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  • Delta Membrane Systems: DualProof waterproofing system gains BDA Agrément®
    DualProof waterproofing system gains BDA Agrément®
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems Ltd is delighted to announce DualProof has been certified by KIWA (European Institution for Testing, Inspection and Certification). The BDA Agrément® process is designed to underpin the ‘fitness for purpose’ of products destined for the European construction market. Products are examined and rigorously tested following...
    08 July 2019
  • A Proctor Group: Fireshield® membrane awarded BBA certification
    Fireshield® membrane awarded BBA certification
    A Proctor Group
    The A. Proctor Group, renowned for providing high-quality membrane solutions for controlling the heat, air and moisture movement in buildings (HAMM), is delighted to announce that its Fireshield® vapour-permeable membrane has been awarded a British Board of Agrément Certificate. Fireshield® is the culmination of leading research to produce a...
    18 June 2019
  • Delta Membrane Systems: CSSW training offered by Delta Membrane Systems
    CSSW training offered by Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems is delighted to have been given permission by the Property Care Association (PCA) to deliver the Certificated Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing training at its HQ in Epping, Essex. The CSSW is the only nationally recognised and specific qualification for waterproofing specialist surveyors or for individuals who are not...
    12 June 2019
  • Newton Waterproofing: National Building Award for Membrane Recycling Service
    National Building Award for Membrane Recycling Service
    Newton Waterproofing
    On 22nd May 2019, Newton Waterproofing Systems took home the prestigious 'Innovation of the Year' accolade from the National Building Awards. We are very honoured and proud to have won such a fantastic award and are thrilled to be adding it to our trophy cabinet. Newtonites James and Richard went to Wembley Stadium for the evening and collected...
    11 June 2019
  • Newton Waterproofing: Newton's award-winning Membrane Recycling Service
    Newton's award-winning Membrane Recycling Service
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton's award-winning Membrane Recycling Service is the first and only entirely closed-loop recycling scheme in the UK waterproofing industry, run in collaboration between Newton Waterproofing Systems and Newton Specialist Basement Contractors in order to actively collect and recycle waste High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) waterproofing membrane...
    28 May 2019
  • 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
  • Delta Membrane Systems: New Training Prospectus from Delta Membrane Systems
    New Training Prospectus from Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems Ltd has released its latest Training Academy Prospectus for 2019 designed specifically for those working in the structural waterproofing, damp-proof, flood resilience and ground gas protection sectors. Topics can be as run as a short learning lesson or a more comprehensive full day course. One-off sessions can be used to...
    29 April 2019
  • Newton Waterproofing: Newton exclusively partners with Hauff-Technik
    Newton exclusively partners with Hauff-Technik
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton Waterproofing is pleased to announce that it is now the exclusive specialist trade partner for Hauff-Technik in the UK waterproofing industry. Based in Germany, Hauff-Technik is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of high-quality, engineered solutions and sealing systems for sealing pipe penetrations, service and cable entries through...
    18 April 2019
  • Newton Waterproofing: Newton Waterproofing for Surfers Against Sewage
    Newton Waterproofing for Surfers Against Sewage
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton Waterproofing Systems is proud to announce their partnership with the national marine conservation and campaigning charity, Surfers Against Sewage (SAS). Surfers Against Sewage inspire, unite and empower communities to take action to protect oceans, beaches, waves and wildlife. The charity's mission, shared by Newton, is to protect the...
    09 April 2019
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Delta updates Ground Gas Protection training: new regs
    Delta updates Ground Gas Protection training: new regs
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems Limited has amended its Ground Gas Protection training courses to reflect new standards updates within the building industry. The new amendment to BS8485:2015 covers the code of practice for the design of protective measures for methane and carbon dioxide ground gases for new buildings. BS 8485:2015 (which superseded BS...
    08 April 2019
  • Newton Waterproofing: Newton Shortlisted For Two More Prestigious Awards
    Newton Shortlisted For Two More Prestigious Awards
    Newton Waterproofing
    Following Newton’s fantastic ‘Business of the Year 2019’ award win at the Kent Chamber Business Awards last week, Newton have been shortlisted for both the ‘Green/Sustainability Award’ and ‘Innovation of the Year’ by the National Building Awards 2019. Last week, our team spent a thoroughly enjoyable evening at the Kent Chamber Business Awards and...
    02 April 2019
  • 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® vapour-permeable membrane now LABC certified
    Fireshield® vapour-permeable membrane now LABC certified
    A Proctor Group
    The 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 unique intumescent composition that...
    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...
    25 February 2019