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TEXTILES DRC Polymers has developed a f loating lagoon cover that can speed up the processing of landfill waste. The cover is manufactured from medium density polyethylene and polystyrene and helps break down toxic leachate from landfill sites.

Tel: 01353 720 989 Fax: 01353 624 668 Contact: sales department

Hepworth Building Products has launched a geotextile pack for contractors working on small developments. Its 50 sq m packs of woven geotextiles are for patio and driveway installations and help prevent the mixing of particles between different layers.

Tel : 01226 763 561 Contact: sales department

SCAFFOLDING Afix has extended its system scaffold range with the launch of its latest lif t stair access tower. The 1.5 m-high tower can be fixed externally to any scaffold type and can be combined with its 1 and 2 m-high stair access towers.

Tel: 01538 384 804 Fax: 01538 384 016 Contact: Neil Willott

FLOORING Finlay Concrete Products has developed a reinforced precast concrete f looring system designed for use in domestic dwellings.

Designed for both ground and first f loor levels its Readyf loor system helps cut acoustic problems and can support non-load bearing block walls.

Te l : 028 8556 8 4 41 Fax: 028 8556 7274 Contact: sales department

TILES Manufacturer RAK Ceramics has launched a range of vitrified porcelain tiles. Its Oxodium range is available in 60 x 30 cm sizes and in an oxidised subtle orange or blue / black f inishes.

Tel: 01730 815 507 Fax: 01730 815 007 Contact: sales department

CUTTING Ardent has a hand held system and a range of hole seals for cutting and patching stainless steel.

The Evergreen hole cutter can also deal with sheet metals such as copper, aluminium and brass.

Te l : 0 870 162 54 0 0 Fax: 0870 162 5410 Contact: sales department STRUCTURAL Panel system specialist Paroc has launched a fireproof panel system for the construction of external and internal walls in commercial and industrial buildings. Available in a range of colours its composite panel system is manufactu red using a structural stone wool core and coated steel sheet facings.

Tel: 0151 426 6555 Fax: 0151 426 6622 Contact: sales department n Profab Access has a two hou r f ire rated access panel for use in bathrooms and shower rooms. The 8000 2FR is designed to take glazed ceramic or marble tiles.

Tel: 01827 718 222 Fax: 01827 721 092 Contact: Geoff Moss WELDING Welding specialist Murex has two new welding machines.

Its Transtig DC150-1 and 200-1 TIG machines operate on 230 V mains supply and an easy to use control panel with a memory function to enable TIG parameters to be preset.

Te l : 0 8 0 0 389 3152 Contact: Cheron Robinson n A residential street lighting lantern has been launched by specialist WRTL Exterior Lighting. Its Libra lantern conforms to relevant European standards and has adjustable glare control.

Te l : 0121 521 1234 Fax: 0121 521 1250 Contact: sales department

ELECTRICAL A range of anti-corrosive and batten fittings has been launched by specialist producer Newlec Electrical.

Its injection moulded anticorrosive fittings have post painted gear trays and two piece diffuser clips, while its batten fixings are manufactured using powder coated rigid steel channels.

Te l : 0 8 45 123 6539 Contact: sales department

HIGHWAYS Astucia has a solar powered road stud that can blast light for almost a kilometre. Its SolarLight S series MkII road stud has a built in light emitting diode that automatically illuminates after dark.

Tel: 01869 362 805 Fax: 01869 246 858 Contact: Graham Muspratt

HEATING Heater specialist Dimplex has relaunched its PLX range of panel heaters. The slimline PLX series is available in a range of outputs up to 3 kW with high accuracy thermostats, are 430 mm high and can be used in wet areas.

Te l : 0 870 720 0 036 Fax: 0870 727 0114 Contact: marketing department