Polypipe tops the class in new college development

A new centre for Environmental Technologies, at East Kent College, has benefitted from a bespoke geocellular drainage solution from Polypipe, the UK’s leading manufacturer of plastic sustainable drainage and water management products. Working closely with groundworker Stevens Construction from an... View Article

Tensar takes 20 year wind farm celebration to RenewableUK 2013

Tensar International, a global leader in soil-reinforcement and ground stabilisation technology, is celebrating 20 years of working on some of the world’s most challenging and prestigious wind farm projects by sharing its expertise, and some refreshments, with visitors to the... View Article

First global BIM kitemark launched

RICS has developed the first BIM Manager Certification in response to industry need for a universal standard on which to assess the skills of construction professionals in using BIM (Building Information Modelling). As BIM continues to dominate processes across the... View Article

Draks answers call for luxurious leather in wardrobe doors

Renowned for innovative wardrobe and room divider solutions, Draks has introduced the ultimate in leather-effect doors in answer to demand from housebuilders, boutique hotels and discerning homeowners. Made in Draks’ manufacturing plant in Oxfordshire, the new Woodstock leather-effect door is... View Article

Ellis Furniture launches Hydra Chocolate Grey

As part of this season’s launch of new bathroom products from leading manufacturer Ellis Furniture, the popular Hydra range has welcomed the addition of two new door finishes: Chocolate Grey and Cirrus, both of which offer a warm and welcoming... View Article

Apollo Fire Detectors launches new EN54-11 approved Manual Call Points

Apollo’s new, extensive collection of EN54-11:2001 compliant Manual Call Points has been designed and manufactured exclusively in-house by the company’s team of industry-leading experts, engineers and technicians. Currently available in XP95, Discovery and Waterproof variants, the new call points feature... View Article

Tubosider recruits David Kyle for Scotland and NE

David Kyle is the new Scotland and north-east England area manager for Tubosider UK, the construction industry’s no.1 supplier of steel-formed water management systems for attenuation, drainage, harvesting and recycling. At 41, David joins Tubosider with years of experience in... View Article

Oscar Elite acoustic plaster selected for Grand Designs

Oscar Acoustics’ new super smooth Oscar Elite acoustic plaster was selected by Audrey Lovelock for her Grand Designs project in Holland Park to control echo within the main double height kitchen and dining area. Audrey, having selected hard minimal surfaces... View Article

EWI system provides assured thermal performance

Knauf Marmorit’s Warm Wall Energy is an external wall insulation system that incorporates an innovative tongued and grooved expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulant that not only makes it simple to apply but also provides assured thermal performance by eliminating the risk... View Article