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  • Marley: Marley business support update
    Marley business support update
    Marley
    We know this is a time of uncertainty, but at Marley we’ve made provisions to ensure that when you need us we’ll continue to be here to support you on specification projects. Our technical support team will remain available to answer product queries, provide project support and build estimates, NBS specs and fixing specs via phone and email. The...
    14 April 2020
  • Silva Timber: Silva Timber launches new website for 20th anniversary
    Silva Timber launches new website for 20th anniversary
    Silva Timber
    As part of Silva Timber’s 20th anniversary celebrations, the company has launched a brand new website. Packed with lots of exciting features, the website brings all the functionality of the existing site but with new content and improved navigation, creating a more user-friendly experience. Browse the site to find helpful features such as our...
    24 February 2020
  • 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
  • Marley: A guide to protecting outdoor workers from sun damage
    A guide to protecting outdoor workers from sun damage
    Marley
    For many summer is a time to relax and unwind, but it’s important those who work outdoors take the necessary precautions to protect themselves from the dangers posed by prolonged sun damage. The amount of time spent outside means outdoor workers, such as roofers, are at greater risk of skin damage from UV rays, including premature ageing and skin...
    25 July 2019
  • ISO-CHEMIE: ISO CHEMIE’S Peter Thompson retires
    ISO CHEMIE’S Peter Thompson retires
    ISO-CHEMIE
    Peter Thompson, a leading figure in the UK window and door sealants sector for more than two decades, is calling time on his career to pursue new activities. Currently general manager UK for ISO-CHEMIE, Peter will be retiring from his role at the end of June but is already planning the next instalment of his life with several personal projects...
    14 June 2019
  • ISO-CHEMIE: ISO-TOP WINFRAMER „TYPE 1” E30: new in-front-of-wall
    ISO-TOP WINFRAMER „TYPE 1” E30: new in-front-of-wall
    ISO-CHEMIE
    The ISO-Chemie family of in front of wall installation system products has a new member. The new ISO-TOP WINFRAMER „TYPE 1” E30 IN FRONT OF WALL INSTALLATION SYSTEM was specially designed for use in fire protection facades. The intumescent components of the new PURATHERM E30 material create an expansion effect when exposed to significant heat...
    06 June 2019
  • ISO-CHEMIE: ISO-Chemie Advice Service - ask the experts
    ISO-Chemie Advice Service - ask the experts
    ISO-CHEMIE
    Our ISO-Chemie Advice Service is made up of highly trained team members who will support you through the process of planning and implementing your construction projects. Take advantage of this service to overcome all the challenges associated with creating a top class building seal. If your site is already at the construction stage and you find...
    06 June 2019
  • Cembrit: Cembrit introduces Patina Rough fibre cement cladding
    Cembrit introduces Patina Rough fibre cement cladding
    Cembrit
    Cembrit, the fibre cement building product manufacturer, is pleased to announce the launch of Patina Rough. This is a new through-coloured cladding board which has a sandblasted surface to give the board an attractive, stone-effect finish. Patina Rough complements the original Patina, with its directional grain surface, to offer architects and...
    01 May 2019
  • Cembrit: Cembrit facades - installation guides
    Cembrit facades - installation guides
    Cembrit
    Download Cembrit's two manuals that deal with the installation of Cembrit facade boards Cover, Solid, Patina and Transparent on a wood or aluminium system. Cembrit is one of the leading European manufacturers of multi-capability fibre cement building products. Our products and solutions add exciting new design opportunities for moulding...
    21 January 2019
  • Cembrit: BBA certificate for Cembrit
    BBA certificate for Cembrit
    Cembrit
    Cembrit is pleased to announce that it has received approval from the British Board of Agrément (BBA) for its cladding product range, providing peace of mind to specifiers who choose to use Cembrit’s non-combustible fibre cement cladding boards on their projects. Cembrit Patina, Solid and Cover are all “A2-s1, d0” fire rated fibre cement...
    17 January 2019
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cembrit: SFS provides solution for Cembrit rainscreen range
    SFS provides solution for Cembrit rainscreen range
    Cembrit
    Installing Cembrit fibre cement rainscreen panels as thin as 8mm using mechanical secret fixings just became quicker, easier and safer thanks to the innovative new range of TUF-S rivets by the world’s leading fastening systems manufacturer SFS. Extensive testing by SFS demonstrated how TUF-S challenges the convention that installers need to use...
    19 April 2018
  • 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