In Memoriam Andy Knight

The BGA are saddened to receive news that Andy Knight of TRI has finally lost his battle with cancer. As some will know he has been unwell for some while. Many within the containment sector of BGA will remember Andy for his extensive involvement in the development of the syllabus for the BGA’s technician qualifications […]

Members’ Meeting – May 30th

We are pleased to invite all BGA members to our next Members’ meeting on May 30th. Contact the Secretariat to reserve a place.

AGM – Board Officers elected

We are pleased to announce that the following members were elected as Board Officers at the recent BGA AGM:From left to right:Simon Scott – General SecretaryMathew Spiller – ChairmanPeter Atchison – TreasurerPeter Henderson – Vice Chairman

Membrane Installer of the Year

We are very pleased to announce the Matt Evans was recognised as Membrane Installer of the Year 2023. The announcement was made at the BGA’s members’ meeting on December 5th. The award was highly contested with many entries. A rigorous voting procedure was applied by the panel of judges so that each candidate’s entry was […]

BGA Sponsors Gas Membrane Installer of the Year Award

The BGA are proud to sponsor the Gas Membrane Installer of the Year award.Professional gas membrane installation is fundamental for the development of the industry, so it is only fitting that an award should be given to recognise an exceptional installer.

Ground Gas: Scotland

A free to attend Specialist conference is being held to discuss the management of ground gas risk during construction.Best practice talks, networking etc. – not to be missed!Date: 10th OctoberTime: 9am – 4pmLocation: Stirling Court Hotel, Scotland Who Should Attend?Local authorities, engineers, architects, and contractors promoting land redevelopment andregeneration will find the conference invaluable. For […]

Members’ Meeting October 3rd

The next BGA members’ meeting is on October 3rd. Looking forward to seeing everyone and working through the packed agenda.

Clarity – NHBC Foundation NF94 publication

The BGA has welcomed the approach taken in the NHBC Foundation NF94 document. However, we are concerned about recent misunderstanding and misuse of NF94.For clarity, NF94 is not prescriptive. It is only a research document for use as further information and should not be used piecemeal to suit a particular issue.

NHBC – Hazardous ground gas guide

The BGA is pleased to note the emphasis placed upon using qualified, experienced specialist installers and high quality, robust membranes in the new NHBC Hazardous Ground Gas Guide.To find high quality specialist installers or membrane manufacturers please use the BGA members’ pages. Use the following for access to the guide https://www.nhbc.co.uk/foundation/hazardous-ground-gas?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=Organic+Social&utm_term=&utm_content=c7e868d1-f220-42fe-9fd9-a91826a1e0fb&utm_campaign=Foundation