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Issue 462 - 06 September 2011

CATNIC - Student Accomodation Utilises Steel

Cowley Bridge Road, a 219-bedroom student accommodation building in Exeter, has recently utilised the durability and longevity of Catnic’s timber frame steel lintels. The Opal Property Group accommodation, which was built on a brownfield site adjacent to the West of England mainline railway, consists of four three/four storey blocks. The specification required lintels, which could be used with the timber frame construction and, for this, Catnic’s timber...Read More


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ANCON - Brace For Impact: Ancon Supplies England’s Stunning Rugby World Cup Venue

Over 400 Tension Bars from Ancon Building Products have been installed on the Forsyth Barr stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand, where England will play their first three matches in the 2011 Rugby World Cup. The steel tension bars are installed in the roof and in the South and West stands of this brand new stadium, to brace the impressive overhead structural steelwork. It is the first sports stadium, anywhere in the world, to feature a permanent roof over a...Read More


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TARKETT Provides A Capital Solution For Historic Hospitals

Tarkett has been specified to supply new flooring to two of the country’s oldest hospitals. Barts and the Royal London are currently undergoing a 10-year, £1 billion redevelopment that will replace many of their ageing buildings with state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, and around 75,000m2 of Tarkett flooring has been installed so far. Excellent lifecycle costs and ease of maintenance were essential requirements for the flooring in the general corridors...Read More

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BILCO’S Starring Role In Iconic Theatre Redevelopment

Quality roof hatch, smoke vent and access equipment supplier Bilco UK ( has played a leading role in the redevelopment of the iconic Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury. Built on the site of the old theatre, the new Marlowe features a 1,200-seat state-of-the-art auditorium with vastly improved acoustics and sightlines, foyers and bars on three floors, a café and terrace and a piazza for outside performances. When the opening curtain goes...Read More


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FLOWCRETE Floors Packaged To The Industry At PPMA

Leading industrial flooring manufacturer Flowcrete UK will be demonstrating its pioneering flooring systems, built on 30 years’ experience, at The PPMA Show. From stand number B70, the industrial flooring specialist will show how the company offers a selection of performance floor finishes for the processing and packaging sector - all geared up to the specific needs of the industry. Flooring systems available include fast-track MMA...Read More


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LEADERFLUSH SHAPLAND ‘Specifying CE Marked Timber Doorsets – A Guide For...

At present, CE marking in the UK is voluntary and expectation is by 2013, CE marking of all relevant construction products will become compulsory in all EU member states and will include doorsets. With the benefits of CE marked doorsets clearly apparent they are fully expected to become the default requirement for major projects such as schools, hospitals and other public buildings and that CE marked doorsets will be the preferred specification for general...Read More


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ANDREWS WATER HEATERS For Iconic Hilton Liverpool Hotel

Andrews Water Heaters, part of Baxi Commercial Division, has supplied six of their SUPAflo high efficiency, condensing water heaters, each with a stainless steel storage tank, to provide domestic hot water for the Hilton Liverpool hotel. SUPAflo water heaters are quiet, compact, and highly energy efficient with an extremely fast recovery rate which makes them ideal for installations where peak demand for hot water occurs at specific times...Read More

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PMA Products Tough On Termites

Termites: known for their incredible ability to devour, the tiny insects have presented huge problems in countries such as Australia, America and Africa for centuries - but if you thought we were safe, think again. The threat of termite infestations in the UK is increasing, with recent reports showing that, despite a £190,000 eradication programme, the UK has its own 12 year-old colony which shows no sign of diminishing. Although termites are commonly...Read More


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SOCOMEC UPS - Data Centre Specific ECA Approved UPSs

The enhanced capital allowance (ECA) scheme by the Carbon Trust has approved Socomec UPS systems for taxable benefits on the purchase of new equipment in-line with the governments energy efficiency policy. If you are a Facilities Manager or Data Centre Manager in charge of uninterruptible power supply systems (UPS) this will be a welcome announcement. No less than five Socomec UPS units have gained this valuable approval, especially...Read More


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ACTION STORAGE SYSTEMS - 25th Anniversary Party For Action Storage Systems®...

Even in these harsh economic times it would be churlish not to celebrate the achievement of 25 years in business, and Action Storage decided to thank its loyal and dedicated team with a day out at the races at the world famous Newmarket course. The whole day was organised by Action Storage’s marketing manager Carmel White. Every detail was thought through to make the day incredibly fun. The team travelled by coach from our Milton Keynes...Read More


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MARSHALL-TUFFLEX ENERGY MANAGEMENT - Energy Management Experts Join...

Ireland’s premier energy management provider, Energy MCS, is partnering with the UK’s trusted energy saving solutions expert, Marshall-Tufflex Energy Management (MTEM), in an 'electrifying' new relationship which has enabled the launch of Voltis intelligent voltage optimisation in Ireland. “Well established as an energy specialist, Energy MCS is perfectly placed to maximise opportunities for our hi-tech, energy saving products in combination with...Read More

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FORMICA GROUP - Modern Insurance Office Features Striking AR Plus® Finish

AR Plus® has been chosen for the interior design of Madesco Insurance offices in Roeselare, Belgium. Belgian design company, Moon Design, was appointed to create the interior space of the building taking into consideration the core principles of the insurance company. Transparency, clarity and innovation were key themes and have been explored throughout the design of the office. White was the main colour choice for the office interiors demonstrating...Read More


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WEATHERITE BUILDING SERVICES - New Water Storage System For Warrington...

Weatherite Building Services has provided a new water storage system at Warrington General Hospital as part of the hospitals capital programme. Managed by Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Warrington General is a major general hospital which has invested greatly in upgrading patient services over the past few years, including Intensive Care, Endoscopy and Ophthalmic Daycase provision. Weatherite Building Services won...Read More


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DULUX TRADE Reaches An Apex In Edinburgh

The interior of the Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, a four star boutique hotel in Edinburgh, has received a dramatic transformation from Dulux Trade Contract Partner, Baxter & Gillespie, as part of its conversion from a Grade A listed building and a 1970s former office block. In particular, the painting contractor was responsible for delivering a luxurious decorative scheme for the 187-bed hotel’s brassiere, Elliot’s Bar and Restaurant. The prestigious project, which...Read More


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