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Selco heading for Liverpool image
Selco heading for Liverpool
27 October, 2020
The new branch, based in Bootle and scheduled to open in April, will create more than 30 jobs.
National Timber Group launches dedicated engineered timber division image
National Timber Group launches dedicated engineered timber division
National Timber Systems will supply trussed rafters, gable and party spandrels, engineered joists, floor and roof cassettes.
Quinn’s cement exclusivity deal with NBG extended for three years under new Mannok brand image
Quinn’s cement exclusivity deal with NBG extended for three years under new Mannok brand
The deal will give NBG’s Merchants exclusive access in the GB market to the company’s Master Grade Cement until the end of 2024.
Ibstock resumes production at Laybrook facility following multi-million pound investment image
Ibstock resumes production at Laybrook facility following multi-million pound investment
The Laybrook factory has a long history of supplying bricks across the South of England, particularly in new build housing.
Thompson & Parkes the Best Builders' Merchant and DIY Supplier in the Midlands image
Thompson & Parkes the Best Builders' Merchant and DIY Supplier in the Midlands
The award was given in SME News Magazine’s 2020 UK Enterprise Awards.
Abode's new showroom now open image
Abode's new showroom now open
The showroom has been designed with the aim of providing a suitable space for retailers to access training and to understand the thinking behind new product developments.
John Bercow in new Speaker role at BMF All Industry Conference image
John Bercow in new Speaker role at BMF All Industry Conference
Bercow follows in the footsteps of other political heavyweights including Michael Portillo in 2013, Alistair Campbell (2015), Paddy Ashdown (2017) and John Prescott (2019).
New CICV Forum animation delivers essential travel guidance image
New CICV Forum animation delivers essential travel guidance
The latest guidance outlines a range of practical measures that contractors can follow to protect themselves and help prevent the spread of the virus.
MRA shortlisted for 15 Construction Marketing Awards image
MRA shortlisted for 15 Construction Marketing Awards
MRA has been selected as a finalist across a range of categories for its work with six customer.
Innovation and collaboration key to cement industry carbon roadmap image
Innovation and collaboration key to cement industry carbon roadmap
The industry-wide roadmap, which seeks an achievable route to ‘beyond net zero’ by 2050 through the application of seven decarbonisation technologies, is supported by Ibstock Concrete.
NYES to give £6k to two charities image
NYES to give £6k to two charities
NYEs Building Supplies and Fixings & Powertool Center launches charity grant campaign for Christmas.
Russell Roof Tiles donates £4k to local life saving charities image
Russell Roof Tiles donates £4k to local life saving charities
Derby and Burton Hospitals Charity and Dumfries and Galloway Health Board Endowment Fund have each received £2,000.
Chadwicks Group turns to InterSystems IRIS for digital transformation initiative image
Chadwicks Group turns to InterSystems IRIS for digital transformation initiative
Modern, cloud-first infrastructure breaks down data silos, improves visibility across the business.
BMF urges the Government to extend Trade Credit Insurance guarantee image
BMF urges the Government to extend Trade Credit Insurance guarantee
The Government re-insurance scheme has helped merchants to access the appropriate level of Trade Credit Insurance to operate their businesses and trade with confidence since it was introduced in May.
Customers stream to Screwfix.com for Screwfix Live 2020 image
Customers stream to Screwfix.com for Screwfix Live 2020
Sean Matthews crowned as Screwfix Top Tradesperson 2020.
The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity partners with Construction Industry Federation image
The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity partners with Construction Industry Federation
The tie-in will promote better mental health and wellbeing within the Irish construction industry.
Chandler's flagship roofing branch opens in Guildford  image
Chandler's flagship roofing branch opens in Guildford
The opening was all about raising money for Teenage Cancer Trust and Sussex Air Ambulance.
Mid Sussex MP visits Burgess Hill builders’ merchant image
Mid Sussex MP visits Burgess Hill builders’ merchant
Mims Davies MP for Mid Sussex learnt all about the strength of Covers as an independent family-owned business during the pandemic.
Launch of Polypipe Perks set to provide installers with prizes for purchases image
Launch of Polypipe Perks set to provide installers with prizes for purchases
Each month, Polypipe will conduct a new online prize draw to win a variety of epic tech prizes.
Hep2O's State of the Nation 2020 reveals what customers think of plumbers image
Hep2O's State of the Nation 2020 reveals what customers think of plumbers
The State of the Nation survey asked homeowners the questions that plumbers have always wanted to know, but were too afraid to ask.


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