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Palmers Scaffolding provide modern access for historic Old Mint in Edinburgh

Leading British access brand, Palmers Scaffolding UK are providing modern scaffolding solutions on an historic old mint in Edinburgh, for top main contractors, ISG Construction Limited.

ISG’s premium central Edinburgh re-development project – to be known as ‘The Registers’ – comprises the mint building (previously used for the manufacture of currency) at 28-52 West Register Street, which incorporates a listed warehouse constructed in the Venetian Gothic architectural style of the 1860s, just adjacent to the well-known St Andrew Square in the city centre. It is a mixed-use re-development of the mint building, where the team at ISG are creating create 5,700 m2 of Grade A office space and 1,000 m2 of leisure space across ground and basement levels.

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Quartz Zinc Rainwater System – the sustainable architectural choice

Rainclear Systems, the UK’s leading stockist and online retailer of metal rainwater systems offers its Quartz Zinc rainwater system as it can contribute to green and sustainable building design and a differentiating architectural aesthetic.

Firstly, few other options are as low energy intensive (its relatively low melting point requires significantly less energy to process), as abundant as a resource, and has an extraction process that avoids strip mining meaning less land is disturbed and any environmental damage is minimised.

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Balfour Beatty call on Palmers Scaffolding for Forth Valley College job

Leading British access brand, Palmers Scaffolding UK are providing scaffolding solutions for Balfour Beatty Construction Limited at the Forth Valley College in Falkirk – offering the main contractor modern access solutions during construction of a new campus on the site of the College’s former Middlefield Building.

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SchlegelGiesse expands by acquiring Reguitti

SchlegelGiesse, the International Division of London quoted Tyman plc, has acquired Reguitti, the Italian-based manufacturer of handles and assorted accessories for doors and windows, along with its sister brands Tropex Design and Jatec. 

This strategic acquisition, which is immediately effective, extends the SchlegelGiesse portfolio of high-quality hardware solutions to timber, aluminium and PVC internal and external doors and windows.

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Launch of FIS flagship #iBuiltThis2018 campaign

FIS are pleased to announce the launch of our flagship #iBuiltThis2018 campaign by popular industry demand. This builds upon on the hugely successful campaign launched last year.

A visual campaign, image led and run on the competition platform for a period of three weeks.

Submissions entries open on 3 Sept and will be closing on 23 Sept with the winners announced at the awards ceremony at the UK Construction Week exhibition on 9 October 2018.

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