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Aquilar Provides Leak Detection for Queensferry Crossing
Aquilar is proud to be the Leak Detection provider for the Queensferry Crossing. The new 2,700m long bridge was officially opened by the Queen, in a ceremony including an address by Nicola Sturgeon. The bridge has taken six years to complete and cost £1.35bn. Aquilar first quoted for the project back in 2010, with the client brief specifying that the leak detection cable be laid along the entire length of the water supply pipe within...Read More
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LG Electronics - New Music Studios Choose LG Air Conditioning
Some of the most intriguing buildings are ones you can walk past and simply not know they are there! So walking down Broad Passage in Acton in West London you can walk past the door to five impressive new music studios and have absolutely no idea what has been cleverly crafted in the basement of a building which sits under a row of shops in The Vale that have apartments above them, right in the centre of Acton. The door to the...Read More
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CONTI+ - Reward Leisure Guests with a Sustainable Shower Experience
In busy leisure centre washrooms, sanitary fittings need to be especially robust and durable. Leisure Centre managers need to constantly balance the needs of guests for a powerful, reliable shower after a hard workout with efficient management of their maintenance and running costs. TIPOLINO thermostatic shower control from CONTI+ delivers flexibility for leisure facilities with intelligent, well-engineered Swiss technology...Read More
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SIG Design and Technology - The Alchemist, Salford Quays
A new gem has taken its place in the architectural playground that is Salford Quays in Manchester. Between the towers of MediaCityUK and Michael Wilford’s The Lowry, sits a small but perfectly formed gold parcel - a new home for The Alchemist, an innovative cocktail bar and restaurant which will open at the end of August 2017. We spoke to its architect, Marion Room of Reid Architects and Paul Smith, MD of Longworth whose team...Read More
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IMC - Understanding the Issue at Hand!
Is the problem food waste or is it Fats Oils and Grease (FOG)? One solution may not fit all! From separators to traps, from digesters to dewatering; the issue may not be that straightforward. Treating fats, oils and grease (FOG) in commercial kitchens is likely not the first consideration for distributors and kitchen design houses when discussing layout and equipment choice on a project. But many FOG treatment equipment suppliers...Read More
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Artemide App
Artemide designs products, as well as digital tools, to allow a more advanced and flexible use. Man is at the heart of each project and this is the reason why the opportunities offered by technology are interpreted through the desire to give each and every person the ability to control their daily lighting scenarios. The Artemide App is a user-friendly and intuitive interface used to control individual products, groups of appliances or...Read More
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Cembrit - Blue Black Contessa Keeps Development in the Black at Bluecoat
Bluecoat Villas, which is located in Torrington, a historic market town in the north of Devon, features 13 two, three and four bedroom properties. The project is the vision of Torridge District Council to convert the old Bluecoat Primary School into five new homes and build a further eight homes on the plot. With the project located near the Devon coast, the contractor had to specify a product that can withstand the weather...Read More
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TheisCraft - Richard Merchant joins TheisCraft as Commercial Director
TheisCraft is delighted to announce Richard Merchant has joined as Commercial Director. Richard brings considerable industry experience to TheisCraft having worked for Mackwell and more recently Wila Lighting. He will play a key role in defining the commercial strategy and sales plan; creating new business opportunities and providing greater support for clients. Jon Theis comments "We are delighted to welcome Richard to the...Read More
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PMA - MV WERFTEN: PMA's Vital Role in the Shipbuilding Sector
PMA cable protection systems are part of the ABB My world of installation range of electrical brands and products, providing your installation with unlimited compatibility solutions. For almost three years, PMA have been providing some of the world’s most iconic modern ships with durable, flexible cable protection; ensuring passengers remain safe and secure, and journeys are as smooth as possible, all in the name...Read More
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Gilberts (Blackpool) - Collaboration Enables Bespoke Solution to Learning...
Doncaster’s first and only Sixth Form College will personify fast-track collaboration when it opens its doors in September. The new, £20million, 9450m² New College Doncaster, which will be run by the New Collaborative Learning Trust, will have been built from start to finish in just 13 months. It features state-of-the-art ventilation solutions from Gilberts Blackpool to create a fresh, conditioned internal environment. The core...Read More
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Breathing Buildings Supports Year in Industry Scheme
Engineering Intern Edward Saunders talks about his experiences of the Year in Industry scheme as he approaches the end of his 12 month industrial placement. Breathing Buildings are strong supporters of YINI, we work closely with the Engineering Development Trust, EDT, and take great pride in helping to develop the next generation of world-leading engineers. "I am now coming to the end of my year in industry. I have been working in...Read More
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Honeywell Names New Global Leaders for Security & Fire Businesses
Honeywell (NYSE: HON), a leader in products, software and technologies for connected buildings and homes, announced today Richard (Rich) Lattanzi as the president of Honeywell’s global security business and Dino Koutrouki as the president of Honeywell’s global fire business. In their new leadership roles, Lattanzi and Koutrouki will drive greater customer focus. Both will continue to report to Michael Flink, president of...Read More
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VEKA - Consort Converts Hospitality Budget into Charitable Change
Consort Ltd is making a positive difference to the lives of disadvantaged people in and around its home town of Nottingham by reassigning money previously budgeted for corporate hospitality. The fabricator, which has long manufactured PVC-U window systems from the UK’s leading supplier VEKA Group has supported charities such as Emmanuel House - a centre for homeless people - and Fists up for Frankie; a campaign that...Read More
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RCM Products - Sale Golf Day 2017
On Thursday 28th September, RCM Products have been invited to take part and to co-sponsor a golf day organised and hosted by Peter Sale of The Sale Group. The day will take place at the beautiful St George’s Hill Golf Club Weybridge whose course was designed by Harry Colt, the most prolific golf architect of his generation. The course is ranked number 73 in the top 100 golf courses in the world, we believe a fabulous day will...Read More
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