Everything You Should Know about King Post Retaining Walls and Their Many Benefits

The retaining wall has been a necessary element for numerous properties for many years, and with the right retaining wall, you can effectively protect your property and its assets from collapse or destruction, especially from nature’s elements. But whilst retaining walls in the past were often built on-site  (and some Continue Reading

Expansion Joints in Buildings: Why they are essential to keep buildings safe and free from cracks?

Why are expansion joints so crucial to the building industry? You’ll read all you need to know in our guide to expansion joints in buildings. Most people think of buildings and other civic structures as static things that do not move, but this is incorrect. Many forces affect the dynamic Continue Reading

How Retaining Walls Work In Commercial Construction Projects

Retaining walls for commercial properties are often constructed on a much larger scale since these types of projects are relatively bigger compared to simple landscaping walls. Having this in mind, you have to use proper retaining wall placement and construction methods. Largely constructed for their aesthetic beauty, these walls are Continue Reading

New technical guidance published for housebuilders to boost uptake of gable wall spandrel panels

A new technical guide is being issued to housebuilders in the UK to boost uptake of gable wall spandrel panels, a readily available component that can support the industry as it moves towards modern methods of construction (MMC). Gable wall spandrel panels are an offsite manufactured product, put together in Continue Reading

Belgian plasterboard giant to build £140m Bristol factory

Belgian construction material group Etex is planning to build a £140m plasterboard factory in Bristol. New factory will be built next to the existing plant in Bristol Port Etex Building Performance, the dry construction arm of the group, will develop an advanced plasterboard manufacturing facility for its Siniat brand at Continue Reading