UK leading Manufacturer of Type C Cavity Drainage Systems, Delta Membrane Systems are revolutionising the waterproofing sector with the launch of the MS 500 Fire retardant system.
Mapei’s Mapegrout SV T is a quick-setting and hardening thixotropic mortar for repairing concrete slabs, both flat and sloped, and for repairing concrete elements such as drains and urban fixtures.
Following the recent publication of its white paper on unitised facade builds, Sapphire Balconies examines this growing trend and the technical considerations to bear in mind when designing this type of external building envelope with balconies.
How grooved solutions have been making contractors and engineers reimagine the way they construct risers in vertical buildings.
HAURATON’s new web-based application ‘DesignSoftware’ provides construction industry professionals with quick, simple hydraulic analysis, channel sizing, project design and product specification for the company’s range of surface drainage systems (for landscape, commercial and civils projects) whilst working on their own desk-top computers, laptops and tablets.
Kao London One, situated at the heart of the London-Stansted-Cambridge corridor, is one of the UK’s most advanced data centres. The facility features state-of-the-art technology, offering world class capabilities for a variety of local, national and international data driven industries such as media, banking and retail. In the UK, data centres are classed as critical infrastructure, where a breach can have severe consequences on public safety and service availability, consequently, they must be protected against a range of cyber and physical threats including sabotage, terrorism and trespassing.
Criminal ram raids cost the public and private sectors millions of pounds in damages every year. But, up until now, there has been no tested and proven standard for an assured security product to protect against this risk. Roger Knight, Marshalls’ Head of New Product Development and Engineering for Landscape Protection, explains what the new PAS 170 standard will provide and the benefits for businesses and government organisations.
Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading fully integrated environmental and waste management company, has commissioned Zaha Hadid Architects to build its new headquarters in Sharjah, UAE, following the 2013 international competition.
As the fight against climate change gains momentum, new technologies are challenging the status quo in construction. However, the regular emergence of new disruptors such as energy storage means it can be difficult to keep a good overview of the solutions available. Here Ivo Arnús, Business Development Director at Norvento UK, looks at how specifiers can use this leap forward in the energy sector to their advantage – and design truly future-proof, self-sufficient, intelligent buildings in the process.
Officially opened in July 2009 the 26,500 seat Cardiff City Stadium is at the heart of major new infrastructure project in Leckwith, located to the West of the Welsh Capital.