Entries by Lyn

Containex has the modular answer

If you need new school space or if it needs to be expanded, we can assist you. In a mobile school created from portable and accommodation units, everything is exactly the same as in a permanent structure. For example, a complete school was built using flexible space modules in just 2 months in Feldbach, Austria. The school […]

High Performance Pre-Fabricated Walling System

Forterra’s pre-fabricated walling system uses high performance bonding mortar to create innovative, factory fabricated masonry panels. These can be manufactured as a single skin wall construction in clay brick, Thermalite aircrete blocks or Forterra Aggregate blocks. Complete cavity wall panels incorporating partial fill, or full fill, insulation in sizes up to nine metres long and 2.6 metres […]

Spotlight on Smart Lighting

Europe is projected to dominate the smart lighting market by 2024 due to the rapid deployment of smart lighting systems in residential, commercial, and government sectors, large-scale smart city projects undertaken in the region supported by favorable government initiatives. Due to the consistent emphasis by the European Union (EU) on accelerated development of smart cities […]

Vertical Farming on the up!

Netled Oy, Finnish specialists in vertical farming systems and greenhouse lighting solutions, have signed a long-term framework agreement with Astwood Infrastructure to supply equipment for industrial scale vertical farms. The agreement covers an initial four such farms, based predominantly in the UK, to be delivered over the next three years and provides a framework for […]


The new European IT headquarters for global electrical wholesaler City Electrical Factors (CEF) is described as a visual celebration of the company’s ethos and rich industrial heritage, thanks in part to an electrifying aluminium façade featuring Proteus HR rainscreen cladding. CEF’s existing offices had reached full capacity and so a second site was developed opposite […]

Vasco’s Tulipa Designer Steel Radiator Collection

The Tulipa is a designer steel radiator suitable for all rooms, its definitive style and classic open structure works in both modern and period living spaces; guaranteeing flawless heating comfort throughout the entire home. The versatile Tulipa radiator collection is available in horizontal and vertical models, and in two model types; either flat oval tubes […]


The government has invited businesses to bid in two competitions worth up to £36m to fund collaborative R&D and demonstrator projects. Both competitions focus on modern methods of construction, digital and whole-asset performance. UK Research and Innovation is providing the funding through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund’s Transforming Construction Challenge. The two competitions are as […]