News - 22 Jul 2003
Using a technique called “digital fire technology” PhotoCeramicArt in the US is now producing kiln-fired tiles with permanent photographic images on them.
The technology ensures that...
News - 14 Jul 2003
A new range of rubber stud tiles has been released by commercial flooring specialists, Polyflor.
The Noppe stud tile is highly resitant to abrasion and cigarette burns with low smoke toxicity in...
News - 11 Jul 2003
London Remade and the Nazeing Glass Works have just completed a recent trial to recycle old TV and computer screens into floor tiles.
Molten TV screen glass is poured into moulds to make non-slip...
News - 23 Jun 2003
Environmentalists have had a big win in their bid to have companies avoid the use of vinyl plastic (polyvinyl chloride or PVC). The vinyl industry has withdrawn a lawsuit contesting the refusal of New...
News - 19 Jun 2003
Stella House is a brand new office complex in Newcastle. Constructed on behalf of One NorthEast, the North East Regional Development Agency, by main contractors, Mowlem the building is largely...
News - 3 Jun 2003
WoodStalk is a fibreboard composite made by Dow BioProducts using waste wheat straw and Dow Chemical’s polyurethane resin. The lack of formaldehyde in the product makes it a much safer...
News - 29 May 2003
From 30th September 2003, all new commercial and public buildings with a gross floor area of 1000 m2 or more must meet the new airtightness standard of 10 m3h-1m-2.
This is covered by Part L2 of...
News - 27 May 2003
It’s not due to open until next year but already 90 floors of the 101 floor “Taipei 101” skyscraper are built.
When complete it will add 200,000 sqm of office space to the...
News - 24 Apr 2003
Rugby Cement has extended its packed product cement range with the introduction of Rugby Fast Set. A blend of cement and admixtures, it is suitable for repair and maintenance where fast setting and...
News - 14 Apr 2003
With the purchase of Eureka Tiles, Austral Brick are set to take over the mantle of Australia’s largest floor tile manufacturer. The purchase was made in May 2002 and cost Brickworks, (who own...