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Enhancing Longevity of Steel Balconies

When the engineering marvels at Mariners Way Development, Rush were conceived, F&M Whelan Steel Engineering, partnering with Arkmount Construction, envisioned balconies that were not merely functional extensions of living spaces but also symbols of enduring strength and aesthetic appeal. Given the site’s proximity to the coast (less than 3km), a crucial element – protection against […]

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Intumescent Paint for Steel Beams: Protecting Buildings and Saving Lives

As architects, engineers, and steel fabricators, you play a critical role in creating safe, functional buildings that stand the test of time. But there’s one threat that can undermine all your hard work in an instant: fire. Fire can cause devastating damage to buildings and threaten the lives of everyone inside. That’s why it’s crucial

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Surf’s up, Sligo!

The National Surf Centre in Strandhill is creating waves as one of the most significant projects in County Sligo in recent years. Arken Construction, the primary contractor, is riding the crest of success with the completion of this impressive facility. The National Surf Centre of Excellence is a project Arken Construction is not only immensely

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What is the fire resistance rating of intumescent paint?

Intumescent paint is a popular fire protection solution for many commercial and residential buildings. One of the key benefits of intumescent paint is its fire resistance rating, which measures its ability to prevent fire from penetrating the surface it is applied to. Understanding the fire resistance rating of intumescent paint is important to determine whether

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Can intumescent paint be used with other fire protection systems?

Intumescent paint is a popular fire protection solution for many commercial and residential buildings. However, many people wonder whether intumescent paint can be used in conjunction with other fire protection systems. The answer is yes! In fact, using multiple fire protection systems in conjunction can provide even more protection for your building and its occupants.

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