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29 Sep, 2020

The Future’s Looking Green

2020-09-29T13:26:30+00:00September 29th, 2020|News|

The Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) has recently 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 green roofing products, suppliers of [...]

1 Sep, 2020

The Benefits of Employing Apprentices

2020-09-10T09:06:11+00:00September 1st, 2020|News|

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

24 Jul, 2020

A Roof Refurbishment with Military Precision

2020-07-23T13:03:51+00:00July 24th, 2020|News|

The heritage market is a key sector for mastic asphalt and it is frequently specified by the National Trust and English Heritage, as well as other public and private owners of prestigious buildings for refurbishment projects. An impressive project has been carried out at a military museum housing one of the world’s finest collections of [...]

23 Jul, 2020

Mastic Asphalt: A Career for Life

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

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 [...]

17 Jun, 2020

MAC Joins Green Roof Organisation

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

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 [...]

10 Jun, 2020

A Fan-Mastic Flooring Finish!

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

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 [...]

8 Jun, 2020

A Roofing Project With Military Precision

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

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 [...]

11 May, 2020

New Look for New Street Parking

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

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 [...]

14 Apr, 2020

Mastic Asphalt Helps Build Sustainable Communities

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

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 [...]