The 17th International Plastics and Petrochemicals Trade Exhibition alongside the International Trade Exhibition for Printing & Packaging Technologies

Preparations underway for Saudi PPPP 2020 Preparations for the 17th edition of the Saudi Plastics and Petrochemicals, and the Saudi Print and Pack exhibition organized by Riyadh Exhibitions Company Ltd, are underway. The four-day event is being held under the diamond sponsorship of Advanced Petrochemical Company, from 13-16 January 2020, and will bring together leading regional and internat....

INDUSTRY CHOICE: DRAGON SCREED

Dragon Screed’s revolutionary design levels subgrade and screed concrete quickly and with ease. It can be configured from 10 feet to 24 feet wide, on the sides or in front of a machine, and in forward or reverse. The screed is adjustable to pour anywhere from 6 feet to 22 feet wide. It drags, floats, and vibrates the concrete with every pass. Using a hydraulic pivot, it allows you to ....

SIMPLIFYING STEEL ERECTION AND IMPROVING CONCRETE

Pre-positioned column sockets improve flatwork and panel construction for tilt-up projects. The Column Socket is positioned on the foundation prior to placement of the concrete floor slab. Building owners today demand concrete floors of the highest quality. Big-box retailers are highly sensitive to the appearance of floor surfaces exposed in public areas, since cracks, disc....

Green facades – a case of Sustainability being only skin-deep?

Paul Godfrey examines the case for green facades and whether they could impact the way buildings are being designed and built in the region In 1927, the acclaimed architect Le Corbusier published his Five Points of Architecture, destined to become the core blueprint for the Modernist movement. The second of the ‘Five Points’ was the requirement to have a roof garden, which c....

How ceiling solutions help us to get one step closer to tackling climate change

Armstrong Ceiling Solutions’ Mohamed Khaled believes to actively combat climate change, more companies need to invest in sustainable building solutions Sustainable buildings are becoming more desirable in the workplace, across a range of high-profile developments and in homes. While the UAE ranks in the top 10 countries in the world to hold LEED certifications, there is still prog....

Insulation technology that delivers quality performance and increased R-value.

Use premium-performance Kooltherm products to save space in wall, floor, soffit/structural ceiling, and sandwich wall applications. Kooltherm K8 cavity board has a fiber-free rigid thermoset phenolic core, faced on both sides with a low emissivity composite foil that is used for insulation in partially filled cavity walls. Kooltherm K20 sandwich board’s rigid thermoset insulation is ideal....