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    Celebrating Construction Awards 2015

    EOS Facades are delighted to announce that they have been selected as finalists of not one, but three East Midlands Celebrating Construction Awards. EOS have been shortlisted for the following categories – ‘Innovation Award’, ‘Value Award’ and ‘BIM Project of the Year’ for their contribution to ‘The Barn, University of Nottingham.’

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    DI-NOC Architectural Finishes deliver first class results

    Innovatively crafted, decorative surface finishes from 3M have been used to refresh service counters as part of a Post Office Network Transformation Project involving 6,500 main and local category outlets.

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    Bright Prospects for Metro Dome Litter Bins

    Leafield Environmental is launching a new, economy Dome Top Metro litter bin that it claims is ideal for schools, colleges, commercial businesses and leisure use. Combining contemporary design with rugged practicality and great value from £120.

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    Sotech push industry boundaries with BSkyB’s Believe in Better Building.

    The newest addition to BSkyB’s head office campus was clad in Sotech’s signature Optima FC Secret Fix rainscreen system. Sotech, a leading rainscreen manufacturer based in the North East, utilised new manufacturing techniques to provide ACM panels of up to 5.2 metres long which is above the industry standard length, for BSkyB’s Believe in Better Building in London.

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    Low Carbon Construction

    Low Carbon Construction, based in Portsmouth, Hampshire, manufactures buildings, both residential and commercial, using Kingspan TEK SIPs (Structural Insulated Panels) in modular format. The modules, once constructed in our factory, are transported to any UK site and craned into position.

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    Pushing the Boundaries with Light Steel Frame

    As the government continues to set ambitious goals for the construction industry, there is a growing demand to construct faster, more sustainably and at a lower cost. But how can this be achieved? Light steel frame (LSF) has been revolutionising the construction industry for years, however recent technological advances in Building Information Modelling, and lean manufacturing means that LSF now offers an unparalleled freedom to construct faster and more accurately.

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    World’s largest passivhaus scheme uses Schöck

    The picturesque German city of Heidelberg is residentially very popular, but has no room for expansion, and the spectacular solution is to build a completely new district – the Bahnstadt.  The 286 acre area that was once Heidelberg’s rail freight yards sees a €2 billion initiative, claimed to be the largest passivhaus development anywhere.  By 2022 it will provide living space for around 5000 residents and all buildings, not just residential properties, will meet advanced passivhaus standards.  

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    Kyoto Garden Art Ltd

    Eco architecural decorative screens are made from 97% hardwood fibres & 3 % wax all bonded very strongly to make it weather proof guaranteed 2yrs, guaranteed not to Crack, Split, Warp, or delaminate.

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    New Online Waterproofing CPD

    Newton Waterproofing Systems recently filmed Commercial Director Toby Champion presenting the RIBA Approved Double Points CPD ‘Structural Waterproofing Design Strategies to BS8102:2009’ in our training facilities. The presentation is 20 minutes long and we are offering it to architects and specifiers as an alternative to booking a CPD at their premises.

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    Sika Introduces Dedicated Team for Major Construction Projects

    In order to offer architects, engineers, contractors and other specifiers dedicated support for large scale construction projects both in the UK and internationally, Sika Limited has launched a Major Projects Team.

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    Meridian Recycling Bin Goes Bag-less

    Plastic bags and sacks are increasingly becoming an issue whether in the context of supermarkets or in waste disposal and as a result, customers are starting to request bag-less options for their waste and recycling bins. In response, Leafield Environmental has introduced a bag-less option for its stylish and ever more popular Meridian Triple Envirobin.

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    Yeoman Shield Proves to be the Perfect Recipe for Restaurant Doors

    A staff restaurant run by catering company Gather & Gather in a prominent business centre in Leeds needed to solve the problem of damaged doors connecting the back of house kitchen area with the front of house dining area. Catering for staff employed by Blue Chip companies whose offices are housed in the centre, the restaurant finds itself very busy at all times throughout the day.

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    WATERSIDE REACH COMPLETED EARLY THANKS TO PERI SOLUTIONS

    Waterside Reach, a new residential development in Tonbridge, has been completed ahead of schedule thanks to the help of PERI Ltd. Ranging from five to seven storeys, the two residential apartments were completed three weeks ahead of schedule after the development’s contractors, Modebest, called upon PERI, the world’s largest provider and manufacturer of formwork and scaffolding systems, to deliver its formwork solutions.

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    10-10-10 for GEZE UK

    Just a year after its parent company celebrated its 150th successful year, GEZE UK, the UK’s leading manufacturer of door and window control systems, is itself celebrating a hat trick of anniversaries. Ten of the company’s staff have received 10 years’ long service awards in the 10th anniversary year of its Lichfield headquarters.

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    Yeoman Shield Leads the Way in Dementia Friendly Hospital

    Yeoman Shield were proud to supply Guardian Handrail, incorporating signage, to a pioneering scheme by Bradford Teaching Hospitals to provide a dementia friendly environment in their hospitals.

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