CPD advises specifiers on fire protection requirements for structural steel sections

Hundreds of square metres of 9mm Magply boards are currently being installed on an apartment development close to Reading’s commercial centre, after the specialist package contractor involved proposed the high performance MgO panel as an alternative to the original product specified, representing a value engineering solution.

Leviat, world leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry, has launched a revolutionary new thermally efficient Ancon windpost designed to minimise thermal bridging in masonry cavity walls.

If you work on any construction project, you will notice certain manufacturers’ brands. Whether it is for insulation, lintels, bricks or thermostatic radiator valves, there is a reason why they are there; it has not happened by chance.

One of the largest structures so far to make use of Marmox Thermoblock’s unique combination of load-carrying and insulating properties is currently taking shape in Swanley, Kent, in a major leisure development for Sevenoaks District Council.

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.

Southern Industrial Roofing has installed over 2,000m2 of ROCKWOOL HARDROCK® Multi-Fix Dual Density at the new-build Cobham Free School, Surrey. Meeting a complex warm flat roof specification, ROCKWOOL delivered a non-combustible solution with proven acoustic and thermal performance.

Widely specified for its fire resistance and all round stability in the cladding build-up to apartment blocks as well as a render backer and sheathing board, IPP’s highly versatile Magply boards have been employed by a regional developer as a fireproof sarking board beneath traditional thatched roofing for a development in a beautiful Dorset village. .

Magply has appointed Philip Fergusson as its new Sales and Marketing manager for the IPP Roofing Division to the company.

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