Dura Deck & Dura Cladding Assessed By BREEAM As ‘Responsibly Sourced’

September 11, 2013

Having FSC © approval on composite decking or cladding products is more important than ever following the latest set of criteria issued by BRE. In August 2013, BRE issued an updated set of criteria for assessing responsible sourcing schemes within BREEAM 2011. This document recognises and encourages the specification of responsibly sourced materials for key building elements. To achieve points for…

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Delivering First Class Quality Surpassing Customer Expectations

August 27, 2013

Delivering first class quality products and installations whilst exceeding customer expectations. These are the goals we strive towards. We don’t always achieve them but it’s really good to have customers confirm it when we do! "While fitting out a Penthouse apartment on the Palm Jumeirah Dubai, I have had to deal with more than a dozen separate sub-contractors. I can…

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Dura Deck Composite Decking Wins Out Over Natural Wood Decking

August 23, 2013

More and more commercial and domestic customers are choosing Dura Deck composite decking in place of natural wood decking. The traditional wood appearance makes it an attractive alternative to natural wood applications including patios, terraces & balconies, walkways & boardwalk decking. Thomas Vale Construction chose Dura Deck Type 295 to provide a beautiful and low maintenance decking solution for…

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Hi-Tech Products Rate Our Fibreglass Grating and Handrails 10 Out Of 10

August 7, 2013

We aim to provide a first class product along with a first class service. To ensure we continue getting it right, we always ask for, and appreciate, feedback on how we have performed. Here’s a sterling example about our fibreglass grating and fibreglass handrails! Just writing to thank you for the grey Dura Grating and yellow Dura Handrailing supplied to…

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New composite ballast retention system keeps Network Rail on track

July 26, 2013

Following Network Rail’s approval of our new Ballast Retention System (BRS), it has been selected by several key Network Rail contractors including Amco, Osborne and Dyer & Butler.

Our Ballast Retention technology is helping engineers gain greater access to examine hidden critical parts of structures in order to undertake key safety checks and take intervention action where necessary.…

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Dura championed by PM to drive export growth – see Business Weekly journal article

April 29, 2013

Dura are delighted to be featured in the latest edition of the prestigious Business Weekly journal. Business weekly were keen to report on how Dura Composites had successfully commissioned  UKTI tools and services to drive export growth in the Middle East through a structured and deliberate approach. The article also reported how the Prime Minister chose to specifically champion Dura…

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Dura complete 5000 hours of UV testing to underline composite technology leadership status

April 25, 2013

As a leading developer of composite technology for the outdoors, Dura commissioned Materials Technology Ltd, specialists in UV simulation, to carry an unusually extensive UV testing regime to EN ISO 4892-2:2006 to provide crucial information about the long term performance of its innovative composite decking and cladding products.

Dura, known for its fibreglass floor grating as well…

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Eco-credentials & Sustainability Ratings are Key to Success

February 22, 2013

Over the last 20 years, the dynamics of the construction industry have been revolutionised and the importance placed on the environment has seen an unprecedented upward turn. Stuart Burns, Director of Dura Composites, looks at how investing heavily in the environmentally-friendly sourcing and the sustainability of materials at the outset has minimised the impact of the downturn over the past…

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Visit Dura Composites at Ecobuild – Stand S920

February 5, 2013

We are exhibiting at Ecobuild in the ExCel, London, on 5-7th March, and it would be great to see you there. Ecobuild is the world's largest event for sustainable design and construction and brings together more than 1500 suppliers of eco-friendly and innovative building products. Registration is quick and free - simply register online…

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A letter from 10 Downing Street

February 4, 2013

Earlier this year, we wrote to David Cameron to thank him for taking the time to visit us at The Big 5 Exhibition, Dubai, and to update him on the result of what was an incredibly successful show for Dura Composites. Yesterday, we received a reply from PM David Cameron himself. Click here to take a peek! The Prime…

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We are looking for a self-motivated Senior Sales Advisor

January 8, 2013

A new position for a go-getting Senior Sales Advisor has become available at Dura Composites. If you are interested or know someone who might be interested in joining our knowledgeable and motivated Sales team, here are the details: Senior Sales Advisor / Account Manager The Company: Dura Composites is a Clacton-on-Sea based supplier of high quality, industry leading,…

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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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Highlights of The Big 5 Dubai 2012

November 9, 2012

So the exhibition is over for another year and it’s time to reflect on its successes. We’re all in agreement that there were lots of highs this year. In fact, I’ve really struggled to pick my top 4 but here they are… Highlight #1 This one is easy. Before arriving in Dubai, we had heard murmurs of a potential…

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The team at Dura Composites are excited by the roll out of 100% FSC as standard

October 29, 2012

You may have heard, earlier this year, that we were confirmed as the world’s first timber composite supplier to become FSC ® 100% certified, establishing our position as a global pioneer in the industry. Well, the first pallets have arrived and we are so excited that we can help our customers demonstrate a commitment to the environment. We…

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