Yearly Archives: 2020

/2020

Mastic Asphalt: A Career for Life

Mastic asphalt is one of the few construction professions still highly regarded as a ‘craft trade’ and there are many time-served mastic asphalt applicators working across the industry. Indeed, the board of the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) is a perfect example of the vast experience acquired in the industry and several of the board members [...]

2020-07-23T12:38:59+00:00July 23rd, 2020|News|

MAC Joins Green Roof Organisation

We are pleased to advise that the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) has become an associate member of the Green Roof Organisation (GRO), an independent trade association dedicated to supporting and developing the green roofing industry in the UK. The Green Roof Organisation represents all elements of the green roof sector including manufacturers of waterproofing and [...]

2020-06-29T09:36:30+00:00June 17th, 2020|News|

A Fan-Mastic Flooring Finish!

Although mastic asphalt is one of the world’s oldest and most traditional construction materials, it can sometimes be wrongly perceived by 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 [...]

2020-06-29T09:36:36+00:00June 10th, 2020|News|

A Roofing Project With Military Precision

Mastic asphalt is typically perceived as a one-dimensional, traditional roofing material that is black in appearance, but more and more Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) contractor members are finding that clients are now seeking innovative uses for mastic asphalt that take it away from the norm. One such example is a prestigious military establishment in Devon [...]

2020-06-29T09:36:41+00:00June 8th, 2020|News|

New Look for New Street Parking

Birmingham New Street has undergone a major transformation and mastic asphalt has ensured that the Station’s car park remains waterproof. Located in Birmingham city centre, the railway station is a central hub of the British transport network. Prior to its five-year, £750m transformation as part of the Birmingham Gateway project, the station was considered to [...]

2020-06-29T09:36:45+00:00May 11th, 2020|News|

Mastic Asphalt Helps Build Sustainable Communities

Merridale Court is a complex of flats located in a semi-conservation area in Wolverhampton. Originally constructed in the 1950’s, Wolverhampton Homes invested £3 million in an external works refurbishment scheme affecting a total of 157 properties across nine residential blocks. This included works to rejuvenate mastic asphalt on the balcony areas and entrances to the [...]

2020-06-29T09:36:51+00:00April 14th, 2020|News|

Ensuring Long-Lasting Waterproof Protection at the O2 Guildhall

Mastic asphalt is considered to be one of the most traditional roofing 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. Traditionally [...]

2020-03-10T15:54:47+00:00March 10th, 2020|News|

Alf Helps to Maintain the Craft of Mastic Asphalt

Mastic asphalt roofing is one of the few construction professions still highly regarded as a ‘craft trade’ and there are many time-served mastic asphalt roofing applicators working across the country. The Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) carries out a great deal of work to raise awareness amongst the younger generation about the benefits of learning to [...]

2020-01-17T08:58:36+00:00January 17th, 2020|News|