Glass & Metal

Reynaers says its CS 77-FP system, offered in 30- and 60-minute ratings, meets modern requirements for fire resistance, stability, safety and thermal insulation, while being easy to instal.

The Dubai-based Danube Group has recently opened the first A2 aluminium composite panel factory in the Middle East that produces non-combustible panels adhering to the new fire code by the UAE Civil Defence.

Geze Middle East has recently launched an application programme that retrofits automation solutions into existing structures in a non-invasive and hassle-free process, thus enabling these buildings to improve sustainability and energy performance. Called the R3 Program, the application stands for refurbishment, remodelling and replacement.

United Façade Design and Services (UFDS) has undertaken the Middle East’s first laboratory AAMA (American Architectural Manufacturers Association) weather testing onsite at The Avenues, a major mall being built as part of the King Faisal Corniche Development at Bahrain Bay.

Lisec showcased its ‘bestsellers” in the fields of software, cutting, tempering, insulating glass manufacturing, glass processing, logistics and handling at glasstec 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany, which was held last month.

The 40-storey Fontana Gardens, a stunning three-tower complex in Bahrain’s Juffair area which is poised for handover this month, boast a distinctive façade comprising ‘solid’ and ‘transparent’ elements, all created using a curtain-wall system featuring high-resistance blue and silver glass.