All Structures articles

  • News

    Steel lintels

    2012-08-03T00:00:00Z

    Catnic, manufacturer of steel lintels and building products, has provided 96 lintels for the new residential development at Windsor Court, in Filey, North Yorkshire.

  • News

    Tree support

    2011-05-13T00:00:00Z

    Greenleaf Urban Tree and Landscape Products has launched a soil structure module that is designed to encourage tree root growth and provide support for paved areas located above the roots

  • News

    Embankment retaining solution

    2011-05-13T00:00:00Z

    Recycled plastic products specialist, i-plas, has launched an embankment retaining solution called Ecocrib

  • Specifier products
    News

    Multi-joint connector

    2011-05-13T00:00:00Z

    Ancon has added a shear load connector for expansion joints in large, ground bearing concrete floor slabs.

  • News

    Controlled set concrete

    2011-05-13T00:00:00Z

    Cemex has launched a rapid hardening, controlled set concrete

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    News

    Cavity closer

    2011-05-13T00:00:00Z

    Cavity Trays has launched a cavity closer suitable for cavities up to 330mm wide.

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    Semi-permanent buildings

    2011-05-13T00:00:00Z

    Temporary structures specialist, Neptunus, has launched what it says is the most energy efficient semi-permanent structure on the market.

  • News

    Integrated basement walls and slab

    2011-05-13T00:00:00Z

    Integrated insulation and structural foundation specialist, Insulslab SFRC, has developed a system that integrates basement walls with the slab

  • News

    Timber frame apartments

    2011-05-13T00:00:00Z

    Cygnum has supplied the timber frame for 12 apartment blocks on the former site of Oaklands College in St Albans.

  • News

    Lightweight kerb

    2011-03-11T00:00:00Z

    Charcon’s kerb weighs less than 6kg, is made from 88% recycled material and highly durable

  • News

    Closed panel timber frames

    2011-02-25T00:00:00Z

    Timber frame manufacturer Cygnum will unveil a closed panel timber frame system that incorporates cellulose insulation, at Ecobuild

  • News

    Prefabricated steel frame

    2011-02-18T00:00:00Z

    Elliott Offsite Building Solutions has completed a multipurpose building at Hayes School in Bromley.

  • News

    Kingspan receives Eurocode accreditation

    2011-02-18T00:00:00Z

    Kingspan has received structural Eurocode accreditation for its purlins and rails, meaning it can now offer CE marked products. The CE marked range makes Kingspan the first UK manufacturer to receive accreditiaion for this type of product.

  • News

    Hard landscaping

    2011-02-11T00:00:00Z

    Landscaping specialist Marshalls has announced six new products. These include Coach House walling which is intended to create a historical look and complements the firm’s Coach House paving range. Natural stone includes Indian Black Limestone which the company says is ethically sourced and sorted by hand for the best colour ...

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    Masonry construction

    2010-05-14T00:00:00Z

    H+H’s full-storey aircrete construction system has been used by Miller Homes to create a residence that complies with level six of the Code for Sustainable Homes

  • Features

    Specialist costs steel and concrete

    2010-04-01T00:00:00Z

    The structures trades have been some of the hardest hit by the recession. Simon Rawlinson and Mark Lacey of Davis Langdon examine how specialist contractors and the supply chain have faced up to the challenges

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    First images: Brookfield's Elephant & Castle tower takes shape

    2010-03-08T15:53:00Z

    Building goes on site at London's tallest residential tower, nicknamed 'the razor', and finds out about the challenges created by its three integrated wind turbines

  • News

    Sealing foam for timber frames

    2009-07-31T00:00:00Z

    Foam tapes manufacturer Iso-Chemie has introduced a sealing tape aimed at the timber-frame housing market

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    Floor and roof system

    2009-07-31T00:00:00Z

    Finnforest has introduced Kerto-Ripa, an open or pre-insulated closed-panel construction system for a range of applications including schools, commercial and leisure buildings

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    Timber closed-panel system

    2009-07-31T00:00:00Z

    Masonite engineered timber I-Joists, used as part of the Tradis closed-panel wall and roof system, have been selected for a development of four luxury low-energy homes near Penrith by the developer Eden Frame