General

CSCS announces card changes

CSCS has announced changes to the process for obtaining trainee, supervisory and manager cards. Trainee Cards From 1 August 2016, only one Trainee card will be available which will cover all construction occupations. This will replace the Trainee (Craft and Operative) and Trainee (Technical, Supervisory and Management) cards that are currently available, although these existing […]

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Appointments

Schlüter-Systems expansion sees new representative appointed in Ireland

Market leading tiling solutions provider, Schlüter-Systems Ltd, have appointed a new sales consultant for Ireland. Dublin-based James Callinan has joined Schlüter as Area Sales Consultant for Ireland and is aided by Caroline Hynd, who will assist James and the Irish customers as Customer Service Consultant. Schlüter-Systems has been the market leader in essential accessories for […]

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Projects

Cheshire mansion transformed with BAL tiling solutions

BAL, the UK market-leaders in full tiling solutions, have provided a full system solution of tiling products to help transform a high-spec six-bedroom mansion in Hale Barns, Cheshire. Shortlisted for the The Tile Association (TTA) Awards 2016 for Best Use of Tile in a Domestic Environment category, the project was completed over a six-month period […]

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Products

New durable mixing bucket from Instarmac

Now available from Instarmac for the UltraTile, Granfix UltraFloor and Wondertex brands is a 25-litre durable mixing bucket. Complete with a metal handle and measuring scale, this transparent and robust bucket is ideal for mixing cementitious adhesives, levellers, jointing materials and much more! For further information or to order yours today, please call 01827 871871 […]

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Tiling ranges

Chic Coheba joins RAK’s porcelain collection

A new stone-effect tile range has joined RAK’s porcelain collection. New Coheba includes four stylish base tiles and a contemporary mixed-mosaic design, which includes each colour tone in a repeating rectangle design. All of the surfaces have a chic Lappatto finish and can be used on walls and floors, offering huge design scope for commercial […]

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General

Collinson Tiles celebrates 25th anniversary

Collinson Tiles have celebrated their 25th anniversary with lots of freebie giveaways at their Bristol showroom, including including mugs, T-shirts, beanie hats and tape measures. Suzi Hambly, Commercial Director, said: “We are a family business. I literally grew up in my grandfather’s and then my father’s tile warehouses and when we realised our Bristol store […]

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General

Jackoboard awarded BBA Certificate for total system

TileBacker Limited has announced the award of a BBA (British Board of Agrement) Certificate for Jackoboard products and systems. British-owned TileBacker Limited is the sole distributor of German manufactured Jackoboard products in the UK and Eire. The Jackoboard BBA Certificate covers the full range of Jackoboard XPS (Extruded Polystyrene) cored products including construction boards, shower […]

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Training

Norcros Adhesives unveils brand new training centre

Norcros Adhesives is aiming to meet tiling industry demand for training with the opening of its new ‘Skills Centre’. Located in a redeveloped area of its factory complex at Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, the company’s new facility is set to become an important resource for companies in the tiling sector, as the company sets out to deliver […]

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