Innovative Ancon rebar connectors used in iconic Russian skyscraper

Innovative and quick-to-install reinforcing bar couplers from Ancon replace time-consuming lapped joints and minimise reinforcement congestion in the gigantic concrete superstructure of Europe’s tallest building; the 87-floor, 462m high helicoidal Lakhta Tower in St. Petersburg. The use of Ancon’s high-performance... View Article

Celebrating 25 years of excellence in the UK

Construction connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie is celebrating 25 years in the UK, helping people build safer, stronger homes and structures. Simpson launched its European operations from well-established beginnings in America, where founder Barclay Simpson created his first joist hanger back... View Article

Miena: fine-edged washbasin bowls from Kaldewei

Kaldewei have produced yet another iconic bathroom design with the Miena washbasin bowls. The washbasin bowls, designed by Anke Salomon, are made of superior single layer of steel enamel combining the highest standards of minimalist design with a unique fine-edged... View Article

Open up new possibilities with Senior’s aluminium doors

Senior Architectural Systems is helping specifiers get a handle on selecting the most appropriate door system for their project thanks to its recently extended product range and technical support packages. Benefitting from the recent launch of the new PURe® Commercial... View Article

C-TEC safeguards award-winning care home

Northern Ireland’s first ‘lifestyle inspired care home’ is being protected by C-TEC’s innovative life-safety systems. Designed by Bailie Associates, installed by Turner Electrical NI and supplied and commissioned by Fire NI, the systems provide the highest levels of protection for residents... View Article

Nordic Copper inside and out

A strong, decorative approach to copper cladding for both internal and external surfaces – combining three different Nordic Copper products from Aurubis – defines the redevelopment of Onslow House, a prominent commercial headquarters building in the heart of Guildford. Interior... View Article

Vortice launches void mounted centralised extract unit

Vortice Limited is delighted to introduce the new Vort Platt HCS, compact centralised mechanical ventilation unit into its range. Vortice understands that maintaining a good indoor air quality especially in student accommodation is paramount and has therefore launched the Vort... View Article

Flotex® Colour: Smart. Innovative. Colourful

Forbo Flooring Systems has refreshed its Flotex Colour collection with the addition of a new design and format, as well as an array of new colours that are inspired by the moods and illuminating and spectral shades of cities around... View Article

Havwoods set to impress at CDW 2019

International wood flooring brand, Havwoods is excited to be participating in this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week, between the 21 – 23 May 2019. Located on Great Sutton Street, the brand’s flagship Clerkenwell showroom is nestled within the city’s iconic creative... View Article

Multi-generational living? Don’t forget the toilet

One issue not generally discussed when talking about multi-generational households is the bathroom – access to, and use of. It’s a growing problem for the households. But it provides potential increase in sales for all involved in the business of... View Article

The Winn Building opens at Eastbourne College

Mr David Winn OBE, chairman of leading corrosion prevention and sealing specialists, Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd, has been recognised for his ongoing support of Eastbourne College with a building on campus named in his honour. The Winn Building is... View Article

Practical points – SterlingOSB Zero StrongFix

How does SterlingOSB Zero StrongFix compare to ply? SterlingOSB Zero can be used for all the same structural applications that plywood can be used for, and as SterlingOSB Zero is made in the UK, the finished board is very competitively... View Article

Marley Alutec launches Elite new roof outlet range

Marley Alutec, the UK’s leading aluminium rainwater system manufacturer, has launched Elite, an innovative multi-purpose flat roof and balcony drainage system that is compatible with all waterproofing membranes and roof build-ups. The launch is supported by the introduction of a... View Article