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25 February 2015

Novus Property Solutions aims to change lives in 2015

Novus launched its Changing Lives scheme at its Excellence Awards Dinner in December Novus’ Changing Lives scheme was designed to encourage the company’s staff to make a difference to the communities they work in. The company aims to have a positive impact on people’s lives providing them with work placements and employment opportunities. It also[…]

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25 February 2015

Retaining wall systems produced by A&G and Maccaferri

Acheson & Glover and Maccaferri have worked together to produce retaining wall systems for the UK and Ireland Acheson & Glover’s role in the agreement is to manufacture the masonry products that will be used to create the walls. These products include Anchor Vertica, Anchor Diamond and Anchor Landmark. Maccaferri will then supply its own[…]

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24 February 2015

Paint, products and price reductions in Toolstation’s latest catalogue

Catalogue 58 will feature Crown Paints’ Contract range of paints which can also be found in the company’s stores Crown Paints’ new paint range includes a quick dry satin and gloss as well as vinyl matt emulsion, undercoat and high gloss and satin. All of these will be included in the latest edition of Toolstation’s[…]

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24 February 2015

Re-decoration makeover for Milton Keynes charity

MK Snap hopes that the re-decoration makeover from Johnstone’s will improve its facility for its learners MK Snap was announced as the winner of the campaign. The charity, which is based in Milton Keynes, aims to give people with learning difficulties the opportunity to develop their life skills and education. It also prepares them for[…]

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24 February 2015

New paving range featured in Gardens and Drives catalogue

The latest edition of Brett’s Gardens and Drives catalogue showcases the company’s paving ranges through a series of visuals For 2015, the catalogue has been re-developed and printed in a landscape format. With the aim of focusing on the aesthetics of its paving rather than swamping readers with technical information, Brett’s catalogue heavily features lifestyle[…]

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23 February 2015

Environmental Excellence award presented to Crown Paints

Crown Paints was awarded the Environmental Excellence title for its commitment to reducing is Greenhouse Gas Emissions The awards are organised by EEF to commemorate businesses in the sector. The ceremony was held at the A.J. Bell Stadium in Eccles at a congratulatory luncheon. Crown Paints was awarded the Environmental Excellence title for its Earthbalance[…]

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20 February 2015

Sustainability report reveals economic progress

Within its latest sustainability report, Knauf Insulation reveals how its recent ventures and products have helped the environment In the report, it is announced that Knauf Insulation has reduced its energy usage by 14%. The report also reveals that the company has cut its CO2 emissions by 12% and achieved zero waste to landfill for[…]

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20 February 2015

Global approach to construction sector Health and Safety

GUEST BLOG Nigel Crunden Business specialist at Office Depot Driving a shared global approach to Handamp;S in the construction sector PPE in construction The significant increase in major construction projects throughout the likes of India and China is becoming more apparent than ever. The International Monetary Fund has predicted that 70% of global growth will[…]

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20 February 2015

Can tidal power generate substantial green electricity?

An artists impression of the proposed tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay. Photo: Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc From the artists impression of the lagoon we can certainly imagine the impact on tourism in the area, with the wonderful walks, bike ride and sailing regattas. But some question an energy-generating lagoon on this scale is truly[…]

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19 February 2015

Sustainability campaign supported by Mitsubishi Electric

The Wigan Warriors Community Foundation’s sustainability campaign has been launched to encourage the development of a green community The Wigan Warriors Community Foundation developed its ‘I’m a Green Warrior’ campaign with the aim of promoting the development of a greener community in Wigan. The Foundation wants schools, colleges, businesses and individuals to engage with its[…]

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