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Fiona Russell-Horne

Fiona Russell-Horne
Group Managing Editor across the BMJ portfolio.

Euramax sells to Modular Group Investments

Modular Group Investments has bought Euramax Solutions Ltd, the window and door manufacturer partners. Euramax specialises in PVCu windows and covers developments of all sizes across a number of sectors. These include modular constructor, DIY and home improvement, and the holiday home and leisure markets. The business runs all of …

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Fibo adds strength in irish market

Fibo, the waterproof panels manufacturer, has appointed Steve Walter as its new regional account manager for Ireland. He will be responsible for spearheading the company’s growth in the region, promoting the Fibo name and product and creating strong customer relationships, with a particular focus on the modular, social housing and …

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National construction products regulator offers compliance reset option, says SIG

The new national construction products regulator is an opportunity to reset the bar on product compliance and strengthen the message that products must be fit for purpose’. That’s according to SIG’s Commercial Director Andy Williamson, who has welcomed the formation of the national construction products regulator, which will operate within …

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SIG adds to technical insulation strength

SIG, the distributor of specialist building products, has appointed two new members of staff to its technical insulation team. Eve Rutherford joins as Fire Protection Consultant, bringing with her specialist knowledge from the fire protection sector, having been business development manager at two leading fire protection contractors, where she worked …

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Robert Price is right for Builders Bitz

Family-owned independent Welsh builders’ merchants, Robert Price, has bought Aberdare-based building and roofing suppliers, Builders’ Bitz. The newly acquired company, which serves customers in the Aberdare and Mountain Ash Valley areas,  will become the 23rd branch in the Robert Price group, selling everything from building materials, roofing and timber to …

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Seismic changes

Fiona Russell-Horne

Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better This time last year , the new SARS-2 influenza virus, what we have now come to refer to as Covid, had just hit these shores, via some chap who’d been in the Far East. A very, very small number …

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CCF manages new delivery system

Insulation and interior building products distributor, CCF, part of the Travis Perkins group, has launched a new. more responsive, delivery management system. The new system is designed to offer a and improved way for customers to receive delivery updates from CCF. All the customer has to do is provide the …

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Timber imports hit November high

November 2020’s imports of timber and panel products was at its highest since October 2007, the second consecutive month where imports of the main timber and panel products were above the 1 million cu m mark. That’s according to a monthly report from the Timber Trade Federation, which found that the …

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CCP launches ultra-low carbon concrete block

CCP, part of SigmaRoc plc, has launched a cement-free ultra-low carbon concrete block which promises up to 73% CO2 savings compared to traditional concrete blocks. The new sustainable concrete block, Greenbloc, is designed to help reduce the construction industry’s dependency upon cement – the world’s third highest source of man-made …

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Aico takes to TV

Aico has recently launched Aico TV, rebranding its current YouTube channel and linking it to a dedicated section on the Aico website where new video content can be displayed.   Following the success of Aico’s two-part Virtual Conference, Smarter Homes, Safer Communities in 2020, which featured influential keynote speakers Steve …

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