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TTA OFFERS SUPPORT TO NHBC TO BRING THEIR NEW TILING GUIDANCE IN LINE WITH BRITISH STANDARDS

The Tile Association (TTA) has been working with the British Adhesives and Sealants Association (BASA) and Construction Products Association (CPA) to highlight concerns with the NHBC Technical Guidance 2023 Clause 9.2-06 Wet Area Specs – Tanking requirements. Since the guidelines proposed by the National House Building Council (NHBC) on 27th July 2023 did not concur […]

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ASCER AND CONFINDUSTRIA CERAMICA PRESENT ANNUAL ACCOUNTS

The Spanish Ceramic Industry Estimates Turnover for 2023 of €4,684 million (-14.3%) ASCER, the Spanish Association of Ceramic Wall and Floor Tile Manufacturers, during Cevisama 2024, held an international press conference organised in collaboration with ICEX Spain Trade and Investment. ASCER’s president, Vicente Nomdedeu Lluesma, presented the provisional year-end close for 2023, a year marked […]

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General, Projects

HIGH-END INSTALLER, CHRIS HALIFAX, MAKES IT PERSONAL WITH SCHLÜTER

Pictured is Chris Halifax (right) being presented the Best Technical Installation award, Behind The Tiles Awards 2023, by Martin Chappell (left) from Schlüter-Systems. Chris Halifax of CTH Creations has carved himself a reputation for his incredible attention to detail and quest for perfection in all his work. He regularly shares project updates on his social media, […]

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Appointments, General

AUGUSTO CIARROCHI ELECTED PRESIDENT OF CONFINDUSTRIA CERAMICA FOR THE TWO-YEAR PERIOD 2024–2025 WITH 99% OF THE VOTES

The Confindustria Ceramica assembly, elected Augusto Ciarrocchi as President of the Association for the two-year period 2024–2025 with 99% of the votes. The Vice Presidents Vittorio Borelli, Luigi Di Carlantonio, Giorgio Romani, Alberto Selmi and Graziano Verdi were also elected. Augusto Ciarrocchi, born in Civita Castellana in 1960, after graduating in law from the University of Perugia, […]

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SCHLÜTER-SYSTEMS WELCOMES CUSTOMERS TO BRAND NEW TRAINING FACILITIES AND GALLERY AT COALVILLE HQ

After a four-year development programme, Schlüter-Systems has welcomed customers to the company’s impressive new 980 sqm extension at Coalville, Leicestershire, which includes a gallery with 24 displays, a training facility, and 682 sqm of warehouse space along with administrative support offices. At the open evening, guests saw company directors Marc and Udo Schlüter (pictured right […]

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TTA HOLDS ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL GOLF DAY

The Tile Association (TTA) held another successful Golf Day on 6th June at the Stratford Park Golf Club. The day began with bacon rolls for breakfast followed by a shotgun start. TTA wishes to thank everyone who attended, and especially the event’s main sponsor Genesis Global Systems Ltd. Founded in 1989 in the ceramic and […]

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MAPEI ULTRACARE TREATMENTS RECEIVE EPD CERTIFICATION

Mapei has received Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) certification for a series of treatments from its UltraCare range. They include six tile and stone cleaning products and UltraCare Smooth Silicone. The certification reflects Mapei’s commitment to whole life cycle sustainability, from raw materials through to manufacturing and packaging, reducing the amount of CO₂ associated with the […]

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