Rosemary clay is exceptionally hard, meaning that any cutting or drilling on site can be difficult. With the increasing emphasis on mechanically fixed hip lines it is a natural product development to simplify the process.
Rosemary Bonnet and Arris Hip Tiles are already supplied with nail holes so the introduction of a pre-drilled Third Round Hip Tile completes the set required for clay plain tile roof installations. The Rosemary Hip with nail holes has been developed to be used with Redland Dry Hip and Rapid Hip systems.
The best from the west
Having produced two consecutive highly-commended finalists in the BMI Redland and Icopal Apprentice of the Year competition, tutor Alan Lander of RoofTrain must be doing something right. RCI met up with him at his Exeter headquarters to find out more.
Building futures for veterans
Can former service personnel help plug the construction skills gap? Total Contractor met up with three finalists from the recent BMI Redland and Icopal Apprentice of the Year competition – all ex-armed forces – to find out.
A soldier’s story
RCI visited a school roof in Somerset to catch up with former serviceman Tom Thompson, Highly Commended in this year’s BMI Redland’s Apprentice of the Year competition.