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Issue 460 - 30 August 2011

DORMA Door Closers Make The Grade In High Tech College

The toughest, most resilient and stylish door closers on the market were required for a state of the art building which has 1,000 students passing through its doors daily. With performance and durability in mind, Rochdale’s brand new £19 million Sixth Form College called on DORMA, the global market leader of door controls, automatics, glass and movable walls, to provide reliable access with its TS 92 and TS 93 cam action door closers. Designed by Seven...Read More


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CROWN PAINTS Make The Grade At Shrewsbury College

A partnership approach between Shrewsbury College of Arts and Technology and Crown Paints has seen colour come to life across the Shropshire education facility. The Crown Paints Colour Service team has worked with the College’s students and staff to create a bright and inspiring centre, creating a welcoming and appealing environment to staff, students and visitors alike. Crown Trade’s Timonox Flame Retardant Coatings system and Clean Extreme...Read More


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S & P COILS (SPC) Offer a 2 – 3 Week Delivery On Radiant Panels

S & P Coil Products (SPC) can offer customers a very quick 2 – 3 delivery time on their Thermatile Plus Radiant Panels. Since the purchase of a £375,000 bespoke tube manipulation machine to improve the Radiant Panel, Coil, Fan Convector and Air Curtain production, production time of radiant panels have been reduced by 50%. An example of the improved quality provided by the new machine is the ability to produce the copper tube...Read More

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CEMBRIT - Alpina Gets Its Hooks Into Kavanagh Roofing

Alpina slates from leading roofing specialist, Cembrit, have been used on a prestigious housing development at Calne in Wiltshire. The grey/green Brazilian slate offers an attractive colour contrast with the exterior of the properties and delivers high quality performance at a competitive price. Located in the village of Derry Hill just outside the town, the development of twenty five properties was built by C.G. Fry, a developer of prestigious housing developments...Read More


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LEVOLUX Scores At The Rose Bowl

The Rose Bowl, in Hampshire, is being transformed into one of the best international cricket and leisure venues in the World, thanks to a £45 million development, including the application of a Levolux Solar Shading solution. The first cricket ground to be awarded ‘model ground’ status by the England and Wales Cricket Board, The Rose Bowl was expanded in 2010 with the addition of two new grandstands, located at the southern end of the ground...Read More


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KALZIP’S Solar Solutions Certified

Kalzip’s AluPlusSolar and SolarClad solutions have been approved under the internationally recognised quality assurance Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) and they have also gained the British Standards Institute’s (BSI) world-renowned and trusted Kitemark - Certificate No: KM 558106. The UK Government is using MCS as a yardstick to ascertain which microgeneration installations are eligible for financial incentives (Feed-in Tariffs) under their...Read More


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MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC - Livingston MP Tours Renewable Technology Facility

Graeme Morrice the Member of Parliament for Livingston, has paid a visit to Mitsubishi Electric’s Scottish factory to see for himself the renewable energy products that the facility is busy producing. The plant manufactures Ecodan air source heat pump systems for the residential heating market and has just started producing a dedicated cylinder so that Mitsubishi Electric is able to offer a complete packaged home heating solution. The company...Read More


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EATON-WILLIAMS Exploits Data Centre Opportunities In The Middle East

Building on its success in China and the Far East, data centre specialists, ServerCool® part of the Eaton-Williams Group is now expanding into the Middle East and is poised to take advantage of the demand for data centre services in the region. ServerCool has appointed Technical Trading LLC as its distributor in the Sultanate of Oman. Based in Muscat TTC LLC is the flagship company of the successful...Read More

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LAIDLAW SOLUTIONS - 2011 Orbis Timber Doorsets Guide Launched

The new 40-page Orbis Timber Doorsets brochure from Laidlaw Solutions’ outlines the benefits of an integrated package of door, frame, architrave, glazing and operating hardware. In addition to information on projects in the hospitality and leisure, education and healthcare sectors, further coverage has been devoted to the use of anti-ligature hardware, inclusive design, door and side-screen glazing and a variety of access control options...Read More


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LODGICO Expands Team As Demand For Log Homes Continues To Grow

Lodgico Ltd based in Barnstaple, North Devon, has taken on a new member of staff in order to deal with the growing popularity of their quality log homes. Colin Hickford CSRT has taken on the role of Contracts Manager starting on the 1st of August 2011. Colin, who previously worked at North Devon Homes, has been employed within the construction industry all of his working life. With experience in project management, he will be responsible for...Read More


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PRYSMIAN’S Solution For Grade 2 Listed Buildings

Prysmian’s FP200 Gold® and Afumex LSX with Earthshield have been specified for the fire alarm and power systems in a succession of grade 2 listed buildings in Marylebone, Westminster for the Portman Estate. The most recent development to benefit is 66 Great Cumberland Place which started on site in December 2010 and is due for completion in September 2011. Obstacles often occur when working in Grade 2 listed buildings, as their structures...Read More


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GLIDDEN TRADE Launches New ‘Can Do’ Campaign

Glidden Trade has invested further in raising the profile of its trade paint range by launching a new communications campaign. At its heart is a new strap line, ‘Glidden – the Can Do paint’, which promotes its ability to deliver quality on a budget. The communications programme features print and online advertising, and an improved website found at This marketing activity will be further supported by ongoing public relations to...Read More

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