MP recognises importance of merchant apprentice training at JT Dove

Anne-Marie Trevelyan, prospective MP for Northumberland, was reminded that housing is not built and homes are not improved without the involvement of builders, plumbers and timber merchants, during a visit to North East builders merchant JT Dove ...

New BMF Apprenticeship Training Agency to boost apprentice employment

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has formed an accredited Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA) that will help its members gain maximum benefit from the opportunities created by the Apprenticeship Reforms – whether or not they are required to pay the Apprenticeship Levy.
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CEMEX dispute reaches solution

After further discussions between CEMEX UK and Unite, the UK’s largest union, in relation to the 2016 pay discussion for cement logistics drivers, CEMEX UK and Unite are pleased to announce that our cement logistics Unite members have accepted the offer made on Monday 22 May, to resolve the on-going dispute over the 2016 pay award.
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Jewson announces Building Better Communities finalists 2017

Four construction professionals and 35 regional projects have been named as finalists in the annual Jewson Building Better Communities competition. A prize fund of £250,000 will be shared by the winners to help deserving causes across England, Scotland and Wales.
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TG opens new showroom

TG Builders’ Merchants has opened a new kitchen and bathroom showroom at its branch in Oswestry.
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CK gets set for Summer promotion

Carl Kammerling has launched its 2017 HOTBOX Summer promotion which will run untill 31st August across almost 100 essential products from

Vokèra Affinity gets even better

Leading heating manufacturer, Vokèra is continuing its commitment to helping and supporting installers by making further improvements to

Visqueen's success is sealed

Visqueen Building Products – part of RPC bpi recycled products - has launched a range of waterproofing liquid membranes that complies with

Sadolin gets a new size

Sadolin Non Drip Woodstain is now available in a 750ml pack to tackle smaller jobs, as well as the original 2.5 litre size.

Bushboard adds new Options

Bushboard’s new Options, premium laminate worksurface range features 25 exclusive new designs, some classic market favourites, four texture
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New managing director for Buttle plc

Nick Sims has been appointed Managing Director of St Albans-based builder’s merchant Buttle plc. He succeeds William Naylor, who is

GB Plastics adds two branch managers to its Midlands network

Retailer and specialist supplier of quality low maintenance building products to the trade and DIY sectors, General Building Plastics, has

Rutland apprentice opts for career change with

? has recently welcomed a new apprentice to its head office in Market Overton, Rutland.

Allegion appoints new commercial leader for UK & Ireland

Specialist security provider Allegion has appointed Pete Hancox as Commercial Leader of its UK and Ireland businesses to build and lead

Keyline welcomes new National Account Manager

Andrew Matthewman has joined Keyline as National Account Manager following seven years as a National Contract Manager for plastic drainage

Keyline appoints new Managing Director

Keyline have welcomed Paul Beaman as its new Managing Director following the departure of Kieran Griffin who has taken up the role of

Hydro StormTrain® Series of Surface Water Treatment Devices

Nature can often be the inspiration for best practice in simple and sustainable drainage design in the urban environment. By engineering in nature’s way, The Hydro StormTrain® Series delivers predictable, repeatable surface water treatment performance that can enhance or even improve on nature itself.

Hydro-Brake Flow Control Series from Hydro International

Manage surface water, watercourse and foul/combined sewer flows with the Hydro-Brake® Flow Control series.


Urfic – European specialist manufacturers of decorative door furniture – are proud to introduce their new patented unique ‘EASY CLICK’ system, the ‘FAST’ and ‘EASY’ way to fit your handles

Unique internal coupling launched following market feedback

The Icon IC100P has been launched by coupling manufacturers Flexseal. It connects DN100/4” plastic & iron pipes via their internal surfaces so it solves tricky on-site issues, where pipes can’t be connected via their external surfaces.

Yale Takes Smart Step Forward

Yale continues to strengthen its Smart Living division with the appointment of a new member to the team.

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Medium-sized merchants in Health & Safety fines warning

Builders’ merchants are at increasing risk of significant Health and Safety fines following last year’s changed H&S guidelines, especially those

Rockwool takes customers back to its origins

ROCKWOOL has launched “Origins”, a new integrated marketing campaign which takes customers on a journey to explore the deeper benefits of

Netwatch prevents premises crime

Netwatch keeps an eye on premises, preventing crime rather than just recording it.