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Donaldson Group launches online roof truss ordering service

THE Donaldson Group is introducing a new online roof truss ordering service called Donaldson Direct. The timber specialist said the new platform provides a 'simple...

Roof tile manufacturer embarks on weighty charity challenge

PITCHED roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles has embarked on a sponsored weight loss as the firm's first charity challenge of 2023. Taking place between...

Looking beyond compliance in cladding specification

Brian G Newell, founder and CEO of cladding specialist, Shackerley, discusses the need for cladding specification decisions to be made based on a full...
Marley takes a lead to put BIM on the slate map

Marley takes a lead to put BIM on the slate map

Marley Eternit has launched a BIM (building information modelling) service for fibre cement slates. Called BIM Space and available through its web site, the service...

Sweet result for historic building

A full roof refurbishment has helped preserve a famous chocolate works. The historic Terry’s Chocolate Factory - a Grade II listed building which opened in...
Opening doors to Edinburgh’s building heritage

Opening doors to Edinburgh’s building heritage

The Edinburgh Festival brings hundreds of thousands of visitors to the city each summer to feast on jazz, comedy, theatre, avant-garde art and everything...

Watertight roof solution brings peace of mind to new residents

BriggsAmasco, has provided a “complex” waterproofing system to ensure a new multi-million pound residential complex remains protected against the risk of water ingress for...
Previously used by Dundee College, the building will become a centre for gymnastic excellence in Tayside and Fife and provide the facilities to give the area’s gymnasts the opportunity to reach their full potential in the build-up to the Games. The Dick McTaggart Centre is named after the boxer who won Commonwealth gold in 1958.

Boxing clever aids gymnastics hopes

A Dundee building that had fallen into disuse has been rescued in time to play an important part in preparations for Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games...
Transport projects show Kalzip is streets ahead

Transport projects show Kalzip is streets ahead

Kalzip’s aluminium standing seam system has been used to great effect in two new bus stations in the English Midlands. The first, at Stoke-on-Trent,...

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 Community Campus...
ENTRIES have now closed for the 2013 European Copper in Architecture Awards, the showcase for architects designing with copper and its alloys to promote their work to an international audience.

Closing date for copper & alloy awards

ENTRIES have now closed for the 2013 European Copper in Architecture Awards, the showcase for architects designing with copper and its alloys to promote...

Cross-Barr challenge: stadium benefits from roof extension

BARR Construction has taken a huge stride forward with the Ashton Gate rebuild successfully lifting the 106m Dolman Stand roof truss into place. Weighing 75...
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Aberdeen rail project marks a departure from felt roofing

Meticulous co-ordination keeps task on track

Manufacturer brings in new recruits to boost growth plans

RUSSELL Roof Tiles has announced a raft of recent appointments to support growth plans. The manufacturer revealed that, over the past six months, eight new...

A dram fine roof

THE new Macallan distillery and visitor centre has been unveiled in Speyside, with a striking timber roof structure claimed to be one of the...

Green roof manufacturer urges clients to plan ahead to avoid Brexit-related supply chain issues

A manufacturer of green roofs is urging construction managers to plan carefully over the coming months to avoid Brexit-related supply chain issues. Wallbarn said many of the...
Viking Air 2 Vital Points

Next generation roofing underlay offers superior air permeability and strong wind uplift resistance

Building products manufacturer Glidevale Protect has launched Viking Air, an air and vapour permeable (LR) roofing underlay for cold and warm pitched roofs. 

Charity quest is a Smart move

SMARTROOF has launched the Smartmove Challenge 2021 in a bid to boost the physical and mental wellbeing of staff, suppliers and customers. The ‘room in...
Roofshield will protect the Black Watch Museum

Roofshield will protect the Black Watch Museum

The £3 million regeneration of a historic Perthshire castle has reached completion with the installation of the roof to its adjacent museum. Balhousie Castle’s...

A taste of traditional building skills for Scottish schoolchildren

A traditional roof slating demonstration will be undertaken by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) as part of a unique event in Callander. On...