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Gilberts louvres help double feed mill production capacity

The feed processing safety at the largest UK farmer-owned dairy co-operative is being protected via Gilberts’ patented ventilation design.

A stunning Finish from Metalline

Working in close co-operation with building envelope and façade contractor Colorminium, Metalline has produced a range of bespoke 3D twisted fins that will take centre stage on the exterior of the redeveloped Minories Hotel in London.

Freefoam celebrates 30-year anniversary

Freefoam Building Products, manufacturer of PVC-U and PVC-UE building products, is celebrating 30 years of trading in 2020.

Picture frame finish from Metalline

Metalline has worked closely with MTW Architectural to ensure that all materials were delivered on time and to exact specification for the recently done up Unit 25 Cambridge Science Park.

Makita launches new ratchet wrench

Makita’s has released a new cordless ratchet wrench which can be used on a wide range of applications while being ideal for accessing tight spaces, ensuring optimum efficiency and operator productivity.

An education in multitasking and innovation

The iconic 8,500m2 former Herman Miller factory on the banks of the Kennet and Avon Canal in Bath has been transformed into a new School of Art and Design for Bath Spa University with the help of some innovative thinking by Structura UK.

Colour me any shade other than grey

Dare to venture beyond the grey? That is the challenge being thrown out by Gilberts, to brighten British buildingscapes, particularly where large banks of louvres are involved.

NFRC publishes the latest edition of the ‘Blue Book’

This latest edition includes 52 detailed drawings, plus working calculations, and has been revised by the NFRC’s technical team, with the help of contributing members of the NFRC Sheeting & Cladding Technical Committee and other stakeholders.

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.