|Ahmarra Installations Completes A Supply And Fit Contract For The New ME London Hotel, Designed By Foster + Partners - 10/01/2013||News|
A leading Spanish hotel and resort operator Sol Melia has opened its fifth ME Hotel. This £45 million project opened in December and occupies a landmark site in London’s West End. Ahmarra Installations contract, through the main contractor Gleeds, was worth over £500,000. It consisted of supplying and fitting numerous elements including riser doorsets, forming softwood partitions and full height, factory finished, black gloss lacquered panels.
|Redirack Adds Further Strength And Experience To Sales Team - 10/01/2013||People|
One of the leading pallet racking and mezzanine floor manufacturer's, RediRack Ltd – part of RediGroup – has further strengthened its sales team with the appointment of Chris Booth to the position of National Accounts Manager. Chris has spent over 30 years in the storage industry during which time he has acquired extensive project experience at the highest levels of our industry.
|Commercial Estates Group Takes Flexible Approach To Tricorn House Refurb - 10/01/2013||News|
State-of-the-art underfloor air conditioning from AET has helped London-based property group, Commercial Estates Group (CEG), complete the renovation of Tricorn House in Birmingham, so maximising space, comfort, lettability and rental income. Following over £5 million of investment, CEG has transformed this 2 storey office building, constructed in the early 1970’s, to provide a cost effective, high-quality office environment with a total lettable area of 160,000 sq ft.
|Solar Frontier Achieves Record 19.7% CIS Efficiency. World’s Highest Conversion Efficiency Using Highly-Efficient Manufacturing Method - 10/01/2013||News|
Solar Frontier, in joint research with Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), has achieved a world record-breaking energy conversion efficiency of 19.7% for cadmium-free, thin-film solar cells measuring approx. 0.5 cm2, as measured by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). It has been ten years since the previous record of 18.6% was surpassed.
|Marcrist - The New Cutting Edge For Reciprocating Saws - 10/01/2013||Products|
Marcrist has unveiled the innovative SB850 range of Reciprocating Saw Blades that offer unrivalled cutting performance. The SB850 range represents a major breakthrough in the successful application of a diamond cutting edge onto blades for this increasingly popular type of machine.
|Crown Trade Timonox In Historic Colours – Historic Shades With Flame Retardant Protection - 10/01/2013||Products|
Crown Trade’s Timonox Flame Retardant Coatings can be specified in the brand’s Historic Colours collection - achieving an authentic look for period properties with the reassurance of a high technology formulation designed to buy precious time to protect life and property. Inspired by eight of the most distinctive architectural and design styles to influence British interiors during the last 500 years, Crown Trade’s Historic Colours Collection charts the major design movements of Palladian and Neo-Classical, Regency, Arts & Crafts, Gothic Revival, Victorian Eclectic, Art Deco and post-war ‘50’s Sketchbook.’
|Securistyle Promotes Wellbeing For Peru Office Workers - 10/01/2013||News|
Securistyle, the well established manufacturer of quality, innovative hardware for the window and door industries, has supplied its Sterling hinge for the newly built Tomasal Office Building in the Surco district of Peru. The eight-storey building spans a built area of 5,713m2 and houses 29 offices.
|Payatrader Solve The Challenge To Deliver An Affordable Mobile Chip & Pin Terminal For The UK's Millions Of Small Businesses And Home Services Traders - 10/01/2013||News|
Today, Bill Thomson MD and co-founder of Payatrader.com announced the general release of the UK's first pocket sized, standalone card processing terminal with electronic receipting - specifically designed for home services traders and small businesses. Not much bigger than a pocket calculator, the PayMate terminal is set to become the tool of choice for small businesses on the move allowing them to take immediate card payment, thereby avoiding non-guaranteed, delayed and cheques lost in the post.
|Sliding/Folding Doors From Fgc Offer ‘Frameless’ Views - 09/01/2013||Products|
As proof that British inventiveness is still very much alive, Frameless Glass Curtains Ltd (FGC), a UK manufacturer based in Kent, is offering architects and main contractors a totally different take on aluminium glazed sliding/folding doors or ‘curtains’. Thanks to a unique design, the company’s double-glazed, thermally broken ‘Clearline’ range has no vertical mullions, resulting in maximum light penetration and totally uninterrupted views to the exterior.
|Hamilton Appoints New UK Sales Director - 09/01/2013||People|
Decorative electrical wiring accessories, audio and lighting controls manufacturer Hamilton Litestat has announced the promotion of Jim Berry to UK Sales Director, effective from 1 January 2013. Jim joined Hamilton in late 2011 as a regional manger, working mainly with architects, consultants and specifiers in the London area, using Hamilton’s dedicated area at The Building Centre as his central London base. His promotion to UK Sales Director will see Jim lead a team including a sales manager and area representatives throughout the UK to continue expanding the Hamilton brand with specifiers, electrical contractors and wholesalers.