BLOG from Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk
My three favourite broadcasters will be hosting UK Construction Week 6 11 October at the NEC in Birmingham.
Influential broadcast journalists John Humphreys, Krishnan Guru-Murthy and Steph McGovern will help keep discussions on key industry issues on track at this major UK event.
And we have had news that more key exhibitors have signed-up for Timber Expo, just one of the 9 events during UK Construction Week.
I have been invited to Paris to help judge the Innovation Awards at Batimat and to report on the worlds top construction andamp; architecture trade show that attracts over 300k visitors including 32k architects.
Many of the exhibitors provide products in the UK market and will be launching new products at the show. You can visit the Batimat at Parc des Expositions, Paris Nord Villepinte, 2 – 6 November 2015 and perhaps find time to visit my favourite city too!
This week in Buildingtalk we ask:
Sika waterproofing protection at the National Sperm Bank
Ten years ago this morning, two of my children and grandchildren were on trains into London but thankfully not on the trains that were bombed. However, my thoughts are with all those whose lives were affected by the awful events of that day.
Schueco UK are calling on architects, main contractors and specialist contractors to submit entries to the 2019 Schueco Excellence Awards for Design and Innovation.Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Awards, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Doors, Posts, Steel and Structural Frames, Walls, Windows
Lifestyle Flooring have taken a look at two popular types of vinyl flooring; Amtico and Karndean, analysing what to consider when choosing between them.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Floors, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Posts, Research & Materials Testing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Timber Buildings and Timber Products, Wooden products
REHAU has announced that it will be releasing five new videos demonstrating the various benefits provided by its District Heating division.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Pipes, Posts
Lifestyle Flooring have taken a look at the essential difference between engineered wood flooring and hardwood flooring, with the intention of it helping people make informed decisions.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Floors, Posts, Research & Materials Testing, Timber Buildings and Timber Products, Wooden products