There is, rightly, a continuing trend towards sustainability and sustainable design being spearheaded by forward-thinking architects and designers and building product manufacturers all keen to minimise waste in the construction industry.

Keeping our children safe at school is uppermost in the minds of parents, teachers and education leaders - never before have good ventilation and touch free hygiene products been so high on the agenda.

Time after time the culprit is the fasteners; nails working loose over time, leading to expensive callbacks.

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.

An Advanced fire alarm control panel has been selected to protect Marsham House, a high-end apartment building in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire.

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.

When Plymouth Council wanted to repair, clean and protect their main office building at West Hoe Road, a Mapei concrete repair system finished with Mapei Elastocolor Paint was chosen for its proven durability and performance. Following the successful completion of Opal Villas apartment building across town, the Mapei system was the sensible choice.

Specialist Civil and Structural Repair company, Resitech Limited, were asked by Akelius Residential Limited to undertake a condition survey of the floor slabs at Leigh Court, Hammersmith, London. The floor slabs of the 5-storey building were constructed in a traditional 1890 – 1920 steel filler joist and a clinker concrete infill. The building was to be developed, refurbished and to undergo a change of use.

Tyman plc, the parent company of Access 360, has announced this morning that it intends to pay back £2.3m received in 2020 under the UK Government’s Job Retention Scheme. The payment will be made in full before year end.

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