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Crown Paints Colour Service

Flame-retardant paint used by Colour Service team in vibrant makeover video

Crown Trade

Crown Paints has honoured its partnership with Incommunities Group by offering its colour expertise and flame-retardant paint product to a social housing makeover project.

Painter of the Year 2014

Call for decorating contractors to compete for Painter of the Year


Johnstone’s Trade is encouraging decorating contractors to enter its 2015 Painter of the Year competition before the end of the year.

Selfridges on Oxford Street

Prater appointed for London’s Selfridges roof refurbishment


Specialist contractor Prater has been chosen to deliver roofing works at London’s Selfridges department store on Oxford Street.

Polypipe recieve Housebuilder Product Award

Innovative Domus Radial Duct System recognised as best product

Polypipe Ventilation

Polypipe Ventilation’s Domus Radial Duct System has been recognised as the Best Services Product at the Housebuilder Product Awards 2015.

Selfridges on Oxford Street

Prater appointed for London’s Selfridges roof refurbishment


Specialist contractor Prater has been chosen to deliver roofing works at London’s Selfridges department store on Oxford Street.

REHAU receive Highly Commended trophy

Easy Heat system highly commended at Housebuilder Awards


REHAU’s Easy Heat underfloor heating system has been ’Highly Commended’ in the Best Services Product category at the Housebuilder Product Awards 2015.


Roof design software and prefabricated single ply assist in value engineering

Roof design software & prefabricated single ply assist in value engineering

Protan UK

Protan has developed its Proplan roof design software and prefabricated single ply solutions to help contractors save money by value engineering before they start a job.

BIM Survey Banner

Survey suggests industry isn’t ready for mandatory BIM target download

UK Construction Week

Almost three quarters of construction professionals do not believe the industry is ready to meet mandatory BIM Level 2 requirements by 2016.

Wesupply logo

OneTime EDI service chosen by Anglian Aggregate Bagging


Anglian Aggregate Bagging Co has selected OneTime - Wesupply’s fully managed, outsourced EDI service - to simplify and automate the exchange of crucial business documents with its customers.

Changing Places at the Millennium Stadium

Changing Places facility installed at The Millennium Stadium


Clos-o-Mat has supplied a Changing Places assisted-access toilet for The Millennium Stadium.

Clos-o-Mat Palma Vita

Clos-o-Mat assisted-access living for social housing


Clos-o-Mat’s Palma Vita assisted-access hygiene facility has been installed in nine bungalows as part of a development at Roeburn Way, Newcastle.


SBID announced for Kitchens and Bathrooms Live

UK Construction Week

The Society of British International Design (SBID) will be the latest event partner supporting Kitchens & Bathrooms Live at UK Construction Week.

Aico 160e series

Aico 160e offers improved fire and CO detection


Aico has unveiled its 160e Series fire and CO alarm, developed to offer a cleaner, modern alarm containing a range of enhancements.

James Clerk Maxwell Building

Electro-mechanical door closers specified for University


ASSA ABLOY UK has provided door closers to the University of Edinburgh’s James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB).

Agrippa pillow alarm

Pillow alarm offers protection for the hearing impaired


The Agrippa Pillow Alarm utilises Geofire’s ’listen and learn’ technology to alert hearing impaired people if the fire alarm sounds whilst they are sleeping.


Buildingtalk Q&A + top broadcasters host UK Construction show  

Tue, 7 Jul 2015

Plus UV risks to building workers, sperm bank protection, Batimat innovation awards, Thames may close + what’s new in building 

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Office workspace

Almost half of UK employees dislike their working environment

Tue, 7 Jul 2015

British employers have been warned today to make better use of their office and workplace facilities, or face difficulty recruiting and retaining staff.

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Offsite modular build solution meets demand for school places video

Roan Building SolutionsMon, 6 Jul 2015

Time-lapse video demonstrates why schools across the UK, under growing pressure to provide extra places, are choosing offsite construction solutions.

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UK Construction Week

Influential broadcasters announced to host UK Construction Week

UK Construction Week Mon, 6 Jul 2015

UK Construction Week has announced the hosts for the main stage seminar programme at the event, taking place at the Birmingham NEC from 6-8 October.

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Alderman Knight School

Natural cooling solutions for Alderman Knight School download


A new COOL-PHASE unit and several WINDCATCHER systems from Monodraught have been fitted to provide natural cooling within the ICT Room and Main Hall of Alderman Knight School.

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