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[22 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

The replacement of the Construction Products Directive by The Construction Products Regulation at the beginning of this month means that construction products must now be CE Marked. To simplify confirmation of compliance of our panel and profile products, we have created a useful new page on the Tata Steel Construction website, containing a selection table […]

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[14 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

Situated near the mouth of the celebrated and evocative River Mersey, Liverpool’s historic Huskisson Dock dates back to 1852. Originally dealing with timber, it gradually developed as a grain trading centre and also provided berthing facilities for passenger ships on North American routes. After being destroyed During World War Two, Huskisson Dock underwent extensive rebuilding […]

Acoustics, Building Envelope, Featured, Headline, Metal Roof Deck, Structural Products »

[10 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

In building envelope designs calling for high levels of acoustic performance, there is often a potential trade-off between the conflicting requirements for controlling sound reduction and sound absorption. Sound reduction refers to the control of either internal or external noise in a building. Typical applications include concert venues, where one is trying to avoid excessive […]

Acoustics, Featured, Green Roof Construction, Headline, Metal Roof Deck, Structural Products, Sustainability »

[26 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

In our previous green roof focus, we noted that the growing popularity of a hitherto “alternative” solution has not been at the expense of the advantages of more established options. Green roofs are heavy in comparison to almost every other roofing method. However, if they are used in conjunction with structural decks and trays, they can […]

Acoustics, Featured, Green Roof Construction, Headline, Metal Roof Deck, Structural Products, Sustainability »

[24 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

As green roofs become an increasingly popular solution, their image as an “alternative” method of construction has not completely disappeared. One might therefore consider that caveats lie in wait and that they do not offer all the common benefits of more established options. In practice, however, nothing could be further from the truth. And nowhere […]

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[22 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

With a focus on the use of structural decks and trays on green roofs, we highlight some of the main design considerations and deck attributes to look out for during the product selection process:  – Decking systems in England & Wales must be designed and installed to meet the Building Regulations 2000 and Approved Document […]

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[1 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

The Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s tallest building, features more than 4000m2 of ComFlor® 80 composite floor deck…

Featured, Green Roof Construction, Headline, Structural Products, Sustainability »

[18 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

As a 100% recyclable product, metal roof decking is the ideal choice when sustainability in construction is a key consideration. However, there are a number of other benefits to using metal decking in the construction of single-ply, standing seam or green roofs.

Building Envelope, Featured, Headline, Health and Safety on Site, News »

[16 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

Designers and contractors need to be aware of the high risks and potentially catastrophic consequences of using lighter gauge steel liner profiles in site-assembled building envelope systems…

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[11 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

Corus has published a new technical paper regarding the importance of the effect of gauge on pre-finished steel roof and wall cladding performance. The paper takes an in depth look at the implications that using a lower gauge will have on the building envelope and how to clearly specify gauge…