News - 24 May 2007
London based Pyramid Builders have developed an idea for increasing the lateral load resistance of large blockwork walls and carried out full scale tests at CERAM.
In a preliminary phase of the...
News - 30 May 2008
Contractor Balfour Beatty has made substantial savings on a £6.4m Child Development Centre in Hackney, East London by using the Celcon Thin-Joint System from H+H UK.
The project comprised...
News - 25 Jan 2006
A modern thin-joint blockwork system that enables building projects to be completed far quicker than normal is being exhibited at Interbuild 2006.
The system is set to generate considerable...
News - 4 Sep 2009
CERAM, a global expert in materials testing, analysis and consultancy, has published a Design Guide for Masonry Reinforced by Bond Beams to Resist Lateral Load (www.ceram.com/structures). The Guide...
News - 29 May 2003
Lincolnshire architect, Jerry Harrall, is conducting an experiment to prove earth sheltered buildings can provide a viable and sustainable alternative to existing building construction without the...
News - 21 May 2012
H+H Claim Statistics from the NHBC, which guarantees approximately 80% of all new homes, indicate in England last year, an average of 12.25% of its homes were built using timber frame. It follows that...
News - 29 Apr 2008
H+H UK will be showing its range of advanced products for cost-efficient, sustainable construction on stand 18 in Hall A at CIH (Harrogate, 17-19 June).
H+H UK will be highlighting the Thin-Joint...
News - 18 Apr 2008
Experience of using Modern Methods of Construction on housing association projects is paying off handsomely for Wellington Construction of Lowestoft. About 60% of Wellington’s business is...
News - 28 Sep 2007
New offices, a commercial building and a hospital provide focal points due to their striking treatment with external renders. They each feature in the prestigious Andy Swan Awards 2007, sponsored by...
News - 10 Apr 2007
Apprentices trained by Minett Group, one of H+H Celcon’s Recommended Contractors for the company’s Rå House and Thin-Joint Systems, are taking part in what is believed to be a unique...