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Green plywood column casings inside the Greenhouse

Plywood column casings help to create a sixth form social space


Encasement’s Quadra plywood column casings have recently been used to provide an attractive finish for a sixth form common room.

Kee Walk rooftop walkway system

New walkway system provides anti-slip access to rooftops

Kee Systems

Roof Edge Fabrication’s latest fall protection solution, the Kee Walk walkway system, is now available.

Kingspan Industrial Insulation

Pipe insulation maker rebranded as Kingspan Industrial Insulation

Kingspan Tarec

Pipe insulation manufacturer Kingspan Tarec has been renamed Kingspan Industrial Insulation Limited.

Rolls Royce

Louvres and dampeners offer ventilation to nuclear facility

Gilberts (Blackpool)

Gilberts has supplied its louvres and dampeners to ventilate Rolls Royce’s nuclear facilities at its Raynesway site.

Space Air

Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) to be cut from £500k to just £25k

Space Airconditioning

Space Air urge UK businesses place orders now for capital equipment, including air conditioning equipment, before AIA cuts

ReznorHVAC unit

Reznor first packaged HVAC unit for commercial and industrial


Reznor’s new P125 HVAC packaged unit provides heating, cooling and ventilation for commercial and industrial applications.


Isokorb BIM models

Thermal break units made into BIM models


Schöck’s Isokorb range of thermal break units have been made into BIM models for use in planning processes.

Causeway eTrading and Supplier Management

G-Cloud 6 framework requirements met by Causeway eTrading

Causeway Technologies

Causeway’s Tradex eTrading and MyRegister supplier accreditation software solutions meet G-Cloud 6 framework requirements.

Manufacturing With BIM The Cubicle Centre Story

New documentary shows how BIM can improve productivity video

Cubicle Centre

“Manufacturing With BIM: The Cubicle Centre Story” demonstrates how BIM has helped The Cubicle Centre develop its design-to-manufacture process.

Palma Vita wash and dry toilet

Automatic wash and dry toilet fitted in school hygiene room


Lochaber High School’s new hygiene room has been finished with an automatic wash and dry toilet to give disabled pupils more independence.

Franke Sissons

Non-policing of CE Marking is costing UK business

Franke Sissons

Franke Sissons says lack of surveillance for genuine CE Marking for bathrooms and washrooms required by law is causing loss to UK manufacturing.

Marbrex interior wall cladding for toilets

Interior wall cladding for new toilet facilities

Swish Building Products

Marbrex interior wall cladding was recently used in Nottingham Forest Football Club’s latest refurbishment project.

AlarmCalm false alarm management solution

Tackling unwanted fire alarms with false alarm management

Advanced Electronics

Advanced Electronics has developed a false alarm management solution to resolve the issue of unwanted fire alarms in sites, such as hotels.

Museum of Fire

Flame-retardant membrane protects new fire-inspired museum

DuPont Tyvek

DuPont Tyvek FireCurb, an advanced flame-retardant breather membrane, has been installed to protect the ’Museum of Fire’ in Zory, Poland.

Light cancelation technology for FFE Fireray range

UK Patent for FFE light cancellation technology

Fire Fighting Enterprises

New light cancellation technology for the FFE Fireray range of infrared beam smoke detectors awarded UK patent.

Vision London

Vision London, SuDS changes, cutting build-time, and more...

Tue, 31 Mar 2015

What’s new in building this week also includes helping housing associations reach renewable targets; £1m bolts; and is CE Marking failing UK business?

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New edition of ‘SuDS + Permeable Paving Today’ guide

InterpaveTue, 31 Mar 2015

Trade association Interpave’s new Guide reviews the latest government measures for implementation of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) from April 2015

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Pilkington on float glass production – float bath & annealing video

Pilkington United Kingdom LimitedTue, 31 Mar 2015

Second chapter in our exclusive video series on float glass production looks at the float bath and annealing

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Busting the myth about wireless access

Busting the myths about wireless access control

ASSA ABLOY (Electronic Access Control EMEA)Tue, 31 Mar 2015

ASSA ABLOY’s Chris Bone addresses the myths and misunderstandings surrounding wireless access control.

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Knauf SFS

Knauf SFS speeds construction of new homes development in Portishead


Crest Nicholson new homes in Portishead, Bristol Ninety4 on the Estuary were built using Knauf SFS infill panels for both speed and quality construction.

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