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  • TORMAX United Kingdom: TORMAX opens doors to learning
    TORMAX opens doors to learning
    TORMAX United Kingdom
    Working with BSL Interiors of Glasgow, TORMAX was contracted to install an automatic entrance to the Robertson Trust Library and Learning Resource Centre at University of the West of Scotland’s Paisley Campus. Creating an impressive frontage to this important building, a Classic 5251 TORMAX 3-wing revolving door is powered by a precision...
    08 September 2017
  • Westgate: Structural changes for car manufacturing facilities?
    Structural changes for car manufacturing facilities?
    Westgate
    The government has announced that Britain is to ban the sale of all new diesel and petrol cars by the year 2040. The ban is intended to tackle the issue of poor air quality in Britain, which is believed by ministers to be the biggest environmental public health risk, costing the country £2.7bn in lost productivity each year. The UK is following in...
    29 August 2017
  • Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories: Modern standards in historic conservation
    Modern standards in historic conservation
    Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories
    25% of buildings in the UK are now over 100 years old. Conserving, restoring or adapting these historic structures is an art, requiring in-depth professional knowledge and technical expertise. With decades of experience in creating bespoke rooflights for heritage builds, at Whitesales we’re proud to have worked on many iconic historical sites...
    23 August 2017
  • Lockmetal: Understanding Lockmetal's rainwater goods
    Understanding Lockmetal's rainwater goods
    Lockmetal
    Rainwater management is a vital part of any building’s exterior and Lockmetal provides a comprehensive range of rainwater goods for a range of commercial projects. Combining innovative design with a superior execution, Lockmetal’s range of rainwater goods is built to last. Lockmetal can also provide rainwater calculations to BS EN 12056-3 2000 and...
    23 August 2017
  • 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® Rooflights and Accessories: Expert advice on fire safety from Whitesales
    Expert advice on fire safety from Whitesales
    Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories
    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