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MOSAIC ARTIST BENEFITS FROM INDUSTRY SUPPORT

Renowned Manchester mosaic artist Mark Kennedy has benefitted from support from two leading brands in the tiling industry. JACKOBOARD® has had a long association with Mark Kennedy and has supplied him with backerboard for his past projects, including many in the city of Manchester and around Manchester City’s football ground. The JACKOBOARD® product has been especially useful […]

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General

PHIL HOBSON OBITUARY

We are saddened to hear of the sudden loss of a great character and contributor to the tiling industry. Phil was 68 and born in Oldham. He started work straight from school for local tiling contractor J Duncan as an apprentice wall and floor tiler. During his apprenticeship term he was mentored by Bob Howard also […]

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Training

LEEDS COLLEGE OF BUILDING NAMED AS A TOP TRAINING PROVIDER

TTA Centre of Excellence, Leeds College of Building is celebrating after being named second-best UK Training Provider for 2020-21 in the ‘RateMyApprenticeship Top 50’ league table. The chart is based on 5,500 authentic student-written reviews across all apprenticeship and school leaver schemes on the national website, RateMyApprenticeship.co.uk. The top training providers in the UK for […]

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Products

BAL MOVES TO MORE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PACKAGING

BAL has continued to develop its sustainable business focus with the introduction of more 100% recycled plastic containers. From material sourcing, through to product launch, the environment impacts remain a key focus within all BAL’s processes and environmental management. As a result, the business continues to remove the use of single-use plastics and transition wherever […]

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