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2007
GPDA STATEMENT ON METAL COMPONENTS 10 May 2007
The GPDA wishes to draw attention to the risks involved when the components within a proprietary system of a GPDA member company are substituted for metal components supplied by others.
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2007
GYPSUM PRODUCERS HISTORIC RECYCLING COMMITTMENT 30 March 2007
Plasterboard manufacturers in Great Britain have today signed up to a trailblazing agreement that is set to bring a significant reduction in the amount of waste plasterboard sent to landfill.
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2006
UK DECLARES FGD GYPSUM A PRODUCT 4 September 2006
The UK Government's Environment Agency have classified FGD gypsum as a by-product in advance of the outcome from the consultation on by-products by the European Commission as part of the wider review of the European Waste Framework Directive.
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2006
SOUND UPGRADES PROVIDE ADDED VALUE OPPORTUNITY FOR BATHROOM SPECIALISTS 24 February 2006
Upgrading sound performance in bathrooms can make a major contribution to the quality of the home environment, yet is often overlooked during bathroom refurbishments.
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2005
SURVEY REVEALS HOMEOWNERS WILL PAY MORE FOR BETTER SOUND PROOFING
29 December 2005
A new survey has revealed that many homeowners are worried by the level of intrusive noise in their properties.
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2005
SAFE HANDLING PLASTERBOARD GUIDELINES 7 November 2005
Plasterboard is marketed for use in the Drylining of domestic, commercial and retail buildings. It is important that such products are used only in the manner for which they are intended and in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
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2005
INVEST IN DRYWALL SYSTEMS FOR A QUIETER HOME 27 October 2005
Modern Building Regulations require all new homes to be built to markedly higher standards of sound performance than was the case some years ago.
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2005
KEEPING SOUND AT BAY – DRYWALL PROVIDES THE ANSWER 20 October 2005
Controlling unwanted noise is a growing concern for house purchasers, reflected in recent changes in the Building Regulations.
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2005
CREAKING NOISES FROM CEILINGS 25 October 2005
A small number of householders have complained about a 'creaking' or 'cracking' sound coming from first floor ceilings in their new properties, when individuals walk on the floor above.
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2005
DISPOSAL OF GYPSUM PRODUCTS WASTE 19 July 2005
The European Directive on the Landfilling of Waste is reducing the UK's reliance on landfill and is helping to ensure that wastes destined for landfill are treated to reduce their environmental impact.
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2004
FIRE TESTS – THE EUROPEAN STANDARD 16 September 2004
As a result of efforts to harmonise fire test standards throughout the European Union, British standard fire resistance and reaction to fire tests will gradually be replaced by harmonized European Standards.
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2004
GPDA RECOMMENDED TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS 12 September 2004
The following manufacturers; British Gypsum, Gypsum Industries, Knauf Drywall and Lafarge Plasterboard, representing all the gypsum product manufacturers in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, are in agreement with the following technical solutions
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2002
PLASTERBOARD CONTRIBUTION TO RACKING STRENGTH ‘UNDERRATED’ 11 December 2002
Tests conducted as part of the TF2000 Core programme provided for the first time an insight into the actual performance of a complete timber frame building
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