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25 February 2015

Retaining wall systems produced by AandG and Maccaferri

Acheson andamp; Glover and Maccaferri have worked together to produce retaining wall systems for the UK and Ireland Acheson andamp; Glover’s role in the agreement is to manufacture the masonry products that will be used to create the walls. These products include Anchor Vertica, Anchor Diamond and Anchor Landmark. Maccaferri will then supply its own[…]

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25 February 2015

Membrane for ventilated facade systems used in laboratory build

The new building has been designed to house the Insubria’s Science and Technology Department’s research laboratories, which are used by staff and students The new chemical-environmental laboratories have been built for the University of Insubria’s Department of Science and High Technology. A 3,000 square metre building has been constructed to accommodate the 25-30 scientific research[…]

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25 February 2015

Retaining wall systems produced by A&G and Maccaferri

Acheson & Glover and Maccaferri have worked together to produce retaining wall systems for the UK and Ireland Acheson & Glover’s role in the agreement is to manufacture the masonry products that will be used to create the walls. These products include Anchor Vertica, Anchor Diamond and Anchor Landmark. Maccaferri will then supply its own[…]

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18 February 2015

Cladding material from Silva Timber used on hospice building

Silva Timber’s Western Red Cedar Shingles were specified as cladding material for the new building St. David’s Hospice Care previously managed its services from a converted Victorian house that was in need of renovation. A new building was required for the hospice, which cares for more than 2,600 patients a year. The hospice needed to[…]

  • 18 February 2015

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18 February 2015

Exterior wood panel range extended

The grey wood panels have been designed to compliments facade elements such as doors and window frames The Trespa Meteon range of exterior wood panels can withstand prolonged exposure to harsh weather conditions, according to tests The new grey wood decors have been designed with a natural wooden appearance to influence the experience, age and[…]

  • 18 February 2015

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16 February 2015

Shingles used on new care units in Staffordshire

Douglas Macmillan required the care units so it could continue offering palliative care to its patients that had been dismissed from the hospice The care units were created for patients who are ready to be discharged from the hospice, which is located in North Staffordshire, but may not feel like they are ready to cope[…]

  • 16 February 2015

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11 February 2015

External Wall Insulation system specified for 1960s tower block

To meet the Scottish Housing Quality Standards (SHQS), the tower block was fitted with Alumasc’s External Wall Insulation (EWI) system Ravenscraig tower block is 18 storeys tall. The building is characteristic of the no-fines construction methods that were used in the 1960s when it was built. Fife Council recently targeted Ravenscraig for renovation, including it[…]

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06 February 2015

Roof and wall panels specified for indoor skate park

Steadmans supplied UrbanExtreme with its roof and wall panels that have been designed as eco-friendly products UrbanExtreme has been designed to encourage young people to pursue healthy activities at a low cost. Fitted with a cafĂ© and the capacity to hold children’s parties, the indoor skate park specifically targets cyclists, skateboarders, in-line skaters and scooter[…]

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26 January 2015

Visit to BAU to see new innovations in 3D facade systems

Howard Chapman, Buildingtalk Editor at BAU 2015 Howard Chapman reports on new freeform 3D facades at BAU 2015 First of all, my thanks to Schueco UK for their kind invitation to BAU 2015 – it was quite an experience! BAU in Munich is one of the worlds biggest trade fair for architecture, materials and systems.[…]

  • 26 January 2015

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26 January 2015

Saint-Gobain video celebrates 350th anniversary

Saint-Gobain 350th anniversary Saint-Gobain’s history dates back to 1665, when it was formed to produce glass on an industrial scale for the famous Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles, the royal palace of King Louis XIV of France. It’s one of the oldest companies in the world and the longest standing member of[…]

  • 26 January 2015

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