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 & 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.
Danish-manufactured Troldtekt panels are commonly specified across the UK and Europe – here’s how they have been used in a pair of projects in their homeland.Posted in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration Control, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Case Studies, Ceilings, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls
Abloy UK has added another course to its comprehensive Academy – Electric Locking for Fire and Escape Doors.Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Continuing Professional Development (CPD's), Doors, Health & Safety, Innovations & New Products, Security and Fire Protection, Training
At the recent GGF Members’ Week, an expert panel from industry and politics gathered to debate the impact of Brexit on the glazing sector.Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Exhibitions and Conferences, Glass, Glazing, news, Posts, Seminars, Windows
Crown Paints has continued its efforts to add colour to people’s lives during these unprecedented times, through a series of paint donations to community projects nationwide.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Charity work, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation