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Housing Secretary outlines plans to reduce multi-storey building threshold to 11...

Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, has announced new measures which go faster and further to improve building safety.

Vivalda Group sees its sales rise by 9% in 2019

The rise from £33.73 million to £36.77 million during 2019 is in despite of the continued gloom surrounding the UK construction sector that saw more than 22 contractors go out of business last year.

Wood effect powder achieves A2 ‘Reaction to Fire’ rating

Powdertech Wood Finish (PWF™), a popular architectural finish that can be applied to both aluminium and steel, has successfully demonstrated that, as tested, it meets all of the Reaction to Fire Standards for fire classification A2-s1,d0.

Gilberts takes data protection above and beyond- fast!

Completing a louvre screen in 50% less time than industry standard was just one of the challenges met- and exceeded- by Gilberts Blackpool for a major data centre extension project in Hertfordshire.

BBA certification for RCM products

RCM are delighted to announce that three further products have successfully achieved the prestigious BBA accreditation.

FireflyTM membrane WP offers certified protection for wall constructions

As an independently tested, proven-in-practice and versatile construction material, Membrane WP from the FireflyTM range is ideally suited for use within facade build-ups and other wall constructions, where it will offer weather as well as fire protection while allowing moisture vapour to be vented from the structure.

A. Protor Group wins at Construction Marketing Awards

The A. Proctor Group received two awards at the prestigious CMAs (Construction Marketing Awards) in London recently.

Makita launches 18v brushless rotary hammer

Adding to its impressive range of cordless tools, Makita has launched its DHR182ZJ 18v Brushless Rotary Hammer LXT.

ISD upgrades fire safety expertise as Brett Harrington completes qualification

Composite panel specialists ISD Solutions has further boosted its industry leading fire safety expertise after its second expert achieved a new qualification in passive fire protection.

Sound solution to dramatic façade ventilation

Gilberts is cutting to the chase with its latest evolution of acoustic weather louvres.