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BMI helps shield school children from sea storms

Students at George Hastwell School, an academy in Barrow-in-Furness for children with severe or profound learning difficulties, are now sheltered by a robust roof that is built to a specification from BMI UK & Ireland – the largest manufacturer and distributor of flat and pitched roofing and waterproofing solutions in …

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BMI announces its Roofing Apprentice of the Year finalists

Twenty of the country’s best roofing apprentices are gearing up for the two-day final that will see two of them awarded the prestigious title of either pitched or flat roofing BMI Apprentice of the Year 2019. Success in the competition identifies an apprentice as a stand-out individual and as someone …

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Just 7 days to success for BMI roofing apprentices of the Year

With just over a week to go until this year’s BMI Apprentice of the Year competition closes , there’s still time for aspirational and ambitious roofing apprentices to enter the competition. May 3rd 2019 is the closing date and all those recognised as an apprentice by their employer, or those …

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BMI invests in multi-million pound technology hub

Roofing and waterproofing giant BMI Group has made a multi-million pound investment in a new Technology Hub as part of a major commitment to accelerate the integration of data and digital capabilities into the manufacturing. The Hub, in Reading, Berkshire, is part of the move by BMI owner Standard Industries …

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BMI National Training Centre flattens Ceiran’s learning curve

The BMI National Training Centre welcomed an old friend, when roofer Ceiran Peel-Price attended one of the centre’s flat roofing courses. Ceiran is no stranger to the BMI National Training Centre – based in Gloucestershire – as he had been a finalist in the pitched roof category of the annual …

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BMI Redland and BMI Icopal combine to deliver a thief-proof roof

Sympathetic locally-sourced materials, technical expertise and market-leading guarantees led Vale of Glamorgan Council to choose BMI Redland and BMI Icopal materials when re-roofing an early 20th century primary school. “We chose BMI because it could offer us 15-year guarantees on the products; the roof slate was made from locally-sourced materials …

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John Sinfield to join BMI Group as Regional President North

BMI Group has announced that John Sinfield will join the roofing giant as Regional President North on 1 March 2019. Reporting directly to BMI Group Chief Commercial Officer Mark Andrews, Sinfield will be responsible for the BMI businesses in the UK & Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Sinfield brings …

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BMI lifts the Vale with primary school project

     Safe, robust and theft-proof, Romilly Primary School is now set for many maintenance-free years thanks to the work and market-leading guarantee from BMI UK & Ireland and its BMI Redland and BMI Icopal products. The school roof posed a tough challenge to Vale of Glamorgan Council as it …

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BMI hosts a meeting of minds

Closing out a highly successful 2018 for the BMI National Training Centre, the team were kept at it almost until the last day of the working year with the staging of the third Roofing Tutor Forum. The forum brings together many of the colleges, training groups and independent tutors that …

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BMI Redland’s Cambrian Slate helps fulfil beach-based dream

Facing out across the Bristol Channel, the Beach House at Brean, near Weston-Super-Mare, is both striking and robust – and now features a roof guaranteed by BMI Redland for 15 years against the storms and aggressive marine conditions it faces. Self-builder Phil Scott chose Cambrian Slate from BMI Redland, partly …

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