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Fire Safety
27 Nov 2018

ROCKWOOL Analysis Shows Extent of Combustible Materials on Buildings

In the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, everyone agreed that urgent action was needed to make sure that such a tragedy could never happen again. The role played by combustible materials in spreading the fire up the building has been well documented. In response, the Government ordered an investigation into high-rise residential buildings with the same ACM cladding type as Grenfell and found some 457 towers that were affected. Today, ROCKWOOL is publishing its analysis of buildings in England, showing that there are hundreds of high-rise and high-risk buildings with combustible materials which have not yet been identified.

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ROCKWOOL News
06 Nov 2018

ROCKWOOL receives Living Wage accreditation

ROCKWOOL has received accreditation from the Living Wage Foundation to mark its commitment to pay the Living Wage.

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ROCKWOOL News
05 Nov 2018

New facilities approved for ROCKWOOL Pencoed site

In a welcome boost for the local economy, ROCKWOOL has been granted permission by Bridgend County Borough Council to develop a new storage area at its Pencoed site in South Wales.

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Energy Efficiency
12 Oct 2018

Green Great Britain Week

This week is the first Green Great Britain Week, a Government-led campaign to raise awareness and showcase what people, communities and businesses are doing to tackle climate change in Britain. At ROCKWOOL UK, we are proud of the role we play to combat climate change through our wide range insulation products and solutions.

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BRE Dementia Project
Energy Efficiency
09 Oct 2018

ROCKWOOL provides acoustic support for dementia-friendly demonstration home

ROCKWOOL, the world’s largest producer of non-combustible stone wool insulation, has teamed up with the BRE and Loughborough University to open a dementia-friendly demonstration home that promotes independent living for dementia sufferers across the country.

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The Crofts Project - RAINSCREEN DUO SLAB and Rockpanel installed
Fire Safety
05 Oct 2018

UK Government Announces Ban on Combustible Materials for High-Rise Residential Buildings

ROCKWOOL welcomes Secretary of State James Brokenshire's confirmation that he plans to ban combustible materials from new high-rise residential buildings as well as hospitals, residential care premises and student accommodation above 18 metres.

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