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Basement drainage and membranes have had their day

Designers and specifiers think, mistakenly, that a belt and braces approach to basement waterproofing means several defences against water ingress. But there is a severe problem with workforces being able to see on the drawing that their's is one of several layers of protection. They can do their work badly because the client will be saved by one of the others. 

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Addagrip introduces PU Floor Green Line interior flooring

Addagrip, the leading resin bound and bonded surfacing manufacturer, has teamed up with Netherlands based Flowresin Group to launch a stunning new range of interior flooring called PU Floor Green Line.

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Thomas Telford Training to become “ICE Training”

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has rebranded its current training operation, Thomas Telford Training, in order to better express the values at the heart of the Institution’s training offering.

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RIBA to launch new range of building contracts

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is launching two new and innovative building contracts next month (5 November). Designed to be used in conjunction with RIBA’s Architect’s Appointment Agreements for Small Projects (domestic and concise forms); the new contracts are fully aligned with the RIBA Plan of Work 2013.

The new contracts have been designed in response to feedback from RIBA members calling for improvement and innovation within the building contracts currently available.

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Teesside University collaboration helps business to grow

A leading firm of architects has launched a new business to bring cutting edge technology to the construction industry, thanks to collaboration with Teesside University.

Businesses from across the North East are being invited to an event next month where they will learn about the benefits that Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) can bring to their business.

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