Building Materials News
Discover the latest in building materials industry. Read our news articles with interesting insights about products, solutions and leading sustainable practices in the construction business.
Benefits of Using Press Fittings in HVACR Piping Systems
May 7, 2021 - Press fittings offer enumerous advantages to building projects at various fronts including environmental safety, health & economic benefits. Moreover, adopting press fittings in HVACR pipework systems deliver long term value due to efficient use of resources and cost reduction opportunities. Read more.
Grohe Baulines modern sanitary ware solution for bathrooms
April 6, 2021 - Grohe Baulines comes with a refreshed design and extended features that are modern, functional, and affordable. The Baulines faucet, Bau ceramics and Bau sanitary ware accessories match in design and function to create a fully coordinated design concept. Read more.
Hydrus 2.0 Bulk: Diehl Metering's first ultrasonic meter
April 3, 2021 - When it comes to meterology, Hydrus 2.0 is designed to the highest standards. This is the first bulk meter of the Hydrus series to integrate Diehl Metering's ultrasonic measuring technology, meaning it is equipped with two transducers offering two measuring paths for extra precision. Read more.
Sustainable piping systems for building services & maintenance industry
March 15, 2021 - Building  service and maintenance industries are now adopting safer piping systems for preventing the risk of virus infection in the face of Covid-19 pandemic. In light of this issue, Conex Bänninger highlights the benefits of antimicrobial pipework installations as a healthier and sustainable solution. Read more.​​​​​​​
Hauraton Faserfix® and Recyfix® civil drainage solutions
February 18, 2021 - Hauraton civil drainage solutions offer high load-bearing capacity to meet the demanding requirements of construction and industrial projects. Explore its leading range of Faserfix and Recyfix drainage products. Read more.
Hauraton Sportfix® drainage systems and solutions for sports venues
February 12, 2021 - Hauraton, a world leader in modular drainage systems has been part of major projects across international markets for over 60 years. Explore Hauraton's specialist drainage solutions for sports venues and a few of its prestigious projects across the UAE. Read more.
Al Semsam wins a major passive fire protection project in Singapore
November 25, 2020 - Al Semsam Building Materials, a top UAE based building materials supplier has achieved yet another milestone in the passive fire protection category when its team won a prestigious international project. Read more.
Trespa fire protection cladding looks good even after 15 years
October 15, 2020 - Innovative and functional ventilated façade systems by Trespa are the “go-to solution” for developers looking to make a statement with the external façades of their projects, says Al Semsam Building Materials, a leading Dubai-based building materials company. Read more.
Mac Al Gurg wins biggest project since inception with Diehl Smart Metering
September 17, 2020 - Smart water metering systems supplied by leading building and construction solutions provider Mac Al Gurg have recently selected for a major Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) project in the UAE. Read more.
Al Semsam passive fire protection brands are now Dubai Civil Defence approved 
September 1, 2020 - The danger of fire is something that concerns everyone, from the developers to the end-users. Governments are especially watchful on these issues. Our Passive Fire Protection unit has some unique features and services that are both at the cutting edge in the Gulf region. Read more.​​​​​​​
Combatting infections with copper pipework
July 17, 2020 - With health and safety, alongside economic renewal, high on the agenda, one solution that has been around for centuries but is growing in importance is the use of copper pipework in installations. The key reason for this is the metal’s anti-microbial properties.  Read more.​​​​​​​
BLÜCHER drainage systems fulfill all functional hygiene requirements
May 1, 2020 - Numerous factors need to be considered when designing and installing drainage systems for commercial, industrial and residential kitchens to ensure high standards of hygiene, safety and durability, according to Blucher, a leading manufacturer of stainless steel drainage systems. Read more.​​​​​​​
Water Safety in the Super-Virus Era: A Look at the Sanitary Fittings Sector
April 11, 2020 - In the sanitary fittings sector, manufacturers, suppliers, specifiers and end-users must take the lead in implementing certain key mindset changes. The technologies to enable these changes are already available. Read more.
Al Semsam, ACO tackle challenges with customized drainage solutions
March 15, 2020 - Al Semsam Building Materials continues to help tackle challenges posed by today’s projects in the region in collaboration with its principals such as ACO, Brickhouse by Saint Gobain and RBA RBA Ferro Industries. Read more.
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