Yearly Archives: 2014


Standing the Test of Time

Non toxic and non flammable, mastic asphalt is now more relevant than ever to the needs of a modern construction industry coping with climate change. So it’s no wonder that mastic asphalt is now being used on so many education construction projects. The high mineral content of mastic asphalt renders it virtually incombustible. Because Mastic [...]

2017-09-19T14:45:29+00:00November 19th, 2014|News|

A Playground for Life

The combined properties of mastic asphalt's waterproofing and durability provide excellent protection for roof top playgrounds areas in inner city schools. One school taking advantage of the qualities of mastic asphalt is the £15 million Golden Lane Campus in Islington, London. Situated in a busy urban environment where space is at a premium, a MAC [...]

2017-09-19T14:46:28+00:00October 19th, 2014|News|

From top to bottom

It’s not just school and university roofs that mastic asphalt is transforming. It’s also ensuring that newly installed floors remain for the lifetime of the building too. Pupils at Shevington High School in Lancashire missed out on sports activities when the school’s gymnasium floor failed. Recognising the need for a hard wearing replacement, the projects [...]

2017-09-19T14:47:42+00:00August 19th, 2014|News|

A Lesson in Mastic Asphalt

Fast becoming the material of choice for schools and universities, mastic asphalt – one of the world’s most durable waterproofing materials – is seeing a renaissance as more and more specifiers look again at what can now be regarded as one of the greenest construction materials in the UK. Such is the reliability and integrity [...]

2017-09-19T14:48:40+00:00July 19th, 2014|News|

Mastic asphalt helping change the planet

In January 2008, the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) made history as the first industry in the world to achieve Carbon Zero status. Since then it has offset a staggering 6,648 tonnes of carbon dioxide – underlining mastic asphalt’s status as a green waterproofing material. Working closely with co2balance – a leading carbon management company – [...]

2017-09-19T15:00:53+00:00June 1st, 2014|News|
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