Industrial Flooring - Flowcrete
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Industrial Flooring - Flowcrete

THE University of the West of Scotland’s (UWS) new £110m Lanarkshire campus has installed floors from Flowcrete UK that are said to convey the open, multifunctional and collaborative ethos of the site.  

The new Lanarkshire facility, based in the Hamilton International Technology Park, was designed to be at the cutting-edge of sustainability while creating a vibrant and contemporary venue for...

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Industrial Flooring - Tilemaster Adhesives
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Industrial Flooring - Tilemaster Adhesives

TILEMASTER Adhesive’s Professional Flooring Products range includes ‘two single part, fast-setting, heavy-duty self-levelling compounds that are suitable to be used to create a finished surface in industrial environments’.

The company says: ‘FineFlow 3000 offers exceptional levelling and smoothing properties alongside flexible, fibre-reinforced LevelFlex, with both products tested and classified...

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Industrial Flooring - PPC
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Industrial Flooring - PPC

‘FOR high performance extraction of hazardous dust in the workplace or onsite, the professional’s choice is the M450LP Vacuum, featuring the Longopac bagging system,’ says PPC.

‘The M450LP has been redesigned so the 1,700mm operating height can be reduced to 1,300mm for easy transportation and storage,’ says the company. ‘Designed for use with construction machinery and tools or used...

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Industrial Flooring - F Ball & Co
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Industrial Flooring - F Ball & Co

F BALL & CO’s Stopgap 800 Wearcoat and Stopgap 850 Exterior are said to offer the capability to create smooth and level wearcoat surfaces for indoor and outdoor industrial applications.

Typically, an industrial floor will be subject to heavy loads, such as forklift trucks or trolleys carrying heavy equipment. To ensure a finished floor can withstand this daily exposure, while maintaining its ...

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Industrial Flooring - FeRFA
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Industrial Flooring - FeRFA

RESIN flooring is the flooring of choice for industrial applications, whether manufacturing or warehousing owing to the excellent performance characteristics and ability to provide a seamless, hygienic, durable and slip-resistant floor.

A wide spectrum of surface protection systems is available for use in the industrial flooring sector designed to meet the demanding requirements placed on them....

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Refurbishment - nora
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Refurbishment - nora

NORAPLAN floor tiles have provided what’s described as aesthetics, acoustics and safety for the first school building developed under a motorway.

Notting Hill Prep School in Ladbroke Grove, London is a split site school, with three separate buildings. There was a need to build a new school building, but the constraints of the urban landscape posed a unique challenge - it would need to be built...

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Refurbishment - UltraFloor
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Refurbishment - UltraFloor

‘HAVING listened carefully to our customers’ needs, UltraFloor has revisited the formula of its established product, Level IT Two underlayment, and reengineered this popular offering to provide cutting-edge adhesion, tolerance and reliability,’ says the company.

UltraFloor says the advanced, user-friendly product has the following enhanced key capabilities:
• Rapid moisture loss to allow earlier...

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Refurbishment - UltraFloor (1)
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Refurbishment - UltraFloor (1)

REGENERATED Level IT Bond is described by UltraFloor as a ‘rapid-curing, high-performance two-part smoothing underlayment’.

The company continues: ‘It’s out-of-this-world flow and adhesion characteristics make it suitable for use over various subfloors and substrates, including old adhesive residues, and for use in domestic and commercial flooring projects.

‘Level IT Bond can help contractors...

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Refurbishment - A Cumberlidge
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Refurbishment - A Cumberlidge

COMMERCIAL flooring specialists, A Cumberlidge, has fitted more than 1,500sq m of new flooring as part of a ward refurbishment at Barnsley District General Hospital.

The 350+ bed hospital, built in the ‘70s, serves a population of more than 250,000 people and provides a full range of district hospital services to the local community and surrounding area including emergency department services,...

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Refurbishment - LTP
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Refurbishment - LTP

LTP’s ECOPROTEC range includes what’s described as trusted protection and maintenance solutions for floor refurbishment projects. ‘Treatments benefit from the most advanced research in water-based technology and combine high performance with low odour and low VOC formulations,’ says the company. ‘They’re designed to care for and treat natural and engineered stone surfaces – inside and outdoors –...

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Refurbishment - Gradus
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Refurbishment - Gradus

WHEN refurbishing commercial offices, it pays dividends to choose a supplier that offers a complete package of interior products and end-to-end services. High-quality products are essential – from barrier matting to premium carpets, stair-edgings and floor trims to wall protection that creates a welcoming reception area for visitors.

However, it’s also vital suppliers provide expert advice about...

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Refurbishment - F Ball
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Refurbishment - F Ball

FLOOR preparation products and adhesives from manufacturer
F Ball & Co have reportedly delivered what’s described as a super smooth, hardwearing and attractive floor finish for dental practice Ten Bolscher in Rijssen, The Netherlands.

The work was part of a total refurbishment of the practice to create a modern, contemporary style and layout. The project also demanded products that would help ...

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Installation of the month

Creating an organic pathway

IVC carpet tiles and luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) have been used to create a botanical feel at the Exeter offices of South West Academic Health Science Network.

Using the striking parquet Shades design from the Moduleo 55 Expressive LVT collection in...

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News Story

Fire safety regulations update ‘imminent'

THE furniture industry can expect an update to the Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 ‘imminently', according to Ms Kelly…

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News Story

£17.8m to help skills shortages in construction

THE British construction sector is set to receive a £17.8m investment to support employers in training and retraining more skilled workers to help…

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News Story

‘Wellness in the workplace’

RO Real Estate recently gathered a panel of industry experts in Southampton’s Harbour Hotel to discuss wellness and wellbeing, one of the hottest…

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Editor's Blog

Forbo names May competition winner

Forbo Flooring Systems has announced the winner of its May #FlooredItWithForbo competition.

Craig Anstey, divisional director at Loughton Contracts, won the competition with this sleek installation, featuring Marmoleum and Allura LVT.

If you want...

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Training

All change at Fita training centre

Shaun Wadsworth, training manager, CFA

BACK in July I had the great pleasure of inviting the wider flooring industry to visit the newly refurbished Fita training centre at Loughborough. On starting my role as training manager for CFA and Fita it was clear the main objective for the centre was to have a look and feel that reflected the excellent training and guidance that is delivered there on a weekly basis.

I went to work on planning the...

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Contractor Profiles

Resilients with resilience

After more than 60 years standing tall in the industry, Cumberlidge Flooring is prepared for anything – including a turbulent Brexit

STARTED in 1947 by Arnold Cumberlidge, a plastering and tiling contractor in the South Yorkshire region, Cumberlidge Flooring is today a proud team of 27 operatives, specialising in contracts between £1,000 and £250,000. CFJ recently caught up with director Tim Vaughan to try and find out how the company has...

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Point of View

Cashing out

A cashless society is coming and here’s how it could hurt SMEs in flooring.

CASH is no longer king. From Land’s End to John O’Groats, The Sheeple are being subtly (and in some cases not-so-subtly) herded into a cashless society. Cash accounts for three in 10 transactions, compared with six in 10 a decade ago. In 15 years, this is predicted to fall to one in 10. But the recent Access to Cash review highlighted that 17% of the population ‘would...

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Help and Advice

Could personal development improve productivity?

Nick Howes managing director, Leadership Management, International UK

THE issue of workplace productivity tends to attract significant attention from the national media, as UK businesses look for ways to match and exceed the performance levels seen from their global competitors.

According to recent data, over the past decade the UK’s labour productivity growth rate fell to a level lower than at any point during the 20th century, with little...

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