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16 Jul, 2019

There’s More to Mastic Asphalt than Meets the Eye

2019-07-16T14:54:58+00:00July 16th, 2019|News|

Although mastic asphalt is one of the world’s oldest and most traditional roofing materials, it can sometimes be wrongly perceivedby specifiers and clients as a one-dimensional waterproofing product that is only available in a standard black finish. But like many long-lasting, tried and tested materials, mastic asphalt is being re-imagined, modified and re-examined as a [...]

15 Jul, 2019

A Step Ahead for Mastic Asphalt

2019-07-15T20:05:37+00:00July 15th, 2019|News|

More and more MAC members are seeing a surge to waterproof the basements of town houses up and down the country, which is carried out by a highly skilled application of mastic asphalt to treads, risers and landings. Malcolm Grinstead, Director at MAC, explains more about why mastic asphalt is the best product for the [...]

18 Jun, 2019

Annual Celebration of Achievements in the Mastic Asphalt Industry

2019-06-18T14:32:55+00:00June 18th, 2019|News|

Every year the mastic asphalt industry’s most impressive projects and professionals are recognised at the Mastic Asphalt Council’s (MAC) Annual Awards and this year’s awards ceremony was once again hosted at the Royal Horseguards Hotel in London. Almost 150 key players from the sector attended the event which is one of the most prestigious in [...]

4 Jun, 2019

Hints and Tips for Using Mastic Asphalt

2019-06-04T12:28:10+00:00June 4th, 2019|News|

Mastic asphalt is considered as one of the most traditional waterproofing materials available, having provided protection from water penetration for centuries. For some, it is perceived as an old fashioned material, but like many long-lasting materials that have stood the test of time, it is being re-imagined and modified in a modern way. Detailed below [...]

24 May, 2019

Resurgence of Mastic Asphalt Amongst Architects

2019-05-24T09:50:21+00:00May 24th, 2019|News|

More and more architects are recognising the versatility, durability and sustainability benefits of mastic asphalt. One of the most well established waterproofing membrane systems currently available, mastic asphalt is an ideal building material for a whole range of construction applications, both new build and refurbishment projects, where a smooth, seamless, durable surface is required. Traditionally [...]

23 May, 2019

Mastic Asphalt System Highly Commended at Prestigious Construction Awards

2019-05-24T09:47:22+00:00May 23rd, 2019|News|

A mastic asphalt system manufactured by IKO Plc was highly commended in the prestigious Construction News Specialists Awards 2019 for the Innovation of the Year (Non-Contractor) category. Now in their 15thyear, the awards celebrate the outstanding achievements within the construction industry. At a glittering awards ceremony hosted at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, IKO was highly [...]

17 May, 2019

A Roof Refurbishment with Military Planning and Precision

2019-05-24T09:46:41+00:00May 17th, 2019|News|

Mastic asphalt roofing has been chosen to protect a military museum housing one of the world’s finest collections of artillery. Abbey Asphalt Roofing Ltd, a member of the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC), has completed a mastic asphalt roofing refurbishment project at the Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson in Fareham - now a major landmark and visitor [...]

30 Apr, 2019

Top Deck Car Park Waterproofing for Retail Applications

2019-04-30T08:32:41+00:00April 30th, 2019|News|

More and more specifiers are taking into consideration the versatility and green credentials of waterproofing systems and considering mastic asphalt as a top deck waterproofing system for car parks, as well as for traditional roofs, bridges and other types of structural decks. Due to its longevity, low maintenance properties and skid resistance, mastic asphalt waterproofing [...]