Featured, General

MARBLE & GRANITE CENTRE TO SUPPORT LAPITEC AND FILA IN UK PARTNERSHIP

LAPITEC® has formed a new collaboration with FILA in the UK. The partnership brings together the LAPITEC® and FILA brands and will include joint training and marketing initiatives. Forthcoming events will include comprehensive training courses for approved LAPITEC® UK fabricators by The Marble & Granite Centre Ltd on the use of recommended FILA surface care […]

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Featured, General, Training

NORCROS ADHESIVES ADDS ANHYDRITE SCREEDS TO ITS PORTFOLIO OF CPD SEMINARS

Architects and specifiers are set to benefit from the latest RIBA-approved CPD seminar from tile adhesive, grout and preparation products manufacturer Norcros Adhesives. The new seminar covers one of the key current topics of interest to specifiers of floor preparation products, namely how to deal with anhydrite screeds. Called Solutions for Tiling to Anhydrite Screeds, […]

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Appointments, General

CRAIG POWELL JOINS TILEMASTER TECHNICAL TEAM

Tilemaster has boosted its growing technical support team with the appointment of Craig Powell. Bringing further practical experience to the firm, Craig has run his own tile fixing business for over 14 years, working on domestic and commercial tiling projects throughout the UK. Craig’s first introduction to the industry came via tile fixers in his […]

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General

SAD DEATH OF LAWRENCE BURTON

The TTA is sad to report the death of honorary member Lawrence Burton. Lawrence was very well-known to many members of the TTA, particularly the older generation. His passing came just before he would have celebrated his 90th birthday. After a lengthy career in the tiling industry, he was in more recent years the chairman […]

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General

CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT DECLINED LAST AUTUMN, ACCORDING TO CPA

ONS figures published in December show that construction output in October fell by 1.7% and was 0.2% lower compared with one year earlier. New orders in Q3 rose 37.4% over the quarter and 25.5% on an annual basis. Rebecca Larkin, Senior Economist at the Construction Products Association, says: “Today’s data confirm that previous falls in […]

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Exhibitions, General

THE HOT TRENDS AT THIS YEAR’S SURFACE DESIGN SHOW

Surface Design Show 2018 is the perfect place to discover the latest trends in surface design for the built environment. Taking place from the 6 – 8 February at London’s Business Design Centre, exhibitors will showcase the best in exterior and interior surface design giving visiting architects, designers and specifiers the chance to explore the […]

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HEADLAM ACQUIRES DOMUS TILES

Headlam Group plc has announced the acquisition of TTA member Domus. Domus is a major tile supplier into the specification sector, and includes Battersea Power Station, Heathrow Terminal 2, the new American Embassy, Foyles flagship bookstore and Wembley Stadium amongst its recently completed projects. Headlam is Europe’s largest distributor of floorcoverings with its HQ in […]

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Awards, Featured

TTA AWARDS 2018 – WE NEED YOUR ENTRIES!

Entries to the TTA Awards are now open. For more information on Award categories and online entry, please visit www.ttaawards.com. Now is the time to be thinking about your top projects, products and achievements which you would like to put forward for recognition in 2018.   This year there are 16 categories, including project categories […]

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