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[12 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

This prestigious building is a real sight for sore eyes. Welcome to Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, one of the most impressive hospitals in the world. Its multi-specialty medical facilities bring together leading physicians from around the world, with five clinic floors, three diagnostic and treatment levels, and thirteen floors dedicated to critical and acute inpatients, […]

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[6 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

The long-awaited first direct Arena in Leeds is a really sound example of how structural materials can make or break the performance of an entertainment venue. The first stadium in the UK to feature a unique fan shape which radiates out from a central stage, its location in the heart of Leeds in a highly-populated […]

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[29 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Over 9000m2 of ComFlor® structural decks have been installed on the new £60 million first direct Arena in Leeds, as part of a complex acoustic roof construction aimed at minimising external noise levels around the venue’s highly populated city centre location. Opened in summer 2013, the 12,500 seat facility hosts both music and sports events. […]

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[3 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

The new Engineering Stores, Visitor Centre and Training Facility at Tata Steel’s Port Talbot Works feature building envelope solutions, including 10,000m2 of Trisomet® 333 System insulated roof panels and 8,500m2 of Trimapanel® insulated wall panels. A further 2,680m2 of ComFlor® composite floor decking were also installed. Both the Visitor Centre and Stores Building were delivered to a BREEAM Outstanding rating and the Training Centre […]

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[4 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

ComFlor® composite floor decking is being used extensively in a major multi-function redevelopment of the former Catholic Ymere Chassé Church in Chasséstraat, within Amsterdam’s fashionable De Baarsjes neighbourhood, near to the City Centre. The building was acquired by businessman Lenny Balkissoon in early 2011, with the goal of creating a cultural centre with a focus […]

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[13 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

ComFlor® 60 lightweight composite flooring by Tata Steel is currently being installed as an integral part of a new-to-the-UK structural concrete walling system on a £4million apartment and retail development at 341 Great Western Road in Glasgow – a design and build project by Collen Redpath. Originating from Australia and filling a gap in the […]

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[8 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

In the second part of our blog on the acoustic performance of composite flooring, Mark Davies, Technical Manager, ComFlor®, discusses the principles of airborne and impact sound, airborne and impact insulation and the transmission of sound in relation to composite flooring. Steel construction is increasingly used in residential apartment buildings and mixed-use developments where the […]

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[29 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Iftekhar Waseem, Structural Engineer for ComFlor® at Tata Steel Europe, discusses issues on the durability aspects of composite metal decking. Zinc performance background As evident from history, the performance of galvanized steel decking within protected environments in dry applications has proven excellent. The predicted design life of the standard Z275 coating, based on the measured […]

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[18 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

Mark Davies, Technical Manager, ComFlor® (BEng Hons MRes), discusses vibration performance of composite flooring. The trend towards longer span, lightweight composite floor systems, with their tendency to lower natural frequencies and reduce natural damping, has created a greater awareness of the dynamic performance of floors when subjected to pedestrian traffic.  The most usual and important […]

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[10 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

The new Northampton Criminal Justice Centre (CJC) features a range of roof and floor structural decking solutions from Tata Steel,  installed by Composite Profiles UK Limited. The 44,000 square feet building at Pavilion Drive, Northampton Business Park is a new custodial centre, providing 40 state-of-the-art short term cells and 2000m2 of purpose-built office space. It […]