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  • Newton Waterproofing: Six awards in two years for Membrane Recycling Service
    Six awards in two years for Membrane Recycling Service
    Newton Waterproofing
    In just under two years, the incredibly unique and innovative Membrane Recycling Service has garnered plenty of attention form various prestigious award events in the UK, receiving a total of 11 award nominations and six wins! From our very first win in June 2018 at The Property Care Association Best Practice Awards, to our most recent win at the...
    28 November 2019
  • Newton Waterproofing: Newton partners with waterproofing specialist RASCOR
    Newton partners with waterproofing specialist RASCOR
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton Waterproofing has exclusively partnered with global waterproofing specialist RASCOR International to bring the unique RASCOtank system over from Switzerland to the UK. Often referred to as the 'White Tank' engineered waterproofing system, the RASCOtank system ensures that the concrete acts as both the structure and the waterproofing. The...
    27 November 2019
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: PATTRESS PLUS panels used in new Queensferry High School
    PATTRESS PLUS panels used in new Queensferry High School
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    A newly built Queensferry High School in Edinburgh, replacing the one currently in use, has had its internal fit-out completed ahead of schedule after the project was speeded up through the use of SMARTPLY PATTRESS PLUS. Delivering 750 brand new classrooms, PATTRESS PLUS is a newly-launched, specially-designed pattressing panel from MEDITE...
    21 November 2019
  • Delta Membrane Systems: What is Radon and how can we protect our homes?
    What is Radon and how can we protect our homes?
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Radon occurs naturally in the environment. Radon gas is created when natural radioactive uranium slowly decays and can be found in all rocks and soils. Radon can be found everywhere in the UK, although certain parts will have higher concentration levels than others. This radioactive gas is, colourless, odourless and tasteless. Radon is measured in...
    07 November 2019
  • Safesite: Simple protection for valley gutters
    Simple protection for valley gutters
    Safesite
    Valley gutters need to be maintained regularly to prevent blockages and overcome potential leaks. Unlike standard gutters which can be maintained using telescopic 'reach and wash' systems or elevated work platforms, valley gutters can only be reached by physically accessing the roof. This makes it virtually impossible to follow the first stage of...
    05 November 2019
  • Newton Waterproofing: Another star Newtonite gains CSSW qualification
    Another star Newtonite gains CSSW qualification
    Newton Waterproofing
    Vince Tansey, Business Development Manager and new addition to the Newton family, has recently gained the highly desirable CSSW qualification from the leading training provider in the UK, the Property Care Association (PCA). Nationally recognised, the Certificated Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing qualification is specific to those individuals...
    05 November 2019
  • H+H UK: H+H builds its sustainability credentials
    H+H builds its sustainability credentials
    H+H UK
    H+H has been awarded an “Excellent” rating in the BES 6001 Framework Standard for responsible sourcing of construction products. This is a further step up from the company's previous certification and is in recognition of H+H's continued efforts to build on its environmental performance. The BES 6001 standard recognises that each individual...
    04 November 2019
  • Newton Waterproofing: Newton's recycling service wins fifth prestigious award
    Newton's recycling service wins fifth prestigious award
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton Waterproofing is thrilled to have won the Charles Darwin Award at the British and Irish Trading Alliance (BITA) awards in recognition of our unique membrane recycling service. This prestigious award makes the fifth accolade won by the scheme in just two years. The Charles Darwin Award is for companies that have successfully introduced a new...
    24 October 2019
  • Cembrit: Cembrit introduces new facade board with 3D effect
    Cembrit introduces new facade board with 3D effect
    Cembrit
    Cembrit has introduced a brand new facade board with 3D effect inspired by nature’s unique features. With the new Patina Inline facade board, Cembrit meets the rising demand from architects and builders across the world for facades that add character and depth to any building’s expression with the ability to fit the surrounding environment...
    11 October 2019
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: Luxury house beats humidity with MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME
    Luxury house beats humidity with MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    Situated on an exclusive Caribbean island, luxury private residence Casa Blanca underwent a specialised interior refit geared especially toward immunising the house from the intense humidity. Where the moisture in the air can reach up to 82% in the wet season (July-Nov), Mark Reeve, Director of the Wardrobe and Bookcase Company Ltd. who...
    10 October 2019
  • Sound Reduction Systems: Free acoustic consultation and guide for schools
    Free acoustic consultation and guide for schools
    Sound Reduction Systems
    Sound Reduction Systems (SRS) is helping schools make improvements to learning environments by providing a free consultation and assessment in order to put in place an effective acoustics upgrade action plan. SRS has also worked extensively within schools, colleges and universities to improve the learning environment. Their wealth of experience...
    02 October 2019
  • Safesite: Should you have a roof walkway?
    Should you have a roof walkway?
    Safesite
    Ensuring the safety of those who work at height on buildings should be a priority for both site managers and designers. Under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, foreseeable risks should be eliminated, reduced or controlled, both during construction and in the following years with maintenance or general roof work. Where...
    19 September 2019
  • Westgate: Westgate’s circular economy initiative minimises waste
    Westgate’s circular economy initiative minimises waste
    Westgate
    Westgate is proud to announce our Hoardfast sustainability promise. Centred around the ethos of reuse, relocate and recycle, it aims to minimise waste during construction projects and the money that is generated from the sale of the recyclable internal hoarding panels is donated to the Marine Conservation Society (MCS). Working extensively within...
    16 September 2019
  • Newton Waterproofing: Two award nominations for unique recycling scheme
    Two award nominations for unique recycling scheme
    Newton Waterproofing
    Continuing our streak of award nominations so far in 2019, Newton is honoured to be shortlisted at both the BITA Gala Award Ceremony and the London Construction Awards, for the Charles Darwin Award and Sustainable Construction Award respectively. As a first-year member of the British Irish Trading Alliance (or BITA), Newton is proud to be...
    13 September 2019
  • Delta Membrane Systems: New Podium Deck brochure from Delta Membrane Systems
    New Podium Deck brochure from Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems has released its new Podium Deck brochure. This 44-page, full-colour brochure presents design and build philosophy, project detailing and specification/selection of the correct waterproofing and drainage protection systems for podium decks, buried roofs, blue roofs, green roofs, warm roofs, cold roofs, hybrid roofs, car...
    11 September 2019