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British Gypsum new Thistle UniFinish plaster

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British Gypsum

British Gypsum launch Thistle UniFinish plaster for faster re-skimming over a wide range of backgrounds without the need for PVA or other pre-treatment on most refurbishment jobs - saving time and unnecessary mess.

The Flooring Show 2014 is taking place over three days in September

Flooring Show 2014 features seminars, live demos and celebrity designers downloadweblink

The Flooring Show

Visitors to the 52nd annual Flooring Show will be able to attend a series of demos, seminars, competitions and installations from Sunday 21st to Tuesday 23rd September, when over 150 brands rom 14 countries exhibit their range of new and existing products.

Vent-Axia's Lo-Carbon Response system has been nominated for an award

Lo-Carbon Response system praised for near silent, efficient operation download

Vent-Axia

Vent-Axia has reached the final shortlist in the Electrical Industry Awards 2014, which recognises companies that are leading the way in the UK electrical sector with new products and innovations.

Rural Energy at Nextgen

All about biomass from Rural Energy at Nextgen renewables event downloadweblink

Rural Energy

Rural Energy will showcase 6 working Herz biomass boilers and combustion equipment plus offer expert advice and free case study seminar at the latest Nextgen renewables event at Stoneleigh Park.

The merging of construction companies can improve capitalisation and efficiency

Merging of firms can maximise efficiency and profit if done correctly download

Eque2

EQUE2’s Wes Simmons outlines the benefits of merging two companies in order to maximise efficiency and capitalise on two complementary asset bases, examining recent deals with construction industry giants such as Taylor Wimpey.

Claims risk management is a crucial step to avoiding costly pay outs

Five top tips to managing potentially damaging construction claims risks download

Eque2

Wes Simmons of Eque2 examines why claims risk management is a crucial job for construction companies wanting to ensure long term success and profitability during a period when the industry still remains fragile.

Saint-Gobain PAM

Saint-Gobain PAM UK launches new range of cast iron shower drain kits downloadweblink

Saint-Gobain PAM UK

Adding to its range of VortX drainage products, Saint-Gobain PAM UK launch a range of complete cast iron shower drain kits. Supplied boxed, each kit features a VortX shower drain body, bottle trap and stainless steel grating, which is available in a standard finish, or can be polished to order.

Scaracen Interiors

Top AIS Award for Saracen Interiors refurbishment of Royalty House in Watford download

Saracen Interiors

Saracen Interiors wins an AIS (Association of Interior Specialists) gold award for its refurbishment of Royalty House, the old Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust  building in Watford that completed last year on behalf of Aspect Property Group. The high quality of the interior fit increased the value of the space at Royalty House and the efficiency of the building with a reduction in energy costs of up to 50 per cent.

The Big 5 International Building and Construction show at the Dubai World Trade Centre

Lorient Group theme at The Big 5 event in Dubai is 'Sealing doors worldwide' download

Lorient Polyproducts

Lorient design and manufacture quality sealing systems for performance doors. They will be exhibiting a range of products at The Big 5 International Building and Construction show at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

ASSA ABLOY's Aperio L100 lock with PIN code enhances security

Door lock enhances security with attack code function for users download

ASSA ABLOY (Electronic Access Control EMEA)

The new Aperio L100 lock is designed to provide maximum security protection and resistance against burglary and extreme temperatures down to 65 degrees Celsius, without the need for any wires.

Self primer with 8 years protection for wood popular with clients videodownload

SadolinMon, 22 Sep 2014

The Sadolin Superdec provides up to eight years protection for wood products and has received high praised from Gary Davies of Lyme Bay Cabins, who uses the self primer on a range of cabins that the company supplies.

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Builders risk cashflow problems & higher tax as HMRC clamps down on accounting errors

Builders risk cashflow problems & higher tax as HMRC clamps down on accounting errors

SJD AccountancyFri, 19 Sep 2014

Claire Johnson, Managing Director of SJD Accountancy, assesses how a growing number of builders are at risk of cashflow problems, advising professionals on how to keep on top of taxes and avoid losing their gross payment status.

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Swish has supplied its PVC-U flat boards for a restoration project

PVC-U flat boards allow for restoration of Great War regimental badges download

Swish Building Products

Swish Building Products has supplied its white PVC-U flat boards for a project involving the restoration of three regimental badges carved into the Fovant Down in Wiltshire during the First World War on a 30 degree slope.

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