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  • Outdoor Deck Company: First 'Class A' fire-rated pedestal flooring system
    First 'Class A' fire-rated pedestal flooring system
    Outdoor Deck Company
    The Outdoor Deck Company is first-to-market in the UK with a fully Class A fire-rated external pedestal flooring system. We are excited to tell you about our new innovative Class A fire-rated external pedestal flooring system - Reif Dura-Link. The Outdoor Deck Company has responded to the recommendations of the 'Hackitt Report' Approved Document B...
    01 July 2019
  • Component Developments: A strong start to 2017 for Construction Contracts...
    A strong start to 2017 for Construction Contracts...
    Component Developments
    The majority of the contracts awarded in March by value were in the East Midlands which accounted for 20% of the UK total (see fig 2.4). The largest project in the region awarded in March was the East Midland's Gateway, a rail freight interchange valued at £558 million. In addition, the contract to construct a 300 MW gas turbine in Spalding...
    08 May 2017
  • Lang+Fulton: Lang+Fulton launches new website
    Lang+Fulton launches new website
    Lang+Fulton
    Lang+Fulton is excited to launch a new website showcasing their full range of steel louvres and gratings. It is hoped that the site will be a source of inspiration, as well as technical information, for architects and specifiers covering projects as diverse as wall cladding, car parks, brise soleil, ventilation, screening, flooring and fencing...
    02 May 2017
  • New NHBC Guidelines, Filmed At Newton Waterproofing
    Newton Waterproofing
    The National House Building Council (NHBC) recently developed a new Chapter as part of their below ground waterproofing recommendations: ‘Waterproofing of Basements and Other Below Ground Structures' The new Chapter is integral to the NHBC’s goal of continually raising standards and improving protection for homeowners Their video publicising the...
    25 March 2015
  • CPS Manufacturing Co: Bespoke stage going strong 30 years on at the Guildhall
    Bespoke stage going strong 30 years on at the Guildhall
    CPS Manufacturing Co
    This is one of CPS’s most prestigious bespoke staging projects. As shown in the images the staging was cut to fit round the ornate stonework of the Guildhall walls. 30 years on after extensive use CPS have just finished refurbishing the staging system. Today CPS’s bespoke staging capabilities are still at the same high standard and we are willing...
    24 February 2015
  • Watco UK: Watco set to reveal new floor paint system - Fastcoat
    Watco set to reveal new floor paint system - Fastcoat
    Watco UK
    Fastcoat can transform a floor in just one day. Fastcoat is a new polyaspartic resin formulation that allows floors to be cleaned, prepared and painted in a single day. Fastcoat has been made possible by recent developments in polyaspartic resin technology. Watco's formulation, specially developed by in-house paint chemists, uses this versatile...
    26 January 2015
  • Watco UK: Polyaspartic technology stops winter getting in your way
    Polyaspartic technology stops winter getting in your way
    Watco UK
    Repair and maintenance work becomes more difficult as a result of low temperatures. Hazardous weather conditions also greatly increase the risk of slips and trips in the workplace. But the Watco team has carried out extensive lab work to develop a new type of coating using resins that recently came onto the market. Although they have a longer...
    27 November 2014
  • Announcing the Newton Certification Scheme
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton Waterproofing Systems is now issuing certification cards to all Newton Specialist Basement Contractors as a further way of raising standards within the industry. The Newton Specialist Basement Contractor Certified Card Scheme (NSBC-CCS) ensures that clients can be confident that Newton's contractors have the best training and techniques...
    13 November 2014
  • CPS Manufacturing Co: Demountable staging for Liverpool University
    Demountable staging for Liverpool University
    CPS Manufacturing Co
    CPS has now supplied Liverpool University with seating and staging for over 45 years and recently installed a demountable tiered seating structure for the institution's newly renovated Performing Arts Centre. The structure included 8 tiers and incorporated the new Rapid Lock™ System - a stage connecting mechanism that makes it quicker and more...
    10 September 2014
  • Watco UK: Let Watco help make your premises safe
    Let Watco help make your premises safe
    Watco UK
    We have a range of easy to use products which will help with slippery floors, steps and ramps, inside and out. For useful tips and guidance on making your premises safe, click 'Visit website' for more details. You'll also see our special offer - spend over £200 and receive a 25kg unit of Flowpatch® half price (usually £109.80) to help get you...
    05 August 2014
  • Sika : Sika flooring solution is a winner at sports pavilion
    Sika flooring solution is a winner at sports pavilion
    Sika
    In a busy sports environment where hygiene, durability and high performance is paramount, a series of market-leading solutions from global building products manufacturer, Sika, have played their part in the creation of hard wearing and resilient floors for a new £1 million Sports Pavilion in Cambridge. Replacing an outdated 1930's building, the...
    29 July 2014
  • Sika's screed fits the bill for world food company
    Sika
    For a new production area at a food factory in Leeds, a hard-wearing and fast-applied flooring system was needed that would offer long term performance durability. Using their industry expertise and unrivalled practical experience at challenging flooring projects across the globe, Sika delivered the perfect solution with a proven high strength...
    18 July 2014
  • CPS Manufacturing Co: Prestigious CPS staging in Exeter Cathedral
    Prestigious CPS staging in Exeter Cathedral
    CPS Manufacturing Co
    The famous Exeter Cathedral required a prestigious staging system that would blend in with existing furniture and ecclesiastical setting. While aesthetics were highly important, the client was also looking for a system with the assurance of a virtually maintenance free life. The Cathedral obtained the help and experience of CPS to create a...
    18 June 2014
  • Watco UK: Paint your floor and transform your premises with Watco
    Paint your floor and transform your premises with Watco
    Watco UK
    Let Watco help with some practical advice, a special offer and free delivery! At Watco we have floor paints that will help you transform your premises quickly and easily. If you would like some handy tips and guidance on floor painting, click 'Visit website' for more details. You'll also see our special offer of a free unit of Concrex Fine Filler...
    10 June 2014
  • Watco UK: New Advanced Series floor coatings with free delivery
    New Advanced Series floor coatings with free delivery
    Watco UK
    Watco is proud to have introduced a new premier range, which offers the latest in modern floor coating and repair technology. The Advanced Series has been launched with stronger versions of three of Watco's flagship products (Concrex® Advanced, Flowtop® Advanced and High Build Epoxy Advanced). As part of the launch offering free delivery when you...
    30 April 2014