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This method utilises a technique where sections of buildings can be made offsite and then shipped directly to the building site can be quickly craned into position and bolted together Read more

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VinylPlus

Brigitte Dero (left) describes the label as "game changing"

The new ‘Product Label’ aimed the building and construction industries is designed to make it simpler for customers, specifiers and markets to identify the best performing and most sustainable PVC building and construction products. Read more

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BPF Pipes

New guidance from the BPF Pipes Group aims to help those specifying for brownfield sites

The BPF Pipes Group has issued guidance on the use of plastic pipes in brownfield sites to support drainage designers and housing developers. Read more

Industry News

PPI

Plumbing systems that combine copper with PP-R piping materials are appropriate as long as the flow rate within the copper components is not excessive, according to the Plastics Pipe Institute.

The trade association has announced the publication of a technical document related to the proper integration of copper tubing and components with Random Copolymerised Polypropylene (PP-R) piping materials for plumbing applications. Read more

Industry News

DBOX for CORE - 120 Fenchurch st - Hero

DBOX

Polypipe Terrain is to supply the water management system to one of London’s most recognisable commercial developments. Read more

Industry News

Specifying the right plastic pipes for the future of UK infrastructure

With plastic pipes and infrastructure having expected lifespans of 100 years, Derek Muckle says that now is the time for action on product specifications and skills training to ensure pipefitters have the right knowledge for years to come. Read more

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PolyOne

ECCOH flame retardant, non-halogen materials from PolyOne help manufacturers meet CPR standards for fire safety.

PolyOne’s latest ECCOH non-halogen, flame-retardant polymers polymers are helping wire and cable manufacturers meet new European Union (EU) construction product regulations (CPR). Read more

Materials

Big Bear has manufactured the RoofaRack, a new box designed for builders. Read more

Materials

Olympic construction from Evonik uses Plexiglas in naturally lit entrance hall. Read more

Industry News

High-performance insulation material has huge potential for architects and designers. Read more

Industry News

VIP has enjoyed increased demand from French builders' merchants for its flexible pipe couplings. Read more

Industry News

Pipe couplings for hostile environments are available from Cambridgeshire's VIP Polymers. Read more

Industry News

Scottish Water asked Asset International to provide pipes for water storage in Rutherglen, and Weholite HDPE was up to the job. Read more

Environment

A large-scale engineering project undertaken to protect the city of Venice and the Venetian Lagoon from rising tides has used elastomeric seals from Trelleborg as part of the installation. Read more

Materials

The BASF-bomb shelter – a new home for combined divisions to aid coworking on customer’s projects. Read more

Industry News

Wall panels with a Covestro polyurethane core are improving the insulation properties of cheap prefabricated houses, ideal for displaced communities in war and disaster areas. Read more

Materials

Americk Packaging, part of the Saica Group, has built a new innovation centre at its facility in Wigan. Read more

Industry News

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Sunderland AFC, Faulkners

Sunderland AFC are adding a community sports facility to the Stadium of Light on Wearside, with a PVC fabric roof over the six storey 'Beacon of Light’ created by J & J Carter. Read more

Industry News

UK-based PVC compounder, Dugdale, says it is experiencing “brisk demand” for its range of newly formulated PVC compounds that comply with the recent changes in building standards regulations. Read more

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