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  • Newton Waterproofing: Newton injection resins added to product range
    Newton injection resins added to product range
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton's product portfolio is expanding once again to include a comprehensive range of injection resins, suitable for the remedial repair of cracks in concrete that can lead to water ingress. Injection resins are suitable for application in basements, underground parking, tunnel projects, wall/floor transitions, concrete slabs, bridges...
    13 May 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Metsä Wood UK: Metsä Wood launches platform for Open Source Wood
    Metsä Wood launches platform for Open Source Wood
    Metsä Wood UK
    The Open Source Wood initiative was launched in June 2017 by Metsä Wood in order to accelerate growth in urban wood construction. The new opensourcewood.com offers a platform for knowledge sharing and collaboration. The service is free and welcomes all organisations and individuals. The Open Source Wood initiative aims to speed up the growth of...
    15 May 2018
  • Kee Safety: BoxBolt® blind fixings given CE mark
    BoxBolt® blind fixings given CE mark
    Kee Safety
    Highlighting its commitment to manufacturing high-quality products, Kee Safety has received CE markings for its range of BoxBolt® blind fixing solutions. Engineers and specifiers can have confidence that BoxBolt® products will deliver mechanical resistance, dimensional stability and durability. Kee Safety commissioned a Notified Body to carry out...
    23 April 2018
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cavity Trays: 2015 product guide now available from Cavity Trays Ltd
    2015 product guide now available from Cavity Trays Ltd
    Cavity Trays
    Contact Cavity Trays Ltd to request a copy of their new 2015 technical manual and product guide....
    12 January 2015
  • Cavity Trays: The Latest Book of Wise Decisions from Cavity Trays
    The Latest Book of Wise Decisions from Cavity Trays
    Cavity Trays
    The latest volume in a series of pocketbooks used by architects, builders and surveyors has just been released. Its title: The Latest Book of Wise Decisions – signifying it is the most recent in the long series that has now reached volume 41. Published by Cavity Trays Ltd of Yeovil, the pocketbook contains new and upgraded building detail...
    15 December 2014
  • Haddonstone: Green Apple Award hat trick for Haddonstone
    Green Apple Award hat trick for Haddonstone
    Haddonstone
    Haddonstone is proud to have won an International Green Apple Award for the third time. This year's awards ceremony, at The Crystal in London Docklands, saw Haddonstone pick up the Green Apple Award for the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage for work on the prestigious Coworth Park project). Coworth Park is the Dorchester's luxurious new...
    04 July 2014
  • Aggregate Industries: Report: Housing for the information age
    Report: Housing for the information age
    Aggregate Industries
    Aggregate Industries has recently been involved with the Housing Forum's technical panel in helping to prepare details of a new report on the application of information-age digital technologies within the new build housing market, with the potential to improve the quality and value of housing by harnessing consumer pull. A system of Home...
    12 December 2013
  • H+H UK: Self-build house, Bourne End
    Self-build house, Bourne End
    H+H UK
    As part of the decision making process the family had the previous house valued. At £350k it was lower than they had thought and confirmed the viability of a custom build. The family had clear ideas regarding what they wanted for their new house. It had to be ‘green’ with low energy consumption, have high levels of environmental comfort and be...
    26 September 2013
  • Rå Build revolution
    H+H UK
    H+H’s innovative Rå Build method has been used for a private self-build project in Bottle Lane, Maidenhead. The property stands on the site of the old house, which was demolished in favour of a masonry build. The client wanted to use masonry and Aircrete in particular, as it enables energy efficient homes to be built without resorting to lots of...
    12 June 2013