Britain & the Middle East

The Construction Products Association has helped hundreds of UK manufacturers win business worldwide including the region, with the industry notching up exports worth more than $8 billion per annum.

United Facade Design and Services (UFDS), a first-of-its-kind independent testing facility in Bahrain for building materials and façade systems, has been awarded a series of onsite weather and integrity testing assignments by Gulf Holding Company (GHC) at the Villamar at the Harbour project, work on which resumed recently in Bahrain.

British Standards Institution (BSI), a global business standards company and international certification body, has launched a new Kitemark scheme for fire and gas installation in the Middle East in line with the growing focus on personal safety.