General

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY SLOWS IN SEPTEMBER

The latest Economic & Construction Market Review from Barbour ABI highlights a slowing in construction activity in September this year. Figures from the ONS, quoted in the Review, indicate that the construction sector in the UK expanded by 2.9% in the three months to August 2018. This followed growth of 3.3% in the three months […]

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General, Products

PROSUPER GRIP – A NEW FAVOURITE WALL TILE ADHESIVE FROM ULTRATILEFIX

UltraTileFix, part of the multi award-winning Instarmac Group plc, is home to a portfolio of high performance ready mixed and cementitious powder tile adhesives – a range that includes the much-loved ProSuper Grip. ProSuper Grip acrylic wall tile adhesive, has been specially formulated for its non-slip, high grab properties which allow for the speedy application […]

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Featured, General

N&C INVEST IN THEIR FUTURE

Nicholls & Clarke are manufacturers and distributors of a wide portfolio of building materials within the UK and internationally. As a business that has been in operation for over 140 years, they are accustomed to making continually development and realigning their business to meet the demands of the current market. As part of a strategic […]

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NORCROS ADHESIVES INVESTS IN NEW TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPORT 150% GROWTH IN MANUFACTURING CAPACITY

Norcros Adhesives is investing in a range of improvements at its Stoke-on-Trent factory, designed to support a projected increase in manufacturing capacity of 150 per cent.  The company aims to improve both manufacturing efficiency and also drive up product quality. The changes include the implementation of a new ERP system to strengthen management controls and […]

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BREXIT UNCERTAINTY AND INFRASTRUCTURE DELAYS LEAD CPA TO DOWNGRADE CONSTRUCTION FORECAST

Growth for the UK’s construction sector next year has been downgraded amid signs Brexit uncertainty and on-going delays in the delivery of major infrastructure projects continue to weigh on activity. The Construction Products Association’s Autumn Forecasts anticipate growth will remain flat in 2018, and rise by only 0.6% in 2019, a downward revision from its […]

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Projects

TILEMASTER LEVELS AND FIXES FOR PENRITH AT CARLETON MANOR PARK

Penrith Tile Centre Ltd has completed a second stunning project for Cumbrian Homes, using a range of Tilemaster Adhesives’ products.  In this latest development, at Carleton Manor Park, Penrith designed and installed all tiled spaces throughout the Manor’s nine luxury apartments and their communal areas. Surfaces specified included 450x450mm Carrera Grey marble-effect tiles, with Planked […]

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