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IPG members supporting their communities during COVID-19 image
IPG members supporting their communities during COVID-19
2 April, 2020
Communities urged to return the compliment
Loan scheme fiasco image
Loan scheme fiasco
80% of builders left in dark by banks on Coronavirus loan, FMB survey reveals.
Charity- don’t have PPE locked away in shops and warehouses, the NHS need it! image
Charity- don’t have PPE locked away in shops and warehouses, the NHS need it!
Bart Murphy, Operations Director at MP Moran & Sons Limited is a man on a mission!
BMF backs CLC emergency plan to save UK construction image
BMF backs CLC emergency plan to save UK construction
The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) was a co-signatory to the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) letter to the Prime Minister today.
Interest in decking surges during lockdown image
Interest in decking surges during lockdown
Google searches for decking in the UK doubled in the week the nation was put on lockdown, according to new research from Composite Prime.
CEMEX supplies 25,000 tonnes of asphalt to RAF Coningsby without halting operations image
CEMEX supplies 25,000 tonnes of asphalt to RAF Coningsby without halting operations
CEMEX has successfully completed a project to supply over 25,000 tonnes of asphalt to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, while ensuring the site remained operational at all times.
Marshalls donate 100 tonnes of screed to new temporary hospital  image
Marshalls donate 100 tonnes of screed to new temporary hospital
Marshalls is donating 100 tonnes of screed to help the construction of a Covid-19 hospital in central Manchester.
Secretary of State thanks construction sector for support during COVID-19 image
Secretary of State thanks construction sector for support during COVID-19
Alok Sharma has issued a letter paying tribute to "everyone working in the UK’s construction sector" for working tirelessly during these challenging times and thanking them for their hugely valued and critical contribution to the resilience of our country.
Linde Material Handling rides to the rescue image
Linde Material Handling rides to the rescue
Critical industries supported during COVID-19 pandemic
Bathrooms conference postponed image
Bathrooms conference postponed
BMA event moved from October 2020 to June 2021
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Format change for BMF Forum
Plumbing & Heating Forum to be held on-line
Anger at faux outrage directed at bathroom sector image
Anger at faux outrage directed at bathroom sector
Bathroom Manufacturers Association CEO Tom Reynolds has spoken out against faux criticism towards manufacturers and tradespeople.
Welcome relief for construction’s self-employed  image
Welcome relief for construction’s self-employed
The Federation of Master Builders praises support package from Chancellor.
MasterMerchant 2020 cancelled image
MasterMerchant 2020 cancelled
Lake District event due in July delayed for a year
COVID-19 and its effect on the construction supply chain image
COVID-19 and its effect on the construction supply chain
In these unprecedented and uncertain times, what impact is COVID-19 having on the construction and merchanting sectors? Peak AI’s Jack Nolan explains more.
Appeal for vital PPE launched image
Appeal for vital PPE launched
Builders’ merchants urged to provide lifesaving equipment to the NHS
Construction workers downing tools image
Construction workers downing tools
Only emergency construction work should continue, says Federation of Master Builders
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Donate your commute
A message from the Rainy Day Trust
Clarity over construction work needed now image
Clarity over construction work needed now
Adrian Buttress, managing director at Permaroof, believes there is confusion within the construction industry after Boris Johnson's address to the nation on Monday 23 March and more clarity on the situation is essential.
BMF urges for clarity over builders’ merchant sector image
BMF urges for clarity over builders’ merchant sector
Builders Merchants Federation Chief Executive, John Newcomb, met with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy this morning (Tuesday 24 March) after pressing for clarity regarding the opening and shutting of builders’ merchants.


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