Comar 6EFT – Curtain walling

Due to demand from our Architectural and Fabricator clients, Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems are pleased to launch additional new mullions and transoms for their innovative Comar 6EFT Curtain Wall system, with the highest Ix and Iy values available on the... View Article

Halestem – Steel edging for hard landscaping

EverEdge Halestem is a galvanised, high tensile, steel angle edging, perfect for landscape contractors who need a robust 90⁰ edging system for use with tarmac, resin-bonded and paving surfaces. Designed specifically for use in all hard landscaping projects, the Halestem... View Article

Aperam stainless steel shingles for Borders rail link

Aperam UGINOX® TOP has been installed as shingles to provide a durable matt façade on the new £5.2m Galashiels Transport Interchange. Forming part of the highest profile rail restoration project in Scotland since the 1960’s Beeching closures, the ‘statement building’ is... View Article

Albany Court: It’s all in the lintel

When full service building company Randall Watts required a range of bespoke lintels for Albany Court, a new housing development in Essex – the team turned to Catnic. The trusted steel building component manufacturer had the expertise and capability to... View Article

CMS set to make waves with new Brodick Harbour contract

Window, door and curtain walling designer, manufacturer and installer, CMS Window Systems, has secured the contract to provide glazing solutions for the redevelopment of the ferry terminal at Brodick Harbour on the Isle of Arran. CMS’s contract comprises the fabrication... View Article

Multimesh… making wire work for you

Available in many different patterns, architectural wire mesh is woven using rigid wire, or a combination of rigid wire and braided wire cable where a more flexible mesh is required. The specifications are determined by varying the spacings between the... View Article

Metal Technology rises to the education challenge

Sitting on the grounds of Bruntsfield House, a Grade A-listed building, sympathetic design, which respected the past but looked to the future was an essential part of the design of the 1,150-pupil James Gillespie High School in Edinburgh. To achieve... View Article

Trench heating by Gunning

Trench heating and tubular radiators: Trench heating Normally used in offices and large buildings trench heating is now becoming very popular in domestic projects. Its unobtrusive design used mainly behind full glazed walls is the perfect solution for keeping warm... View Article

Specifiers go for gold with new ROCKPANEL® Metallics design

ROCKPANEL® Group is giving specifiers even greater creative freedom with the unveiling of a new eye-catching ROCKPANEL Metallics design. The mellow opulence of ROCKPANEL Metallics Gold will equip architects with an even greater choice of façade cladding boards, inspiring them... View Article

Aluminium to replicate competing hard metal finishes

The alu-fx Patina ‘Timeless Collection’ from ALM (HM) fills a gap in the metal facade and roofing market by providing aluminium with a ‘high end aesthetic’ at low cost. The six alu-fx finishes are all available from stock at ALM... View Article

21st century aluminium facades from ALM

The alu-fx® Patina ‘Timeless Collection’ from ALM (HM) fills a gap in the metal facade and roofing markets by providing aluminium with a ‘high end aesthetic’ at low cost. The vast array of colours available in traditional aluminium has always... View Article

Levolux is making the grade in the USA

The new Essex Technical High School in Massachusetts, USA harnesses the latest building technology, including a striking external Infiniti Fin solar shading solution from Levolux, to deliver a first class environment for students and teachers alike. Opening in September 2014, this revolutionary... View Article