SR Timber urges caution with 100% safety claims for battens

100% safety claims for roofing battens are lulling roofers into a false sense of security, warns SR Timber, one of the leading distributors of specialist roofing battens and the renowned ‘Premium Gold’ battens. As the industry has rightfully and successfully... View Article

Rada top of the class with Cambridge University appointment

Rada, the experts in commercial showering and washroom controls, has supplied its market-leading products for the refurbishment of six Cambridge University colleges. Students, fellows and faculty at the sites, which include the world renowned King’s and Jesus Colleges – will... View Article

ISO-Chemie tape seals it at new Bath Technology College

ISO-Chemie’s high performance expanding foam sealing tape has been specified for an innovative low carbon technology college in Bath. The ISO-Bloco One tape has been specified to provide a high performance airtight, acoustic and thermal interior and exterior seal between... View Article

Equitone adds ‘sense of innovation’ to design centre

Equitone natura has created a striking and visionary aesthetic on the new £9.9m Northern Design Centre at Gateshead Quayside. Equitone is the new international brand for Marley Eternit’s architectural facade materials and brings together the ranges natura, tectiva, pictura and... View Article

Kaldewei – Sound Wave

Sound Wave is the first audio system for Kaldewei 3.5mm steel enamel baths that plays music from Bluetooth-enabled devices such as tablets, smartphones or laptops. With the bath acting as the sound box, it provides an audio experience with a... View Article

Tensar welcomes new Vice President

Tensar International, a global leader in providing value-engineered solutions to stabilise and reinforce soil and pavements, has today announced the appointment of Tim Oliver as its new Vice President for Global Technology. Having spent more than 30 years with Tensar,... View Article

Brick Awards 2013 shortlist revealed

The Brick Development Association (BDA) has announced the shortlist for the 2013 Brick Awards, one of the top design and construction awards in the country. There are 13 awards split into three categories: housing, building and landscape, and technical and... View Article

£1.3billion Meridian Water plans launched

The planning and urban design master plan for a major project that will give a £10.7billion boost to the UK economy by 2031 has been unveiled by Enfield Council. Meridian Water is a new £1.3billion eco-development that will provide up... View Article

Ancon updates technical literature with CE mark

Stainless steel fixings specialist, Ancon Building Products, has updated its technical literature to highlight the products that now carry CE Marking under the Construction Products Regulation. The new Ancon publications, which can now be downloaded from www.ancon.co.uk, or are available... View Article

Construction expert warns of ‘skills time bomb’

A construction expert has warned of a ‘skills time bomb’ waiting to explode if the industry does not start looking to the future. Rob Leslie, a course leader at the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, Robert Gordon... View Article

Metal Technology issues guides to CE marking

Architectural aluminium systems manufacturer Metal Technology has issued comprehensive guidance for its customers on CE marking. Available for download from the company’s website, the guide is intended for manufacturers who make curtain walling, external windows and doors but excludes fire... View Article

IDG wins £8.5Million second phase at Mill O’Mans

Following the successful completion of the first phase of Home Scotland’s £multi-million regeneration project at Mill O’Mains in Dundee, ISG has been instructed to undertake the second phase of the development, which represents a further investment of £8.5million by the... View Article