In a bid to provide a cost-effective, ‘no fuss’ alternative to steel mesh-reinforced structural topping installations, Sika has launched a new steel fibre solution.

CPD advises specifiers on fire protection requirements for structural steel sections

Global building product manufacturer, Sika, has appointed Tom Forsyth as General Manager, a role that will see him build on the continued growth of the company across its multiple UK markets.

In response to the construction industry’s drive to build a more sustainable future, Sika’s Roofing experts are hosting a live online launch event for its new Green Roof systems on 1 June 2021. All attendees will be in with a chance of winning their very own bee hotel.

HARDROCK® UB34 provides a purpose design solution for parapet walls and upstands.

The virtual 3D cityscape aims to inspire design, save time and lead to faster decision making.

It’s one of the most important considerations in new-build architecture – whether to finish the property with a pitched or flat roof. But it’s also a decision that inspires hotly-contested discussions on the pros and cons of each option, with advances in materials meaning the choice is wider than ever. In this article, George King, Divisional Managing Director at SIG Exteriors, gets to the heart of the debate, and looks at the solutions currently available to architects and specifiers.

The UK construction sector has not traditionally been a bastion of equal rights for women. However, that situation is changing, argues Gillian Thomson, Branch Manager at cladding specialist MSP (Scotland), part of the Vivalda Group.

Gareth Clements, Commercial Director at Rumpus PR, discusses the importance of contractors evolving their PR and marketing efforts to remain relevant, responsive and engaging.

Last year a new version of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM 2015) was introduced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). These regulations affect almost everybody involved in construction, from clients and designers to suppliers and contractors, and are applied to all sites.

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