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BBA presents certificate for Pro Clima Intello Plus

The BBA’s head of marketing, Wendy Ajuwon (left of picture), made a special certificate presentation at UK Construction Week @UK-CW this week, welcoming general manager of @ecologicalbuild, Penny Randell onto the BBA stand and presenting her with a BBA product certificate for the pro clima Intello Plus #airtightness system. The …

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The Modern Masonry ‘Better Built in Blockwork’ campaign

Today, The Concrete Block Association (CBA), the independent UK body for aggregate concrete block manufacturers, launches its part of the Modern Masonry ‘Better Built in Blockwork’ campaign to educate the construction industry on benefits of concrete block construction.  The CBA has created an online portal, backed up with an events …

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Rowlinson Timber expands to south-east

Rowlinson Timber Ltd is a main distribution hub in the South East, on the back of   large/sustained and successful growth over the last few years. From 1st January 2019 its main operations  will be based from the Port of Sheerness, Kent, working in collaboration with Peel Ports. “Due to our …

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LRBM renovates gallery space

Reclaimed bricks supplier London Reclaimed Brick Merchants has announced that thousands of its Plain Gault Bricks were used to renovate a new space belonging to the South London Gallery at Peckham Road Fire Station. The Victorian Gothic-style building, reopened over the weekend of 22nd-23rd September as a new area for …

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Dulux Academy receives CITB Approved status

The Dulux Academy has been officially recognised as an outstanding provider of training by becoming a CiTB Approved Training Organisation (CiTB ATO). The endorsement is a result of the exceptional training provided by the Dulux Academy where courses designed to help decorators upskill, build their business and hone their design …

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Covers Aldershot sponsors Knights Youth U13

The Aldershot branch of Covers Timber and Builders Merchants will be sponsoring Farnham Town Knights Youth U13s football team for the next two seasons. The team, which is part of the Farnham Town Football Club, will have the builders merchants’ logo included on its kit during the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 …

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NMBS issues Halloween challenge

The National Merchant Buying Society is setting out to find the independent merchant that best gets into the spirit of Halloween, with the launch of a new fundraising competition to raise money for construction industry charity CRASH. The competition is asking merchant branches to transform their trade counters, displays, or …

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Selco raise over £11,000 for Macmillan

Staff at  builders merchant Selco have raised more than £11,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support by serving coffee and sweet treats at branches across the UK. All 66 of Selco Builders Warehouse branches joined in Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning by hosting events for customers and suppliers. The coffee mornings brought …

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Toolstream buys Birchwood Price Tools

Birchwood Price Tools has been sold by Travis Perkins PLC to tools supplier and distributor Toolstream Limited. BPT comprises a number of national brands including Scruffs workwear & safety footwear, Defender lighting & power distribution, Van Vault secure storage solutions, and Rhino heating & cooling products. The company, which employs 85 …

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Brick industry moves up a gear

August 2018 saw 21% more bricks being produced in the UK compared with August 2017, according to the latest ONS figures for brick production in the UK. That represents a 39% rise on August 2016, showing consistent growth in output resulting from increased capacity across the sector. For the rolling …

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