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Ali-Fabs renews BBA certification for its Aluminium Architectural Coping system

Ali-Fabs’ Aluminium Architectural Coping system has been BBA certified specifically for its use on commercial, residential, industrial and public buildings all around the UK.

Kalzip brings fire performance compliance without compromise

Working with Knauf Insulation, SFS Intec and SIDERISE, Kalzip has had its FC rainscreen façade system tested in accordance with BS 8414-1 and has successfully met the requirements of BR 135.

Snickers showcases workwear high-performance jackets

With street-smart designs for men and women, all Snickers Workwear jackets include must-have features that focus on fit and freedom of movement, as well as using innovative fabrics that deliver long lasting protection and stretch comfort.

Gilberts steps up to enable school to re-open

Gilberts Blackpool has teamed up with contractor Bowmer + Kirkland to overcome the impact of COVID on-site, by working together to deliver new bespoke screening louvres in less than three months.

Industry reacts to government investing £3.5 billion for remediation of dangerous...

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has unveiled a five-point plan which aims to fully fund the cost of replacing unsafe cladding for all leaseholders in residential buildings 18m or over in England.

Troldtekt boasts Denmark’s office of the year

Troldtekt’s acoustic wood wool panels have helped interior design company Ambiente to win Nohrcon’s annual ‘Office Building of the Year Award’ with its own office in Skanderborg, Denmark.

Maximising daylight and thermal insulation

The new £15 million Activity Centre at St George’s College in Weybridge now features Kalwall translucent cladding to maximise diffused daylighting and thermal insulation.

Abet creates calmness with cladding

The new state-of-the-art 65 bed Cygnet Hospital mental health facility in Maidstone has been clad in Abet Laminati’s MEG exterior grade laminate.

Lib Dem move forces developers to take financial responsibility for Grenfell-style...

A successful Liberal Democrat amendment will force developers to take financial responsibility for unsafe buildings and ensure the Grenfell-style cladding row in Manchester is never repeated.

Labour leader calls for National Cladding Taskforce

Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, has called for a National Cladding Taskforce to speed up the pace of removal of unsafe cladding from high rise residential properties. New figures from Labour suggest up to 11 million people are at risk from huge costs to remove unsafe cladding and from having unsellable properties.