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Kingspan Supplies Flooring for Admiral Insurance Group HQ
Kingspan Access Floors is supplying nearly 19,000 sq m of raised flooring to the Admiral insurance group’s new headquarters in the centre of Cardiff. The 11-storey headquarters, being developed by Stoford, are due to be completed in summer 2014. Sir Robert McAlpine Limited is the main contractor and the project is being funded by Union Investment Real Estate GmbH. Admiral Group employs 2,000 people across...Read More
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Knauf - Aquapanel puts on a Show at Art Deco Cinema Makeover
Viewers of the Channel 4 series Grand Designs have seen Knauf Aquapanel Exterior Cement Boards used as the render carrier board during the transformation of an Edwardian Art Deco cinema to a strikingly stylish Modernist home. In fact, the audience saw rather more of the panel’s weatherproofing properties than the construction schedule had intended, observed builder Richard Wilson of Wilsons Construction. “We had a very...Read More
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Pilkington - Keep it Quiet; Pilkington Optiphon™ Awarded the Quiet Mark
Pilkington Optiphon™ has been granted the seal of approval by Quiet Mark the international mark of approval from the Noise Abatement Society Charitable Foundation. Launched in 2012, Quiet Mark supports technological innovation for quieter products and awards a stamp of approval to products or schemes that minimise noise. Products that have been awarded the purple Q stamp of approval include kettles, blenders, hairdryers...Read More
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Flowcrete’s Industrial Flooring CPD Ensures Systems are on the Right Spec
Flowcrete UK’s RIBA-approved CPD, entitled ‘The Correct Specification for Industrial Resin Flooring’ outlines the criteria used when selecting systems for industrial and processing environments. If an industrial floor is incorrectly specified, it can fail creating enormous upheaval and expense. However, this seminar shows how a properly selected, heavy duty industrial floor finish can help to avoid such problems. The contents allow...Read More
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The UPS Company is Pleased to Announce Further Growth in the UK
Ian Lavis joins the UK operation as Managing Director for The UPS Company (Wales) Ltd. Ian brings with him over 2 decades of experience in the field of Power electronics and adds further members to the company to expand our sales department and engineering resources. With the opening in Wales we are able to service local markets more efficiently and enable us to penetrate markets that were previously closed to The UPS...Read More
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Dimplex Tees off for Charity Golf Day
Dimplex has once again taken to the green to sponsor the Legends Charity Golf Day, helping to raise thousands of pounds for three charities. Hosted by football manager Harry Redknapp, the annual event takes place at Dorset’s Remedy Oak Golf Club and this year saw amateurs join forces for a day’s golf with footballing heroes including Jamie Redknapp, David Seaman, Darren Anderton and Bob Wilson. This year, the tournament...Read More
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Legrand - The Only Way is Arteor
Legrand has helped to deliver the famous Essex bling factor to a luxury development in Chigwell with an Arteor lighting and blind control system operated via iPad apps. Weston Homes’ ‘Silverhind’ is a boutique development of 14 luxury apartments situated in a four-storey new build development with secure underground parking. Legrand’s Arteor building automation technology, supplied through Asheridge Communications, has...Read More
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Ancon Donates Centenary Bench to Celebrate 100 years of Stainless Steel
As part of Sheffield’s celebrations to mark 100 years since the discovery of stainless steel, Ancon has created a stylish Centenary Bench, which it has donated to the City’s Millennium Gallery where it will remain on permanent display and in regular use by visitors. Ancon joined forces with local designer, David Appleyard, for this one-off project which was launched at the 2013 Galvanize festival of contemporary metal; an event held...Read More
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Wade - New Catalogue Released - Roof Outlets' February 2014 Edition
This new edition of our 'Roof Outlets' brochure, superseding our February 2008 edition, has been updated with new illustrations and some changes to the product range, including our new 8" outlet deep sump spigot bodies. • New 8” spigot body included in relevant series • H1.5 load rating class added for assemblies with raising tube • Inverted Roof - WD1 Series replaced by Cold roof equivalent plus suffix G. (choice of gravel guard...Read More
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Munters Utilise LPG to Create the Ideal Climate for Stemcor Steel Store
Stemcor is the world’s largest independent steel trader. Their new steel service store in the heart of the deep-sea port of Uusikaupunki, Finland specialises in flat steel products. Their steel service centre has the largest hot-rolled coils steel sheeting line. The relative humidity (RH) of the store is managed throughout the year by Munters MX2700. An additional challenge was the immediate proximity of the sea and its corrosive salt-laden air...Read More
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Space Air - The Ultimate Chiller Range
Daikin chillers from Space Air offers the ultimate in energy efficiency, flexibility and control. Space Air supplies Daikin Air-Cooled, Water-Cooled and Condenserless Chillers suitable for commercial and industrial applications. With over 733 models, one of the largest chiller ranges available in the UK! Benefits of Daikin Chiller Range: •Unique in their precision •Exceptional power •Low operating noise •Easy maintenance •Lower running...Read More
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Thomas & Betts - Solutions to ‘Power & Protect’ at MEEE 2014
Thomas & Betts will be showcasing our leading range of innovative safety solutions that ‘Power & Protect’ at the Middle East Electricity Exhibition in Dubai (11-13 February 2014). Following the theme of ‘Connecting & Protecting Your Market’ our stand had been designed into four distinct areas - Power & Energy, Construction & Infrastructure, Oil & Gas and Commercial & Institutional. Each area providing clear product solutions...Read More
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Giacomini Modular Underfloor Heating Installed in Schools across Yorkshire &...
Three schools in Yorkshire and Lancashire have recently installed Giacomini modular underfloor heating systems throughout their entire premises. Giacomini modular systems consist of pre-built modules which are installed in 8 metre x 4 metre sections. The sections are created in a controlled factory environment and are then delivered to site and craned into position to simply be connected together. This innovative system results in projects...Read More
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AET Flexible Space - New Year, New Website for AET Flexible Space
AET Flexible Space, manufacturer and supplier of Under Floor Air Conditioning (UFAC) systems, has launched an updated and modernised website at the beginning of 2014 to replace the former site. The new site has been created to provide up to date information on the under floor air conditioning systems and other Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) products which AET Flexible Space can offer as complimentary...Read More
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