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HEALTH AND SAFETY Manchester-based distributor Pathfinder Fox has a new range of hand held and helmet mounted industrial torches. Its Parat range is available in a lightweight waterproof, dustproof and corrosion resistant ABS case and feature a bright Xenon lamp.

Tel: 01204 868 630 Contact: sales department

Safety footwear specialist Jallate has launched a range of safety wellingtons specifically for construction industry workers. Its Auda range includes the Highlands SA combines a PVC upper with steel toe cap and midsole, a shock absorbing midsole and specially designed ventilation system.

Tel: 01827 831 260 Contact: sales department

FITTINGS Thermoplastic fittings supplier nmc has launched a range of lightweight skirting boards. Its Floorstyl boards are easy to handle, resistant to damp and are available in a range of nine standard profiles.

Tel: 01495 713 266 Fax: 01495 713 277 Contact: sales department

MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL Halfen has launched a new channel designed to give support for mechanical and electrical services. Its 41/22 HTA Light can be used with standard strut systems and is supplied pregalvanised with expanded polystyrene filler as standard.

Tel: 08705 316 300 Fax: 08705 316 304 Contact: Wayne Coulter

DOORS AND WINDOWS Supplier New World Developments has a GRP composite doorset that performs to the latest standards. Its Apeer doorset system boasts the thermal, durability and security advantages of modern materials and complies to building regulations part L and part M.

Tel: 028 2563 2200 Fax: 028 2565 9334 Contact: sales department

The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers has published its environmental performance toolkit for glazed facades.

The toolkit will help designers select the most appropriate type of facade based on a range of environmental criteria.

Tel: 020 8772 3618 Contact: publications n Window fittings specialist Titon has a new high security fastening system for aluminium French casement doors. Its new unit is ideal for hotels, hospitals and apartments and allows French doors to be designed with a single visible door handle.

Tel: 01206 713 800 Contact: sales department

HEATING Heating specialist Creda is to launch a new range of electrically heated towel rails.

Its Newera Outline and Skyline ranges feature adjustable temperature control and are available in a white or chrome finish with 0.3 to 0.75 kW ratings.

Tel: 08709 000 420 Contact: sales department

PAINTS Crown Trade has unveiled a new interior coatings colour range that is formulated without using black. Its True Colours range is formulated blending deeper or lighter shades of the same colours to produce a purer, brighter colour.

Tel: 0870 241 6457 Contact: sales department

WATERPROOFING Delta Membrane Systems has a range of high density polyethylene cavity membranes. Ideally suited for the remediation of basements its Delta MS500 and MS20 systems can be used for walls, ceilings and floors.

Tel: 08707 472 181 Fax: 08717 178 060 Contact: sales department

ROOFING Panel manufacturer Ward Insulated Panels has extended it range of single ply roofing options. Its Topfoil system includes a metal deck with an integral foil faced insulation layer, provides good air leakage performance and has been fire tested to current regulations.

Tel: 01944 710 591 Fax: 01944 710 555 Contact: Frank Atkinson

LANDSCAPING Addagrip is to launch its latest hard landscaping product. Its Addaset system uses a clear resin to bind natural aggregates to provide a low maintenance, hard wearing surface that is trowelled flat and is suitable for footpaths, cycle ways, access roads and car parks.

SITE COMMUNICATIONS Kenwood Electronics has launched a new robust transceiver for site communications. Its Protalk TK 3201 boasts a 16 hour battery, weighs just 360 g and is manufactured using a die cast aluminium chassis.

Tel: 01923 655 292 Contact: sales department Tel: 01825 761 333 Contact: Roger Critchley