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Dura Composites Exhibits at Interbuild Africa 2014

August 13, 2014

Dura Composites decking, cladding and pergolas exhibited at Big 5, Dubai Interbuild Africa 2014 takes place on 20-23 August at the Johannesburg Expo Centre and is the largest building materials and services and construction exhibition in Africa. It hosts visitors and exhibitors from across Africa and trade delegations from countries in South America. Dura Composites will…

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Our composite decking offers the beauty of wood with none of the disadvantages

March 17, 2014

Despite the fact that every marina owner would agree that functionality and safety should come before appearance, many still crave a wooden aesthetic for their marina’s decking boards. Because of this, we at Dura Composites worked extremely hard to develop a product that could replace natural wood, retaining its aesthetic yet removing the issues with maintenance and durability. Coming in…

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Using composite materials to create high quality decking

February 18, 2014

Just as we moved into providing fibreglass grating for marinas, after receiving significant interest in the benefits of our industrial grating products, so we moved into providing composite timber decking for the wider decking market, after hundreds of individuals contacted us to enquire about using our composite decking kit in different environments. Thanks to the extensive research and development…

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Using composite materials to create high quality marinas

January 21, 2014

Whilst the industrial market was the first market we targeted almost 20 years ago, we quickly realised that the main advantages of our engineered flooring systems, namely their strength, durability and high slip resistance, made them perfect for marina environments too. Combined with my father’s extensive knowledge of the marine industry, having spent decades constructing fibreglass boats, this was an…

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What are the benefits of composite materials when it comes to building products?

December 3, 2013

Although composite materials have been around for years, it has taken a long while for people to recognise their many qualities and enormous versatility. Let’s look at the benefits of glass reinforced plastic (GRP) and wood plastic composite (WPC) in a bit more detail… Durability Undoubtedly one of the principal benefits of composite materials is that they tend to be…

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Dura Deck Offers So Many Benefits Over Traditional Alternatives

December 6, 2012

Timber composite still holds less than 10% of the overall decking market but demand is growing at a significant rate. This is thanks to two factors – enhanced product quality and an emerging willingness from key distributors to offer it alongside timber alternatives. To demonstrate, Dura…

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Dura Composites Celebrates Arnold Laver Deal

August 17, 2012

The great news from Dura Composites today is that we can confirm a major distribution deal with national timber importer and merchant Arnold Laver. The company's Group Hardwood Buyer, Peter James (pictured centre) and Senior Sales Executive, Chris Rose (pictured right)  joined me (pictured left) at our UK HQ earlier this week to put the finishing touches to our deal.…

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