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Tagging on track

Projects and Products

Electronic tagging for construction products has edged another step closer with the Construction Products Association (CPA) now in final negotiations with the Department of Trade & Industry for a two year pilot project.

The negotiations follow the completion of DTI-funded research carried out by the CPA and Building Research Establishment into the likely impact and security issues of e-tagging (NCE 6 September 2001).

The CPA has identified four suitable product ranges - boilers, fire doors, reinforced concrete and steel structures - but the project team is currently looking for other suggestions to ensure a representative range of products.

'Logistics and the tracking of goods and materials through the supply chain have been identified as key areas to enable greater integrated working and eliminate waste, ' says CPA industry affairs director John Tebbit. 'The CPA has been heavily involved in the BRE research project, and a comprehensive special briefing has been published.'


Download the CPA special briefing at www. constprod. org. uk

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