Dura Composites Agrees Exclusive Distribution Deal With International Timber as Composite Wood Demand Grows

May 19, 2015

Dura Composites has announced that it has entered into an exciting agreement with International Timber to act as the Exclusive UK Timber Importer of its fast growing innovative composite timber decking and cladding product ranges. Dura Cladding – Type 150 Cedar The addition of the highly durable and eco-friendly Dura Composites range sees International Timber expand…

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Needham Market is First Train Station in the World to Install Ground Breaking Award Winning Composite Platform Designed to Minimise Passenger Disruption and Reduce Costs

May 14, 2015

The new Dura Platform in operation at Needham Market Station Needham Market Train Station in Suffolk has become the first station in the world to implement a new patented composite fibreglass platform system solution known as Dura Platform. The radical award-winning design is a precision engineered product manufactured by pultrusion process which complies with National Rail…

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Sales Executive – Industrial Sales Team

April 16, 2015

A brilliant career opportunity is available for a go-getting sales executive within a fast growing composite building product supplier for the Industrial Sector. Must be strong at admin but be ready to handle customers as experience develops. Motivated, enthusiastic and the attitude for self-development… You’d be a great communicator with a willingness to learn composite products and engineering concepts. You…

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Sales Executive – Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) Sales Team

April 16, 2015

A brilliant career opportunity is available for a go-getting sales executive within a fast growing composite building product supplier for the Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) Sector. Must be strong at admin but be ready to handle customers as experience develops. Motivated, enthusiastic and the attitude for self-development… You’d be a great communicator with a willingness to learn composite products and…

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Dura Cladding Project Transforms Kerb Appeal and Warmth of 4 Bed House

March 30, 2015

Front of house before transformation Front of house after transformation Whether you are a self-builder or a large corporation, deciding on the look for your new build or renovation can be a seriously stressful experience; do you choose modern materials for a contemporary image or traditional materials such as wood for a…

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National Grid Guide To Choosing Trench Covers

March 17, 2015

Dura Composites has launched a 76 page National Grid Technical Manual for Fibreglass Solid Trench Covers. Working closely with key specifiers and main contractors the guide is designed to allow the selection of the most efficient composite product for a project, and also to determine the design and fixings central to a successful project. These lightweight GRP trench covers are…

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One The Elephant – Sustainability and Safety In the Heart of London

March 9, 2015

One The Elephant will become a new focal point for the heart of Elephant & Castle on its completion in 2016. It comprises a landmark 37-storey tower comprising 284 new homes, a new local park and public leisure centre and is one of the first buildings to achieve level 4 of the Code for Sustainable Homes. The client for this…

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Dura Composites Leads Nigerian Initiative To Improve Knowledge of Composite Building Products

January 30, 2015

Dura Composites has been leading seminars held by their Nigerian distributor WNM Business Solutions, designed to improve the understanding of how composite building products can replace traditional materials such as wood, steel and concrete in commercial and residential projects. Dura Composites and WNM Business Solutions have been working together since 2014. Over this period WNM has created strong…

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Radical Composite ‘DURA PLATFORM’ Reduces Install Time and Improves Stepping Distance at Elephant & Castle, London

January 19, 2015

Platform 4 at London’s Elephant & Castle station was treated to a new fibreglass Dura Platform passenger walkway deck system this year, drastically improving the passenger experience and improving safety by reducing stepping distances from platform to train. The biggest challenge for any platform replacement or refurbishment is to carry out works without causing major passenger disruption and sticking to…

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Limehouse Basin Gets Latest Pontoon Decking System

December 9, 2014

Limehouse Basin Marina is located in central London between the City of London and Canary Wharf, connecting the River Lee (via the Limehouse Cut), the Regents Canal and the River Thames. The 90 berth marina, owned by British Waterways Marinas, are replacing their wooden pontoon decking with the latest in anti-slip, long lasting and low maintenance pontoon decking from Dura…

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Dura Grating Reduces Risks on Riser Platforms and Floor Penetrations

November 13, 2014

Historically, risers have posed significant health and safety risks during both the construction and operation of a building. Lend Lease developed a system for use at the London 2012 Olympic Village to ensure that risers were protected at the formation stage so reducing the risk of falls from height of people, tools and materials throughout installation, operation and maintenance of…

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New rail platform offers Dura the chance to step up to its £17m blueprint

November 11, 2014

Dura Composites is targeting a £10m jump in turnover after launching its new solution for the rail sector. Dura Composites has used its expertise in composite production to come up with a fibreglass station platform to offer a host of real benefits to the installer, the user and the station operator. Designed in conjunction with feedback from installation partners and…

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Dura Composites Launches a New Solution for the Rail Sector with Strategic Support and Funding from MAS

November 4, 2014

(l-r) Victoria Tsoi, MAS Advisor and Stuart Burns, Director at Dura Composites Dura Composites has used its expertise in composite production to come up with a fibreglass station platform that allows railway stations to remain operational whilst addressing potentially dangerous stepping distances. “The support we received from MAS to develop the new ‘Dura Platform’ allowed us…

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Largest Supply of Pontoon System in the UK

October 31, 2014

When marinas fall into a state of disrepair, major investment is needed to bring them up to the standard today’s boaters expect and demand. One such was London’s largest marina, South Dock Marina on the south bank of the Thames, a popular marina with 250 berths which first opened in 1994 and has now been redecked and refurbished by Dura…

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New Benchmark For Quality and Long Term Value

October 21, 2014

Hopewood Park, a new 137-bed purpose-built mental health hospital, was completed in June 2014 at Ryhope, Sunderland. It has been designed to provide modern and inspiring facilities for local mental health services by Medical Architecture, who utilised Dura Composites’ Dura Cladding as a major design element as well as an easily installed and low maintenance cladding product. The design was…

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ONLINE ESTIMATOR FOR DECKING COST AND MATERIALS

August 19, 2014

Whether you’re a professional or a DIY buff, our easy-to-use online cost estimator will save you lots of time and effort in producing a fully priced materials list for your Dura Deck or Dura Tile project. The estimator allows you to choose a factor for wastage which depends on the cut lengths that your project requires, and also allows the…

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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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Ingenious Platform Design Improves Passenger Safety and Reduces Disruption

August 12, 2014

The Train Now Elevated on Platform 2…. You may have experienced the problem yourself; you’ve positioned yourself to get on or off the train but you find there is a huge gap between train and platform which you and your luggage have to negotiate. These severe stepping distances due to isolated platform subsidence are not uncommon. However, the remedies todate…

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Ingenious Platform Design Brings Benefits to Train Operators, Contractors and Passengers

July 23, 2014

Patented Dura Platform launched at Infrarail Exhibition in May 2014.

Dura Composites has developed a Fibreglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) composite station platform that brings benefits throughout the supply chain including: Contractors: easier to install Operators: no day time possessions required Passengers: anti-slip and looks great The full list of innovative design features includes…

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