Date archive forDecember, 2012
By Editor On Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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Accommodating the outside

As part of a promised refurbishment of its housing portfolio, B3Living (formerly Broxbourne Housing Association) has used exterior grade MEG high pressure laminate from ABET LAMINATI on two of its developments. Specified More...

By Editor On Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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New £100m repairs service for East Thames residents

East Thames is to launch a new repairs, maintenance and asset management service from April 2013 to be delivered by newly appointed maintenance partner Interserve. The initial seven year contract, with a provision More...

By Editor On Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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Jewson leads the field with extended plastics range

Jewson has extended its plastic product offering with the addition of Polypipe as one of its key suppliers. As such, Jewson is the only national builders’ merchant to offer trade professionals all three market-leading More...

By Editor On Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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70 new low-energy homes planned in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council (NCC) has appointed a partnership comprising Loughborough-based contractor and developer William Davis Ltd; housing association, asra Housing Group and regeneration specialist, Blueprint, More...

By Editor On Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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Housebuilder creates net zero energy building

New homes housebuilder, Bloor Homes, is developing a new net zero energy building as a centrepiece for its Stoke Orchard development in Cheltenham opening in January of the New Year. “The Orchard” will provide More...

By Editor On Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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The National Homebuilding and Renovating Show returns to the NEC

The UK’s largest self-build and renovation exhibition, The National Homebuilding and Renovating Show, is set to be bigger than ever as it celebrates its 22nd year from 21-24 March 2013. The organisers are anticipating More...

By Editor On Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
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Hanson launches new secant piling concrete

Hanson has launched EasyPile SP, a new concrete mix design for secant piling. It is a system used predominantly for ground stabilisation work prior to the installation of structural piles, particularly in difficult More...

By Editor On Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
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Building firms prepare for winter with update software package

Developers wanting to ensure projects are completed on time in the face of extreme winter weather can take advantage of the latest software solution from HBXL. Coming in the form of its new Professional Business More...

By Editor On Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
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PPE vending pioneers solve on-site building block

UK vending machine specialists VendEase Ltd have secured business with Barr Construction to help solve the costly problem of providing personal protection equipment (PPE) to sub contractors. Now workers who turn More...

By Editor On Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
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Housebuilding shows signs of a kick-start

The latest AMA report on the UK housebuilding market identifies a clear shortfall in new housing supply, but identifies a market upturn With the latest household projections suggesting that the number of households More...