Anchors away for new Army sailing facilities!

This spring the Army Inshore Sail Training Centre, situated on Thorney Island in the heart of Chichester harbour, will benefit from a £1m extension to their existing facilities. This new centre will provide en-suite accommodation for army and service personnel... View Article

Getting to grips with door hardware

The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) has introduced an innovative new development in its respected education portfolio: the Foundation Module in Hardware. The new module – with online learning and examination so it can be completed at any pace –... View Article

On Your Bike: WSP to lead ‘Birmingham Cycle Revolution

WSP has been appointed as lead consultant for Birmingham’s new cycling network infrastructure. WSP’s appointment follows the launch of the transport plan for the region, the Birmingham Mobility Action Plan (BMAP), which was launched by Sir Albert Bore, Leader of... View Article

greenteQ pulling power from VBH

Hardware distributor VBH has added stainless steel pull handles to the greenteQ hardware range. The series was developed by VBH in Germany, where doors are commonly fitted with key operated (wind-up) locks and pull handles have long been used in... View Article

Roofing Contractors forum

The A.Proctor Group Ltd recently held a Roofing Contractors forum, bringing together those from throughout the UK who were keen to share experiences and knowledge. Education is key within the industry and an understanding of the current technologies and differences... View Article

Klober roofing airtightness demonstrations at Ecobuild

Klober, on stands N540G alongside the NFRC, will be demonstrating how roofing airtightness and solar installation accessories can help achieve high CSH and BREEAM ratings. SAP calculation and condensation risk analysis services are available to support use of specialised products... View Article

Experience the lap of luxury at the Surface Design Show

The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) is pleased to announce the guest speaker for its ‘Working Portrait’ talk at this year’s Surface Design Show taking place on Wednesday 5 February between 1-2pm, will be Charles Leon, former Chairman of... View Article

New President for The Institution of Structural Engineers

Nick Russell, Director of Thomasons UK, has been appointed the 94th President of The Institution of Structural Engineers. The new President gave his inaugural address during a ceremony at the headquarters of the Institution in London on 17 January 2014.... View Article

Ultrascape exhibiting at Ecobuild

Ecobuild celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with several exciting new plans, featuring mortar paving specialist Ultrascape, for the first time. Each year Ecobuild hosts the most comprehensive showcase of sustainable construction products in the world. In light of this,... View Article

Mindscapes for design

What do technology and poetry have in common? How does innovative design reach the public? How do companies manage to renew and reinvent themselves again and again? Where is editorial design headed in digital times? These and other questions will... View Article

Schueco fire-protection systems provide the complete solution

Despite the overwhelming need for effective fire-protection in system-built façades, windows and doors, few companies possess a range that is comprehensive enough to provide a complete solution. The exception is Schueco UK whose suite of fire-rated aluminium systems can satisfy... View Article

Ecobuild showcase for Smart

Once again, commercial systems specialist Smart Architectural Aluminium will have a dominant presence at Ecobuild, with the company showcasing a number of new and existing products at the exhibition, as well as presenting its sustainability credentials. A six metre run... View Article