Category Archives: Industry News

Kemper System provides award winning refurbishment at Gatwick Airport

When the existing flat roof above the International Departure Lounge at Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal was failing, Kemper System’s liquid applied waterproofing was the first port of call. Working closely with contractors, Mitie Tilley Roofing Ltd, to develop a sound waterproofing solution, Kemper System’s Stratex Warm Roof system was specified using its solvent-free Kemperol 2K-PUR liquid...
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New dry verges to meet and beat BS 8612 from Redland

Redland, the company that invented dry-fixed roofing systems, with patents dating back to 1966; has launched two new dry verge products to coincide with the publication of BS 8612: Dry-fixed ridge, hip and verge systems for slating and tiling – the new British Standard which aims to ensure that dry fixed products are adequately designed...
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What makes 80,000 UK construction workers ill each year ?

Every year, according to the Health & Safety Executive, around 80,000 building and construction workers in the UK suffer from an illness or injury caused or made worse by their work.  Of these, 52,000 conditions  are put down to MSDs, musculo-skeletal disorders. Hand, wrist and arm muscle strains and injuries are not only painful but often...
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Rinnai Tackles Rugby League Sponsorship with Widnes Vikings

Rinnai, the UK’s leading manufacturing supplier of commercial hot water heating systems, has a major sports sponsorship with one of Rugby Leagues most historic clubs - Widnes Vikings. And a big part of that sponsorship is on two community-based programs called “Rinnai match day experiences”. This is targeted at enabling young kids to play rugby...
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