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UK CONSTRUCTION GROWTH DOWNGRADED AS UNCERTAINTY INTENSIFIES

The outlook for the UK’s construction industry has been downgraded, with growth prospects diverging by sector and Brexit-related uncertainty intensifying, according to the Construction Products Association’s latest forecasts. Uncertainty around the UK’s withdrawal from the EU has persisted since the previous forecasts and estimates for growth are now weaker than before. Just six months ago, […]

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EUROPEAN TILE MARKETS UNDER PRESSURE

Both the Italian and Spanish tile sectors are currently experiencing downturns, according to the Italian CeramicWorld Web publication. After five years of uninterrupted growth, the Italian ceramic tile industry experienced a downturn in 2018 – with production, sales and exports all seeing falls of between 2% and 3%. Figures published by Confindustria Ceramica and Prometeia point to […]

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TILEMASTER ADHESIVES TO INCREASE CAPACITY WITH NEW 47,500 SQ FT WAREHOUSE

Tilemaster Adhesives has signed a five-year lease on a 47,500 sq ft warehouse at Eaton Point in Chorley, as the company continues to implement its strategic growth plan. Eaton Point is a new Grade A development owned by industrial developer and asset manager Chancerygate. The development totals 101,000 sq ft and incorporates 13 other new […]

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General, Projects

MOSAIC PROJECT FROM LATICRETE AIMS TO ASSIST COMMUNITY COHESION

A social enterprise group has used Laticrete products to help brighten up part of a run-down area of Leeds. It was all hands on deck when Seagulls Reuse (which amongst other things, delivers community arts projects) got more than 300 residents involved to work on a massive mosaic that represents the local area. The 12ft mural, […]

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TILES UK SUPPORTS GYMNASTS CHARITY

Tiles UK is sponsoring The Manchester Academy of Community Gymnastics. This is a local charity, which coaches young people from beginners right up to Olympic standard. The organisation aims to enable young people to achieve their maximum potential, irrespective of social disadvantage or disability. Tiles UK has supported them by providing all their tile requirements. […]

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General, Job vacancies

VACANCY FOR A TECHNICAL ADVISOR AT BUILDING ADHESIVES LTD

Building Adhesives Limited are looking for a Technical Advisor to join a busy Technical Services team based at the company’s head office in Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent. The company is looking for a person within the tiling industry who has excellent verbal and written communication skills and can demonstrate sound analytical and problem solving skills. The successful […]

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General, Training

ODHRAN WINS GOLD AT SKILLBUILD 2018

Odhran Connelly from Southern Regional College in Northern Ireland has won the SkillBuild 2018 National Finals in Wall and Floor Tiling. Odhran beat off stiff competition from silver medallist James Ackland (Cardiff and Vale College), bronze medallist Mariusz Kanjecki (City of Glasgow College), Callum Pearson (Highly Commended from Leeds College of Building) and four other […]

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