25 November 2014

CA Group cladding envelope completes the curve for Travis Perkins

CA Group cladding envelope completes the curve for Travis Perkins Stuart Brown, Project Development Manager for CA Group: “CA Group’s curved roof delivers a look and feel which is far removed from the conventional box-style building, creating instead a modern, aesthetically pleasing finish which really sets it apart and has a proven track record among[…]

  • 25 November 2014

24 November 2014

1.3 million tradespeople at risk of being exposed to asbestos

GGF support HSE new Beware Asbestos campaign The Glass & Glazing Federation (GGF) is supporting the recently launched Health and Safety Executive (HSE) campaign to help tradespeople work more safely with asbestos and protect themselves from danger. HSE survey 1.3 million tradespeople are potentially at risk of being exposed to asbestos. many tradespeople at risk[…]

  • 24 November 2014

24 November 2014

Maintenance work for Manchester bus stations and shelters

Novus has been a main contractor for TFGM for five years The contractor, which has offices in Manchester, Warrington and Preston, will also carry out maintenance at the organisation’s office accommodation, industrial depot and bus turnarounds, working alongside station supervisors to carry out work safely and minimise interference with bus schedules. Novus has been TFGM’s[…]

  • 24 November 2014

24 November 2014

Wilo announces lucky winner of photography competition

Adela Nistora won the prize with her shot of Jeppe Hein’s interactive fountain With entries coming from everyone including plumbers and heating engineers to aspiring photographers, the best selection of pictures are available to view on Twitter, Facebook, on e-shots and in online and local exhibitions. John Brook won second place with his shot of[…]

  • 24 November 2014

24 November 2014

Aperio locking system integrated with Xplan V9.x from ACS Ltd

The latest Aperio wireless cylinders, PINpad escutcheon and the L100 complete wireless security lock, have all been integrated into the xPLAN product line. The Aperio all-in-one gateway controller is compatible alongside the Xplan v9.x software, as well as Aperio battery powered locking devices combining the function of an 8-way long range wireless IP hub with[…]

  • 24 November 2014

24 November 2014

Steelwork undergoes galvanising treatment for bridge construction

The plant provided hot-dip galvanising treatment to the steelwork used to create the concrete and steel bridges, replacing the existing rope and timber structures as part of the multi-million infrastructure project. Worksop Galvanizing was contracted to treat the components and containerise them into fourteen shipments, which each one containing components categorised into fifteen individual sets[…]

  • 24 November 2014

24 November 2014

Offsite solutions to construction capacity growth demands for new-build homes

Political parties agree overwhelmingly that there is a need for more housing, with the shortfall against what is required each year continuing to grow. Steve Hardy from offsite fenestration specialists Sidey Limited explains how offsite solutions can significantly enhance construction capacity growth.

  • 24 November 2014

24 November 2014

Stannah Microlifts celebrates 40 years and 20,000 sales

Stannah and Italian manufacturers, the Daldoss family attended Hosting a management meeting looking back over the years from the company’s foundation, to plans for development in 2015, staff, partners and colleagues from the Orpington service branch, the Daldoss family and Stannah Group chairmen, Brian and Alan were praised for their efforts. Both Stannah and Daldoss[…]

  • 24 November 2014

24 November 2014

Zero carbon presentation provides solutions for housebuilders

The presentation was part of the Zero Carbon Hub’s ‘Low Energy Know How’ events Held in Grimsby, industry professionals and housebuilders were informed of the zero carbon journey, its definition and cost of meeting the standard, as well as being updated on the performance gap project, which aims to close the gap between the design[…]

  • 24 November 2014

24 November 2014

Dulux Trade Ultra Matt showcases Brutalist architecture

Dulux Trade Ultra Matt, Diamond Matt and Diamond Eggshell were chosen to preserve the building’s characteristics, which includes an open-plan L-shaped living and dining room, as well as a brail-tile effect wall. Ultra Matt was specified for the ceiling in order to counter light reflections in the open plan space, whilst Diamond Matt was applied[…]

  • 24 November 2014