11 Oct, 2021

Celebration of the Outstanding Projects and Industry Contribution

2021-10-11T09:39:05+00:00October 11th, 2021|News|

After 26 months, members of the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) finally gathered at the Royal Horseguards Hotel in London for the association’s AGM and awards ceremony. Over 110 key players from across the sector attended the event which is considered one of the most prestigious in the calendar for the industry. The guest speaker [...]

24 Sep, 2021

Julian Coulter Appointed as New MAC Chairman

2021-09-24T14:05:43+00:00September 24th, 2021|News|

Julian Coulter has been appointed the new Chairman of the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC), the trade association representing the mastic asphalt sector. Director of MAC contractor member Sussex Asphalte, Julian has extensive experience in roofing and mastic asphalt, including prestigious projects such as St Paul’s Cathedral, Dover Castle and Canterbury Cathedral. Julian has been Vice [...]

8 Sep, 2021

Mastic Asphalt Makes a Tough Case for Waterproofing

2021-09-08T12:02:53+00:00September 8th, 2021|News|

One of the many benefits of mastic asphalt is its suitability for use on roofs, decks or paved areas which are subject to traffic. Used extensively as a long-life wearing surface in urban projects, where durability is paramount, modified bituminous materials such as mastic asphalt can bring real benefits to roof, deck, road and [...]

28 Jul, 2021

The Ideal Bridge Surfacing Solution

2021-07-28T20:07:56+00:00July 28th, 2021|News|

Such is the versatility of mastic asphalt that it extends way beyond just flat roofing applications. As well as being suited for flooring, tanking, paving and balconies, mastic asphalt has a long track record of being installed on bridge decks as a highly durable waterproof surfacing system. In fact, mastic asphalt was the original [...]

18 Jun, 2021

Innovative and Modern Uses of Mastic Asphalt

2021-06-18T14:43:21+00:00June 18th, 2021|News|

Although mastic asphalt is one of the world’s most traditional roofing 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 a [...]

3 Jun, 2021

Blaine Achieves Level 2 Diploma

2021-06-03T10:00:38+00:00June 3rd, 2021|News|

Congratulations go to Blaine Moran from Knight Asphalte who has recently completed his Level 2 Diploma in Mastic Asphalting. Here you can see Blaine showing off his mastic asphalt application skills as he complements his training further with an in-house session at Kinght Asphalt's facilities in Teston. You can also see Blaine being presented [...]

15 May, 2021

Spotlight on a Mastic Asphalt Apprentice

2021-06-18T14:47:34+00:00May 15th, 2021|News|

Developing apprentices is crucially important for the mastic asphalt sector. As one of the few construction activities still regarded as a ‘craft trade’, it’s important that we develop and train the next generation of mastic asphalt installers. New City College Hackney, formerly Hackney Community College, is the national centre for mastic asphalt education and [...]

13 Apr, 2021

The Ideal Protective Solution for Stable Floors

2021-04-14T12:13:34+00:00April 13th, 2021|News|

If concrete floors are not protected in stable areas, they can quickly deteriorate due to attack from fluids such as urea along with cleaning and disinfecting agents. A number of floor coatings can be applied to concrete stable floors, but many need to be regularlyrenewed in order to restore their protective and aesthetic qualities. [...]

29 Mar, 2021

A Watertight Solution, Fit for Purpose

2021-03-29T14:13:59+00:00March 29th, 2021|News|

MAC member SPV Group (part of Howard Evans Roofing & Cladding) has recently completed leadwork and mastic asphalt works as part of a larger scale refurbishment project at St Antony’s College, Oxford. The architects for this project had initially contacted MAC for their proposals and subsequent site meetings were carried out. After long discussions, [...]

18 Mar, 2021

Tried & Tested System for Queens Drive Development

2021-03-18T15:17:19+00:00March 18th, 2021|News|

Queens Drive is a collection of 32 new and converted homes located in the former grounds of Woodbridge School. Situated in the Suffolk town of Woodbridge, the homes range from one bedroom apartments to four bedroom houses. Built by Rose Homes, the specification is so high that the development was shortlisted as a finalist in [...]

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