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Fiona Russell-Horne

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

Mannok boosts sales and margins for 2020

Heavyside building materials supplier Mannok has posted 2020 final results that show sales holding steady despite the twin challenges of Covid-19 and Brexit. The company posted an increase in earnings EBITDA of 17% to €31.1m for the 12 months ending 31 December 2020. Revenue remained materially consistent at €233m, demonstrating …

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Spirotech appoints new UK Business Director

Spirotech, a leading manufacturer of solutions for conditioning fluids in HVAC and process installations, has appointed Rob Jacques as UK business director. Jacques, who was national key account and technical sales manager, has been with the company for 10 years, but has worked in the mechanical and industrial engineering industry …

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Bond It announces new md

Bond It, the sealants, adhesives and building chemicals manufacturer, has announced the appointment of Dean Morgan as managing director of the UK operation. Morgan will bring with him over 40 years experience in various manufacturing companies as well as already having a long established relationship with Bond It. Morgan takes …

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New scheme offers NHS workers discounts at builders merchants

The Builders Merchants Federation is co-ordinating a new scheme to provide NHS workers with discounts at local builders’ merchants. Launched today, (12 April 2021), the scheme sees NHS Discounts offered by 33 BMF merchants who between them operate 1,225 branches throughout the country. Each participating BMF member will offer their …

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James Jones & Sons furthers environmental credentials

James Jones & Sons has installed new biomass plants at its Mosstodloch and Aboyne sawmills, spending a total of £5.4m. The new 2.5 megawatt plant at Mosstodloch will provide sustainable biomass from the groups own operations, providing heat for buildings, kilns and timber treatment. This replaces an existing gas boiler …

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Toolstream takes on Dickies UK talent

Tools supplier and distributor, Toolstream, has appointed James Whitaker and Laura Cansfield as marketing director and head of workwear respectively. Both Whitaker and Cansfield join from Dickies Workwear, where they also supported the company’s sister brand, Timberland PRO. The new appointments come as Dickies Workwear’s parent company, VF Corporation, has …

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IBC adds data manager

Richard Blake has joined IBC Buying Group as the group’s new data manager. Blake will be responsible for developing and consolidating all aspects of data management for the buying group, its members and supplier partners. He has extensive experience of data management and analytics within the merchant industry, having worked …

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Pavestone adds new area sales manager

Pavestone, the hard landscaping materials supplier has appointed James Ott to the role of Area Sales Manager, South West. Ott brings a strong understanding of the construction industry and customer experience gained from over 15 years at Fakro and and WestCountry Slate Supplies. His primary role will focus on supporting …

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Neoperl invests in quicker moulding

Neoperl UK is taking delivery of four new high speed moulding machines in a significant investment to further improve the quality and efficiency in their UK production of flow regulators. The four new machines are being delivered in two batches; two arrived in March and the other two by the …

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Band of Builders stars on Tarmac’s One of the Family podcast

Cement manufacturer Tarmac Cement is welcoming members of construction charity, Band of Builders, onto the latest episode of its popular One of the Family podcast. Band of Builders’ Trustee Gavin Crane and Project Lead Tim Winch will be joined by Tarmac Cement’s Aisling Molloy to discuss the charity and its latest …

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