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Cool concrete sinks for today’s industrial style kitchens

Building on the popular trend for industrial style kitchens, a truly unique range of concrete-style sinks has been introduced by design pioneer, BLANCO UK. Ten sinks, from three ranges – ETAGON, PLEON and METRA – are now available in the super-durable, award winning SILGRANIT® PuraDur ® material in the new …

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British Precast appoints Christopher Stanley

British Precast, the trade association for the UK precast concrete industry, has appointed Christopher Stanley as its new Housing Manager. In this role he will lead Modern Masonry, a group of sub-associations which represents the UK’s brick, block and mortar manufacturers. Stanley succeeds Andrew Minson, who recently stepped down as …

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Patents awarded to Forticrete’s innovative SL8 tile

Forticrete has been granted three UK patents for its innovative SL8® large format roof tile. The leading manufacturer of concrete roof tiles, architectural masonry and walling and cast stone, which is part of Ibstock plc, has been granted patents which cover the camber of the tile, interlocking design and features and …

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Anderton Concrete bucks industry trend with short lead times for fencing products

Anderton Concrete says it is ‘bucking the industry trend’ for long delivery times, thus ensuring its customers’ projects are not delayed. By comparison with timber – which has a reported waiting time of two months according to recent research from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and is commonly used for …

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Lytag Helps Make Light Work of New Edinburgh Landmark

Aggregate Industries’ innovative Lytag solution was the product of choice when it came to helping to lighten the load of a new upmarket commercial build in Edinburgh city centre. Located in the heart of the city’s Exchange District, the £24m 2 Semple Street development has been designed to help alleviate …

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Timber out and Concrete in?

Cost and supply issues in the timber industry are turning the tide in favour of concrete fencing products, according to Supreme Concrete’s Sales Director Tim Wright. The leading manufacturer of high performance precast and prestressed concrete, part of Ibstock plc, says that with timber prices continuing to increase and the …

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