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  • Norbord: Architects give SterlingOSB the aesthetic thumbs-up
    Architects give SterlingOSB the aesthetic thumbs-up
    Norbord
    SterlingOSB is valued by builders and contractors for its structural qualities, sustainability and excellent value; and more and more customers are choosing SterlingOSB for its visual appeal. One such is Edinburgh-based architects ISA. The practice, which has a diverse workload embracing residential, commercial, hotel and leisure projects, has put...
    25 September 2017
  • Steintec: New Steintec website with a technical emphasis
    New Steintec website with a technical emphasis
    Steintec
    Steintec's new website went live today (April 12) - the emphasis is on technical information with simpler navigation and signposting to make it easier to find the things you need. We used feedback from our recent survey to inform our site redesign - retaining all of its popular features like case studies, but bringing technical information like...
    12 April 2017
  • Steintec: Steintec releases data underlining its green commitment
    Steintec releases data underlining its green commitment
    Steintec
    With a growing emphasis these days on environmental protection, Steintec has released new information to highlight its own commitment to delivering low energy mortars. Due to a triple, energy-saving combination of fewer binders, a reduced requirement for drying and significantly lower shipping costs than any other brand, using tuffbau mortars can...
    10 April 2017
  • Steintec: Steintec supports prestigious award winning projects
    Steintec supports prestigious award winning projects
    Steintec
    Two prestigious projects using Steintec's mortars and grouts have picked up awards in a competition designed to celebrate outstanding architecture and built environment projects. The 58th Annual Civic Trust Awards Ceremony was held on March 10 at The Guildhall Winchester, UK. From 247 applications, 45 national and international projects were...
    16 March 2017
  • Steintec: Growth spurs Steintec's expansion in the UK
    Growth spurs Steintec's expansion in the UK
    Steintec
    Steintec is relocating its UK operation to Canvey Island in Essex. The company will phase its move from West Thurrock, as it develops its new expanded headquarters to be a single centre for production, distribution, new product development and sales, marketing and administration. Steintec will create purpose built facilities on the 1.2-acre site...
    25 January 2017
  • ISO-CHEMIE: Advanced foil technology seals winter installations
    Advanced foil technology seals winter installations
    ISO-CHEMIE
    Rapid and effective onsite sealing of windows in temperatures as low as - 10°C is provided by advanced sealing foil technology from leading foam tape manufacturer, ISO-CHEMIE. The flexible humidity variable sealing foil ISO-CONNECT VARIO SD is available in full surface self-adhesive variants, COMPLETE and COMPLETE DUO, providing high performance...
    18 November 2016
  • Newton Waterproofing app now on Google Play for Android
    Newton Waterproofing
    After the successful launch of its Newton Waterproofing App on the Apple App Store platform, Newton Waterproofing has now launched an app for Android devices. The free app allows the user to...
    05 October 2016
  • Steintec: One stop shop for your paving needs
    One stop shop for your paving needs
    Steintec
    Steintec's new UK e-commerce site went live this week, giving customers access to our products and hire services on a fast, easily accessible platform. The first order on Monday was for the popular Weiss FT Plus but since then, there's been a steady stream of customers taking advantage of the new and improved services. The tufftrade web site is...
    15 August 2016
  • ISO-CHEMIE: ISO-CHEMIE joins Glass and Glazing Federation
    ISO-CHEMIE joins Glass and Glazing Federation
    ISO-CHEMIE
    ISO-CHEMIE, one of Europe’s leading foam sealant suppliers, has become a member of industry trade body the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF). The move opens up access to a range of support services for ISO-CHEMIE and in turn will be able to assist with matters such as additions to BS8213 4-2016, which confirms the use of expanding foam tapes as a...
    27 July 2016
  • Steintec: Cleaning up stone in the kitchen
    Cleaning up stone in the kitchen
    Steintec
    Though Steintec generally markets its Weiss cleaning and protection products to clean and protect natural stone paving outside, customers are reporting some great results on high-end kitchen worktops and even walls. They're using Weiss FT Plus - a wet-look colour enhancer for natural stone and concrete paving, that also provides staining...
    15 July 2016
  • Steintec: Britain's biggest paving job is captured on film
    Britain's biggest paving job is captured on film
    Steintec
    Britain's biggest paving job is captured on film bv Steintec's drone pilot Graham Dean. Graham visited Kingston upon Hull last week to capture aerial footage of the 2017 European City of Culture taking shape and these photographs show the sheer size and scale of the work in hand, some 40,000 square metres of paving. With permission from...
    13 June 2016
  • Steintec: Getting tough with tuffbau
    Getting tough with tuffbau
    Steintec
    It was a problem in Moldova (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-36104138) and now it appears paving is becoming a new challenge when it comes to anti-social behaviour in the UK. Steintec is receiving more and more enquiries from local authorities, football and rugby clubs and retail developers for its tough range of tuffbau products to foil...
    20 May 2016
  • Steintec: Steintec PRO accreditation scheme coming soon...
    Steintec PRO accreditation scheme coming soon...
    Steintec
    Can you make the grade in paving perfection? Our Steintec accreditation scheme - Steintec PRO - is coming soon to recognise the work of our most competent contractors and to improve standards in the use of our tuffbau product range and its proper application. Are you a paver or contractor experienced and proficient in the use of Steintec products...
    12 May 2016
  • H+H UK: A guide to fire detailing
    A guide to fire detailing
    H+H UK
    This new guide has been produced by Building Alliance CIC and has been endorsed by LABC. The document covers fire details for non-combustible building masonry structures and is the first of its kind. It covers: building design - understanding the regulations; cavity barriers...
    10 May 2016
  • Steintec: Talking technical on tuffbau in Ireland
    Talking technical on tuffbau in Ireland
    Steintec
    Steintec's Project Manager Darius Broga travelled to Dungannon in Northern Ireland on Tuesday (April 27) to introduce Acheson and Glover's sales force to the full range of tuffbau products. Delivering a demonstration using tuffbed 2-pack, tuffbond and tufftop with Acheson and Glover's Steintec-approved aggregate, the event was designed to give the...
    27 April 2016