Date archive forNovember, 2012
By Editor On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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Travis Perkins teams up with construction college to support young builders

Leading builders merchant Travis Perkins has teamed up with Kirklees College to support their construction courses by providing materials to practice with and opportunities to extend their knowledge by visiting More...

By Editor On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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Horsted Park scoops housing development honours at BDA awards

A project showcasing bricks from Hanson UK has scooped first prize in the ‘best housing development 6 to 25 units’ category at the 2012 Brick Development Association (BDA) awards. Horsted Park in Chatham, Medway, More...

By Editor On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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ADT Fire & Security upgrade fire alarm system at museum

ADT Fire & Security is upgrading the fire alarm system at the Royal Airforce Museum in London from the existing analogue system to its advanced Generation 6 Technology. The digital system will provide the highest More...

By Editor On Friday, November 23rd, 2012
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Panel Systems reports increase in demand for Styrofoam

Panel Systems, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of Styrofoam insulation, has seen an increase in demand for its products from contractors and installers of underfloor heating systems and swimming pools. Danny More...

By Editor On Monday, November 19th, 2012
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Visitor campaign begins for window and door exhibition

Around 270 people from companies exhibiting at The FIT Show next April made their way to the Telford International Centre this week to attend the Exhibitor Briefing Day, to meet staff and contractors and to learn More...

By Editor On Monday, November 19th, 2012
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Social housing projects win renewable heating funding

44 social housing projects have been awarded a share of £3.2million to get renewable heating into the homes of over a thousand social housing tenants across Great Britain. Registered providers for social housing More...

By Editor On Monday, November 19th, 2012
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McCloud says the glazing industry is ‘finally waking up’

Writing in the Telegraph recently, the eco-journalist Sarah Lonsdale gave an interesting commentary on the work of Grand Designs and its creator Kevin McCloud. Apparently, as Grand Designs celebrates its 100th episode, More...

By Editor On Monday, November 19th, 2012
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Spurs football legend opens Selco’s new Tottenham branch

Leading builder’s merchants Selco hosted a day of celebrations recently when they officially opened their latest branch in Tottenham’s White Hart Lane. Customers, suppliers and stars from the sporting world More...

By Editor On Monday, November 19th, 2012
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New Hanson technical service meets needs of housebuilders

Hanson has launched a ground-breaking new support service which provides housebuilders with access to a team of technical building products experts – by telephone, email or instant messaging. The company’s Walling More...

By Editor On Monday, November 19th, 2012
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AIS gives back to its local community

In line with its CSR agenda, AIS has recently completed work at local charity project, Morris House. Officially unveiled by AIS and the Mayor of Solihull, Morris House provides a centre for young people at risk More...