CPA hits the road again

The Corrosion Prevention Association (CPA) is offering two free CPD seminars on Structural Asset Protection and Repair this Autumn. The events will be held at Birmingham Motorcycle Museum on 17 September 2013 and the Glasgow Marriott Hotel on Wednesday 30... View Article

Welsh slate helps to rebuild earthquake city

The roofs of two historic buildings in Christchurch, New Zealand, are being renovated with Welsh Slate. The first of five containers of Welsh Slate is due to arrive shortly in New Zealand to help in what is dubbed as one... View Article

Wyckham Blackwell offers new timber frame hause

West Midlands timber engineering specialist, Wyckham Blackwell, has introduced a new high specification range of timber frame kits for its rapidly expanding timber frame business, WB Timber Innovations Ltd. Taking inspiration from Wolf Systems, which designs and manufactures the complete... View Article

SWA members ready for part L revisions

Members of the Steel Window Association (SWA) have invested further in the development of the W40 system in order to keep pace with the expected revisions to Part L of the Building Regulations. It is anticipated that the requirement for... View Article

N&C have a clear ‘burning’ passion for building works

You may have heard in the headlines recently about the £200m building, nicknamed ‘walkie talkie’, located in the financial district of London, Fenchurch Street. The semi-built, 37 storey masterpiece has been causing a stir as it has been reflecting immense... View Article

Aquabocci zero threshold door drains

Creating that perfect balance of feeling both inside and outside your own home at the same time with the use of bi-fold doors on to your patio, garden or balcony is not easy. Not only does it take a skilled... View Article

Pilkington Pyroclear® opens doors for architects

Pilkington Pyroclear® has been given the seal of approval by Certifire, for use with steel and timber frames. This standard certifies that the glass is accordance with the technical Schedule TS25 – Fire Resisting Glass, Glazing Systems and Glazing Materials.... View Article

Ancon’s new App makes choosing wall ties simple

Structural fixings specialist, Ancon, has launched a new Cavity Wall Tie Product Selector App in response to the growing use of smartphones and tablets in the construction industry. The new App, which is available for both iPhone and Android handsets,... View Article