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  • Westgate: Westgate expands into temporary buildings market
    Westgate expands into temporary buildings market
    11 October 2021 - Westgate
    Westgate is proud to announce the launch of Flexistructure® –­ a temporary building solution. The move comes as part of extensive expansion plans as we have seen significant growth through new market and product developments over...
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  • Metsä Wood UK: Increasing awareness for sustainable urban construction
    Increasing awareness for sustainable urban construction
    01 September 2021 - Metsä Wood UK
    Accelerating urbanisation is a worldwide phenomenon. Cities produce more than 70% of global CO2 emissions. This means that the choices that cities make have huge implications for the people and for the planet. The citizens are...
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  • Metsä Wood UK: Hybrid sandwich wall element – sustainable construction
    Hybrid sandwich wall element – sustainable construction
    23 June 2021 - Metsä Wood UK
    Hybrid construction offers construction companies more sustainable way of building without changing the current way of construction. Metsä Wood and its partners have designed a hybrid sandwich wall element which will renew...
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  • H+H UK: Future Homes: Zero Carbon. Do we Mean it This Time?
    Future Homes: Zero Carbon. Do we Mean it This Time?
    11 February 2021 - H+H UK
    The much-anticipated conclusions on the consultation around revision to Part L and Part F of the Building Regulations, together with the next stage in implementation of the Future Homes Standard, set the path for zero carbon...
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  • H+H UK: Production in a Pandemic
    Production in a Pandemic
    11 February 2021 - H+H UK
    The economic value of manufacturing is in sharp focus in these challenging times points out Sales and Marketing Director Matthew Carter. With the UK suffering the worst contraction in GDP on record the focus is certainly on those...
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  • H+H UK: H+H builds its sustainability credentials
    H+H builds its sustainability credentials
    04 November 2019 - H+H UK
    H+H has been awarded an “Excellent” rating in the BES 6001 Framework Standard for responsible sourcing of construction products. This is a further step up from the company's previous certification and is in recognition of H+H's...
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  • Taplanes: Taplanes joins forces with Aiken Group
    Taplanes joins forces with Aiken Group
    19 October 2015 - Taplanes
    Andy Jones, Taplanes' regional engineer for the south of England, travelled to Aberdeen in Sept to join forces with Aiken Group at the SPE Offshore Europe Conference. The Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism, Fergus Ewing,...
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  • H+H UK: Rå Build offers essential speed for Silk Mills project
    Rå Build offers essential speed for Silk Mills project
    09 January 2013 - H+H UK
    Speed was of the essence in the development of Silk Meadows, which included 11 homes set along a newly constructed street. The street snakes through a Crest Nicholson development of two, three and four bedroom houses on the...
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  • H+H UK: H+H aircrete blocks & Thin Joint system, Craven Gardens
    H+H aircrete blocks & Thin Joint system, Craven Gardens
    08 November 2012 - H+H UK
    Williams Homes used H+H Jumbo Bloks and H+H Celcon Blocks with Thin Joint Celfix mortar to build Craven Gardens, an exclusive development of eight detached four and five bedroom homes located in the historic market town of Melton...
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  • H+H UK: Light Gauge Steel vs Thin-joint Masonry
    Light Gauge Steel vs Thin-joint Masonry
    11 October 2012 - H+H UK
    Davis Langdon were commissioned by H+H UK Ltd to undertake a study to provide a detailed comparison between Light Gauge Steel (LGS) Frame construction and H+H UK Ltd thin-joint masonry construction using aircrete units. The study...
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  • Kingspan Insulated Panels: PowerPanel helps to keep costs down at Brook House
    PowerPanel helps to keep costs down at Brook House
    07 March 2012 - Kingspan Insulated Panels
    If you are in the business of advising people about the best ways to use renewable energy systems, it is important to practice what you preach, so when Sustainable Energy Systems Ltd (SES) came to refurbish one of their own...
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  • Kingspan Insulated Panels: Kingspan AWP creates striking effect at Castle College
    Kingspan AWP creates striking effect at Castle College
    28 February 2012 - Kingspan Insulated Panels
    Castle College was created for Highfields as an Automotive & Engineering Training Centre. It needed to be a functional and energy efficient building as well as having a striking appearance. Kingspan Architectural Wall Panel AWP...
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  • PowerPanel helps cut energy costs & achieve zero carbon
    24 February 2012 - Kingspan Insulated Panels
    A major refurbishment of the headquarters of the Ocean Housing Group in St Austell is demonstrating how using a thermally efficient insulated panel system and state-of-the-art photovoltaics from Kingspan can achieve outstanding...
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