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All the latest news from CARES

Andy Kirkcaldy

30/05/2024

CARES is very saddened to learn of the sudden death of our valued colleague, and distinguished steel industry executive, Andy Kirkcaldy.

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UAE Accreditation ‘Recognition of Commitment to Region’

24/05/2024

CARES Middle East has achieved an important milestone by being granted accreditation from the Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC).

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Inclusion of Climate Change within ISO management system standards

15/04/2024

The International Standards Organisation (ISO) have made changes to management system standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, and many others, in the form of additional text highlighting the importance of climate change consideration within the organisational context for the management system concerned.

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New Survey Seeks Widespread Engagement in Shaping Future Sustainability Standards

16/01/2024

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CARES publishes its latest Sustainability Report

27/11/2023

CARES publishes its latest Sustainability Report

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New prize sets a supreme target for hands-on construction scholars

09/11/2023

New prize sets a supreme target for hands-on construction scholars

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CARES releases updated Guide to reinforcing steels

25/10/2023

CARES releases updated Guide to reinforcing steels part 4

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CARES to Showcase Expertise at Two Major Events in South East Asia

24/10/2023

CARES to Showcase Expertise at Two Major Events in South East Asia

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CARES Achieved Accreditation from SAC

31/08/2023

CARES Certification Pte. Ltd. achieved QMS ISO 9001:2015 accreditation from SAC

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New Chairman for steel certification body CARES

06/07/2023

CARES, the steel certification authority, today announced that Wayne Terry takes over as its new Chairman with immediate effect.

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Singapore ACES-CARES Joint Technical Workshop

05/06/2023

Association of Consulting Engineers Singapore & CARES Joint Technical Workshop in Singapore, supported by SCAL (The Singapore Contractors Association Ltd) on SAC Specialist Builders Certification Schemes

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New CARES step-by-step Guide to steel properties

16/05/2023

The latest updated Guide to reinforcing steels has now been released by CARES – highlighting various aspects of the properties of reinforcing steels.

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CONSTRUCT Peter Campbell Sustainability Lecture

02/05/2023

CARES is delighted to be attending the Peter Campbell Sustainability Lecture next week to hear how innovation is turning low carbon building targets into engineering reality.

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CARES supports decarbonisation progress

05/04/2023

Following today’s very welcome publication by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) of an update to the process for managing carbon in the built environment, CARES is pleased to have played a part in these critical steps towards accelerating supply chain decarbonisation.

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CARES issues newly updated Guides for reinforcing steels

31/03/2023

The full suite of CARES Guides to Product Certification are undergoing a complete review and update

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CARES issues updated Guides for reinforcing steels

07/03/2023

The full suite of CARES Guides to Product Certification are undergoing a complete review and update

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CARES achieves Saudi Standards approval 

27/02/2023

CARES achieves conformity assessment body approval by the Saudi Standards, Metrology, and Quality Organization (SASO). 

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Singapore business leaders hosted by CARES

23/02/2023

CARES welcomes senior Singapore business leaders East Asia Stakeholder Day in Singapore – 21st Feb 2023

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CARES joins key Singapore contractors body

09/01/2023

CARES becomes a Trade Member of The Singapore Contractors Association Ltd. (SCAL)

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CARES Certification achieves SAC accreditation

09/01/2023

CARES Certification Pte. Ltd. achieves SAC accreditation and becomes the first accredited certification body in Singapore for In-situ Post Tensioning Works.

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CARES publishes its Sustainability Report 2022

15/11/2022

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‘Ground-breaking’ initiative: First nuclear industry post tensioning certificate issued by CARES

07/11/2022

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CARES builds more assurance in Australasia

11/10/2022

CARES builds more assurance in Australasian post-tensioned concrete supply chain through ‘very important’ scheme approvals

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CARES supports Borcelik in the ResponsibleSteel™ certification process

27/09/2022

CARES supports Borcelik in the ResponsibleSteel™ certification process ResponsibleSteel™ is a not-for-profit multi-stakeholder membership organisation for the responsible sourcing and production of steel. ResponsibleSteel™ has developed a standard to help stakeholders by defining the fundamental elements and levels of implementation for transition pathways towards near zero emission, responsible steel production.

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Lee Brankley, CEO joins CONSTRUCT as Council Member

20/09/2022

Lee Brankley, Chief Executive Officer of the reinforcing steels certification authority, CARES, has joined as a Council Member of CONSTRUCT, bringing with him very extensive experience in the steel industry, spanning more than 25 years.

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CARES Chief invited onto Board of leading Middle East sustainability body

20/09/2022

The Chief Executive of CARES, Lee Brankley, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of one of the most influential sustainability bodies in the Middle East.

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CARES Arrangements for the National Bank Holiday of Monday 19th September

14/09/2022

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

09/09/2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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Towards Digital Sharing of Verified Global Warming Potential Data in Concrete Reinforcing Bar

01/09/2022

Construction industry professionals’ expectations of the quality and accessibility of Carbon Dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions data with concrete structures have increased considerably because of Net-Zero declarations, the widespread adoption of reduction targets and transition pathways towards these goals.

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First specialist CARES certificates awarded to Australian construction companies

20/05/2022

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Philip Sanders, Executive Director, ACRS

20/05/2022

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World Steel Association (worldsteel) welcomes CARES into global steel body

13/04/2022

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CARES Governance and Board Update

14/01/2022

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Highest Green Product Certification

22/12/2021

Platinum result for CARES approved manufacturer

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CARES publishes its Sustainability Report 2021

14/12/2021

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CARES attains flexible scope of accreditation from UKAS

18/11/2021

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CARES updates its specification guidance document

11/11/2021

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CARES is supporting Self-Care Week from 15 to 21 November 2021.

10/11/2021

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CARES Hong Kong Ltd is now accredited by Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS)

01/11/2021

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Emirates Steel adopts CARES advanced verification technology

28/10/2021

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CARES joins construction decarbonisation drive

03/09/2021

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CARES signs pledge accelerating reduction in carbon emissions

20/08/2021

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Safety critical steel supply on course for breakthrough

04/08/2021

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Recognition of CARES Sustainability Constructional Steel (SCS) Scheme and Third Party Verified EPD by Singapore Green Building Product Certification (SGBP) Scheme

26/07/2021

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CARES updates its certificate logo and logo guidelines document.

26/07/2021

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CARES is today renewing its warning about the risks posed by false steel certification certificates entering the construction supply chain

30/06/2021

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CARES launches a new product certification scheme in Australia

06/05/2021

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‘Step change’ in safety gathers pace as CARES becomes latest signatory of Building Safety Charter

30/04/2021

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Bringing Clarity to Certification: Follow Our Simple ISO Roadmap

12/04/2021

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CARES in ‘ground-breaking’ - Steel Sustainability Agreement across Australasia

08/03/2021

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CARES Alert: Unregulated reinforcement continuity systems

19/02/2021

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CARES expertise in structural concrete recognised by prestigious professional body.

22/01/2021

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HS2 asks all suppliers to specify responsible sourcing standards and references CARES Sustainable Constructional Steels Certification.

19/01/2021

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Update following the trade deal between the UK and EU – the UK Conformity Assessment mark and UK Notified Bodies.

11/01/2021

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Updated Product Certification Schedule of Accreditation Published

23/12/2020

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Get Ready for Change Now – Hackitt’s Clear Warning for Construction

11/12/2020

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Plea for ‘increased vigilance’ following discovery of fake certification offered to companies

10/12/2020

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CARES publish its Sustainability Report 2020.

19/11/2020

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New Post-tensioning scheme ‘boosts quality and confidence’ across the Australian construction sector.

03/11/2020

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Brexit and potential impacts on the status of CARES product approvals

14/10/2020

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Hong Kong construction body approves CARES environmental product scheme

08/10/2020

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Tony Cusens, former CARES Chairman

02/10/2020

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CARES App – Download rebar info FREE now!

16/07/2020

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Updated CARES Logo Guidelines published

30/06/2020

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL CARES CLIENTS

01/05/2020

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Covid-19 update - International Accreditation Forum (IAF) extends migration period of ISO 45001:2018 to September 2021

22/04/2020

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PANDEMIC UPDATE APRIL 2020 CARES continues to operate during the current crisis as we are operating remotely in line with best practice delivering the same trust and confidence you expect.

21/04/2020

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Covid 19 (Coronavirus)

26/03/2020

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CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY MARCH 2020

11/03/2020

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WORKING AT CARES

27/01/2020

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CARES Product Certification Changes

03/01/2020

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CARES publish its Sustainability Report 2019

06/12/2019

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New Chairman announced by CARES

04/07/2019

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Welding of reinforcement by CARES approved fabricators

21/05/2019

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Scam and Fake Email Alert

25/03/2019

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CARES delivered a Technical Seminar: “Confidence in Reinforcement Supply Chain” for The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE)

20/02/2019

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CARES launches new inspection service in Hong Kong

20/02/2019

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CARES achieves another significant milestone in global constructional steel certification

20/02/2019

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We are now recruiting for an Auditor (Technical Officer)

01/11/2018

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Transition to Appendices 11 & 12 / All UK fabricators currently approved to CARES SRC Appendices 6 and/or 10 to be completed by end of 2018

02/11/2018

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CARES takes major step forward in global constructional steel certification

12/07/2018

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New ISO 45001 changes - CARES among the first to be accredited to new ISO Standard

12/07/2018

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Further Details - Ben Bowsher

23/05/2018

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Ben Bowsher Tribute

23/05/2018

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CARES delivered a presentation at the first joint event of the CIHT Qatar Group and ICE Qatar

22/05/2018

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Ben Bowsher, former CEO, CARES.

15/05/2018

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CARES exhibiting at Kallanish Europe Steel Markets 2018 event

20/04/2018

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IMPORTANT TRANSITION INFORMATION:-

22/06/2018

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CARES releases a new product certification schedule for hot rolled flat steel products

28/03/2018

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CARES annual sustainability report 2016/17

19/12/2017

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CARES rolling mark requirements

08/12/2017

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CE marking of steel reinforcement - no requirement for CE marking of steel reinforcement. Read CARES article for an update on CE marking of steel reinforcement – 14 November 2017

01/12/2017

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BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing for the constructional materials workshop during Qatar 2017 Sustainability Week

28/09/2017

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CARES sponsoring the fibUK DISC 2017 Conference

28/09/2017

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Industry-led procurement solution holds the key to a positive future for steel

14/03/2017

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BSI publishes BS 8548:2017 Guidance for arc welding of reinforcing steel

22/02/2017

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Procurement changes bring new focus for contractors sourcing steel products

24/01/2017

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Electronic Certificates of approval

16/12/2016

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CARES releases its annual sustainability report

01/12/2016

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CARES at the heart of Middle East building certification improvements

24/10/2016

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BES 6001 Green light from accreditation body UKAS welcomed by CARES

15/07/2016

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Proposed UK Sustainable Steel Scheme - Consultation

01/03/2019

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Recognition for CARES-approved companies in US Green Building Council's LEED certification

05/04/2016

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BSI publishes revision to BS 4449

01/04/2016

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BRE welcomes CARES as a BES 6001 licensee

03/03/2016

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CARES releases its annual sustainability report

07/12/2015

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CARES welcomes UK government procurement policy for steel

27/11/2015

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Why use CARES-approved continuity strips?

17/11/2015

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ISTA joins CARES’ Policy Advisory Committee

09/11/2015

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ISO 9001 2015 now published – how does this affect my CARES certification?

27/10/2015

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Update on CE marking of steel reinforcement

14/09/2015

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Dr George Somerville OBE, former Chairman of the Board of CARES, has died

14/09/2015

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Lee Brankley is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of CARES

13/08/2015

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Ben Bowsher stands down as Chief Executive Officer of CARES

06/08/2015

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Hot rolled flat steel products added to the Sustainable Constructional Steel Scheme

30/07/2015

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UK Contractors Group recommends use of CARES schemes

16/07/2015

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CARES sponsors the NCE UK Rail Conference

17/06/2015

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CARES launches new product conformity certification schedule

26/05/2015

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Further statement by CARES regarding concerns over the quality of imported reinforcing steel

06/11/2014

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Statement by CARES regarding concerns over the quality of imported reinforcing steel

26/08/2014

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CARES receives clean bill of health from UK Government

18/05/2015

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