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CONSTRUCTION HIT BY HOUSE BUILDING RECESSION

According to the Construction Products Association’s Winter Forecasts, construction output is forecast to fall by 2.1% this year due to falls in private housing new build and repair, maintenance and improvement (RM&I) – the two largest construction sectors. The CPA forecasts that construction output will rise by 2.0% in 2025 in line with falling interest […]

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NBS AND TTA ANNOUNCE A NEW STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

NBS, a leading specification and product data platform for the construction industry, has announced its partnership with The Tile Association (TTA) to promote standards and guidance within tiling specifications to the broader construction industry. The partnership marks the joining of two recognised industry leaders – TTA, the UK’s only independent association for the tiling industry, […]

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MEET THE LATEST MASTER TILE FIXER

The Tile Association’s Master Tile Fixer certification scheme was introduced to support TTA’s vision to ‘raise tile and tiling standards and enhance installation expertise and craftmanship’. The scheme will certify highly experienced and skilled independent tile fixers with the aim of promoting best practice and encouraging existing tiling professionals to strive for excellence. Congratulations to […]

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103 MOON WHITE JOINS KERACOLOR FF COLOUR PALETTE

Mapei has introduced a new grout shade to its range of Keracolor FF fine-grained cementitious grouts. New 103 Moon White joins the collection of water-repellent grouts, which features DropEffect® technology and very low VOC formulations. Keracolor FF can be used to install natural stone and engineered tiles in all settings, from interiors floor and walls […]

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NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

National Apprenticeship Week 2024, on Monday 5th–Sunday 11th February, is just around the corner. This event is an opportunity for the education and skills sector to celebrate the achievements of apprentices around the country and the positive impact they make to communities, businesses, and the wider economy. The Department for Education have announced that the […]

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MAPEI’S BEST-SELLING SEALANT GOES GREEN

Mapei has introduced an eco-version of its best-selling pure acetic silicone sealant, Mapesil AC ECO. Manufactured using renewable energy and packed in recycled plastic cartridges, the solvent-free sealant provides all of the benefits of Mapesil AC technology – including exceptional strength and durability, resistance to mould and high elasticity – with a reduction in CO2 […]

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