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LRWA Appoints a New Chairman & Vice Chairman

The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has appointed a new Chairman – Stuart Hicks, UK marketing manager at Kemper System, and Vice Chairman – Mark Flello, managing director of Dove Technology Ltd. Stuart and Mark, who were put forward for each of their positions by the LRWA board, were then voted-in by members at […]

Headline Sponsor of 2019 LRWA Awards Announced…

Waterproofing and insulation systems supplier, Moy Materials, has been named headline sponsor of the 2019 Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) Awards & Gala Dinner. The company, which is headquartered in Dublin and has bases in London and Glasgow, is backing the LRWA’s third event, which will take place on Wednesday, 6 November at the […]

BS 6229: 2018: The Changes Explained

One of the key British Standards for roofing (BS 6229:2018) has been completely overhauled. Paul Franklin, our Technical Secretary explains the most significant changes and their impact. The BS 6229:2018 – ‘flat Roofs with continuously supported flexible waterproof coverings’ – Code of Practice was published in November 2018. It provides an overall recommendation for the […]

Industry Assessment and Classification of Packaging Waste

Companies that produce waste from their operations must assess and classify their wastes in accordance with the Environment Agency’s Technical Guidance WM3. WM3 provides comprehensive technical guidance on the assessment and classification of all wastes which fall within the scope of the European Waste Framework Directive. This document, which is intended to be complementary to […]

Deadline for Moving Certificates to an EU-27 Notified Body in a No Deal Brexit Scenario

On 29th March 2019, UK Notified Bodie’s will no longer be recognised by the remaining EU-27 Member States. As such, UK bodies will not be in a position to perform conformity assessment tasks under the CPR. If UK manufacturers wish to continue placing product on the EU-27 market they must either: (i) Apply for a […]

Get BREXIT Ready…

As members of the Construction Products Association (CPA) we have access to regular updates from government regarding BREXIT and will be using this news section to disseminate information that we believe is crucial for our sector. Government Immigration White Paper The Government’s Immigration White Paper sets out proposals for the design of a new immigration […]

Message from our CEO

As we enter the new year, I wanted to express our thanks for your continued support. We endeavour to provide your team with the kind of expertise and added value that helps your business grow and manage risks. In 2018, we continued to see rapid growth in the liquid waterproofing industry. Liquids are being specified […]

MEMBER NEWS – APOLLO ROOFING SOLUTIONS INVESTS £540,000 IN NEW TECHNICAL FACILITY

Apollo Roofing Solutions, a UK manufacturer of adhesives, liquid coatings, sealants and primers for roofing system suppliers, has invested £540,000 in a new technical centre in response to growing business demands and its commitment to customer support. Apollo Roofing Solutions is part of Apollo Chemicals Ltd, located on the Amington Industrial Estate in Tamworth. Apollo […]

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Winners Crowned at the 2018 LRWA Awards

The winners of the 2018 Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) Awards have been revealed at a gala dinner in Liverpool. A total of six liquid roofing and waterproofing champions were crowned at the event, which attracted more than 200 people from across the industry, including contractors, manufacturers and suppliers. The winners were selected from […]

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