Aluprof Supports Composite Unitised Facades – Wojciech Brożyna – Managing Director Aluprof UK

Aluminium unitised systems, once the preserve of high rise construction, is becoming commonplace as systems companies make these systems more affordable for low rise and smaller constructions.  Being different from ‘modularisation’, discussed in our previous editorial, unitised construction is primarily about the facade construction. It is well known that cement creates a great deal of […]

Snickers Workwear Climate Control Underwear

Dressing for the cold is like building a house – start with a good foundation. The Snickers Workwear Baselayer clothing uses high-tech breathable fabrics for ventilation and body moisture transport for consistent warmth and comfort. The seamless designs are available in 37.5® ventilating technology as well as polyester and merino wool to suit different types […]

Escar UK Bronze

Escar UK Bronze takes centre stage with Construction Update ahead of media partnered event ‘The Landscape Show’. Exhibiting their technical expertise head down to Battersea to see some examples of Escar UK Bronze’s work. ESCAR UK BRONZE designs and creates beautiful sculptures, statues, water features, fountains and stunning life studies in high quality cast bronze. […]

James Latham

The UK’s largest independent timber and panel products distributor, James Latham, now offers the next generation of timber and panel products through all nine of its nationwide panel depots with both Accoya® and Medite®Tricoya® Extreme. Find out more in the September Issue of Construction Update

Flex Energy

Flexenergy’s specialist prefabrication expertise has played a key role in a modular village providing a hotel-style living environment for workers at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station site. The company, one of the UK’s leading pre-insulated polybutylene pipe specialists, has manufactured bespoke pipe components for heating and hot water distribution systems for the 44 […]


RINNAI HOT WATER – INSTANT, CONTINUOUS, LIMITLESS AND SENSIBLY ECONOMIC FOR EVERY TYPE OF COMMERCIAL SITE Now available from Rinnai is the HD55i, a heavy duty high efficiency gas fired continuous flow water heating unit with optimal fuel consumption, and in like-for-like comparisons with more traditional methods, is more cost effective over a lifetime. Rinnai […]


Back in the 1970’s architectural aluminium, shopfronts, windows and curtain wall, was available in anodised finishes. These finishes were limited to silver, bronze and black. In the day, replacement window companies often offered a silver framed aluminium casement window set in a hardwood frame. The finish was exceptionally robust and if you look round today, […]


Industry-leading systems supplier VEKA Group continues to lead the way in lamination, as its 29-strong colour offering brightens up the industry. Always adapting quickly to industry trends, VEKA now has a sweet 16 colour combinations available ex-stock, including the increasingly popular Anthracite Grey Smooth.