Featured, Training

TTA SECURES CITB FUNDING TO ASSIST FIXERS TO GAIN THEIR CSCS CARDS

Funding secured from the CITB has enabled the provision of an assessor infrastructure for the wall and floor tiling sector across the UK to support quality assured assessment of experienced operatives to NVQ L2. Part funding is also available for NVQ EWPAR/OSAT training, which will help fixers obtain their CSCS cards. Having independent NVQ assessors […]

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Featured, General

TILEBACKER REBRANDS AS JACKON UK

The Jackon Group, one of Europe’s leading construction products companies, has announced the formation of Jackon UK Ltd. Five years ago, TileBacker Limited was established to distribute Jackon’s JACKOBOARD range of insulated Tilebacker boards and wetroom systems throughout the UK and Eire. This brand is now firmly established with a substantial share of the market […]

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Featured, Training

IMPEY ANNOUNCES 2018 ‘WE ARE WETROOMS’ TRAINING TOUR DATES

Now entering its third year, the ‘We Are Wetrooms’ installation training tour continues to grow in popularity. During 2018 Impey’s specialist wetroom training event will visit nine locations, giving plumbers, bathroom installers and tilers the opportunity to develop or refresh their wetroom fitting expertise – and booking is now open. Across domestic, commercial and healthcare […]

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Appointments, General

LARSEN EXPANDS AND STRENGTHENS UK SALES TEAM

Continuing growth is leading to further investment and expansion for manufacturer Larsen Building Products. The company has now appointed Malcolm Spry as area sales manager for the south. His goal will be to develop and maintain the company’s tiling business to the south and south west of London. His appointment is an important one, which provides the […]

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Products

SEALUX HYDROHALT SHOWER SEAL WINS ARCHITECT’S CHOICE AWARD

Sealux have been awarded Best Interior Product at the annual Architecture and Building Expo 2017 in Dublin in recognition of their revolutionary new HydroHALT shower tray and bath joint sealing system. The exhibition runs alongside the annual conference of The Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland. The judging panel, made up of five principal architects saw merit in the HydroHALT invention, designed and patented […]

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Training

BAL RELAUNCHES ITS FIVE DAY TRAINING COURSE

Following an increase in requests from tilers and contractors, BAL has relaunched its intensive five-day wall and floor tiling course. Held at BAL’s state-of-the-art Innovation and Technology Centre (ITC), the course combines modern training techniques, including presentation, workshops, demonstrations as well as “hands on” practical work in individual bays designed to reflect real life installations. […]

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Awards

TTA ANNOUNCES FOUR GOLD SPONSORS SO FAR FOR THE TTA AWARDS 2018

The TTA is announcing the first four Gold sponsors for next year’s Awards. They are BAL, Instarmac, Norcros Adhesives and Shackerley (Holdings) Group Ltd. There remain sponsorship opportunities available for the event. This year will see enhanced sponsorship packages available, which will add value for sponsors and improve the attractiveness to sponsors. In addition to […]

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