• Specification validation service is developed by Gilberts Blackpool

    Specification validation service is developed by Gilberts Blackpool

    A specification validation service has been developed by Gilberts Blackpool to help ensure the practical and aesthetic longevity of screening louvres. Gilberts Blackpool, one of Britain’s leading independent manufacturers of screening and ventilation louvres, has developed the service to enable specifiers to be assured, from the outset, that the material, finish and format of the

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  • The Macallan’s pioneering new distillery installs Flowcrete UK flooring

    The Macallan’s pioneering new distillery installs Flowcrete UK flooring

    The new distillery for luxury whisky brand The Macallan has installed a variety of Flowcrete UK floors to create surfaces that would reflect its visual identity and maintain the functional properties required to produce this iconic Scottish spirit. When Edrington, the international spirits group that owns The Macallan, decided to build a £140 million facility

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  • Amtico Colour Anchor makes a splash

    Amtico Colour Anchor makes a splash

    Leading flooring manufacturer Amtico has launched Colour Anchor, a stunning new palette of carpet tiles that provides designers and specifiers with a wider range of possibilities for commercial interiors. Consisting of 15 different shades, from neutrals to brights, the versatile tiles are the perfect accompaniment to Amtico’s existing carpet collection, while offering more playful and

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  • Helifix helps preserve historic Titanic dock pump house

    Helifix helps preserve historic Titanic dock pump house

    Helifix non-disruptive and concealed masonry repair systems have been installed on the large pump house adjacent to the historic 850 feet long Thompson Graving Dock in Belfast, where Titanic and its sister ship Olympia were both fitted out. Opened in 1911, this long terrace of gabled brick buildings required major structural repairs and stabilisation due

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  • Ancon further enhances its Shearfix stud-rail calculation program

    Ancon further enhances its Shearfix stud-rail calculation program

    Ancon has released an enhanced version of its popular Shearfix design software that enables engineers to maintain a flat concrete slab at column heads by reinforcing the area against punching shear with a CARES-approved, prefabricated, stud-rail system. This Eurocode 2 compliant software automatically calculates the optimum design of Shearfix punching shear reinforcement for virtually any

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  • Mapei makes additions to Dream Team range of levelling compounds

    Mapei makes additions to Dream Team range of levelling compounds

    Mapei introduce Latexplan NA, a two-part, fast setting, smoothing and levelling compound to the ever popular ‘ Dream Team ’ range of levelling compounds. Latexplan NA is a two-part, fast-setting, moisture tolerant, cement based levelling compound, suitable for levelling differences in thickness between 3mm to 10mm in one application on new and existing substrates. A

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