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NW10 7SS
Martina Janciarova
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Spanish Slate Quarries UK Ltd


Exclusive Natural Slate products for roofing, flooring and architectural applications. SSQ offers the most comprehensive range of top-quality slate products available in the UK, including Del Carmen and Riverstone slates. Our slates are backed by reputable guarantees, as well as a 30-year track record of proven performance.

CPD Material (2)

Why Specify Natural Slate for Roofing and Cladding?
This seminar aims to help delegates:
- Be confident in the use of natural slate for a variety of applications
- Understand why natural slate makes good roofing and cladding material
- Specify natural slate correctly
- Highlight the main pitfalls of natural slate specification
The seminar also:
- Highlights case studies where natural slate has been used to solve complex design problems
- Explains the environmental benefits of choosing natural slate over other genres of roofing products
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
An Introduction to Roofing Slate
The seminar is aimed at anyone specifying or choosing natural roofing slate and offers an immediate overview and appreciation of a complex subject. The seminar includes:
- Basics of geology - a geological overview of slate and why it makes such a great roofing material
- Slate production - its source, how it is quarried and how roofing slates are produced
- Sorting and grading - "the good, the bad and the ugly"
- Quality and performance - what to look for when assessing roofing slates and interpreting test certificates
- Specify in safety - the key to ensuring problem free roofing slate specification
- European standards - the new European standards and CE marking
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


Spanish Slate Quarries UK Ltd has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

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