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DRAINAGE Hepworth Drainage has introduced a new linear drainage range purposedesigned for use in domestic areas such as driveways and patios.HepFlow is a polypropylene system of channels and fittings and is available in 0.5 m and 1 m lengths.

Tel: 01226 763561 Fax: 01226 764827 Contact: Sales team

CABLES A new range of large diameter galvanised cable in both locked coil and open spiral strand has been developed by Macalloy in conjunction with Italian specialist Tensoteci.

Tel: 0114 2426704 Fax: 0114 2431324 Contact: Sales team

BRIDGES Mabey Support Systems has added a new footbridge to its Quickbridge range.

The new footbridge consists of 6 m and 12 m units that can be used singularly or spliced to create bridges up to 24 m long.

Tel: 01942 725343 Fax: 01942 270893 Contact: Chris Carter

TOOLS Tacwise is the new brand of hand, electric and air nailing and stapling tools from Rapesco.

Tel: 01753 842017 Fax: 01753 856661 Contact: Mike Maurice nThe Irwin Industrial Tool Company has recently launched a range of high-performance jigsaw blades, hole saws and reciprocating blades.

Tel: 0114 251 9101 Fax: 0114 243 3402 Contact: Ian McLaren

FIRE PROTECTION Leigh's Paints has extended its Firetex 'FX' range with the addition of the FX7000, which offers two-hour fire protection for site application, and the FX8000, which provides two-hour fire protection for shop application.

Tel: 01204 521771 Fax: 01204 382115 Contact: Lynn Ellison

MAPPING Photoscape 3D is a new, PC-compatible software product that allows the landscape of England and Wales to be viewed in 3D.The 3DVD box-set covers the country in 47 regions, which link together to provide a seamlessly navigable environment.

Tel: 01530 518562 Fax: N/A Contact: Sales department

SURFACING Duraphalt is a new range of stone mastic asphalts developed by Ayton Products.The range is available in 6 mm, 10 mm and 14 mm surface course and 20 mm binder course grades.

Tel: 01953 602002 Fax: 01953 604695 Contact: Sales department

SAFETY Job specific height safety and fall protection kits have been launched by Protecta.The maintenance kit, for general work on tall structures, and the vertical access kit, for safe climbing on vertical structures both come is a single holdall.

Tel: 01928 571324 Fax: 01928 571325 Contact: Steve Robertshaw nAn ice, fog and condensation-free traffic safety mirror has been launched in the UK.The Hydro-Klean

DRILLING Bosch has developed the MultiConstruction dill bit, designed to drill at an equal rate in tiles, masonry, concrete, wood, plastic and metal, as well as being suitable for impact use.

Tel: 01895 838743 Fax: 01895 839380 Contact: Sales team mirror is available in sizes of 60 cm and 100 cm.

Tel: 0191 522 1330 Fax: 0191 522 9835 Contact: Richard Green

WALLING Forticrete has unveiled a walling system evoking a mason-craft wall. Bordeaux walling is a system of modules that interconnect with fibreglass pins to give the appearance of a random stone wall.

Tel: 01909 775000 Fax: 01909 773549 Contact: Peter England

WALLING Topcrete RPW is a new party wall block designed to save space in residential buildings. From Tarmac Topblock, the new block measures just 190 mm thick and weighs 15 kg.

Tel: 01902 382732 Fax: 01902 382219 Contact: Wendy Hinett

HEATING All the components needed for underfloor heating systems in confined living spaces such as conservatories and extensions have been combined into one pack by Uponor Housing Solutions.

The Uponor Small Area Packs come in a variety of sizes.

Tel: 01455 550355 Fax: 01455 550366 Contact: Sales team