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Scottish timber initiative plants seed of sustainability for UK construction image
Scottish timber initiative plants seed of sustainability for UK construction
26 November, 2020
A new pilot project could result in more mainstream use of UK-grown wood in construction and the creation of the country’s first engineered timber manufacturing plant.
Cheshire Mouldings named one of the UK’s most inspiring businesses image
Cheshire Mouldings named one of the UK’s most inspiring businesses
Cheshire Mouldings has been named in the London Stock Exchange’s annual report as one of the ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ for the third year running.
Sooey raises £20,000 for UK children’s hospital charities image
Sooey raises £20,000 for UK children’s hospital charities
Marsh Industries‘ festive mascot, Sooey Marsh, successfully travelled 20,000 miles along the highways and byways of Britain raising £20,000 for children’s hospital charities.
Knauf Insulation makes ambitious new sustainability commitments image
Knauf Insulation makes ambitious new sustainability commitments
Knauf Insulation has unveiled ambitious commitments for 2025 as part of its new global sustainability strategy ‘For A Better World’.
Responses to the Spending Review 2020 image
Responses to the Spending Review 2020
Industry organisations respond to the Chancellor's announcement.
Arbor Forest Products invests £12 million in expanded facility image
Arbor Forest Products invests £12 million in expanded facility
The new facility, which is an expansion of the company’s New Holland HQ, is currently undergoing internal fit-out, with a view to production beginning in January 2021.
CEMEX transports two million tonnes by rail and saves 100,000 road movements image
CEMEX transports two million tonnes by rail and saves 100,000 road movements
The process offers considerable benefits to the environment saving 12,500 tonnes of carbon dioxide compared to using trucks.
Keylite Roof Windows one of 1,000 companies to inspire Britain image
Keylite Roof Windows one of 1,000 companies to inspire Britain
Huge investments have been made at Keylite over a number of years to ensure it has modern, automated and well equipped production and distribution facilities.
James Burrell Builders Merchants rewards staff after a difficult year image
James Burrell Builders Merchants rewards staff after a difficult year
The builders' merchant wants to recognise how hard each and every member of its team has worked throughout a very challenging year.
Full steam ahead for EnviroBuild image
Full steam ahead for EnviroBuild
EnviroBuild enjoyed strong growth despite the national lockdown due to an increased demand in sustainable building materials.
A E Spink builds partnership with Prostate Cancer UK image
A E Spink builds partnership with Prostate Cancer UK
A E Spink is launching a year-long partnership with leading men’s health charity, Prostate Cancer UK, in a bid to support those affected by the disease and help fund vital research.
J S Wright wins top award for talent and diversity image
J S Wright wins top award for talent and diversity
J S Wright has won a top national award for championing equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace.
Builders Merchants sales bounce back in Q3 image
Builders Merchants sales bounce back in Q3
Figures for the third quarter of 2020 published in the BMF’s Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI) reflect the resilience of the sector, with sales bouncing back to near normal levels.
Norgrove Building Supplies launches Black Friday Week  image
Norgrove Building Supplies launches Black Friday Week
A daily offer will appear at 6am every day next week on its social media channels and the offer will only be valid for that day.
Wolseley and Ideal Boilers partner up to give away Apple products  image
Wolseley and Ideal Boilers partner up to give away Apple products
Apple products will be delivered to the customers’ local branch by an Ideal Area Sales Manager and the customers will be contacted by the branch to arrange a presentation of the Apple product.
BMF supports Optimised Retrofit programme in Wales image
BMF supports Optimised Retrofit programme in Wales
The £19.5 million Optimised Retrofit Programme will help local authority and housing association tenants and the environment by reducing the amount of carbon produced in powering and heating homes.
Worcester Bosch CEO sits on round table debate with Prime Minister image
Worcester Bosch CEO sits on round table debate with Prime Minister
Worcester Bosch CEO invited to join the Prime Minister as he launches the Government’s plan for Green Investment and Growth.
Aggregate Industries offers youngsters a Kick Start in construction image
Aggregate Industries offers youngsters a Kick Start in construction
The supplier is supporting the next generation of talent to emerge during the pandemic.
BMF calls for more ambition in Green Industrial Revolution image
BMF calls for more ambition in Green Industrial Revolution
The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has welcomed the Prime Minister’s blueprint for greener homes and buildings but says more needs to be done to ensure the scheme leaves a lasting legacy for the UK’s housing stock.
Williams Trade Supplies inspires Britain image
Williams Trade Supplies inspires Britain
The supplier is recognised in the seventh edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s report.


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