]

Is there difference between a Certificate of Conformity (CoC) and Factory Production Control (FPC) or are both the same thing?2021-12-09T11:43:10+00:00

Are there any plans to update the BS EN 1090 Standard?

The standards are constantly reviewed, BS EN 1090 is not perfect by any stretch of the imagination and future updates are likely to happen. We are not aware of any reviews which may be taking place at this time (December [...]

Are there any plans to update the BS EN 1090 Standard?2021-12-09T11:28:49+00:00

What is the difference between UKCA and UKTA?

UKCA Markings are used where a Designated Standard covers a product, service or process (standards that businesses can use to show their products, services or processes comply with essential requirements of legislation). If a product is NOT covered by a [...]

What is the difference between UKCA and UKTA?2021-12-09T11:42:49+00:00

What are the benefits of converting from ETA to UKTA?

Recognised by UK specifiers Access to the UK Market Simple and quick conversion process Uses your existing ETA for ease of conversion Working with your existing EU Technical Assessment Body to keep things simple Future specification may demand UKTA ETAs [...]

What are the benefits of converting from ETA to UKTA?2021-12-09T11:42:43+00:00
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