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  • Newton Waterproofing: BBA Certified Newton 802-DPM Joins Damp Proofing Range
    BBA Certified Newton 802-DPM Joins Damp Proofing Range
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton’s product portfolio is expanding to include a BBA certified, 100% recycled, loose-laid, low density polyethylene damp proof membrane for use below concrete floors or screeds where no groundwater pressure is expected. The new product, Newton 802-DPM, sits within the Damp Proofing System, which now contains a comprehensive list of products...
    25 March 2019
  • A Proctor Group: Fireshield® receives LABC certification
    Fireshield® receives LABC certification
    A Proctor Group
    Fireshield® receives LABC certification Fireshield® vapour permeable membrane has been awarded certification from both LABC and LABSS confirming that the product meets Building Regulation approval in England, Wales and Scotland. The culmination of leading research to produce a vapour permeable membrane with a fire proof surface, Fireshield has a...
    21 March 2019
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Combining waterproofing design and ground gas protection
    Combining waterproofing design and ground gas protection
    Delta Membrane Systems
    There are many complexities and challenges on structural waterproofing projects which also require ground gas protection. Projects which need both a waterproof and gas proof protection system require a different strategy and methodology from what would be classed as a typical waterproofing design. Both BS8102:2009 and BS8485:20015 are intertwined...
    18 March 2019
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Delta launches new RIBA-approved Flood Resilience CPD
    Delta launches new RIBA-approved Flood Resilience CPD
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems is pleased to announce that its Flood Resilience CPD seminar is now RIBA approved. Architects, specifiers and designers are offered the chance to keep up-to-date with the latest in essential flood resilience, resistance and recoverability protection with the launch of this new and unique CPD seminar. The Flood Resilience CPD...
    25 February 2019
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Reliable BBA approved waterproofing products from Delta
    Reliable BBA approved waterproofing products from Delta
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems Limited is delighted to announce the achievement of the British Board of Agrément (BBA) certification for NB 1 (19/5619i1). Koster NB 1 is a mineral coated waterproofing slurry containing crystallising and capillary-plugging agents. It can be used for waterproofing against ground moisture and for non-pressurized and...
    11 February 2019
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Women of Waterproofing networking lunch Jan 2019
    Women of Waterproofing networking lunch Jan 2019
    Delta Membrane Systems
    The Women of Waterproofing group enjoyed a networking lunch in January to meet and connect but also to consider how to attract, retain and inspire women into the waterproofing sector. The event was sponsored by Delta Membrane Systems Limited. “The Women of Waterproofing Networking Group is open to any women or professional in the waterproofing...
    04 February 2019
  • A Proctor Group: New Wraptherm wall membrane composite launched
    New Wraptherm wall membrane composite launched
    A Proctor Group
    The A. Proctor Group has launched a new wall membrane composite, which will improve airtightness levels whilst at the same time addresses the need to reduce thermal bridging, particularly in refurbishment projects. Wraptherm is a high-performance self-adhesive membrane composite specifically developed to be applied during the refurbishment of...
    18 January 2019
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Waterproofing membranes – virgin or recycled plastic?
    Waterproofing membranes – virgin or recycled plastic?
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Waterproofing membranes made from virgin HDPE are generally a more sustainable option than membranes made from recycled plastics if you need long-term performance. Some membranes made from virgin High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) have a tested service life of over 100 years. In contrast, membranes made from recycled materials may only have a 5 year...
    08 January 2019
  • Delta Membrane Systems: 2018 ASUC Award for Women of Waterproofing initiative
    2018 ASUC Award for Women of Waterproofing initiative
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems Limited has been awarded an ASUC Award for “Special Achievement” for their Women of Waterproofing initiative. ASUC (Association of Specialist Underpinning Contractors) is an independent trade association originally formed by several leading contractors to promote professional and technical competence within the subsidence...
    10 December 2018
  • Delta Membrane Systems:  Delta awarded patent for innovative Flexi Dri Plus Plug
    Delta awarded patent for innovative Flexi Dri Plus Plug
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems Limited is pleased to announce that it has been successful in its application for a new patent in respect of its Flexi Dri Plus Plug. Delta's Flexi Dri Plus Plug has now been awarded patent number 2698550 by the European Patent Office. Flexi Dri Plus Plugs are handy hammer-in fixings which contain an expandable waterproof...
    03 December 2018
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Structural waterproofing specialist launches new website
    Structural waterproofing specialist launches new website
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems Limited’s new website makes it easy to find useful information about structural waterproofing – products, technical resources, applications, training courses, case studies and news. The new mobile-friendly website offers an easier, fresh approach to viewing products grouped by applications: cavity drain waterproofing...
    27 November 2018
  • Delta Membrane Systems: New Ground Gas Protection Systems brochure from Delta
    New Ground Gas Protection Systems brochure from Delta
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems Ltd has launched a new brochure covering all products in Ground Gas Protection. As a leading Type C cavity drain membrane manufacturer, Delta offers a comprehensive range of ground gas protection solutions along with structural waterproofing solutions. The extensive product range is designed to deal with all ground gases...
    09 October 2018
  • Delta Membrane Systems: New brochures on Flood Resilience and Basement Drainage
    New brochures on Flood Resilience and Basement Drainage
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems has launched two new brochures to cover core parts of its business. The new Flood Resilience brochure explains construction measures available to prevent or minimise flood water entering buildings and damaging fabric during a flood event. The new Basement Pump & Drainage Brochure explains the many advantages of Delta's Basement Protection Systems...
    13 September 2018
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Delta launches new Basement Pump & Drainage Brochure
    Delta launches new Basement Pump & Drainage Brochure
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membranes has launched a new Basement Pump & Drainage Brochure - a valuable resource of information for architects, specifiers, planners, engineers and specialist contractors. Delta’s Basement Drainage Solutions manage ground, foul and grey water and the brochure explains the many advantages of their Basement Protection Systems. The brochure...
    24 August 2018
  • Delta Membrane Systems: WOW win PCA Best Practice award
    WOW win PCA Best Practice award
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane System are delighted to announce "Women of Waterproofing" have won a PCA BEST PRACTICE AWARD ‘SPECIAL AWARD FOR INITIATIVE’. The winners of the 2018 PCA Best Practice Awards were announced on Friday 15 June at the Slate, University of Warwick. The PCA Best Practice Awards brought together 160 members, contractors, designers and...
    20 June 2018