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Roofing

Roofing firm announces “vital” factory investment

DUMFRIES and Galloway-based pitched roofing manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles has announced it is to make a half a million pound investment in its factory. The …

Having faith in the system

A landmark joint faith school campus, which brings pupils from both the Catholic and Jewish faiths together under one roof, specified a wide range of …

New accreditation for roofing sector announced

THE National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) has unveiled plans for a new accreditation scheme in a bid to boost skills in the sector. The new …

GMG completes hat-trick of youth employment prizes

GMG Contractors has called on other companies to follow its example of embracing youth and taking on apprentices after winning a top youth employment award for …

Over 100 jobs go as Lakesmere enters administration

Roofing and cladding specialist Lakesmere has gone into administration with the loss of 109 jobs. Richard Hawes and Nick Edwards of Deloitte have been …

Eco-friendly roof for Fife coastal home

THE owner of a self-build eco-house which overlooks the end of Burntisland beach front has opted for Catnic’s SSR standing seam roofing and cladding system. …

Automotive engineering inspires building products

By Brian Mack, technical business development manager, EJOT UK Ltd AS fastener manufacturers, our building products often benefit from having dedicated teams …

Time to shine a light on the ‘invisible illness’

Earlier this year, data released by the Office for National Statistics revealed the risk of suicide among low-skilled male labourers, particularly those …

Lanarkshire schools opt for Welsh Slate

A fourth primary school in South Lanarkshire has specified Welsh Slate for a challenging roof project. Some 53,000 dark blue grey slates from Welsh Slate’s …

The Quay to success

ROOFING and cladding specialist Curtis Moore scooped a trio of gongs at this year’s Kalzip Teamkal Network Awards. Part of the annual Teamkal Conference, a …

New roof is a breath of fresh air

A Mitsubishi Air Conditioning manufacturing facility in Livingston has been reroofed without any disruption to production. The retrofit contract was carried …

Education proves a hot topic for Lakesmere

LAKESMERE Group has been appointed to deliver the roofing and cladding packages on several education contracts across Scotland, including the new Windmill …

East Kilbride building finds ‘Key’ to success

AN East Kilbride building that started life as a youth club over 50 years ago has been undergoing an extensive roof refurbishment. Universal Connections East …

Turfing out traditional roofs

In recent years, green roofs have become increasingly popular throughout the UK, with industry experts estimating that the number of ‘gardens in the sky’ …

Seal of approval

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE SealEco Ltd has responded to the growing offsite market by moving to state-of-the-art premises in Wishaw complete with new fabrication …

Promise of certainty… guarantee or not?

By Mark Parsons, technical director at Russell Roof Tiles IT’S not only the ever-changing weather that’s a challenge to modern roofing – the mix and …

Glasgow development opts for single ply roof solution

A new social housing scheme on the banks of the Clyde specified a Protan engineered roofing solution. CRGP Architects has created a development, built by CBC, …

Much-needed Dundee homes near completion

300 new homes are nearing completion in Dundee as part of the local council’s plans to replace outdated properties. The development in Mill ‘O’ …

New apprentices help to tackle “greatest challenge”

FORSTER Roofing’s first female roofing apprentice is among the latest intake of apprentices at the firm’s Brechin-based Skills Academy. Adelle Martin, from …

Prefab solution for Brechin campus

THE new £26 million Brechin Community Campus has benefited from “unique” advanced roofing techniques, according to membrane manufacturer Protan. The …