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Clark-Drain launches economical B125 block slot drainage channel

Drainage product and access cover leader, Clark-Drain, has launched the CD 430 a new CE marked block slot channel made from 100% recycled polypropylene which is fully certified to Load Class B125 BS EN 1433 for block paving and Load Class C250 BS EN 1433 for concrete.

Clark-Drain believes that the CD 430 is essential to domestic driveway applications because it offers a more robust and durable solution to the Class A15 block slot drainage channels often installed and answers the question over their suitability to manage the increasing loads of present-day cars and vans. 

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Join the green toilet revolution with Propelair's cost efficient solution

Join the toilet revolution! Be one of the first to experience a high performance toilet requiring only 1.5 litres of water per flush. Propelair is a reliable innovation, offering customers a green and cost efficient solution compared to conventional WC systems.

After 5 years of intensive research and development, the British designed and manufactured invention uses patented POWA displaced air technology, which creates a powerful high performance flush.

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An education in timber frame buildings by Scotts of Thrapston

Leading joinery manufacturer, Scotts of Thrapston, has launched a dedicated range of timber framed education buildings to cater for the increasing demand for additional classroom space in the nation’s schools. 

With more than 90 years’ experience in timber buildings, established over four generations, Scotts has used its expertise in equestrian buildings, pavilions, and specialist timber products such as summerhouses and garages, to carefully design a core range of education buildings that meet the needs and requirements of today’s pupils.

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Beware gangs of starving construction workers

No, not the next violent horror flick but a pretty good argument for ensuring that there’s food and drink available on site for when their energy starts to falter. 

With many construction sites too far from shops, or withrestricted access as a result of lengthy security measures the pressure is on the contractor to make good facilities available and keep costlyonsite canteens open during quieter periods. 

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Biometric finger print authentication for time-keeping in remote sites

Sometimes you need to be able to track personnel working hours and certification requirements accurately where the infrastructure required to run an access control system cannot be provided. In addition, ensuring the identity of personnel using biometrics, eliminating the possibility of fraudulent activity.  Herongrange, who provide security solutions for the construction industry, have come up with the answer.

According to the company:

"One of our clients had just that problem in front of them during a major construction project in Nottingham. Their site consisted of a 16km long passage from a city centre to the outskirts, cutting through roads, housing estates, rivers, etc, and meant a traditional site compound is not possible. Instead, they tackled this by setting up a main compound, several sub-compounds and many micro-sites through-out the length of the proposed route, right in the heart of suburbia. 

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New catalogue set to inspire specifiers

Heckmondwike FB has released a new catalogue containing its latest new designs and additions to its range of popular fibre bonded floorcoverings.

The new catalogue contains all Heckmondwike FB’s popular ranges of carpet and tiles, plus exciting new innovations added to its collection. 

Heckmondwike's range of entrance and transition areas has been enhanced with the addition of the popular indigo colour to every range, reflecting the latest design trends.  

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Scaffolding system brings key gains to contractors

The world’s largest system scaffolding manufacturer, Layher, is launching the next generation of its highly successful Allround® scaffolding system into the UK market.  

The introduction of Layher Allround® Lightweight (LW) combines proven performance with key benefits – ranging from lower weight and enhanced load bearing capacity, to an innovative ‘AutoLock Wedge-Head®’ function which, says the company, will provide greater safety and speed during both erection and use.

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New dual voltage Master heaters for UK market

Master Climate Solutions, a leading manufacturer of portable space heaters and dehumidifiers, has expanded its heaters range with the launch of new dual voltage devices dedicated to British customers.

Due to the high interest on UK market as well as a part of its commitment to offer innovative solutions adjusted to clients’ needs, Master Climate Solutions includes in the offer three new dual voltage indirect oil heaters: BV 77, BV 170 and BV 290. Additional improvements like stronger cone or waterproof plastic box for electrical components prove it is the most advanced range of indirect heaters now designed for professional users in many fields of construction industry, logistics and others.

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