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Terrazzo takes to the floor at new brighton nightclub

For a new nightclub in Brighton, the owners required a stylish floor that was hardwearing, durable and could withstand heavy footfall on a regular basis.  Offering ease of installation, long term durability and a decorative finish, IKO’s new mastic asphalt terrazzo flooring was up for the challenge.  In what was once a former art deco [...]

2017-09-19T10:24:53+00:00 April 15th, 2016|News|

The mastic asphalt renaissance: watch this space

For many years mastic asphalt has been the system of choice for waterproofing roofs, flooring and tanking. Now, with a new generation of mastic asphalts offering  greater flexibility, durability and a wide range of colours – this traditional waterproofing material is enjoying a renaissance in the highly competitive car park sector. Car parks are inherently [...]

2017-09-19T10:26:33+00:00 April 1st, 2016|News|

Permascreed – The Quick and Versatile Mastic Asphalt Screed

Traditional cement screeds can be slow and labour-intensive so aren’t always up to the job. With a walk-on drying time of just one hour, Permascreed is the mastic asphalt screed offering an efficient and cost-effective way to level or create drainage falls on flat roofs, walkways and vehicle decks. Alongside a fast-track application that uses [...]

2017-09-19T10:27:40+00:00 March 15th, 2016|News|

IKO shows for MAC Trainees

The only further education college in the country to deliver courses in mastic asphalt, London’s Hackney Community College relies upon support from Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) members. With a new term underway and a brand new group of first year students, roofing and waterproofing specialist IKO donated 10 tonnes of roofing grade mastic asphalt to the college to [...]

2017-09-19T10:30:58+00:00 March 1st, 2016|News|

MAC’s commitment to craft training

Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) has demonstrated its commitment to protecting the future of the Mastic Asphalt industry by supporting seven apprentices through an intensive three year training programme that will ensure they can install mastic asphalt to the highest possible standard. To maintain the industry’s long established standards, only trained craftsmen install mastic asphalt under [...]

2017-09-19T10:33:19+00:00 February 19th, 2016|News|

Rooftop playgrounds create space in overcrowded schools

With rising pupil numbers fast becoming the norm across the UK and the Local Government Agency predicting a further 130,000 places will be needed by 2017/2018, under pressure primary schools are creating much needed space through the creation of rooftop playgrounds. To meet this demand, one of the world’s oldest waterproofing materials – mastic asphalt [...]

2017-09-19T10:34:28+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|News|

Daniel Snook Wins Special Trade Award

Daniel Snook of Premier Mastic Asphalt has been awarded the Special Trade Award and Overall Cornwall Construction Training Group’s Apprentice of the Year Award 2013 at the Atlantic Hotel on 3rd October. Daniel is half-way through his four year training course with the organisation and has impressed in all of his projects.  He is the [...]

2017-09-19T10:37:54+00:00 June 1st, 2015|News|

MAC Awards celebrates the industry’s very best

Over 100 key players from the mastic asphalt industry gathered at the Royal Horseguards Hotel in London to recognise and celebrate the year’s top projects, contractors and achievements as part of the annual MAC Awards.At one of the waterproofing industry’s most prestigious events, the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) – with support from sponsors SIG Roofing [...]

2017-09-19T13:50:44+00:00 May 19th, 2015|News|

The perfect marriage of materials

Permaphalt mastic asphalt has helped transform the roof of the Norton House Hotel in Edinburgh into a picturesque rooftop garden. Now a focal point, ideal for wedding photography and other private functions, mastic asphalt has provided a robust and long lasting waterproofing system to help sustain the garden and protect the hotel for generations to [...]

2017-09-19T14:40:58+00:00 April 19th, 2015|News|