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New Sewers Code for Adoption provides merchants with greater choice, says Polypipe image
New Sewers Code for Adoption provides merchants with greater choice, says Polypipe
28 May, 2020
Former regulations allowed water companies to vary requirement, but the updated guidance ensures that all products are evaluated by the same standards across England
Total construction output in Great Britain is expected to fall by 25% during 2020 image
Total construction output in Great Britain is expected to fall by 25% during 2020
The anticipated decline in output is one of three scenarios for construction output examined by the CPA
The BMA has launched a series of online videos showcasing the industry’s efforts in the battle against COVID-19 image
The BMA has launched a series of online videos showcasing the industry’s efforts in the battle against COVID-19
BMA hope to feature more good news stories in the weeks to come and want to hear about members’ efforts
Bond It adhesive helps in construction of NHS Nightingale Hospital in Harrogate image
Bond It adhesive helps in construction of NHS Nightingale Hospital in Harrogate
Bond It’s adhesive used in the construction of a 500-bed capacity NHS Nightingale Hospital the Harrogate Convention Centre
Merchant sales figures show London and South East hit hardest in Q1 image
Merchant sales figures show London and South East hit hardest in Q1
At the other end of the scale, Scotland (-0.6%) and West Midlands (-2.7%) were least affected
Wienerberger Brick 20 Awards goes digital image
Wienerberger Brick 20 Awards goes digital
This year there are 644 projects from 55 countries nominated across the 10 categories
Industry comes together to minimise product shortages image
Industry comes together to minimise product shortages
There is a good supply of the majority of building materials and products
Kitchen Bathroom Buying Group launches 'Support our NHS' image
Kitchen Bathroom Buying Group launches 'Support our NHS'
The initiative encourages KBBG members to offer a special ‘thank you’ discount to NHS workers on any purchase of kitchens, appliances and bathroom products
Mix it with the Best competition launched  image
Mix it with the Best competition launched
Tudor Griffith's Concrete team is looking for an iconic Bridgnorth-themed design to decorate its new mixer trucks
Worcester Bosch launches raffle to raise funds for NHS charities image
Worcester Bosch launches raffle to raise funds for NHS charities
Two limited edition versions of the brand’s most popular boiler - the Greenstar i - can be won
SIG opens new London warehouse image
SIG opens new London warehouse
The new facility replaces two existing SIG Distribution sales offices based in Ruislip and Heathrow
RWC supporting merchants through COVID-19 image
RWC supporting merchants through COVID-19
The business is stocking higher levels of raw material for manufacturing
CICV welcomes long-awaited return to work in Scotland image
CICV welcomes long-awaited return to work in Scotland
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland will begin a process to reopen construction sites from next week
h&b membership surpasses 100 milestone image
h&b membership surpasses 100 milestone
The members have a collective buying power of nearly £1 billion
UK construction firms least prepared for 'new normal' image
UK construction firms least prepared for 'new normal'
Businesses in the sector will need to make the biggest changes to facilitate long term flexible working
Builders Merchants Q1 sales confirm Coronavirus effect image
Builders Merchants Q1 sales confirm Coronavirus effect
Figures for Q1 2020 compared with Q1 2019, show a decline of -6.7% in total builders’ merchants’ sales during the first quarter of this year
Merchants urged to stock artificial grass image
Merchants urged to stock artificial grass
PermaLawn launches search for 100 stockists as landscaping season begins
Tarmac supports Band of Builders latest project image
Tarmac supports Band of Builders latest project
The project involved building an extension for the family of a boy who is living with Mitochondrial Disease
NMBS named a CRASH Fundraising Champion image
NMBS named a CRASH Fundraising Champion
The buying society has been recognised as going above and beyond to carry out fundraising between March 2019 and April 2020
Rolawn backs keyworkers image
Rolawn backs keyworkers
A 15% discount and crowdfunding campaign support offered on all products


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April 2020