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Farrat at the META Cinema Forum 2021 – an ongoing strategic partnership

20th Sep 2021

Farrat have worked closely with cinema operators and contractors across the Middle East and Saudi Arabia over the last few years to build the cinema market from the ground up. Since the lifting [...]

Working with an international design team to achieve the highest energy efficiency & sustainability standards, for an exciting new high-rise tower located in Morocco’s City of Light

9th Sep 2021

Set to be the tallest building in Africa at 250-metres with 55 stories, Mohammed Tower IV is a new high-rise tower designed by Rafael de la Hoz & [...]

Comparing different cupper press vibration isolation systems and their impacts on nearby sensitive machinery

31st Aug 2021

Farrat was recently instructed to conduct a vibration survey on two different Isolated Foundation systems supporting Cupper Presses in a canning factory in Europe. The aim of the [...]

On a mission: to deliver sustainable construction projects with structural thermal breaks

12th Aug 2021

At Farrat, we’re passionate about helping architects, engineers and fabricators to deliver sustainable structures that are flexible, fit for purpose and compliant with latest building regulations.  In a [...]

Farrat’s Chris Lister becomes Vice Chair of the Northern Region of the BCSA

31st Jul 2021

Farrat Structural Thermal Break Commercial Manager, Chris Lister, is now Vice Chair of the Northern Region of the British Constructional Steelwork Association (BCSA) - the trade body for [...]

Farrat reduces spoilage and increases productivity of a Cupper Press within a £115M can making facility in Europe

26th Jul 2021

A Cupper Press was recently installed in a new can making factory in Europe, which was built near to commercial and office buildings in the surrounding area. Following [...]

Cinema continues to accelerate across Saudi Arabia, with help from Farrat.

21st Jul 2021

Cinema is an established part of social culture across many areas of the world, but in Saudi Arabia where the activity is only just legalised, cinema is an [...]

New Thermal Bridging CPD released with IStructE

13th Jul 2021

This week we’ve released a limited edition ‘Thermal Bridging and Structural Thermal Breaks CPD module, in association with The Institute of Structural Engineers (IStructE). The tailored Farrat CPD [...]

New BRE Certified Thermal Details for Farrat TBF Structural Thermal Breaks

13th Jul 2021

Several years ago, our market leading Structural Thermal Break material Farrat TBK passed independent assessment from the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and was entered as an approved product [...]

What is an Isolated Foundation?

29th Jun 2021

Industrial machinery has the potential to generate structure-borne sound and vibration that propagates to the surrounding floor and structures affecting nearby sensitive equipment and workers, having an influence [...]