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£7,500 raised at Russell Roof Tiles charity quiz

Russell Roof Tiles’ annual Big Quiz returned to Burton recently, raising an impressive £7,500 for local charities and community causes. 40 teams of four, which included customers, friends, family, staff and suppliers from across the UK, joined the leading roof tile manufacturer for an evening of competitive quizzing, a nail-biting …

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BMI UK and Ireland release Active Roof Systems

BMI UK & Ireland has enhanced its portfolio of market-leading pitched and flat roofing technology solutions with new Green and Blue ‘Active Roof Systems’. Active Roof Systems is how BMI UK & Ireland describes roof coverings that perform a greater function beyond shelter and protection. While weather-tightness is the primary …

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Russell Roof Tiles steps it up for Charity

Volunteers from Russell Roof Tiles have put their best foot forward, walking 7,077 miles to raise an impressive £1,600 for the charity, Footprints Orphanage. The leading roof tile manufacturer, which has two sites in Burton and a further site in Lochmaben, has always been committed to supporting its local community …

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NYEs puts new roof over Guides in Horsham

Girlguiding Horsham has received £500 of funding to help renovate its hall roof after winning a community fund campaign run by locally based builders’ merchant NYEs Building Supplies.   The girlguiding division has been part of the town for well over 100 years and was gifted a campsite over 60 …

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Freefoam work to help roofing merchants grow

Whilst Freefoam building products have traditionally been available from specialist PVC suppliers the more ambitious roofing and general builders merchants are now seeing the potential and benefits of stocking fascia, soffit and gutter alongside their existing ranges. Based in West London with 12 branches in and around the capital, Skyline …

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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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Marley Sponsors Skillbuild to Support Tomorrow’s Roofers

As part of its ongoing commitment to investing in future roofing talent, Marley is sponsoring SkillBuild, the UK’s largest running construction skills competition. As sponsor of both the regional qualifiers and final, Marley has also donated JB Red battens and tiles which will be used by trainees and apprentices competing …

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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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Train to gain with Klober

Klober’s long-standing commitment to training both contractors and merchants continues throughout 2019 with its training days at its Castle Donington site. The training days cover roof ventilation theory while also allowing plenty of time for valuable practical experience in fitting products on the company’s training rigs. Up-to-date changes in Standards …

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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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