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  • 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
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Flood resilience solutions – time for joined up thinking
    Flood resilience solutions – time for joined up thinking
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Structural waterproofing experts Delta Membrane Systems Ltd have knowledge-based experience which is invaluable in bringing tried and tested materials and approaches into flood resilience measures. The flood resilience industry has witnessed rapid growth over the last 12 months. The BRE’s Flood Resilient Home was commenced following the “Bonfield Report” or The Property Flood Resilience Action...
    15 May 2018
  • Delta Membrane Systems: BIM models for waterproofing solutions
    BIM models for waterproofing solutions
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems BIM models for basement walls, basement floors and green roofs can be freely downloaded from the National BIM Library. Delta Membranes delivers waterproofing solutions for large and small residential and commercial developments...
    01 May 2018
  • More third-party approvals for Newton Waterproofing
    Newton Waterproofing
    Two new Agréments ensure Newton Waterproofing possess NHBC approval across their range. Two more of the company’s products have achieved third-party Agrément® approvals which means that Newton has third-party approvals for all three Types of waterproofing defined by BS 8102:2009 as Types A, B and C: BDA Agrément BAB-18-026-P-A-UK, awarded to the...
    16 April 2018
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Delta shortlisted for two leading industrial awards
    Delta shortlisted for two leading industrial awards
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Type C cavity drain manufacturer, Delta Membrane Systems Ltd, has been shortlisted for 'Technical Innovation' and 'Technical Excellence' in the prestigious Ground Engineering Awards 2018. Before the awards ceremony in June, all finalists will attend face-to-face judging by members of the 50+ strong jury, made up of clients, contractors, consultants and academics...
    01 March 2018
  • Anyone for half a million mugs of tea?
    Newton Waterproofing
    As a result of Newton's drive to improve the environmental impact, in 2017 a total of 3.255 tonnes of membrane were collected for recycling. Launched in 2017, the Newton Membrane Recycling Service is the first recycling scheme of its kind in the UK waterproofing industry. Available through Newton's Network of Specialist Contractors (NSBCs), the...
    22 January 2018
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Delta wins ASUC award for innovation and sustainability
    Delta wins ASUC award for innovation and sustainability
    Delta Membrane Systems
    On 24 November 2017, David J Symes and Paul Green of Delta Membrane Systems Ltd had the pleasure of attending the ASUC (Association of Specialist Underpinning Contractors) yearly AGM and Awards ceremony held at Cafe de Paris, London. The last award of the ceremony was announced for Innovation and Sustainability and it was awarded to Delta Membrane Systems...
    27 November 2017
  • 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