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Mauer to Take On Mission Impossible

Mauer EWI System

First featured in the March issue of Insulate Magazine, Insulate Technical editor Paul Forrester discusses the new Mauer EWI retrofit system for existing homes and buildings. Freezing cold weather gripped the UK at the end of February and into March, and the deficiencies of the country’s housing stock were once …

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BBA tests even tougher with heavyweight new Instron machine

BBA Certs testing facility

Test experts at the British Board of Agrément (BBA) are making full use of their new Instron universal testing machine to pull, squeeze, twist, bend and tension building products under assessment, including those for the roofing, cladding, highways/car parking, house-building and civil engineering industries. The new load frame equipment is …

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EU Migrant Workers Encouraged to Stay by Construction Workers

EU Migrant Workers Construction Brexit

FMB reports that construction workers are encouraging EU workers to stay in the UK, highlighting the quality of there workmanship and value to the industry The Federation of Master Builders in-depth studies and research provides positive reading for EU workers, with bosses of small and medium-sized (SME) construction companies yielding …

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A-Class Marine Solutions from Paroc

Paroc Marine Solutions Header

Paroc have released details of their first on the market A-class marine solutions for 4 mm aluminium constructions. The new marine solutions provide significant cost and weight saving benefits. Here are the full details taken from their recent press release below: PAROC Light Marine launch series continues with the introduction …

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Technical Knockout for Tim Potter

Special Delivery : Technical Knockout for Tim Potter Massive congratulations to Tim Potter, Project Tracker at CMS Danksin who was the lucky winner of 2 tickets to see Anthony Joshua vs Parker on 31st March 2018 at the Principality Stadium. The boxing tickets were up for grabs as part of …

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Cambridge Virido Development Features Kingspan’s TEK Insulation

Cambridge Virido Featuring Kingspan TEK Insulation

Kingspan TEK Insulation Underpins Efficient Cambridge Virido Development Virido, the new high energy efficiency housing development in Cambridge features Kingspan’s TEK Building System of Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs). Located in the rural suburbs of the University City, Virido was developed and constructed by Hill. The development features 208 apartments and townhouses …

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STO Helps Bring Tallest Piece of Street Art Alive in Leeds

UK's Tallest Street Art on Leeds Office Block

Vibrant Artwork On Leeds Re-development Project Brought to Life with Support of STO A Wall insulation system supplied by Sto Ltd has helped bring to life a 137ft high mural called “Athena Rising” in what is considered to be the tallest piece of street art in the UK. The office …

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Sustainable Homes Demands Retrofit Rethink in Response to New Research

Sustainable Homes Retrofit Research

Retrofit Projects Require a Review on Quality and Procurement as a Result of New Research A more responsible approach to retrofit in housing is required according to new research. Sustainable Homes with support from Soltherm External Insulation were behind the study – Responsible Retrofit : Rethinking Quality, analysed the hosing …

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