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[29 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

Crown Crest’s new 470,000 sq. ft distribution centre in Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire has been built to support the expansion of its nationwide Poundstretcher discount store chain. The £36 million investment replaces smaller units in Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire and will create 100 new jobs. The project features 50,000m2 of Tata Steel Trisomet® 333 System insulated […]

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[18 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

Over 14,000m2 of Trisomet® 333 System insulated wall panels by Tata Steel have been used to over-clad the Pond Hall Building of the Thorp Receipt and Storage Facility at Sellafield. The building is 36 metres tall and 192 metres long. It houses two large water ponds as part of the reprocessing of spent uranium rods. […]

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[15 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

Close involvement in a recent £5 million leisure centre refurbishment project has demonstrated Tata Steel’s ongoing commitment to transform the building envelope from a passive energy conservation role to one of active, efficient and affordable energy generation. Deeside Leisure Centre, West Queensferry, Flintshire, is the National Centre for Ice Sports in Wales. It boasts an […]

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[7 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

The role of building cladding in some of the most innovative and awe-inspiring projects from across the globe will take centre stage in the new edition of Design Magazine, reports Construction Digital. The quarterly publication, published by the UK’s largest brick manufacturer Ibstock, will demonstrate how alternative forms of cladding have been used in a […]

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[31 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

An ambitious refurbishment project, featuring approximately 190,000m2 of Panels and Profiles solutions. Bonded warehouses on the two sites now benefit from enhanced levels of protection. The Chivas Brothers maturation facilties in Mulben and Keith service about a dozen nearby malt distilleries. Each unit is a bonded warehouse, secured to Customs and Excise requirements. Malt whisky […]

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[22 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

The prolific architect Daniel Libeskind has a very well defined trademark – he loves to play with geometric forms and his works at times seem to challenge the laws of physics. Most of his buildings are clad in metal/steel and he quite frequently combines this with stunning glass panels. The result is that his buildings […]

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[26 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

Two commercial units at the Hawarden Business Park in Flintshire are a veritable showcase of building envelope products from Panels and Profiles. Buildings 2 and 3 both feature a mixture of Trisobuild System built-up construction, using four different profile types, and Trimapanel® System, the architectural wall panel system. Situated six miles west of Chester city […]

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[22 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

A host of environmentally-friendly projects have been given the green light by the government thanks to an extra cash injection. The Local Sustainable Transport Fund, which had some 66 authorities apply for funding according to Brighton and Hove News, have dished out finance to 37 councils in its first allocation with a view to improving […]

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[21 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

Panels and Profiles has just launched a new CPD seminar on best energy conservation design practice in industrial and commercial buildings. “A guide to ADL2A: 2010 and the impact of Building Envelope systems” provides a detailed explanation of the new 2010 Edition of Approved Document L2A (Conservation of fuel and power in new buildings other […]

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[24 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

The financial sector has been accused of “dragging its heels” when it comes to sustainability, according to Friend Feed. The industry’s supposed “short-termism” has been attributed to the delay in moving “towards a low-carbon future,” it has been claimed. Image source However key members of the financial sector have refuted the claims, arguing instead in […]