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Gatic provides BIM compliance with MicroDrainage software

Gatic provides BIM compliance with MicroDrainage software

Gatic Civil Drainage, part of Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS), has added its highly specified range of Slotdrain channel drainage to the most recent update of XP Solutions’ MicroDrainage software (Version 2016.1 is due to be released in April 2016). This latest development means Gatic can now provide a BIM (Building Information Modelling) Level 2 compliant solution.MicroDrainage is a well-recognised tool for civil engineers working on surface water and external drainage calculations. It is the industry standard software to detail design fully integrated storm water and foul water drainage systems. Users of MicroDrainage benefit from a user-friendly interface, interaction with third party CAD software, and an auto-design and editing facility. Gatic Commercial Manager Justin...

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Yeoman Shield New Guardian Handrails Prove a Hit at Bradford Royal Infirmary

Yeoman Shield New Guardian Handrails Prove a Hit at Bradford Royal Infirmary

BRADFORD ROYAL INFIRMARY BECAME THE FIRST TO TAKE DELIVERY OF 2 OF YEOMAN SHIELD'S NEW HANDRAIL PRODUCTS FOR THE ENT OUT PATIENTS CLINIC AND SERVICE CORRIDOR. The Hospital were finding that the walls in the service corridor were starting to become damaged and marked from impact caused by carts and trolleys. As part of the service corridor is sloped it was decided that both a hand and protection rail would be required in this instance. Yeoman Shield were able to offer a solution with their New Guardian Twin Handrail consisting of an upper 50mm dia. Handrail (available in a PVCu, Timber or Stainless Steel option) and a lower protection rail (either 200mm or 125mm deep) mounted on a solid MDF or Aluminium core. The system offers the support of a handrail coupled with the protection rail which...
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CPDs of the month

  • The popular Wetroom Design & Specification CPD from CCL Wetrooms, guides Architects through the process of designing and specifying a watertight wetroom.

    The free, 45 minute technical presentation can be organised at a time to suit the practice and covers the key considerations of desig ...

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  • 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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