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RCI March 2018

ROOFING CLADDING & INSULATION A UNITY PRESS PUBLICATION @RCIMAG MARCH 2018 82 86 REGULARS FEATURES THIS MONTH Editorial Editor Nichola Farrugia Direct tel 01732 748 032 Email nichola.farrugia@markallengroup.com Assistant editor Holly Miles Direct tel 01732 748 035 Email holly.miles@markallengroup.com fax 01732 748 001 Advertising Advertisement sales director Tony Brown Direct tel 01732 748 059 Mobile 07979 506 896 Email tony.brown@markallengroup.com fax 01732 748 001 Trade link advert manager Jo Claydon-Smith Direct tel 01732 748 064 Email jo.claydon-smith@markallengroup.com fax 01732 748 006 Production Production manager Jo Claydon-Smith Direct tel 01732 748 064 Email jo.claydon-smith@markallengroup.com fax 01732 748 006 To subscribe: subs@unity-media.com Published by Unity Media Plc Hawley Mill, Hawley Rd, Dartford, DA2 7TJ Tel 01322 221144 Fax 01322 221188 Website www.rcimag.co.uk Reprographic controller Hannah Walsh Circulation supervisor Lauren Prosser Finance director Helen Lawson Printer William Gibbons & Sons All rights reserved. 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ISSN No: 0951-6263 RCI Est. 1980 05 Leader 06 Industry News 10 Company News 14 People 16 The Envelope 20 The Pitch 24 Marley Eternit Uncovered 26 Material Shortages 30 New Data Rules 36 Cladding & Sheeting 56 Insulation 64 Flat Roofi ng 82 Green Roofs 86 Rainwater Systems 90 Pitched Roofi ng 102 Safety, Access & Tools 104 Trade Link 18 The fi rst in a series of regular articles Jayne Fergusson, operations director of the National Construction Training Services, talks to RCI about why it is imperative that the industry attracts more women 28 David Jackson, solicitor and founder of the National Legal Consortium, warns readers not to take on too many contracts from one single contractor 44 RCI’s Holly Miles talks to Gavin Ross, technical specifi cations manager of SPSenvirowall about the company’s partnership with Dynamic Cladding and what the future holds 56 Gilles Maria of ROCKWOOL was disappointed with Dame Judith Hackitt’s Interim Report, he tells RCI why 90 Allan Liddell, sales area manager for Scotland at CUPA PIZARRAS, discusses the key factors to consider when it comes to specifying and installing natural slate ROOFING CLADDING & INSULATION Unity Business Press © 2017 TO QUOTE MISSION STATEMENT 18 “A century has passed since women in the UK were given the same voting rights as men, yet there remains many areas of life where gender inequality continues to thrive – take the construction industry, for instance, where women account for an estimated 13% of workers – a paltry fi gure” 56 “At best, this means tinkering with the status quo when a thorough overhaul is required. At worst, it lays the foundations for another Grenfell.” 84 “There is a misconception that has wrongly been circulated over the past decade that green roofs need no maintenance. Low maintenance – ‘yes’, no maintenance is defi nitely a ‘no’.” EASY-TRIM As one of the fastest growing manufacturers in the UK roofi ng sector, Easy-Trim offers unparalleled quality and innovation in both its product range and customer service. We believe the future of quality, availability, reliability and innovation lies within British Manufacturing. Our range of products covers dry fi x solutions, weatherproofi ng and waterproofi ng liquids, ventilation accessories, torch-on and breather membranes, lead alternatives and much more. Visit our website to learn more about our company and products. WWW.EASY-TRIM.CO.UK ISSUE 2015 www.rcimag.co.uk MARCH 2018 www.rcimag.co.uk ROOFING CLADDING & INSULATION ROOFING CLADDING & INSULATION Print Online Exhibition Print Online Exhibition would like to annouce that we are the proud sponsors of www.easy-trim.co.uk ■ CONTRACTS IN FOCUS ■ TRAINING & SKILLS Jayne Fergusson from the NCTS addresses the building skills shortage. Page 18 MATERIAL SHORTAGES Duncan Voice discusses why material shortages present an opportunity to adapt. Page 26 INSULATION ROOKWOOL is calling for less bureaucracy and more safety in buildings. Page 56 TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text P. ?? TEXT Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text P. ?? TEXT Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text Text P. ?? ROOFING CLADDING & INSULATION MARCH 2018 WWW.RCIMAG.CO.UK 001_RCI_Mar18 v2.indd 1 09/03/2018 10:19 48 36 52 At the very heart of the roofi ng, cladding and insulation markets since 1980, RCI champions best practice, raises awareness of safety issues on-site and promotes business excellence. RCI delivers its mixture of news, views, trends and product updates through print, an online weekly newsletter and its website…and in person at its ever-relevant and popular RCI Show.


RCI March 2018
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