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  • BA Systems: Project update for Streatham Hub
    Project update for Streatham Hub
    BA Systems
    Streatham Hub is the name of the major upgrade development in Streatham, London. The project is immensely complex, incorporating a supermarket, bus station, apartments, swimming pool, ice rink and fitness centre. And all this situated around an existing listed church building. The main contractor appointed BA Systems to manufacture and install the...
    23 August 2017
  • Westgate: The complexities of industrial noise reduction
    The complexities of industrial noise reduction
    Westgate
    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) outlines that the purpose of Noise Regulations 2005 is to ensure that workers do not suffer damage to their hearing. With that in mind, it’s necessary for employers to control noise risks and noise exposure for their employees. HSE also highlights certain ways that employers can reduce noise for its workers...
    22 August 2017
  • Marley: Shingles - it's all in the label
    Shingles - it's all in the label
    Marley
    No longer just a specialist roofing product, cedar shingles and shakes are starting to be used on a greater variety of projects where installation speed and sustainability are important. From commercial projects and self-builds to heritage properties and even social housing, the use of shingles and shakes is becoming more diverse, which means...
    17 August 2017
  • Whitesales Group: Expert advice on fire safety from Whitesales
    Expert advice on fire safety from Whitesales
    Whitesales Group
    Whitesales specialise in fully-compliant smoke vents and access hatches using decades of expertise to offer fire safety consultations about any premises. We were pleased to run our Ask The Expert stand at this year’s Firex, helping professionals with fire safety challenges. Q. I own an existing apartment block. The Building Control Officer has...
    16 August 2017
  • Westgate: Westgate gets Achilles BuildingConfidence Accreditation
    Westgate gets Achilles BuildingConfidence Accreditation
    Westgate
    We’re proud to announce that we recently achieved Achilles BuildingConfidence accreditation for the third year running. Achilles is the global leader for supply chain risk and performance management in Natural Resources, Industrials and Infrastructure sectors. It specialises in providing pre-qualification programmes, industry audits and risk...
    16 August 2017
  • Runners Sliding Door Systems: Tommafold bi-fold door gear Secured by Design accredited
    Tommafold bi-fold door gear Secured by Design accredited
    Runners Sliding Door Systems
    Tommafold bi-fold door gear has attained SBD’s Police Preferred Specification status following a review of Tommafold’s PAS 24:2016 test report evidence and Tommafold’s safety features. Years of development have produced an extremely durable and secure product that is easy to install...
    08 August 2017
  • Runners Sliding Door Systems: Orchard Joinery opts for Tommafold bi-fold door gear
    Orchard Joinery opts for Tommafold bi-fold door gear
    Runners Sliding Door Systems
    Orchard Joinery, based in Heathfield, near Kidlington has been operating in the Oxfordshire area for over 25 years. Orchard Joinery makes bespoke windows, doors and other timber constructions such as orangeries, conservatories and staircases. Orchard Joinery also often works with buildings linked to Oxford University, refurbishing grand windows...
    08 August 2017
  • Westgate: Westgate Group celebrates 40 years in business
    Westgate Group celebrates 40 years in business
    Westgate
    Westgate Group has evolved significantly from its beginnings and is pleased to be celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The company started in 1977 selling door to door with samples of window film. Today Westgate have a recognised multinational client base across their three divisions; Westgate Factory Dividers, Site Segregation, Solar...
    03 August 2017
  • Nationwide basement waterproofing contractor network
    Newton Waterproofing
    With the appointment of Richardson & Starling to cover Scotland and North East England, Newton Waterproofing now has a UK-wide network of Newton Specialist Basement Contractors (NSBC) expert in installing structural waterproofing systems. The combination of bespoke waterproofing design and specialist installation is key to successful waterproofing projects. An NSBC can take responsibility for...
    02 August 2017
  • Q-railing: Q-Railing and Bohle America join forces
    Q-Railing and Bohle America join forces
    Q-railing
    Q-railing is pleased to announce a new partnership with Bohle America, a leading manufacturer and distributor of products and materials for the glass professional. Through this partnership, customers throughout the US will be able to purchase railing systems and glass balustrades through Bohle’s national network. "At Bohle America we take immense...
    27 June 2017
  • nmc (uk) ltd: New plant-based synthetic foam suitable for Climaflex®
    New plant-based synthetic foam suitable for Climaflex®
    nmc (uk) ltd
    A new synthetic foam based on renewable raw materials has been developed by NMC. The new NMC Naturefoam® is made mainly from polyethylene manufactured from sugarcane. Sugarcane grows back every year absorbing CO2 as it grows and thereby saves finite resources such as oil. This innovation significantly improves the environmental and energy...
    20 June 2017
  • Magma Safety Products: New Alispar MOD7 DDA compliant stair nosing
    New Alispar MOD7 DDA compliant stair nosing
    Magma Safety Products
    The new Alispar MOD7 is a DDA compliant 55mm stair nosing suitable for use on external stairs where a high degree of slip resistance is required, even in wet conditions. They are manufactured to order from high quality tensile aluminium and come fully assembled and drilled for fixing...
    16 June 2017
  • Cembrit: New maintenance-free 'timber' weatherboarding
    New maintenance-free 'timber' weatherboarding
    Cembrit
    Cembrit Plank is a new, durable weatherboard that is designed for the European climate. It can withstand extremes of temperature, rain, frost and sun and is also resistant to algae, bacteria, moss and fungi due to a high pH value. The planks resemble wood but contain all the strong characteristics of fibre cement. They come in a stylish colour...
    12 June 2017
  • Component Developments: May UK Construction Market Report
    May UK Construction Market Report
    Component Developments
    The UK construction market hit an 18 month high in May as low interest rate and strong labour markets underpinned residential building actvity. The Purchasing Managers' Index for the construction sector advanced unexpectedly to 56.0 in May from 35.1 in April. Survey results from IHS Markit and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply...
    08 June 2017
  • Round Wood of Mayfield: New Thermory® decking, cladding & flooring range
    New Thermory® decking, cladding & flooring range
    Round Wood of Mayfield
    We have recently introduced a new collection of eco-friendly timber products from Thermory®, including decking, cladding and flooring. The shift in demand towards environmentally friendly and sustainable timber products has seen a number of innovations introduced to the market over recent years. These have included composite and recycled...
    30 May 2017