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York NHS Trust Headquarters with Decothane Ultra

Decothane Ultra specified for non-disruptive waterproofing solution

Sika Liquid Plastics

Sika Liquid Plastics’ liquid applied roofing membrane, Decothane Ultra, has been specified for the refurbishment of the York NHS Trust headquarters.


Architectural rainwater systems manufacturer joins MGMA

Metal Gutter Manufacturers Association (MGMA)

The Metal Gutter Manufacturers Association (MGMA) has announced Alu-cast as the newest member company to the Association.

Quick Dry Polyurethane Flortred

Water-based Polyurethane Flortred for floor protection


Johnstone’s Trade has launched its Quick Dry Polyurethane Flortred as an effective solution for protecting floors in busy environments.

Homes for the Homeless

Urban retreat for the homeless wins FAKRO architect competition

Fakro GB

FAKRO has announced the winner of its ‘FAKRO inspires - Space for new visions’ international competition for architects

Air conditioning systems from Space Air

Air conditioning systems discounted for anniversary celebrations

Space Air

In recognition of its 35th anniversary, Space Air is offering a promotion on its Daikin split, multi and SkyAir air conditioning systems.


Sound proofing solutions installed at cricket stadium hotel


Schlüter-Systems’ sound proofing solutions have been installed at the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl Cricket Stadium in Southampton, to reduce sound transmission of all 171 guest rooms.


Alpha Heating Innovation app

New app simplifies boiler registration for installers

Alpha Heating Innovation

Alpha Heating Innovation has improved its boiler registration service with the launch of a new App to help installers work more efficiently.

Infrared training course programmes

Infrared training course programme confirmed

Flir Systems

The Infrared Training Centre (ITC) has confirmed its course schedule through to the end of 2015, introducing several customer-led modifications to its programmes.

TraffiGlove smartphone compatible website

TraffiGlove launches new smartphone compatible website


TraffiGlove has launched an updated website, featuring a contemporary design and compatibility with smartphones and tablets.

BBC's DIY SOS team

Advanced shower toilet installed to help young twins


Geberit’s AquaClean 800plus Care advanced shower toilet has been supplied to DIY SOS’s latest Big Build project to aid two young twins from Loughborough.

The Augeo Art Space

Thermoplastic surface material specified for innovative wellbeing centre

LG Hausys Europe

As a thermoplastic surface material, HI-MACS has been used to create an inspiring entrance and reception area to the Augeo Art Space, an innovative new wellbeing centre.

Assisted access care suite from Clos o Mat

Assisted-access care suite installed at Telford College


Clos-o-Mat has supplied a new assisted-access care suite at Telford College of Arts & Technology, allowing disabled staff and students to enjoy greater independence.

Fire protection seminar

Fire protection seminar announced for Birmingham


BM TRADA is holding a free half-day seminar at the University of Birmingham, entitled ‘Fire Protection Measures: Understanding Your Responsibilities’ on 8 September.

Peter Bell, VP of Engineering

Emergency communication system recognised at ESX 2015

Advanced Electronics

Advanced has won a Fire and Life Safety Innovation Award for its PerfectSync emergency communications system at the 2015 ESX Show in Baltimore, USA.

Gypsum fibreboard panels

Gypsum panels praised for preventing house fires from spreading


Fermacell’s Gypsum fibreboards have been commended for helping to prevent the further spread of a house fire.

Hotel Football

Luxonic’s LED lighting showcased as Manchester’s Hotel Football

Thu, 30 Jul 2015

Join our Assistant Editor, Tom, on a tour of Manchester’s new Hotel Football, where Luxonic’s specialist LEDs offer an energy efficient, maintenance free lighting solution.

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Nine Elms on the South Bank

Countdown to delivering central London’s newest district

Mon, 20 Jul 2015

Buildingtalk visits Nine Elms on the South Bank, the most important regeneration project in London and the UK over the next 20 years.

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The UK's largest Construction trade show - watch the trailer! video

UK Construction Week Wed, 22 Jul 2015

UK Construction Week includes 9 shows in 5 halls plus special Trade Days at the NEC/Birmingham - watch the video to see why everybody is going.

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Scotland Build 2015

New Expo focused on Scotland’s construction boom download

Scotland Build 2015Thu, 30 Jul 2015

Scotland Build 2015 at the SECC in Glasgow 25 -26th November will showcase the latest developments, investment and contract opportunities in and around Scotland.

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Alderman Knight School

Natural cooling solutions for Alderman Knight School download


A new COOL-PHASE unit and several WINDCATCHER systems from Monodraught have been fitted to provide natural cooling within the ICT Room and Main Hall of Alderman Knight School.

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