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TTA DEAL WITH CITB WILL ASSIST FIXERS TO ACCESS TRAINING

The TTA has secured CITB part-funding to train eight new NVQ assessors over the next 18 months. The aim of the funding is to provide an assessor infrastructure for the wall and floor tiling sector across the UK which will support quality assured assessment of experienced operatives to NVQ L2. Part funding will also be […]

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TILEMASTER FIXES AT THE FITZ FOR PENRITH TILE CENTRE

A Tilemaster fixing system has been specified by Penrith Tile Centre at The Fitz in Cockermouth, Cumbria. The extensive hotel installation, which was project managed and designed by Penrith Tiles’ John Williams, includes Italian porcelain, mosaics and encaustics. All finishes were installed by Paul Burkett Construction, using Tilemaster adhesives, grouts and matching silicones. Located on […]

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NORCROS ADHESIVES INTRODUCES NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART WEBSITE

Norcros Adhesives, manufacturer of tiling adhesives, grouts and surface preparation products, has moved its digital communication to the next phase by introducing a new state-of-the-art website. The new site combines technical effectiveness with ease of use and aesthetical appeal. An immediate impression is created when visiting the site at www.norcros-adhesives.co.uk by the video background, which […]

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MAPEI LAUNCHES NEW MOSAIC ADHESIVE

Mapei UK has launched a new Mosaic Adhesive. Manufactured at the company’s West Midlands factory, this professional white cement-based adhesive is designed for interior and exterior installations of wall and floor, glass and ceramic mosaics. Mosaic Adhesive has a high level of synthetic resin and special additives, as well as an extended open time and […]

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NEW DIGITAL PROPOSITION FROM BCT

British Ceramic Tile has launched an upgraded version of its website at www.britishceramictile.com to better support retailers and consumers. Aspirational and informative, the newly revamped website is content-rich, offering weekly updates on interior trends and real home makeovers, while providing a range of where-to-buy options including a ‘find a retailer’ facility. Easy to navigate, the […]

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INSTARMAC LAUNCHES NEW MULTI-SURFACE PRIMER

Instarmac, manufacturers of tile adhesive brands UltraTile and Granfix, have simplified and enhanced their primer range with the new, ProPrime IT. ProPrime IT is a moisture-tolerant, water-based acrylic primer, sealer and bonding aid, which is suitable for use on both porous and non-porous substrates. Its versatility is ideally suited to all-round tiling use and the […]

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FILA PUTS THE SPOTLIGHT ON LARGE FORMATS FOR CERSAIE 2017

In response to the growing trend for large format tiles, FILA will be focusing on the new and correct care regime for these surfaces at Cersaie 2017. Products and innovations ‘in the spotlight’ will include deep cleaners, epoxy removers, and protectors and detergents from FILA’s award-winning Green Line. The showcased products provide a complete maintenance […]

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TILE MANAGER VACANCY IN GUERNSEY

Channel Island Ceramics leads the way in providing quality bathrooms, kitchens, bedrooms and tiles, and is offering a unique opportunity for someone who can take its tile department forward. The successful applicant would be invited to relocate to Guernsey and enjoy a laid-back lifestyle, but work in a dynamic environment with a forward thinking company. You should […]

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THE TTA NOW OFFERS A FULL RANGE OF RIBA-APPROVED CPD MATERIAL FOR TILING SPECIFIERS

The TTA now offers RIBA-approved CPD literature on virtually every subject related to tiling. The whole body of TTA technical publication has now been approved by RIBA and is available for download free-of-charge from the TTA website by registered architects and specifiers. All the TTA’s Technical Publications and Technical Advisory Notes are produced by members […]

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UK WORLDSKILLS TEAM REP ATTENDS PRE-FINAL TEST

Armondas Tamulis, Worldskills UK team representative for Wall and Floor Tiling at the Worldskills final in Abu Dhabi, recently attended a pressure test at a vocational college in Denmark. Armondas travelled with Worldskills UK training expert Paul Doran and was part of a large international group from the UK, India, Belarus, Hungary, Russia and Denmark […]

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