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Flowcrete - Flowfresh the Favourite Floor for Flagship Hospital
Australia’s Fiona Stanley Hospital had an ultra hygienic floor installed that meets its ethos of utilising state-of-the-art technology to provide a world-class medical facility. Opening its doors for the first time last week, the AUD 2 billion, 783 bed tertiary hospital is equivalent in size to four city blocks, making it the largest construction project ever undertaken by the State Government. The medical campus in Murdoch became Western...Read More
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Kingspan Supplies Flooring for City of London Development
Kingspan is installing 32,500 sq m of access flooring in One and Two New Ludgate – a £260 million mixed-use scheme in the City of London, close to St Paul’s Cathedral. The only major speculative office buildings due to complete in the City in 2015, the Land Securities development will replace two properties from the 1960’s with outstanding office and retail accommodation and will bring significant improvements to...Read More
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SIG Design & Technology - Amphibious House Zinc Shingle Roof & Cladding
Featured recently in the Channel 4 programme Grand Designs, SIG Zinc & Copper have supplied the cladding for the Amphibious House in Buckinghamshire. This is an innovative ‘floating’ house, the first of its kind in the UK, which has used NedZink NOVA cladding to cover the roof and walls. What is the Amphibious House? The project is a private house which has been built on the banks of the Thames at Marlow in Buckinghamshire...Read More
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Purus Limited at the Forefront of BIM – Building Information Modelling
Purus Limited is extremely proud to announce that a number of its products are now featured on BIMobject – the exciting new Building Information Modelling program for 3D modelling, which allows a smooth procurement and specification process from the early stages to project management. The Swedish wetroom drainage manufacturer is delighted to be at the forefront of using this innovative and exciting tool in the UK market. Recent...Read More
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SSQ Proves that Sharing is Caring
Providing care support for 90 people in a two-storey purpose built building, the roof of Fremantle Court care home has been completed following the installation of more than 30,000 of SSQ’s Del Carmen slates. Being a £6million premium care facility, it was important to ensure that all materials used were of the very best quality. Specifically, the material chosen needed to be guaranteed to outlast the life of the building and not...Read More
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Crown Paints takes Effective Specification Message to London CPD Roadshow
Crown Paints is continuing its involvement with the Construction CPD RoadSeminar Tour, giving specifiers, building owners and property professionals an insight into the latest thinking around the specification of coatings and systems. The ‘Effective Paint Specification’ CPD, is being delivered as part of the CPD RoadSeminar Tour, taking place at the Royal National Hotel, Bedford Way, WC1H 0DG (Off Russell...Read More
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Trend Targets Ex-Armed Forces Personnel to Join the BEMS Sector
Trend Control Systems, the leading international manufacturer and supplier of state-of-the-art Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), has announced the introduction of a new fast-track training programme for ex-armed forces personnel. Designed to enable them to utilise their existing skills, qualifications and technical expertise within the burgeoning BEMS sector, Trend will match them with vacancies amongst its systems...Read More
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Bells Secure the Walbrook Triangle
In just under a calendar year, Bells Control have secured 3 major projects adjacent to each other on Cannon Street of which Bells have aptly named their Walbrook Triangle. Between the 3 buildings they provide up to 1.4m Sq.ft of lettable office/retail space, Bloomberg 600,000 Sq.ft, Cannon Place 390,000 Sq.ft and Walbrook Building 410,000 Sq.ft. Having won the Shell & Core Generator installation contracts in 2008/2009 for...Read More
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Unitrunk Challenges Engineers to Re-Think Cable Management at CPD UK London...
Unitrunk will be challenging engineers to rethink their approach to cable management and understand its importance in the design process at CPD UK’s Construction CPD Roadshow Seminar Tour on 20th November. The cable management specialist has been invited to present to delegates at the prestigious event, which will be held at the Royal National Hotel, just off Russell Square in London, and will deliver a CPD entitled “Minimise...Read More
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The Wandsworth Group - Experience Wandsworth’s Electrical Accessories at Sleep
The Wandsworth Group will be exhibiting their range of luxury light switches, lighting controls and electrical accessories at this year’s Sleep hotel design exhibition. Held at London’s Business Design Centre on the 26th and 27th of November, Sleep presents visitors with an ideal opportunity to view the quality and craftsmanship that goes into Wandsworth’s collections of lighting controls, electrical accessories and wiring devices...Read More
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AkzoNobel Leads Market with New Cutting Edge Water-Based Trim Ranges
Leading paint manufacturer, AkzoNobel, has launched two ranges of quick-drying, water-based trim coatings designed to strike the ideal balance of quality, cost and environmental performance. Under its Dulux Trade and Armstead Trade brands, AkzoNobel now offers specifiers a wider choice of durable water-based paints for interior woodwork and metal. The new Dulux Trade water-based range consists of Quick Dry Undercoat...Read More
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Eaton’s Electrical Sector Announces New Appointments to its EMEA Leadership Team
Eaton today announced changes and new appointments to the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) leadership team of its Electrical Sector business. Enzo Strappazzon has been named Senior Vice President and General Manager of the newly-formed Industrial Control and Protection Division. Strappazzon will be responsible for driving the strategic growth of this new division which will include the Industrial Control and Automation...Read More
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Giacomini UK - How Underfloor Heating turns Sugar Beet into Tomatoes
We’ve recently used our underfloor heating technology to convert grass and sugar beet into gas to fire boilers that heat the greenhouses where tomatoes, sold in major supermarkets, are grown. “It may sound a little bizaar,” says Matthew Lowe, managing director of Giacomini UK, “but true and all the excess gas is then sold back to the grid.” Our underfloor heating is used in homes and buildings throughout the UK, including the...Read More
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Marshall-Tufflex Philanthropy Hands Charities £500,000
British manufacturer Marshall-Tufflex is renowned as the market-leader in the manufacture and supply of leading cable and energy management products. Less well-known is that the Hastings-based company is an established supporter of charity, donating almost half a million pounds over the last five years alone. This philanthropic spirit was established and nurtured by company founder Harold Cirket and his wife Charlotte...Read More
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