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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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Merchants in the driving seat with Ariel’s new Dry Verge System

Merchants can edge ahead of the competition with the new Coroverge Universal Dry Verge system, the re-engineered dry fix roofing solution from Ariel Plastics that is fast, easy-to-fit and fully compatible with an expansive range of roof tiles. Developed, re-engineered and designed for ease of installation and to provide a …

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Wienerberger acquires BPD to strengthen position in roof market

Leading building solutions manufacturer Wienerberger has announced the acquisition of UK based to further expand their roof accessory offering and complement their existing roof product portfolio in the UK and Europe. As a prominent producer of roof underlays, wall and construction membranes, building ventilation systems and specialist roof products, BPD …

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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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College Tutor Gains First-of-its-Kind Roofing Award

A Leeds roofing tutor has been awarded an ‘Excellence in Teaching’ medal from the Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers, the first time the accolade has ever been presented. Chris Messenger, a lecturer in roof slating and tiling at Leeds College of Building, was invited to the prestigious annual Craft Awards at Trinity House to …

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Marley training supports tomorrow’s roofing generation

Marley has teamed up with Leeds College of Building to help support the next generation of roofers. A unique one-day training course created and delivered by Marley provided an opportunity for 16 second and third year roofing apprentices to gain first-hand experience on how to compile accurate roofing estimates. The …

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