The new website is designed to showcase what IBC is, what it does and where it has come from.
Buying group IBC recently marked its fourth birthday by launching a brand new website.
Householders across the UK will be able to get even more cash for renewable heating products, the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) recently announced.
Plumb Center's Tim Pollard has commented on the fuel poverty annual report and statistics for 2011, recently released by the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC).
The NMBS team was presented with a birthday cake in the shape of NMBS' Leicester HQ by Eamon Allen of Pavestone.
With 2013 marking its 50th trading anniversary, it is perhaps befitting that this year's NMBS Gala Dinner proved to be one of the most successful yet for the independent merchants' buying society.
Left to right: Mark Riordan, Primera Eco sustainability manager, Martin Horwood, MP and Carlwyn Coombes, George Bence commercial director.
Small building companies need fairer access to the Green Deal (GD) market if the shortage of installers is to be addressed, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has warned in response to the latest statistics from the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC).
The number of Green Deal assessments carried out in April rose 28 percent to 9,522, the Government has said. Since the launch, 18,816 assessments have been made.
Research conducted by CareerStructure.com has found that 78 percent of professionals believe that a greater focus on sustainability within the built environment could help to boost overall industry growth.
The demo house has been retrofitted with Green Deal and ECO measures.
Larkfleet has retrofitted a house with Green Deal and ECO measures to showcase the technologies and applications available through the Government's flagship scheme.
Greenworks is helping plasterers and renderers gain their PAS 2030 qualification.
Greenworks is one of the first merchant training providers to offer trade professionals an EWI (External Wall Insulation) Upskill course, giving existing plasterers and renderers the opportunity to gain an NVQ Level 2 Diploma and reach the minimum standards required for PAS 2030.
Wakefield-based supplier BC Profiles is among the latest stockists of high-quality roofline products from PVC-U and PVC-UE-manufacturer Kestrel.
The updated bathroom showroom at local plumbers’ merchant Graham in Eastbourne has opened its doors to customers.
Following the sale of other branches, the sale of the Redruth, Penrith and Sittingbourne WTB Trading depots was finally completed on 12 April 2013 to Civils Store.
The Wise up to CO campaign is designed to save lives through raised awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning.
PTS has launched a Renewables Design Service to aid installers.
Lack of funding is proving the real killer in the construction industry as the main lenders continue to fail one of the most important contributors to the UK economy.
The Government is “under-promising and over-delivering” on its Green Deal, according to Energy Minister Greg Barker.
The Irish High Court has approved the examiner's recommendations for DIY chain B&Q Ireland. Under the scheme, which sees over EUR2.4m in new investment by parent company Kingfisher, B&Q Ireland will continue to trade at eight stores.
Benchmark Building Supplies has launched a series of roadshows to aid unemployed young people.
Benchmark Building Supplies has launched a new initiative, designed to introduce unemployed young people from deprived areas into the world of construction.
Heather Wheeler, MP for South Derbyshire; Sean Coyle, chief executive of the Keystone Group; Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Justice; John Duffin, sales director for the Keystone Group and Derrick McFarland, managing director of the Keystone Group UK.
The Keystone Group has been praised for its drive, ambition and innovation on the opening of its new UK headquarters.
Alan Duncan, director of product supply at Travis Perkins, will deliver the opening presentation at this year’s Supply Chain Standard 1-2-1 Summit in Birmingham on 18 June.
Travis Perkins is investing in a new RDC based in Warrington.
The Travis Perkins Group is to invest in a new 700,000sq ft regional distribution centre (RDC) in Warrington, Cheshire.
Superglass' Mark Atherton, Allan Durning and Tony Gordon with BMF's John Newcomb and Graham Bolton.
Suppliers to B&Q’s failed Irish operation are being offered 1 percent of the EUR3.3m due to them in the proposals to rescue the DIY chain, which has been under High Court protection from its creditors since January.
Travis Perkins played a key role in supporting the £1.5m conversion and renovation of Little Halden Oast House in Rolvenden, winning praise from contractor S Harlow Period Oak.
Many Jewson Tool Hire branches have now been fitted with Seaward's Clare B255 testers.
Jewson is equipping its expanding range of Tool Hire branches with new electrical safety testing technology, as part of its ongoing commitment to health and safety.
The Construction Products Association has recently launched a blog, intended to “expand on current news and events relevant to Construction Products”.
BM TRADA Certification has launched a new Window Acoustic Rating Label to offer window manufacturers a simple method to display the acoustic performance of their products.
A new Employee Shareholder scheme is to start this autumn, allowing staff to give up certain employment rights in exchange for shares in the business they work for, worth between £2,000 and £50,000.
Watchdog Trading Standards is investigating attempts to use the Green Deal to defraud householders.
A new merchant buying group, made up of some of the most significant independent merchants in the UK, will be established and trading from January 2014. The group will consist of two divisions: timber and builders merchants, and light-side merchants.
Travis Perkins is to supply LAS contractors with construction materials nationwide. LAS Claims Management provides building repairs in the UK insurance market. The firm believes the deal should see insurers and claimants guaranteed of the quality, and ethical sourcing, of materials used in repairs, as well as allowing LAS to bulk-buy supplies to be used by its contractors.
Selco Builders Warehouse has opened its 17th branch in London on Old Kent Road, continuing their expansion programme during difficult trading times in the building material supply sector.
Covers Timber & Builders' Merchants intends to find out whether the quintessential builder's brew is still popular.
The traditional 'builder’s brew' is as British as cricket, fish and chips and the Queen, but is it still the British builder’s top choice? Covers Timber & Builders’ Merchants is aiming to find out with the launch of its Builders Brew Survey.
NMBS embraces solar power.
The National Merchant Buying Society (NMBS) now has a trading agreement for LG solar panels with Zenex Solar.
Following the launch of its Jackson Renewables website, Jackson Building Centres is now providing customers with an Advice, Supply and Install service.
Michelle Collins is to swap pints for patios at the launch of TG Builders' Merchants' Dream Patios and Dream Kitchens & Bathrooms.
Michelle Collins is taking time out from pulling pints at the Rovers Return to instead pull in punters at the grand opening of TG Builders' Merchants' Dream Patios and Dream Kitchens & Bathrooms at Maesbury Road, Oswestry on Saturday 4 May.
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