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Golden Thread Round Table Discussion

Golden Thread could restore architects’ role as custodians of quality in projects, construction industry round table finds Read more ›

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Siderise celebrates latest certification and listing with Thomas Bell Wright

Siderise Insulation announces the successful certification of its stonewool lamella solution for curtain wall façade applications - reinforcing the reputation of its passive fire safety products and systems to provide reliable compartmentation. Read more ›

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Siderise Insulation Expands Production Capacity with £1.8m Line at South Wales Headquarters

Passive fire protection manufacturer, Siderise Insulation, is gearing up to open its second production line after another multi-million-pound investment in its Maesteg site, following the opening of its new £1 million Innovation Centre earlier this year. Read more ›

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Siderise launches technical deep dives to share its knowledge of passive fire protection and noise control.

Siderise has launched its first edition of its new Technical Deep Dives, which marks the start of a series of free e-learning modules. They are designed to help construction professionals build the breadth and depth of their knowledge by getting to grips Read more ›

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Spandrel Protection Systems

Siderise Insulation is celebrating ten years since first having its curtain wall passive fire protection systems tested to the rigorous BS EN 1364-4 fire resistance standard. Read more ›

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Siderise joins National Federation of Roofing Contractors, supporting its expansion into facade industry

We are proud to become members of the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC)as it expands its horizons to promote industry best practice and drive innovation in both the roofing and now cladding sectors. Read more ›

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Siderise Cavity Barriers Prove Their Performance As Part Of Brick Slip System BS 8414-2 Test

Siderise RH Cavity Barriers have proven their passive fire protection capabilities as part of a ventilated facade system again— this time as part of a brick slip façade system which successfully met the requirements of BR 135 when tested to BS 8414-2. Read more ›

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Siderise Supports SCi’s research into Cavity Barriers in SFS Masonry Facades

Siderise contributes to Steel Construction Institute’s research into performance of cavity barriers in steel framed masonry facades Read more ›

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Siderise official partner of RIBA Journal’s 2022 Eyeline drawing competition

Siderise Insulation is thrilled to be sponsoring RIBAJ’s prestigious annual drawing competition — Eyeline.  Now in its tenth year, the competition seeks to celebrate and showcase the best drawing and rendering skills in the architectural field. Read more ›

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BLOG: Breaking the Bias – The Value of Gender Equality in Construction

8th March marks International Women’s Day — a day which celebrates the vital contribution of women in all sections of society and calls for true equality for all. This year’s theme is #BreakTheBias. Read more ›

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Over Unwanted Sound? Siderise Launches Mullion Overclad System

Siderise Special Products has launched the new Siderise® MC System — a decorative mullion liner designed to provide a simple yet robust solution for enhancing the acoustic performance, or acoustic and fire performance, of curtain wall facade systems. Read more ›

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Ensuring Product Traceability With BSI Identify

We are thrilled to announce that we have joined BSI Identify — a digital identification platform that seeks to improve industry safety by providing a straightforward solution to product traceability. Read more ›

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The Changing World of Customer Service – Q+A with Jayde David, Sales Office Manager

This week is National Customer Service Week, dedicated to celebrating the important work of customer service teams in all sectors. In conversation with our Sales Office Manager, Jayde, how developments in technology and culture impact our own team. Read more ›

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Summary of updates to the LABC Warranty Technical Manual for cavity barriers and firestopping

LABC has published its latest edition of the LABC Warranty Technical Manual (v10) which is applicable to all sites first registered with LABC Warranty from 11th June 2021. Here is a summary of the key changes relating to cavity barriers and firestopping. Read more ›

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Demonstrating value in the supply chain with Achilles

The Siderise Insulation division are now a proud member of the Achilles BuildingConfidence Community. Read more ›

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Update to EWCL5 Certificate No. ME 5101

We would like to clarify the situation regarding the above which covers voluntary third-party certification for Siderise RH and Siderise RV products. Read more ›

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BLOG: How Ingenuity Keeps Us By Your Side

 Through genuine engagement with our customers and active involvement in the wider industry, we gain a deep and nuanced understanding of individual projects and broader challenges facing the sector. Read more ›

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Siderise Joins MADE IN BRITAIN

Siderise has become a member of Made in Britain — a community of British manufacturers committed to producing products to the highest standards.  Read more ›

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BLOG: Celebrating the Women of Siderise – International Women’s Day 2021

It is no secret that the construction industry has a gender disparity and one of the ways we can begin to change this and attract more young women to our industry is by shining the spotlight on those already thriving within it.  Read more ›

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Code for Construction Product Information – Starting Our Journey to Compliance

To rebuild the confidence in the credibility of our industry and the supply chain, we need to change our processes and create a clear system that advocates a high standard of transparent product information and marketing. Read more ›

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Siderise Supports Code for Construction Product Information

Siderise welcomes the creation of the Code and is in full support of its proposed requirements, which resonate with our stated aim of demonstrating integrity in all we do. Read more ›

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BLOG: It Takes Insight to be By Your Side

Last month we launched our ‘By Your Side’ initiative, which encapsulates everything we do to support our customers. Read more about the three core principles which underpin this commitment: insight, ingenuity, and inegrity. Read more ›

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We'll Raise A Mug To That! Tea & Technical Takes Off!

For many, COVID Lockdowns have made it difficult to find enough time to commit to lengthy learning sessions. Our quick but comprehensive Tea and Technical virtual, bitesize CPDs have been designed to help. Read more ›

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New Office Allows Siderise To Be By Your Side In Asia Pacific

We are thrilled to announce the official opening of our new Asia Pacific office from 1st January 2021. Read more ›

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Siderise Training Gains ISO Certification

Fire, acoustic and thermal insulation specialists, Siderise is pleased to announce its Product Installation Training has been awarded ISO 29993:2017 certification from SGS, one of the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification com Read more ›

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Siderise Announces LSFA Membership

Siderise supply and support technical fire products that work in conjunction with light steel frame (LSF) systems, either within the body of the LSF systems themselves, or more importantly its cavity barrier products are affixed to LSF as part of a façade Read more ›

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Site Inspection App aids post-Covid world

Leading manufacturer of fire, acoustic and thermal insulation solutions, Siderise has announced it has resumed its site services capability and will be able to visit construction sites that are classed and confirmed as Covid-19 secure Read more ›

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Siderise is By Your Side

In a changing world, where the construction industry is facing ever increasing pressures, both new and historical, we believe that operating with integrity is more important than ever, and collaborative working is the way to meet the challenges ahead. Read more ›

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Siderise cavity barriers rise high at Canary Wharf development

For what is one of London’s tallest residential towers, Siderise, has provided cavity barriers and perimeter fire seals as part of the glazed curtain walling system for the Landmark Pinnacle Tower. Read more ›

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Siderise solutions play an important role at the home of England Rugby

Twickenham Stadium has undergone a multi-million pound redevelopment which has seen the East Stand transformed to offer six levels of contemporary hospitality and event space. Read more ›

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Siderise brings a level of safety to UK’s tallest residential tower

Siderise has provided fire stops as part of the curtain walling system for the largest residential tower in the UK and what is destined to be one of Canary Wharf’s most iconic and distinctive buildings. Read more ›

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Capitalising on India’s building boom

As India marches on with its unprecedented growth and Prime Minister Narendra Modi promises every Indian will have a house by 2022, this will fuel a $1.3 trillion investment in new housing, according to brokerage firm CLSA India Pvt. Read more ›

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Siderise Fire Stops make the grade at high-rise student accommodation

To meet the passive fire protection requirements for a new 27 storey high-rise student accommodation in the centre of Cardiff, Siderise has provided cavity barriers and fire stops as part of the curtain walling system. Read more ›