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Would non-combustible cladding have prevented the Grenfell Tower tragedy?

Buildingtalk asks why so many buildings have been clad in materials combustible enough to enable fire to spread in minutes?
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Steve Durdant-Hollamby, Managing Director AWMS

Britain at war with adverse weather, but who’s fighting the battle?

Steve Durdant-Hollamby highlights the importance of driving innovation and regulations to improve water management and combat the effects of climate change.
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Derrick McFarland

Merchant sales down in April but sales per day reach a new high

April’s BMBI showed builders’ merchants’ sales to builders and contractors were 6.3% lower than in April 2016, due to three fewer trading days.
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Frustration over BIM shows how badly it’s needed

It’s been barely a year since the government’s Level 2 BIM mandate came into effect, but many believe it is not being enforced.
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ARTICLES

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Dow Corning structural glazing sealant used for monumental glass sculpture

The 2017 Art Biennale in Venice recently saw the reveal of a monumental glass brick sculpture featuring Dow Corning silicone structural glazing sealant.

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Armourcoat helps transform Chiswell Street office building

Ben Adams Architects recently used Armourcoat’s Istria polished plaster wall finish as part of the refurbishment of 4 Chiswell Street.

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Zehnder Group becomes CIBSE patron

Indoor Climate Solutions specialist, Zehnder Group, has become a patron and corporate supporter of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers.

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Jacksons Fencing joins forces with Harper Chalice for quality perimeter security

Jacksons Fencing has joined forces with Harper Chalice, a manufacturer of Perimeter Intruder Detection Systems, to deliver the highest quality security.

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