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Mastic asphalt makes a tough case for paving

Offering exceptional durability, waterproofing and skid resistance, mastic asphalt has been used across the globe on all manner of paving applications for more than a century – from surfacing the pavements around Tower Bridge in London to hundreds of bridges and car parks and one of the biggest civil engineering projects in the world - [...]

2017-09-14T16:42:47+00:00 March 28th, 2017|News|

Alltype Roofing set to sponsor MAC Awards

The Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) will be gathering its members for the AGM at One Whitehall Place on the 9th June 2017, with Alltype Specialist Roofing Supplies lined-up as the industry sponsors of one of the waterproofing industry’s most prestigious events.  The gathering will see over 100 key players from the mastic asphalt industry gathered to [...]

2017-09-14T16:44:18+00:00 March 16th, 2017|News|

Unbeatable protection, whatever the weather 

Whether it’s wind, rain or snow, sun or frost, a roof is on the front-line each and every day, therefore it pays to choose a waterproofing material which can withstand whatever Mother Nature throws at it.  The toughest, most durable waterproofing membrane and one that will withstand our increasingly destructive weather in the long-term, is [...]

2017-09-14T16:49:00+00:00 February 14th, 2017|News|

Mac appoints new Company Director

The Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Malcolm Grinstead as Company Director who will be taking up the post on February 1st 2017.  With a career in the construction industry that spans more than 45 years, including 25 years covering all aspects of contracting with Briggs Amasco and 20 years [...]

2017-09-14T16:50:40+00:00 February 1st, 2017|News|

Mastic asphalt – green, recyclable and an a+ performance every time

Mastic asphalt is renowned for being tough, durable, long lasting and outperforming the competition, but it’s also one of the most sustainable and greenest building materials available, helping specifiers and architects achieve the highest BREEAM rating possible. Having worked long and hard to minimise the environmental impact of this durable material, the Mastic Asphalt Council [...]

2017-09-14T16:52:07+00:00 January 16th, 2017|News|

The fast and versatile screed

Finding the right screed for the job is never easy.  Screeds have different characteristics and when you factor in project timelines and budget constraints, this can make even the most straightforward screeding application a challenge.  Traditional cement screeds can be slow and labour-intensive so aren’t always up to the job.  Whether new build or refurbishment, [...]

2017-09-14T16:54:22+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|News|

Think green roofs- think mastic asphalt

With architects and specifiers under pressure to significantly reduce carbon emissions through sustainable building solutions, green roofs have risen in popularity and are seen as a having a significant effect on a building’s sustainable credentials.  Whether intensive or extensive, biodiverse or brown, it’s absolutely critical that green roofs are built on a solid waterproofing foundation.  [...]

2017-09-14T16:58:03+00:00 December 12th, 2016|News|

Tanked up – building protection from the floods 

With the latest deluge of heavy rain causing flash floods and the evacuation of homes, there is no escaping the fact that the UK may experience another winter of catastrophic floods. The devastation caused to homes and businesses by rising water levels and subterranean water ingress is costing local authorities and homeowners millions of pounds [...]

2017-09-14T17:00:32+00:00 November 29th, 2016|News|

Mastic asphalt won’t trip you up

With slips and trips one of the most common causes of accidents, it’s hardly surprising that every year councils across the UK pay out millions of pounds  in compensation claims due to faulty, broken and uneven pavements . While the cost to those that fall and suffer is incalculable, these injury claims can be reduced [...]

2017-09-14T17:02:00+00:00 November 15th, 2016|News|