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Swansea golf club is venue for LABC’s technical roadshow

Actis is joining the latest LABC technical roadshow when it travels to Swansea to share its expertise with builders, designers and building control teams in May. The session, on Tuesday May 14, is likely to be booked up well ahead of time if the success of recent events is anything …

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Builders Merchants Market £400m Growth in 2019

The 2019 Builders Merchants market report from MTW Research has found that building product sales will rise by £400 million in 2019, despite the impact of Brexit on the construction market dampening confidence and investment. Based on sales from 80% of the industry, the report suggests that whilst growth slows …

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BMJ INDUSTRY AWARDS: BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW

The second BMJ Industry Awards takes place at the Brewery in Chiswell Street, London, on Friday May 17th. The only industry awards to reflect the will of the people and be decided upon via a confidential online voting portal, the event recognises talent, creativity and achievement across the building supplies …

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MKM’s litter heros get to work in Morpeth

The Morpeth branch of builders merchant MKM has helped our its local litter picking group. MKM Morpeth donated gloves, hi-vis vests and litter pickers to help the groups of volunteers. Two ‘litter blitz’ teams covered Morpeth town centre and surrounding estates, successfully filling 87 bags collectively. The blitzes are part …

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Toolstation adds one in Uckfield

Trade tool and accessory supplier Toolstation, part of the Travis Perkins group, is opening a new branch, in Uckfield, East Sussex. The branch have about 300 branches throughout the UK and the new branch will be on the Bell Lane Industrial Estate.

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Man denies Jewson machinery robbery

A man has denied stealing machinery from builders’ merchant Jewson. Alan Peacock is alleged to have received two pieces of machinery from builders’ supply firm Jewson on Back Hilton Road in Aberdeen on April 17 last year, before stealing them. Peacock pleaded not guilty to the accusation through his solicitor …

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‘Have a NYEs day’ at free family event

Kingsfold based builders’ merchant NYEs will be hosting a free family fun day on Saturday 18th May to celebrate its rebrand and new warehouse premises.   The family owned merchant, formerly known as D.W. Nye, has recently undergone a facelift, updating its logo and name, and adding an additional 1000m2 …

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LSFA launch at futurebuild

The eagerly anticipated launch of the Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA) was held at futurebuild 2019. Speaking on behalf of the LSFA, Managing Director of Cogent Consulting Darren Richards, who has facilitated the formation at the request of the sector, outlined the requirement for a central representation, together with the aims and …

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CEMEX educates students on giving waste a second life

Earth Day, on 22nd April 2019, is a global celebration of our planet. It is celebrated in more than 193 countries by over a billion people. This year as part of the Earth Day celebrations, CEMEX Europe colleagues specialising in CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) will be holding workshops for school children at schools near CEMEX operations. The …

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Paralympic athlete to speak at BMF All-Industry Conference

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, Britain’s best known Paralympic athlete, joins the line-up of speakers from the worlds of business, politics and sport at the BMF All Industry Conference in Dubrovnik in June. Grey-Thompson has performed at world class level in distances ranging from 100m to the marathon and has competed in …

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