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Elizabeth Jordan

Elizabeth Jordan
I'm the Assistant Editor on BMJ. If you have any product or people information, or some news you'd like to share, please feel free to email me.

BMF sponsors Dragon’s Den for net zero solutions

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) is sponsoring a £1,000 prize for the winner of a Dragon’s Den style competition to accelerate the construction sector’s drive to net zero. Launched today by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) and the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy, the competition is targeted at …

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Allegion launches new Briton customer-centric Website

The Briton brand is synonymous with the best in door controls and exit hardware and Allegion is pleased to announce the launch of the newly designed, end-user focused Briton website. Following updates to their brand style, the new Briton website boasts a streamlined, modern design and concentrates on providing customers …

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SIMON ACRES GROUP REDUCES TRAVEL CARBON EMISSIONS BY 40%

The Simon Acres Group has introduced a cycle to work scheme for its staff that encourages and supports those that wish to cycle to work.  Eight of the 20 staff have signed up for the scheme which will reduce their travel carbon footprint by 40%. The Cyclescheme is a government initiative, …

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Pasquill donation brings outdoor education to Argyll and Bute primary school

Children at a primary school in Argyll and Bute can enjoy lessons in the great outdoors after Pasquill, the UK’s leading manufacturer of roof trusses and engineered timber solutions, donated materials for a new gazebo in the school grounds. The wooden structure at Dunbeg Primary School, near Oban, will be …

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ACO announces new Webinar Series

ACO Water Management has announced a new series of webinars and podcasts discussing the ways in which the construction industry can better protect the UK’s biodiversity and wild habitats. Climate change is having a significant impact on biodiversity, with the IPCC’s recent landmark report highlighting the critical levels of concern …

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August Shutdown the answer to an annual dilemma?

Britain’s construction industry could be more efficient if there was a national shutdown for two to three weeks each August, says Dan Grimshaw from leading design and construction firm Beam Development. “The combined effect of post-lockdown holidays, the loss of free movement and supply chain hold-ups, is slowing progress on …

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Lords extends Partnership

Lords Builders Merchants has extended its partnership with Ealing Trailfinders Rugby Club, with the key partner continuing their support of the club for the sixth consecutive season, ahead of the forthcoming 2021/22 Championship Rugby campaign. The partnership extension means that the West London-based Lords will continue to have its name appear above the numbers …

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Covers Chichester donates materials to outdoor wellbeing centre

Covers Timber & Builders Merchant in Chichester has donated materials to local outdoor education and wellbeing centre Tuppenny Barn to help create a new sensory garden. Tuppenny Barn, which is located in Southbourne, cultivates and harvests organic produce to promote the benefits of growing, cooking and eating healthy food. As …

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Record sales in Q2 for Builders’ Merchants

Record breaking value sales in June helped Britain’s Builders’ Merchants hit their best ever quarter since the BMBI began in July 2014, with Q2 total value sales up 24.1% on Q1 2021 on two less trading days. Ten out of the 12 product categories sold more over the period. June’s …

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MARLEY’S ‘SAFE IN THE SUN’ CAMPAIGN SUPPORTS THE MELANOMA FUND

With another heatwave on the way at the end of the month, Marley, the UK’s leading roof system manufacturer, is reminding roofers of the importance of staying ‘Safe in the Sun’, whilst supporting the Melanoma Fund. Daniel Redfern, Marketing Manager at Marley said, ‘Contractors working for long periods of time …

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