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Mock Trial helps construction team master health and safety challenges‏

‏Woodhead Group has hosted a ‘mock trial’ of a serious on-site accident, to highlight the importance of robust health and safety policies.‏ ‏The trial took place in the Chambers at County Hall in West Bridgford, Nottingham, and has been carried out in partnership with Via, Safety Management Consultants AW Safety, …

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Shaylor Group procures Pagabo’s new National Medium Works Framework

Shaylor Group has announced its appointment to public sector procurement specialist Pagabo’s new National Medium Works Framework. Running for three years with an expected spend of between £50m and £1bn, the framework can be used by any public sector body including schools, NHS organisations, housing associations, leisure providers, libraries and …

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Free Christmas cookery demo day at Covers

Visitors to Covers Home Ideas in Chichester wereable to feast their eyes on some festive treats during a free Christmas cookery demo day last Saturday (8th December). Between 10am and 2pm, NEFF demonstrator Adrienne Cleasby was creating a delicious array of traditional Christmas favourites, including turkey crown, which was cooked using …

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Digby Stone end Anniversary Year with prestigious industry award

Family business Digby Stone, a supplier of natural stone and porcelain hard landscaping products, are bringing their 10th anniversary year to a close in style as they were presented with the prestigious ‘Builders Merchants Awards’ ‘Supplier of the Year’ award in recognition of its achievements for high quality products, value …

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UK first for Altecnic as Intaball valves attain new standard

In a first for the UK’s plumbing and heating industry, the Altecnic Intaball range of gas lever ball valves is one of the first UK products to be certified to EN 331:2015 (Class C). Committed to achieving the latest industry standards, Altecnic has been working closely with BSI’s Loughborough-based Product Certification Team and …

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BMF earns 10th best practice Award nomination this year 

The Builders Merchants Federation’s (BMF) has earned its tenth Award nomination this year, with its latest initiatives to engage with members and its use of social media being recognised in the prestigious Association Awards, which promote excellence in association leadership. The BMF is shortlisted in two categories, Best Membership Engagement …

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IPG Member joins search for missing children

 Walton-on-Thames-based Paton of Walton Limited and Honey their friendly dog, have joined the vital search for missing children across the UK as part of a partnership between The IPG and Missing People. The IPG is a membership group for plumbing, heating and bathroom specialists. Through its network of local, independent …

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A new generation of training from Hamilton

With an eye on the next generation of professional painters and decorators, leading professional decorating sundries company, Hamilton, has unveiled its brand-new training platform, designed exclusively for students, at this year’s National Painting & Decorating Show. New Hamilton Training Platform Building on the solid relationships with colleges of further education …

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Cricklewood Builders Merchant On The Move

The Cricklewood branch of Selco Builders Warehouse will be in its new home for Christmas, located on the JVC Business Park, Priestley Way, Staples Corner from Monday December 17 onwards. The existing branch has been based on Geron Way since it first opened 11 years ago. Howard Luft, Selco chief executive, …

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Warning signs as construction output flat-lines, says FMB

Rising costs and continued uncertainty over Brexit are to blame for the slight drop in construction output, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Commenting on the construction output figures for October 2018, published by the Office for National Statistics, Sarah McMonagle, Director of External Affairs at the FMB, …

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