Air services provider dnata has opened a new £30m high bay facility at Manchester Airport to help its expanding cargo handling business in the UK.

The fire protection of critical movement joints within the main floor slabs of the new Midland Metropolitan University Hospital in Birmingham has consumed some 1,000 linear metres of Titan Lite 120/60, as a well proven and widely specified passive fire protection product.

Steel has a very high conductivity when compared with other construction materials In structures where steel elements are connected to other steel components, or where they penetrate the insulated envelope, careful design consideration is required if thermal bridging is to be avoided.

Schöck will have a new look from January 2021. Innovation has always been a key part of the company’s philosophy and the new branding is intended to represent a more authoritative and contemporary look going into the new decade.

A new team at materials supplier James Latham is setting out to connect architects, designers and specifiers with the most innovative and exciting products on the market today.

Modern construction programmes place great demands on products and today’s floor screed systems are no exception, needing to be fast, strong, safe - and able to cope with the rigorous techniques and methods undertaken throughout the UK.

Facilities designed to be visited or occupied by people who are extra sensitive to the effects of bacteria and contamination need to pay careful attention to several design and maintenance factors to provide a safe environment with optimised hygiene levels.

Powdertech Wood Finish has recently been used in a project where replicating the natural aesthetics of wood was a particularly important objective. Baptist Health and MD Anderson have partnered to create a new $184 million cancer centre in Jacksonville, Florida, focused on treating all forms of adult cancer.

There has been a major shift in the materials sector as specifiers select new products to reflect the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. According to James Latham, there was a noticeable difference in sales and enquiries for certain product lines in 2020 when compared with previous years.

TG Escapes unique eco-buildings combine innovative design with the natural beauty of wood and glass. We use traditional materials with sophisticated technology to create a standalone space with a difference. Our personal and complete service allows us to create the perfect building to suit the clients individual needs and we can adapt our design to fit most locations.

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