The new WiltonBio website offers full details about the S2 Safe Soil Tester that provides a reliable result in under 17 minutes. The location of the sample can also be mapped using an inbuilt GPS system. This offers developers, contractors, residents and other site users, a soil tester that can detect and identify toxic and carcinogenic contaminants found on brown-field sites and elsewhere.
Ceram technical authorship for Construction Products Resource Efficiency Action Plans (REAPs) download
REAP is a ‘SMART’ approach to evaluating resource consumption and utilisation. The recently published ‘Clay Bricks and Clay Blocks’ and ‘Precast Concrete’ REAPs, with technical authorship provided by Ceram, are the first to cover ’heavy weight’ construction materials. Free REAP downloads are available ...
Ceram, the international materials technology company, invest in its Construction Technology Development Group (TDG) with the recent recruitment of five post graduates who will help develop new sustainable materials, products and technologies in roofing and cladding, masonry and steel, building physics and concrete. Dr Geoff Edgell, Director & Principal Construction at Ceram, explains how the TDG will help its clients gain a competitive advantage.
BM TRADA will be streaming a one-hour live fire resistance door test over the internet to provide an opportunity to see the key role played by fire doors in saving lives and property as part of their support for Fire Door Safety Week. The test will highlight the importance of correct specification and installation and demonstrate why a door must be adequately maintained throughout its life.
Ceram is setting up a new Technology Development Group (TDG) to focus on the development of new materials, products and technologies.