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Fiona Russell-Horne

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

Snickers powers up with Polartec

Snickers Workwear’s FLEXIWork full-stretch jackets have an ergonomic design, superb functionality and fit – for both craftsmen and women. The versatile Polartec jackets deliver a tight, body-hugging fit with efficient moisture transportation and durable shape retention plus great freedom of movement. There’s also long johns to match for full body …

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Snickers protects in Hi-Vis

The Snickers Workwear Hi-Vis collection and ProtecWork range includes ergonomically designed Base-, Mid- and Top-layer clothes, certified as appropriate for different risks at work to ensure comfort, health and workforce-wellbeing. The new range also includes waterproof and windproof Allround Work Hi-Vis Jackets that provide protection in low-light, high-risk environments. www.snickersworkwear.co.uk …

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ex-Speaker to speak-up at BMF Conference

John Bercow, the former Speaker of the House of Commons has been announced as Keynote Speaker at the BMF All Industry Conference 2021 next June. Bercow entered Parliament as Conservative MP for Buckingham in 1997 and was appointed Shadow Chief Treasury and then Work and Pensions Secretary before resigning to …

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Cheshire Mouldings invests

Stair part and mouldings manufacturer, Cheshire Mouldings has invested a further £2 million to increase its UK production and distribution capabilities. The company will bolster its warehouse capacity, speed up production and streamline its processes whilst continuing to provide the superior support to its merchants and stockists that it has …

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Ibstock reopens Laybrook facility after investment

Brick maker Ibstock has restarted production at its Laybrook facility in West Sussex, following a significant investment programme. Laybrook reopened at the end of September, having received a multi-million pound investment to ensure it is well placed to meet increasing demand for bricks from across the construction supply chain. Laybrook  …

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Thompson & Parkes named as best Builders Merchant and DIY supplier in the Midlands

Thompson & Parkes, with branches in Worcestershire and Shropshire, has been named Best Builders Merchant & DIY Supplier in the Midlands in this year’s SME News Magazine’s 2020 UK Enterprise Awards. The SME UK Enterprise Awards recognise SMEs of all sizes across the UK who are committed to bettering business …

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NTG launches timber systems brand

National Timber Group has launched a new division,   National Timber Systems, to support the UK’s housebuilding and construction industries. The new brand will supply trussed rafters, gable and party spandrels, engineered joists, floor and roof cassettes, as well as the NYTROOF, an innovative rapid fit ‘room in the roof’ system. It …

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Selco scores one in Liverpool

Selco Builders Warehouse is to open its 70th branch, in Liverpool, in April 2021. Howard Luft, chief executive of Selco Builders Warehouse, said: “Liverpool has been a long-term target area and we are delighted that we will be bringing that to reality next year. “The coronavirus crisis has been an …

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Kronospan UK adds Ultra Ply Softwood Plywood to Kronobuild

Kronospan Softwood Plywood Ultra Ply is now available either delivered directly in full loads ex quay or as part of a mixed load from Chirk with other Kronobuild products P5 TG Chipboard, MDF and OSB3. Ultra Ply is manufactured from sustainable and locally sourced FSC and PEFC certified Scots Pine …

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LG virtual conference talks up heat pumps

A Virtual Conference held by heat pump supplier LG highlighted the strange fact that heat pumps – in particular air to water heat pumps – are still lagging behind fossil fuelled heating systems across Europe. One of the reasons for this could be love affair this country in particular still …

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