Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to the newest version of your browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of Construction News, please enable cookies in your browser.

Welcome to the Construction News site. As we have relaunched, you will have to sign in once now and agree for us to use cookies, so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more



SURFACING Tarmac has a ready-to-use stone mastic asphalt cold-lay reinstatement material for roads. Its RoadMaster SMA is available in 25 Kg tubs, a 0/10mm surface course grade and PSV 60 or PSV 65.

Tel: 01283 554 800 Contact: sales department n Manufacturer Adbruf has introduced a thermoplastic road lining paint that provides additional wear resistance. Made using thermoplastics, its Duramark is screen applied, able to withstand wheel scrub from heavy vehicles and is available in white and yellow.

Tel: 01963 362 640 Fax: 01963 363 762 Contact: sales department SEALANTS Tremco has a two-component structural glazing sealant for both two and foursided glazing applications.

Its Proglaze II is resistant to UV light, ozone and extreme temperatures and has been developed for use as a fast cure.

Tel: 01753 691 696 Fax: 01753 822 640 Contact: sales department SURVEYING Surveying instrument specialist Leica Geosystems has developed an easy to use theodolite. Its Builder range includes Builder T, Builder R and Builder RM models, which are based on the same software to simplify user progression.

Tel: 01908 246 260 Contact: Carla Lyons-Davis HEALTH AND SAFETY Aico has a range of downlight f ire protect ion covers that help improve the acoustic properties of ceilings. Its cone-shaped Firecap covers help reinforce the sound properties of a ceiling by producing the reverse effect of a megaphone and constricting the sound.

Tel: 0870 758 4000 Fax: 0870 758 4011 Contact: sales department n Stihl has launched a personal protection equipment range for construction workers. The collection includes protective glasses, high-performance work gloves and steel toe-capped work boots and shoes.

Tel: 01276 202 02 Fax: 01276 670 510 Contact: sales department SOFTWARE Pile Dynamics has released the latest pile driving simulation software, which predicts driving stresses and hammer performance to give the total pile driving time. Its latest GRLWEAP features a static analysis based on soil descriptions.

Tel: ++1 216 831 6131 Fax: ++1 216 831 0916 Contact: sales department FIXINGS ITW Construction Products is to launch a range of heavy-duty through bolts. Its easy to install Spit Fix II anchors are ideal for a variety fixing tasks including stone cladding, brick ties and support systems.

Tel: 01923 523 372 Fax: 01923 515 186 Contact: Claire Wing WELDING Murex has launched two new step-controlled welding machines for medium and heavy-duty applications. The Transm ig 300C and 350C compact machines can be used for both MIG or MAG welding and are designed for use in harsh environments.

Te l : 0 8 0 0 389 3152 Contact: Cheron Robinson TOOLS Bosch has launched two hole saws designed to cut through a range of building materials. Its Sheet Metal Holesaw has hard-wearing teeth that will cut aluminium, steel and brass, while its MultiConstruction is ideal for use on solid wood, laminate, plastics and ceramics.

Tel: 01895 838 782 Contact: sales department n Scott Products has developed a portable dehumidifier for drying out damp spots and preventing the rot and decay of timber substructures. Its Ruby Dry dehumidifier operates at low temperatures and has an extraction capacity of 5 litres every 24 hours.

Tel: 01606 837 787 Contact: sales department STRUCTURAL Engineered timber specialist Trus Joist has a range of beams, purlins, columns and timber trusses.

Manufactured using its Parallam parallel strand lumber, the range boasts superior stiffness, strength and dimensional stability.

Tel: 0121 445 6666 Contact: sales department FITTINGS Aqualux has a competitively priced wet room fitting enclosure that is easy to install. Available in three sizes the 1,900 mm-high Walk-In enclosure has 6 mm-thick safety glass and die-cast chromium plated fittings.

Te l : 0121 526 7683 Contact: Sandra Hyde