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Roofing and cladding contract awarded at £45m Meadowbank sports centre

CURTIS Moore (Cladding Systems) has announced it has been awarded the roofing and cladding contract for the new £45 million Meadowbank Sports Complex in...

Scots youngsters get lessons in traditional building skills

SECONDARY school pupils got to sample traditional building skills recently at a special event outside the Scottish Parliament. The event - part of Construction Scotland’s...
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Traditionally-styled home goes with flow

MARLEY Alutec has revealed its Evolve Deepflow aluminium rainwater system, with custom manufactured components, has been used to achieve a ‘traditional look and superior...
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GRP can be plastic fantastic

By Andy Fell, Dryseal manager Hambleside Danelaw PLASTIC roofing - not an obvious choice for environmental construction. With climate change becoming a hot topic, the...
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Green education doesn’t go to waste

By Janice Tyler, environmental and supply chain manager at BriggsAmasco EACH year, poor design and site management leads to approximately 13% of all solid materials...
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Guard of honour for Livingston shopping site

TRAD Safety Systems has supplied and installed 800 linear metres of its new Edgeguard permanent roof edge protection system across ten roofs at shopping...
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Roof upgrade makes a splash in Tollcrosss

OWNED by Glasgow City Council and operated by Glasgow Life, Tollcross International Swimming Centre has been the venue for a number of high-profile swimming...
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Time to put training at the top of the list

As the Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA) expands training provision in Scotland, Mark Thornton, SPRA training manager, shares his views on the importance of...
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Welsh Slate chosen for Glasgow hospice

WELSH Slate was specified for the new £21 million Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park. The building features Welsh Slate’s Penrhyn...
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Robertson to ‘raise the roof’ in Inverness

CONTRACTOR Robertson will be quite literally ‘raising the roof’ on a project in Inverness next week. Robertson Homes will be utilising a 150-ton crane to...

Innovation was the name of the game at RCI Show 2019

MANY of the biggest names in the roofing, cladding and insulation sectors made their way to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena in late March for the...

New Metrotile sales chief looks to explore offsite opportunities

JIM O’Hara has been appointed sales manager for Scotland and Ireland at lightweight steel roofing specialist Metrotile. An experienced roofing sector specialist, Jim was previously...

Kelso school roof is a class apart

NORTHERN Irish roofing and cladding firm Thornton has recently completed work on a striking roofing structure at a Scottish primary school. The Antrim-based business was...

Innovation by design

Ronan Brunton, SPRA (Single Ply Roofing Association) technical manager, discusses the key points set out in the latest version of the SPRA Design Guide...

Russell pitches in to meet latest standards

PITCHED roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles has enhanced its dry-fix roof solutions to be fully compliant with the latest standards and regulation revisions.  The...

Trade show to shine a light on industry issues

THE RCI (Roofing, Cladding & Insulation) Show is back for 2019. The dedicated trade event for the roofing, cladding and insulation industry will turn its...

Rooflights help to create bright future for e-retailers

As demand for warehouse space increases, Adrian Lukic, sales director at Brett Martin, explores the advantages of installing rooflights in wide span buildings THE demand...

Bilco ‘hatches’ a successful plan for historic castle project

SPONSORED ARTICLE BLAIR Castle is located near the village of Blair Atholl in Perthshire and is one of Scotland's most famous landmarks. The category A-listed...

NFRC Scots award winners raise the roof

PERTH-based single ply roofing contractor AIM Developments is celebrating after scooping a gong at the recent NFRC Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Awards...

New town is slated for success

THREE housebuilders have installed Cupa Pizarras’ Heavy 3 slate on roofs at the new £1 billion town of Chapelton, which is being built near...