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  • Delta Membrane Systems: Waterproofing membranes – virgin or recycled plastic?
    Waterproofing membranes – virgin or recycled plastic?
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Waterproofing membranes made from virgin HDPE are generally a more sustainable option than membranes made from recycled plastics if you need long-term performance. Some membranes made from virgin High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) have a tested service life of over 100 years. In contrast, membranes made from recycled materials may only have a 5 year...
    08 January 2019
  • Kee Safety: Stay on guard with Kee Walk®
    Stay on guard with Kee Walk®
    Kee Safety
    Kee Safety, a global supplier of fall protection equipment and safety railing systems, has expanded its range of safe access solutions for roof top walkways and stepovers with the introduction of Kee Walk® with Guardrail. A cost effective and modular approach to guardrail protection, this system provides roofers, contractors and maintenance teams...
    07 January 2019
  • Metsä Wood UK: Open Source Wood hackathon competition
    Open Source Wood hackathon competition
    Metsä Wood UK
    Thirty people met at Linnaeus University for a hackathon initiated by Metsä Wood. The challenge was: how could you construct a property at a specific building site using modular wood? The winning project, “Box”, was an innovative but simple solution based on wooden modules and clever connections. The Open Source Wood Hackathon on October 23...
    17 December 2018
  • Marley: Construction workers warned to prepare for harsh winter
    Construction workers warned to prepare for harsh winter
    Marley
    With recent long range weather forecasts suggesting the UK could be facing the coldest winter for almost a decade, roof systems manufacturer Marley is urging construction workers to get prepared for freezing winter temperatures. Bitterly cold weather, ice and shorter periods of daylight mean there is a much greater risk of accidents on...
    17 December 2018
  • Delta Membrane Systems: 2018 ASUC Award for Women of Waterproofing initiative
    2018 ASUC Award for Women of Waterproofing initiative
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems Limited has been awarded an ASUC Award for “Special Achievement” for their Women of Waterproofing initiative. ASUC (Association of Specialist Underpinning Contractors) is an independent trade association originally formed by several leading contractors to promote professional and technical competence within the subsidence...
    10 December 2018
  • ISO-CHEMIE: ISO-CHEMIE's WINFRAMER achieves 30-minute fire rating
    ISO-CHEMIE's WINFRAMER achieves 30-minute fire rating
    ISO-CHEMIE
    ISO-CHEMIE’s ISO-TOP WINFRAMER thermal insulating and load-bearing bracket system for the rapid installation of windows has been fire-rated to E30. The award confirms ISO-TOP WINFRAMER can protect the entire window area from fire for a minimum of 30 minutes, guaranteeing the retention of structural integrity, as well as supporting at least 200kg/m...
    07 December 2018
  • Q-railing: Q-railing hands-on work space at BAU 2019
    Q-railing hands-on work space at BAU 2019
    Q-railing
    Q-railing will once again have a booth at BAU in Munich. The international market leader for high-quality railing systems will be offering a railing workshop for visitors to the exhibition at booth 528 in hall B2 – and that includes ample opportunity for visitors to try their hand at assembling the systems themselves. You can also take part in an...
    04 December 2018
  • Metsä Wood UK: Waterside lodges win 2018 Structural Timber Awards
    Waterside lodges win 2018 Structural Timber Awards
    Metsä Wood UK
    The winning project of the 2018 Structural Timber Awards ‘Best Retail & Leisure Project’ and ‘Best Use of Solid Wood’ categories were three Waterside Lodges at Center Parcs Elveden Forest. They have all been built using Metsä Wood’s Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) for fast, light and green construction. The construction of the Waterside...
    03 December 2018
  • Delta Membrane Systems:  Delta awarded patent for innovative Flexi Dri Plus Plug
    Delta awarded patent for innovative Flexi Dri Plus Plug
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems Limited is pleased to announce that it has been successful in its application for a new patent in respect of its Flexi Dri Plus Plug. Delta's Flexi Dri Plus Plug has now been awarded patent number 2698550 by the European Patent Office. Flexi Dri Plus Plugs are handy hammer-in fixings which contain an expandable waterproof...
    03 December 2018
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Structural waterproofing specialist launches new website
    Structural waterproofing specialist launches new website
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems Limited’s new website makes it easy to find useful information about structural waterproofing – products, technical resources, applications, training courses, case studies and news. The new mobile-friendly website offers an easier, fresh approach to viewing products grouped by applications: cavity drain waterproofing...
    27 November 2018
  • H+H UK: I-House system combines flexibility with tradition
    I-House system combines flexibility with tradition
    H+H UK
    The innovative I-House off-site system from H+H and SIG Off-Site gives a huge amount of flexibility to builds - any design alterations required can be easily done on site. The award-winning system was successfully trialled at Barratt Homes’ 164 unit Norton Farm site in Bromsgrove. Steve Cartwright, Barratt Construction Director for the West...
    13 November 2018
  • GEZE UK: New SGG Solutions for Toughened Glass brochure from GEZE
    New SGG Solutions for Toughened Glass brochure from GEZE
    GEZE UK
    GEZE UK has produced a new product guide and price list for toughened glass. SGG Solutions for Toughened Glass is a comprehensive guide to an extensive range of products available for fitting frameless toughened glass doors. The brochure includes full glass preparation diagrams and technical performance information and is designed to enable...
    05 November 2018
  • GEZE UK: Cockpit launched to control access and safety systems
    Cockpit launched to control access and safety systems
    GEZE UK
    GEZE Cockpit is being launched by GEZE UK at the Smart Buildings Show at the Barbican, London from 7-8 November 2018. GEZE cockpit is a smart hub that lets you take control of door, window and safety systems - intelligently integrating door, window and safety technology into building management systems – and giving building designers greater...
    01 November 2018
  • Metsä Wood UK: Metsä Wood opens new birch plywood mill
    Metsä Wood opens new birch plywood mill
    Metsä Wood UK
    The new birch plywood mill of Metsä Wood, the Wood Products Industry segment of Metsä Group, was inaugurated in Pärnu today, 3 October 2018. Formal addresses were given at the event by Rene Tammist, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology of Estonia, and Ilkka Hämälä, President and CEO of Metsä Group. The investment in the birch...
    16 October 2018
  • Norbord: Norbord's new zero added formaldehyde (ZAF) OSB range
    Norbord's new zero added formaldehyde (ZAF) OSB range
    Norbord
    Norbord's SterlingOSB Zero is a precision-engineered OSB3 board which now contains zero added formaldehyde. It is unique in the market by being the only manufactured ZAF OSB in the UK. Norbord has recently invested £95m in a new plant in Inverness, Scotland. The new family of products is a development of the most popular OSB brand in the building...
    16 October 2018