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Crown Trade

Skills event for newcomers to painting & decorating industry

Crown Trade

Results of the Crown Trade Apprentice Decorator of the Year Competition, the climax of the  longest running annual skills event for industry newcomers.

 Magna-Crete from Henkel

Locktite Magna-Crete offers cost & time savings for concrete repairs


Benefits of LOCTITE® 7257 Magna-Crete from Henkel for superior concrete repairs includes quick and easy to application, durable performance and reduced downtime.


GGF raises its profile with key visit to the Scottish Parliament

Glass and Glazing Federation

Visit included a GGF exhibition, meetings with MSPs, input on Fuel Poverty in Traditional Buildings, and an exclusive GGF Members lunch and tour.

Road Safety Week

Free road safety workshops and driver analysis

Fuel Card Services

The Fuel Card Group offer free road safety workshops and driver analysis from Applied Driver Techniques.


CIAT and BRE offer BIM training in UK and China

Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)

CIAT work with the Building Research Establishment (BRE) to deliver training to help members gain recognition in China

Greenwood Airvac

Ventilation Review offered for free to combat condensation

Greenwood Airvac

New infographic shows the value of the free Ventilation Review being offered to homeowners to help tackle the issues associated with condensation and mould plus save money on costly repairs.


3D Laser Mapping to revolutionise building surveys

Scan and produce detailed floor plans in minutes with 3D Laser Mapping download

3D Laser Mapping

3D Laser Mapping new powerful solution is set to transform building surveys, offering highly accurate building floor plans that mean operational and financial savings.

FLIR Systems

Flir Systems troubleshooting thermal imaging cameras

Flir Systems

End of year education offers on FLIR Systems on its FLIR E6 and E60 models of smart thermal imaging cameras.

FLIR E8 thermal imaging camera

Improved functionality and price of FLIR E8 thermal imaging camera

Flir Systems

Special promotion price for the FLIR E8 thermal imaging camera with improved flexible control making it easier to see more subtle temperature differences.

Pre-cast timber effect planks from ArmourFX for HomeAway Inc

Pre-cast timber effect planks from ArmourFX for HomeAway Inc

Armourcoat Surface Finishes

Armourcoat’s pre-cast timber effect planks from ArmourFX create an original feature wall for the interior an office expansion for HomeAway Inc in Texas


Built in obstacle detection for ZIP System motorised blinds


SHY (UK) offer a suite of tubular motors with built in obstacle detection technology for their ZIP System motorised blinds.


Clos-o-Mat install Changing Places toilet to improve hospital care


Clos-o-Mat installation of new Changing Places assisted accessible toilet improves quality of patient care at Leighton Hospital in Cheshire.

Abloy UK

The right security and access control measures for asset protection

Abloy UK

Key facts specifiers should consider when selecting the most effective solution to ensure that correct security and access control measures are in place for commercial property.

Wrightstyle's Lee Coates examines fire safety in care homes

Fire safety in care homes using glazing systems


Wrightstyle’s technical director, Lee Coates, examines fire safety in care homes and explains advanced glazing systems can protect against fire, heat and toxic gases.

DORMA electronic access control brochure

New DORMA electronic access control brochure


New electronic access control brochure from DORMA provides architects, designers and specifiers with technical, installation and details on the latest range of access and security products.

Quantic UK

Job opportunities soar & strong project growth predicted for 2015

Tue, 16 Dec 2014

Demand for skilled construction professionals is set to soar in 2015 as strong project contract growth continues and industry restructures for more profits.

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Johnson Law

Construction industry and the hidden workplace danger of asbestos

Johnson LawWed, 17 Dec 2014

Although asbestos has been banned in the UK since 1999 more people than ever are suffering its effects and it poses particular threats in the building industry.

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Demand for traditional Northcot Brick continues to make history videodownload

Northcot Brick Mon, 15 Dec 2014

Video takes a closer look at the skilled art of brick-making that is now in greater demand as architects, designers and specifiers recognise the real value of beautiful bricks.

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Able Skills

How Britain can fix the labour skills gap

Able Skills Thu, 18 Dec 2014

With employment prospects in construction expected to rise by around 9% in 2015, we look at how Britain can meet the shortfall of skilled workers within the building industry.

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Silva Timber

Silva Timber wood protection for educational centre in Windermere

Silva Timber Products

ThermoWood cladding pre-finished with Sansin SDF HT supplied by Silva Timber for Tower Wood Outdoor Educational Centre in Windermere.

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