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NFB urges radical change in construction sector

The latest report of the National Federation of Builders' Major Contractors Group calls on Government to act immediately to address how construction can help the UK to meet 2050 Zero Carbon target.

Malcolm Gough and Nadhim Zahawi MP
Business Minister praises Talasey Training Academy

The outgoing Minister of State for Business and Industry, Nadhim Zahawi, has praised Talasey Group after hearing how it is helping to raise standards, skills and knowledge in the landscaping industry.

The 2018 winners
Roll up! Roll up for the Builders’ Merchants Awards!

Over 750 professionals from across the Merchanting sector will join together next Friday, the 22nd November 2019, to celebrate hard-work and success in the industry.

Defence Employer Recognition Scheme award
BMF awarded for support to Armed Forces community

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has received a Bronze Award for demonstrating its support for the Armed Forces community through the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

Cotswold's HQ
National Timber Group acquires Cotswold Manufacturing

The Group hopes the deal will accelerate its growth and consolidate its position in the UK timber interior door-set market.

Triton showers HQ
Triton makes a splash with sustainability targets

In a continued bid to reduce its environmental impact, Triton Showers has made some significant savings in the last 12 months, while setting a series of ambitious goals for the future.

Time to Change at Worcester Bosch
Worcester Bosch says it's Time to Change

Worcester Bosch has signed up to the Time to Change Employer Pledge, which aims to change the way people think and act about mental health in the workplace.

Plumbing Studies students; Chris Penney, GROHE UK's Training Manager; Alison Andreas, Principal and Chief Executive; Rick Boreham - Head of Mechanical and Electrical Services
GROHE training room for plumbers opens at Colchester Institute

GROHE has pledged a significant donation to Colchester Institute, the largest vocational college in North Essex, as part of an ongoing partnership to support the Institute's 500-strong annual cohort of plumbing students.

DHF’s Training Coordinator, Beth Woodward, issues the very first DHF CSCS card to Richard Warmington, Director of Titan Door Systems Ltd
DHF launches CSCS card partner scheme

The Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has launched a CSCS-approved card partner scheme in collaboration with the Automatic Door Suppliers Association (ADSA).

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TellGraham creates Hero Award for staff

A new function to reward members of staff has been added to Graham Plumbers’ Merchant's online customer feedback portal TellGraham. 

collecting the award
Korniche roof lantern gets new gong

The Korniche Aluminium Roof Lantern has won an award at the inaugural Conservatory & Orangery Awards.

The Tadley RFC 1st Team pose in their 201920 season kit
Tadley RFC gets support from Elliotts

Elliotts Builders Merchant has announced its sponsorship of Tadley RFC for the 2019/2020 season.

Stamco Eastbourne
Stamco signs sale and leaseback deal in Eastbourne

Stamco has sold a 28,500ft2 industrial premises it owned to a private pension scheme for an undisclosed sum.

Arial view of Bristol Port at dusk
Etex to expand UK presence with £140 million investment

The Etex Group is investing £140 million in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bristol.

The Chorley site from the air
Pasquill invests over £6.7million

Pasquill has invested over £6.7million in its manufacturing plants and design centres over the last five years.

A Toolstation store
Toolstation joins the BMF

Toolstation, one of the UK’s fastest growing suppliers to the trade, has joined the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF).

Students at work
Elliotts creates new partnership with Southampton college

City College Southampton students on brickwork and carpentry courses will benefit from a new partnership with local builders merchants, Elliotts.

The new building
Roca group launches new UK headquarters

The new Roca UK headquarters in Bardon, Leicestershire, offer over 145,000ft2 of space.

Chadwicks
Chadwicks on the road to €5 million rebranding

In a profile in the Irish paper the Sunday Independent, Patrick Atkinson, CEO of Chadwicks, explains his plans to reshape the business.

ISO Chemie
Growth hoped for window and door foam sealants in 2020 despite uncertainty

A leading supplier of window and door foam sealing tapes forecasts growth for the sector in 2020, despite uncertainty around Brexit and the economic plans of the new Government.

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