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    Cost Management Services Panel renewal 2017
    2 December 2016
    BMW is holding an Industry Briefing session on the 2017 Panel Renewal Process on Wednesday 14 December 2016 from 4-6pm. Please check the Tenders WA website for further information.

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    Corrosion protection requirements
    9 June 2016
    BMW has released a new guideline that sets out BMW’s requirements for corrosion protection for government buildings.

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    Working better together
    1 February 2016
    Building Management and Works General Manager of Infrastructure Delivery, Phil Helberg, recently presented to the Australian Institute of Project Management on ‘Working Better Together – Public and Private Sector’.

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    Energy report reminder
    17 November 2015
    BMW requires that lead consultants monitor and report on building energy consumption during the defects liability period (Architectural Services Panel Request 2012, clause B2.11).

    Moisture content in concrete
    13 October 2015
    Building Management and Works (BMW) documentation reviews have found several instances where specifications have not complied with relevant Australian Standards.

    New training policy released
    30 September 2015
    As of 1 October 2015, the new Government Building Training (GBT) Policy will replace the Priority Start - Building Policy (PSBP). But what does this mean for consultants undertaking business with Building Management and Works?

    Documentation reviews
    25 September 2015
    Building Management and Works documentation reviews have been finding instances of misalignment and clashes between architectural and engineering drawings.

    Specification by Example
    21 September 2015
    Consultants producing tender documents are reminded that, in accordance with the Open and Effective Competition ;and the Buy Local Policy, the Department of Finance requires there is no favouring of specific manufacturers, or disadvantaging of others.

    Finance projects score construction awards
    10 September 2015
    Building Management and Works congratulates contractors on two Government projects which won awards at the 2015 Master Builders Western Australia Excellence in Construction Awards.

    Butler College growing with northern suburbs
    4 September 2015
    A $37.4 million stage 2 redevelopment of Butler College has reached completion with the project now considered a flagship educational facility in Western Australia.

    BMW Fire safety and aluminium composite panels
    1 September 2015
    Further to a notice from the Building Commission, fire safety concerns have emerged around the use of non-compliant aluminium composite panels (ACP) for external wall cladding.