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Sky-high liquid applied waterproofing

Sky-high liquid applied waterproofing

Specialist contractor Prater played an integral role in delivering Canary Wharf Group and Land Securities multifaceted skyscraper 20 Fenchurch Street - more commonly known as the ‘Walkie Talkie.’ Prater’s expertise and workmanship helped address the logistical challenges of installing an inverted roofing system and waterproofing package for the complex building.  Designed by Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly, 20 Fenchurch Street is home to London’s highest public park at 525ft above street level and is one of the most striking new buildings to appear on London’s skyline. The building has an outdoor viewing deck, a bar and seating area, two restaurants and an extensive Sky Garden, which consists of drought resistant Mediterranean and South African f...
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CPDs of the month

  • Working with unitised façades when delivering a building envelope requires a very different approach compared to the conventional stick curtain walling. Having a good understanding of what can be achieved with each type of installation will eliminate any possibility of under/over specifying, and ...

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  • Coopers Fire are the only RIBA approved smoke and fire curtain manufacturer and have recently redesigned all the CPD presentations. The new presentations have been brought in line with the Coopers re-brand and with the use of new images and Solidworks 3D models, we continue to present an interest ...

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  • Fire engineering experts FDS Consult and sister company Fire Design Solutions are offering architects, M&E consultants, developers and contractors the chance to extend their knowledge this May with their latest free CPD seminar.

    Providing an overview of fire engineering ...

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  • Esher, March 2015. Hansgrohe has a new RIBA approved core curriculum CPD about WRAS (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) designed to share information about the Water Regulations and the importance of compliance to ensure successful project specifications.

    When installing any product which c ...

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Latest Jobs

Northern Home Counties

This major global building products manufacturer are currently seeking an experienced Sales person to develop a new product range within their portfolio of above ground drainage and Rainwater systems. You will look after an already well established region and will focus on distributors/ merchants, Local Authorities & Contractors. You may have a background working for a distributor and are looking for that chance to join a major manufacturer.

Scotland & Ireland

Our client are a household name in the manufacture & distribution of Sanitary ware products. Having been established for many years now, they continue to grow and are firmly established as a major name in the market place. You will need to know how the Builders Merchants and Distributors operate within the ‘light side’ sector of the industry. Tremendous opportunity to join a major manufacturer.

M62 Corridor

This well know manufacturer have two divisions within the group. One engineering and the other building products. They are regarded as one of true success stories within the Roofing and Ventilation sector of the industry. You will take over a highly developed region in the north of England calling on Builders Merchants/ Distributors, House builders and specifiers. It is likely that you will already have experience in calling on this market place...

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28th Jul, 2015

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Low carbon, high thermal efficiency pipe for heating scheme

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