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[15 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

Tata Steel provided a modern replacement roof system for the refurbishment of a manufacturing building in North Wales. The project involved a 1950’s industrial building that was operational yet still had its original roof material containing asbestos. The initial challenges called for the use of the best products available to ensure a safe, quick and […]

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[15 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

This blog uses a recent refurbishment project, that we were involved in as part of an ongoing programme to investigate the effect of refurbishment of buildings using steel technology, to detail how refurbishment can reduce costs by reducing energy loss through the fabric of the building. This project involved an upgrade of an industrial warehouse’s […]

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[19 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

Here, Donna Mac, Facades Sales Manager for the UK shares her knowledge and provides an insight into this flexible and economical rainscreen solution by Kalzip. What is the Kalzip FC rainscreen system? It’s a fast to install lightweight aluminium modular plank system suitable for both new build and refurbishment projects. Although mainly fixed horizontally, panels can […]

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[4 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) building has proved that existing buildings and indeed listed buildings, can become green. Image source According to heraldscotland.com, lead architect on the project, Calum Duncan, explained there is a lot to learn from the £10.5 million project. “Compared to the standard demolish-and-new-build ‘sustainability’ model, the ECCI building represents […]

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[23 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

The office of the Malaysian prime minister is set to be turned into a green building, according to freemalaysiatoday.com. The renovation of the Putra Perdana, which is expected to cost RM110 million (£21.23 million), is set to be completed by mid-2014. The construction work of Nahib Razak’s office is to be carried out KFM Holdings […]

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[27 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

An updated Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminar by Tata Steel has just received accreditation from The Construction CPD Certification Service*. Entitled “Steel Cladding Systems for the Non-Domestic Building Envelope “, the presentation provides a broad overview of the various metal cladding system types that are available for the building envelope, together with a close look at […]

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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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[3 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

The winning entry in the NFRC Roofing Awards 2013 Roof Sheeting Category is the £35 million roof refurbishment at London Victoria Station. Installed by Everlast Group, the replacement roof featured the R46 profile by Tata Steel in double-sided Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra®, with a Goosewing Grey finish on the external face and a Straw finish on […]

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[3 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

A major railway renovation project featuring a range of building envelope solutions by Tata Steel has been shortlisted for the Roof Sheeting category in the National Federation of Roofing Contractors’ prestigious Roofing Awards 2013. The Awards recognise and highlight the very best in all major roofing disciplines. Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony […]

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[14 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]

The new British Film Institute (BFI) store in Gaydon, Warwickshire, will preserve generations of film for decades to come, thanks to its “innovative marriage of form and function”. That’s according to premierconstructionnews.com which went behind the scenes to see just what makes the new BFI important not only to film, but architecture as well. Image […]