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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

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


Benefits of LOCTITE® 7257 Magna-Crete from Henkel for superior concrete repairs include quick and easy 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.

WF Senate and Google Nest products

WF Senate will supply new Google owned Nest Protect products

WF Senate

New distribution agreement means Google Nest Protect and Learning Thermostat products will now be supplied by WF Senate.

The Fuel Card People

Monitoring and managing emissions means greener transport

Fuel Card Services

The Fuelcard People explain why it can be easy to be green and van users should not shy away from sustainability challenges.

Leah Radford from Rural Energy wins national graduate award from Royal British Geographical Society

Rural Energy graduate employee wins national award for biomass thesis

Rural Energy

Thesis on UK-based biomass fuel production by Rural Energy’s graduate employee Leah Radford wins top award from Royal British Geographical Society.


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.

Geberit Award winners Christopher Lemons, Jonathan Terry and Jason Phillips

Celebrating the winners of the Geberit Awards 2014


UK and Ireland’s Best Commercial Installer Team, Best Domestic Installer and the Best Apprentice are celebrating becoming winners of the Geberit Awards 2014, in association with PHAM News.

Franke Sissons senior management team climbed Mount Snowden to raise money for cancer charities

Franke Sissons raise money for three cancer charities

Franke Sissons

Franke Sissons senior management team successfully climbed Mount Snowden to raise money for three cancer charities including Ashgate Hospice in Chesterfield

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

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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Knauf Insulation on the role of party wall insulation

How new RdSAP helps tackle uninsulated party wall cavities

Knauf InsulationMon, 22 Dec 2014

Knauf Insulation explains the importance of new RdSAP (version 9.92) which now includes consideration for heat lost through uninsulated party wall cavities for existing homes. 

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Hydro International: Installing a giant Hydro-Brake for the Wigan Flood Alleviation Scheme

UK properties and homes protected from floods by 'supersized' Hydro-Brake

Hydro International

Homes and other properties can be protected from river flooding by ‘supersized’ Hydro-Brake Flood Alleviation vortex flow control engineering solution.

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