In traditional construction, the choice of products for a project requires consideration of aesthetics, performance, schedule and cost. In sustainable construction, these traditional considerations are expanded to include products that reduce impacts on occupant health and the environment.
Compact, efficient and powerful, the new US Hammer GB-70 is easy to transport from job to job. With 64 pounds of impact force, it delivers the same power-to-weight ratio as many pneumatic and hydraulic breakers.
Sika Corporation recently introduced SikaTack® Panel-50, a one-component neutral curing silicone, which combines mechanical strength with excellent elasticity. This product is ideally suited for use in structural joints in ventilated facades between the vertically installed substructure and the facade panels.
In 1937, Rodolfo Squinzi founded MAPEI as a small family business in Milan, Italy. Looking to fill a void in the local construction industry, Squinzi established the company with only three employees. He named it “Materiali ausiliari per l’edilizia e l’industria,” for which MAPEI is now the acronym.
Health and comfort have become a very high priority and now the average consumer is looking at life cycle, carbon footprints, recycled content, Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), energy consumption and other environmental-related concerns.
Laticrete International, Inc. has acquired the remaining interest in the Laticrete Supercap, LLC joint venture to fully integrate the businesses under one umbrella and invest additional resources to accelerate growth momentum.
A fairy tale-like space was created for the new pastry restaurant, La Dolça, in Barcelona
August 30, 2018
After a dinner full of surprises in Tickets restaurant, guests are invited to “put the icing on the cake” by having dessert in La Dolça. The new space, designed by El Equipo Creativo, aims to embrace visitors and transport them to the magical universe of children’s stories.
Z Modular recently announced that it has hired Christopher Schmidt as senior modular project executive and Chris Waters as director of business development. The two veterans have 50 years of combined experience working in modular and traditional construction roles.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we have two technical focus articles. One is about flatness tolerances, self-leveling underlayments and radiant uncoupling mats. The other technical focus article is about advances in tile backer boards. Also, see the latest Contractor Spotlight with Robert Smeton, owner of Artisan Granite & Tile LLC, read a review of Cersaie 2019, and much more!