Yearly Archives: 2022

Mastic Asphalt Waterproofing Solution for Housing Project

Mastic asphalt is most commonly associated with flat roofing applications, but due to its waterproofing properties and durability, it is also being increasingly used for the protection of terraces and walkways.   Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) member Impact Roofing and Building has recently been involved in an impressive social housing project in London which [...]

2022-12-15T10:28:50+00:00November 15th, 2022|News|

Refurbishment of One of Scotland’s Most Iconic Historic Properties

Mastic asphalt has recently been used to effectively waterproof Stirling Castle - one of Scotland’s most iconic historic properties. Its location is said to rival even Edinburgh Castle as it sits on volcanic rock, dominating the skyline for miles around. An example of Renaissance architecture, this 16th century castle was home to generations of Scottish [...]

2022-12-15T10:28:08+00:00October 20th, 2022|News|

Historic School Roof Returned to its Former Glory

Mastic asphalt is an integral part of our nation’s heritage, with the longevity and waterproofing properties necessary to preserve and protect historic and prestigious buildings across the UK. Authentic materials for the conservation of heritage buildings and structures must not only retain the character, but also prove long-lasting and highly effective. Mastic asphalt, whilst [...]

2022-10-03T12:37:04+00:00October 3rd, 2022|News|

The Sky’s the Limit for Award-Winning Project

Known as Scotland’s ‘best business park’, Skypark is based in Glasgow’s iconic West End. It has over 3,000 occupants and is home to almost 50 businesses including O2, Allied London Properties and The Glasgow School of Art. Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) contractor member BriggsAmasco was selected to complete a major refurbishment at Skypark which [...]

2022-10-03T12:20:21+00:00October 3rd, 2022|News|

Spotlight on New City College, Hackney

The Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) is closely aligned with New City College Hackney which is the national centre for mastic asphalt education and training. The mastic asphalt craft is taught by professional tutors at New City College Hackney and the traditional time-served apprenticeship is now incorporated into national vocational qualifications, leading to a Level 2 [...]

2022-08-08T11:26:02+00:00July 27th, 2022|News|

MAC Awards Luncheon 2022

The Mastic Asphalt Council Annual Awards Luncheon 2022 Another fantastic MAC Awards event was held on 10th June 2022, where members of the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) once again celebrated the very best that the industry has to offer. Over 150 people attended the event with winning mastic asphalt projects recognised across a number [...]

2022-10-03T12:25:07+00:00June 30th, 2022|News|

Outstanding Projects and Apprentices Recognised at MAC Awards

The mastic asphalt industry’s most impressive projects and apprentices were recognised at the Mastic Asphalt Council’s (MAC) Awards 2022 hosted at London’s Royal Horseguards Hotel. Almost 150 key players from the sector attended the event which is one of the most prestigious in the calendar for the waterproofing industry. Sponsored by SIG, the awards [...]

2022-06-30T07:10:54+00:00June 30th, 2022|News|

Mastic Asphalt and the Heritage Market

For many years mastic asphalt has proven particularly popular for roof refurbishment works on heritage projects. Clients in this sector, such as architects, surveyors and other specifiers, can also benefit from MAC's comprehensive technical information service, which provides advice on the design of all types of mastic asphalt installation. Mastic asphalt is one of [...]

2022-10-03T12:15:09+00:00June 20th, 2022|News|

Mastic Asphalt: A Modern Solution for Today’s Floors

Mastic asphalt is most commonly associated with flat roofing applications but due to its waterproofing properties, durability and versatility, it is being specified more and more for flooring projects. So much so that the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC), the trade association for the mastic asphalt industry in the UK, has introduced a new CPD [...]

2022-09-27T13:42:22+00:00June 15th, 2022|News|
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