Innovative commitment to serving the concrete industry
After 60 years of flooring development, manufacture and production, Milbank Floors now boasts a new factory at Brandon, Norfolk.
From: Concrete, June 2007.
PRECAST - the future of home buildings
Phil Harris, Chairman of the Precast Flooring Federation's Marketing Committee, looks at how the precast flooring industry is providing solutions for today's and tomorrow's construction challenges.
From: Housing Association, June 2007.
Carbon Neutral Precast Flooring
George Pickard of the Precast Flooring Federation’s marketing committee puts the case for thermally insulated precast concrete floors
From: Housing Association, June 2007
solutions factory gears up
After 60 years of flooring development, manufacture and production,
Milbank Floors now boasts a new state-of-the-art factory at Brandon,
From The Structural Engineer, December 2006
beam-and-block robust detail solutions to Part E
When beam-and-block manufacturers were developing their new floors
it was far from clear what was required and indeed whether RDs were
going to be the way forward.
From Specifcation, October 2006
buildability factors shaped the Idea Store
THE IDEA STORE...comprises 3,000 sqm of bespoke precast concrete
flooring units and 18 concrete staircases from precasters, Hanson
From Building for Leisure, October 2006
beam and block comes good
When Part E of the Building Regulations setting tighter limits on
sound transmission - was being updated in 2001, some questioned whether
beam-and-block flooring could be improved in a cost-effective way
to meet the new standards.
From HA Housing Association, October 2006
floors - strong under fire
Whether they are constructed from reinforced hollowcore, prestressed
beam-and-block, or prestressed hollowcore, concrete floors have one
attribute in common: they are fire resistant.
From Concrete, September 2006
How precast flooring plays an important role in building on brownfield
sites and how it can also play a holistic role to meet regulations
From Builder and Engineer, August 2006
your buildings comply with Part L April 2006?
To conserve fuel and power and minimise heat loss, Part L of the
Building Regulations sets out standards for the thermal efficiency
From Building Engineer February 2006
Floors & Floorcoverings
The insulation U-value of 0.25W/m2K for floors, as specified in the
Building Regulations, is easily achieved. At the same time, there
is the flexibility of a 'trade off' between the various insulation
elements within the building...
From ABC&D Architect Builder Contractor & Developer January