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Expectations redefined for Knauf AQUAPANEL Interior

Freshly redesigned, Knauf’s improved AQUAPANEL Interior Cement Boards are significantly lighter, making them both quicker and simpler to install.Knauf AQUAPANEL Interior Cement Boards have always had excellent performance. Manufactured from inorganic materials, the boards still demonstrate the same resistance to water, mould and mildew meaning they perform well for a wide range of wet area applications. Extensive research and development has reduced the weight of the boards by a third to just 11kg/m2. This reduced weight makes the boards easier and faster to install than ever before.Installation is another area of improvement that Knauf has focussed on....

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Redland’s BCP pitched roof training is just the...

Roofers lacking formal qualifications can now enjoy CITB-funded training thanks to Redland’s accreditation as an approved provider of the Basic Competency Programme (BCP) for pitched...

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New UK construction industry mascot launched

The UK construction industry now has a female mascot called Honor Goodsite - created by the Considerate Constructors Scheme - the national organisation established to improve the image...

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Achieving a brick finish on a flying gable

Installing traditional brickwork above an intersecting roof line to cover a... Read More

Get in the frame with Garador

Fit a garage door fast and easily thanks to precision engineered steel frames from Garador.The... Read More


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Limelite – The durable, breathable alternative to gypsum based plaster -

By Tarmac


Limelite is the lightweight, easy to work range...

Vertical Sliding Sash Hardware -

By J. Banks


Cam-Lok - Manufactured in two options for either...

Door Hardware -

By J. Banks


Designed and manufactured in the UK, the J.Banks...

CPD Online

Limelite CPD Module

By Tarmac


This Limelite CPD module explores how the use of...

RIBA approved CPD ‘STEP ON IT!’ stairway safety

By Quantum Profile Systems Ltd


This CPD looks at the guidelines for the...

Learn how and why to specify flat glass rooflights

By Roofglaze Ltd


Do you have a requirement for Flat Glass...

Public Sector

Anti-slip decking fits seamlessly into neighbourhood scheme

JB Antislip Plus decking from Marley Eternit is helping to keep the residents of a new neighbourhood scheme in Nottingham safe.The new development in Lenton, Nottingham...

Four new soft mud bricks added by Wienerberger

Wienerberger, the UK’s leading provider of wall, roof and landscaping innovations, has added four new soft mud bricks to its ever-expanding product offering.The new...


Housing

Housing

Aggregate Industries supplies prestigious development

Building materials manufacturer, Aggregate Industries, has successfully supplied walling and roofing products to Redrow’s prestigious development, Elements at Cerney on...

The roofs of today are the plots of tomorrow

The demand for housing in urban areas continues to grow. One alternative for creating housing in large cities is to add additional floors onto existing buildings.Research...


Hotel, Sport & Leisure

HSL

Knauf extends ceiling offering to customers

Knauf has added to its ceilings portfolio with the Knauf Slimgrid suspended ceiling system, providing customers with a rapid way to install suspended plasterboard...

MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME creates beach huts for all seasons

MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME provided the high-performance, water-resistant cladding to ensure a stunning and exclusive set of beach huts retain an attractive exterior despite...


Health

Health

Altro sets clinical standard for new Medical Centre

Altro’s flooring and wall cladding systems are proving their clinical capabilities in a new state-of-the-art primary healthcare facility in Maidstone, Kent, where...

Bostik cures Hope Health Centre’s flooring requirements

A range of subfloor preparation and adhesive products from Bostik have been chosen by OSS Commercial Flooring Ltd for the development of a new health centre, which serves...


Education

Education

Keeping it on the level with Sika

From homes to offices, schools to healthcare facilities, a new range of cementitious self levelling compounds and primers available from Sika, leaders in the development...

Glassolutions chosen for Lendlease London School

High performance glass and an excellent value engineering approach from GLASSOLUTIONS has played a major part in the delivery of the St John Bosco College and...


Sustainability

Sustainability

FM 4881 approval for PAROC panels

Paroc Panel System is the first panel manufacturer who has tested its panels in the new extended test rig, where up to 6,1 meter long panels can be tested.The actual test...

Pilkington Planar makes a powerful impression

The atrium of a commercial building is one of its key selling points. It is often its first impression with prospective investors, tenants and other visitors, so it needs...


Regeneration

The roofs of today are the plots of tomorrow

The demand for housing in urban areas continues to grow. One alternative for creating housing in large cities is to add additional floors onto existing buildings.Research...

Pilkington Planar makes a powerful impression

The atrium of a commercial building is one of its key selling points. It is often its first impression with prospective investors, tenants and other visitors, so it needs...


Ecobuild/Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Ecobuild 2017 calls for UK researchers to share latest innovations

Ecobuild 2017 has launched an industry-wide call for research that highlights the latest UK built environment innovations, to showcase at this year’s exhibition.In...

Leading paving specialist launches EWI division

Kilsaran International, the market-leading concrete and paving manufacturer, has set up a brand new division to specialise in the external wall insulation market....