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Bill Barrie (BMF), Charles Burns (Brett Martin), David Haldane (Haldane Fisher/BMF Ireland Regional Chairman)
BMF opens Regional Centre of Excellence at Brett Martin

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has just launched its latest Regional Centre of Excellence at Brett Martin in Newtownabbey, County Antrim.

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NBG welcomes major new partners

National Buying Group has kicked off 2020 with significant growth in its portfolio of Partners, as Arnold Laver, Chandlers Building Supplies, and BG Romerils join the group.

LtoR Richard Soper CBE, Brian Intagliata Unico Systems, Calvin Pope commercial director at Bell Plumbing Supplies
Bell Plumbing Supplies signs distribution deal with Unico Systems

Bell Plumbing Supplies has been chosen as the exclusive UK distributor and training provider for US-based Unico Systems.

Tarmac’s Blue Circle launches e-learning portal

Tarmac has launched four new e-learning modules to broaden trade students' product knowledge of its Blue Circle brand.

CX cement tanker on Westminster Bridge
CEMEX and Turners Distribution cement partnership

CEMEX has agreed a new partnership with Turners that will see Turners operating 20 bulk cement tankers for CEMEX across the country.

Ideal Bathrooms launches its first rewards programme

Ideal Bathrooms has announced the launch of its first rewards programme for bathroom retailers and merchants.

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Points mean prizes with new NMBS website

NMBS’ Professional Points scheme is set to enjoy a new lease of life thanks to the launch of a new website.

Ian Dryden on Kilimanjaro
SIG Roofing’s Ian Dryden conquers Kilimanjaro

An employee of SIG Design and Technology has scaled the largest freestanding mountain in the world, raising money for the Samaritans.

The Chirk site from the air
Richard Burbidge relocates head office

Richard Burbidge has relocated its office headquarters to join its existing manufacturing and distribution facility in Chirk, North Wales.

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Toolbank owner takes control of Harrison & Clough

Dormole Ltd has taken a majority stake in Harrison & Clough.

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Ibstock urges construction industry to realise value of apprenticeships

Ibstock is calling on the construction sector to double-down on its commitment to apprenticeship schemes, and fully recognise the vital role they play in attracting the talent of tomorrow.

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Travis Perkins sells Primaflow F&P for £46 millions

Travis Perkins has announced the sale of its wholesale plumbing and heating business to Newbury Investments.

the De Vere Beaumont Estate
BMF announces Members Conference 2020 themes

Sustaining Excellence has been announced as the overall theme of the 2020 BMF Members Conference in September, with the environment and sustainability named as key topics within the business conference sessions.

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MP Moran rides against Gaucher’s disease

MP Moran and Sons Ltd, has raised over £9,000 for The Gaucher’s Association by participating in a 60 mile bike ride from London to Cambridge.

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Breedon to acquire part of CEMEX UK

Breedon has agreed to acquire part of CEMEX operations in the UK.

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Markovitz returns to the BMF

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has welcomed back Markovitz as its latest merchant member.

The entrance to the new building
New year, new home for Saniflo

Saniflo has moved all the elements of its business under one, much larger, roof in Watford.

The management team
Falmec launches UK subsidiary

Italian kitchen appliance manufacturer Falmec has set up a subsidiary in the UK to market its premium extraction and cooking solutions.

Selco staff taking part in a charity hike
Selco reaches fundraising landmark for Macmillan

A seven-year partnership involving one of the UK’s most prominent builders merchants and Macmillan Cancer Support is celebrating crashing through the £700,000 barrier.

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Williams & Co wants to be your Tool Angel

Williams & Co is offering its customers who've been victim of tool theft a free tool lending service.

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