Construction products

Euralarm supports the call for a higher standard of construction products

How to build smarter, safer cities from scratch Today we live in an age obsessed with technology. Whatever your perspective, it’s hard to avoid the growing number of applications, products and solutions that continue to redefine the limits of what we once thought possible. From autonomous vehicles to edge computing, 5G and the Internet of […]

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Sandvik acquires Allied Construction Products

Sandvik acquired Allied Construction Products. Allied will undergo a rebranding in 2021, changing the company name to Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions North America and marketing all products under the Rammer brand. “People will be the same, the products will be the same and the commitment to providing exceptional service will remain the same,” said Jonas […]

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New construction products regulator will have strict enforcement powers

The government has also commissioned an independent review of previous construction product testing regimes. The review, which will report later this year, will cover any weaknesses in previous regimes and make recommendations on how to avoid abuse of the testing system. Health and safety law expert Kevin Bridges of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind […]

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CPA to launch consultation on post-Grenfell code for construction products | New

The Construction Products Association (CPA) is launching a consultation on a new code that aims to set the benchmark for how construction products are marketed. The CPA is seeking industry-wide comment on its Construction Product Information Code (CICC), which was drafted following testimony during the ongoing public inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire in 2017. It […]

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New regulator to guarantee the safety of construction products

A new regulator for building products has been created to ensure that materials used to build houses are manufactured safely The construction products regulator will have the power to withdraw from the market any product presenting a significant risk to safety and to prosecute any company that flouts product safety rules. This follows recent testimony […]

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Government announces new regulator for construction products | New

A new regulator put in place to monitor the safety of various construction products was announced by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick. The regulator of construction products will have the power to withdraw from the market any product presenting a significant risk to safety and to prosecute any company that flouts product safety rules. Jenrick said […]

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Vale opens Pico Block plant to produce civil construction products from iron ore tailings

Posted by Paul Moore on November 22, 2020 On November 17, Vale opened the Pico Block plant, the first pilot plant for civil construction products made from tailings from mining activities. The plant at the Pico mine in the town of Itabirito, Minas Gerais, is designed to foster the circular economy within local iron ore […]

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South African construction retailer Builders expands to Kenya

SBuilders Superstore, an East African construction products retailer, is expanding into East Africa with its first store in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, a company statement said yesterday. Builders Superstore, a Massbuild brand, will invest 500 million Kenyan shillings (78.4 million rand) in its retail store which will be located next to the upscale Narobi district, […]