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20 May, 2024

Shortlisted Projects Announced for 2024 MAC Awards

2024-05-24T13:29:10+00:00May 20th, 2024|News|

Congratulations to the Shortlisted Companies for the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) Awards 2024 The following projects have been selected as finalists in their respective categories: Car Decks and Paving Project of the Year Fraden Contracts - Cwmbran Shopping Centre, Cardiff John Fetherston Roofing - Citywest Hotel, Dublin John Fetherston Roofing - SuperValu, Malahide, Dublin [...]

14 May, 2024

Apex Asphalt Becomes MAC Member

2024-05-13T12:39:24+00:00May 14th, 2024|News|

The latest contractor member to join the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) is Apex Asphalt based in Sheffield. The company has been established for over 30 years and key members of the team include Managing Director Richard Foulkes, Operations Director Carl Coult and Contracts Director Nick Smith. The company’s head office is based in Sheffield, [...]

13 May, 2024

Congratulations to our NFRC Award Winners!

2024-05-13T11:12:04+00:00May 13th, 2024|News|

The Mastic Asphalt Council would like to officially congratulate Frankie Storrie of Oxley Asphalte Roofing Services Limited and Briggs Amasco for their tremendous achievements at the NFRC (National Federation of Roofing Contractors) UK Roofing Awards 2024 hosted at the InterContinental London - The O2 on 10th May 2024. Frankie won the Young Roofer of [...]

24 Feb, 2024

Going Greener with Mastic Asphalt

2024-02-24T16:22:40+00:00February 24th, 2024|News|

As concerns about climate change grow, green roofs are also growing in popularity, especially in densely populated urban areas. Green roofs enhance biodiversity, improve insulation, reduce rainwater run-off, make buildings more attractive and provide amenities for residents who may not have access to private gardens. The term ‘green roof’ refers to a roof that [...]

9 Feb, 2024

MAC Sponsors NFRC Awards

2024-02-09T09:46:31+00:00February 9th, 2024|News|

We are delighted to announce that the Mastic Asphalt Council has become one of the key sponsors of the 2024 NFRC Roofing Awards, which are being held in London on 10th May. Speaking on behalf of MAC, Malcolm Grinstead commented: "The Mastic Asphalt council is proud to be a sponsor at this year's [...]

20 Dec, 2023

Mastic Asphalt Application in the City of Caves

2024-01-02T16:33:06+00:00December 20th, 2023|News|

Although mastic asphalt is one of the world's most traditional roofing materials, there are many innovative and varied applications. In one recent project carried out by a Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) contractor member, mastic asphalt was actually used to prevent water penetration into an ancient sandstone cave beneath the underlying surface. The installation was carried out [...]

7 Dec, 2023

Mastic Asphalt the Product of Choice for Museum Applications

2023-12-07T18:35:57+00:00December 7th, 2023|News|

Due to its longevity and waterproofing reliability, mastic asphalt is often selected as the ideal roof refurbishment system for museums and other buildings which house valuable collections and objects. Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) contractor members are frequently involved in prestigious roof renovation projects, such as Cardiff Asphalt who carried out an application at National [...]

17 Nov, 2023

MAC Apprentice of the Year Officially Receives Accolade

2023-11-17T17:10:08+00:00November 17th, 2023|News|

Congratulations to Paul Mulgrew of Briggs Amasco Ltd who has officially received the accolade of Apprentice of the Year 2023 from the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC). Paul was unable to attend the MAC Awards earlier in the year so he was presented with his award from (left to right) Tony Lawther, MD of Briggs [...]

17 Oct, 2023

Mastic Asphalt: Protecting our Heritage

2023-10-17T12:57:40+00:00October 17th, 2023|News|

Authentic materials for the conservation of heritage buildings and structures must not only retain the character, but also prove long-lasting and highly effective. For many years mastic asphalt has been relied upon for roof refurbishment works on heritage projects. Mastic asphalt is frequently specified by the National Trust and English Heritage, as well as [...]

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