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COMBUSTIBLE CLADDING MATERIALS TO BE BANNED ON HIGH RISES

Along with the Construction Products Association, the Construction Industry Council and Build UK, the TTA sits on the Industry Response Group, set up by the Government after the Grenfell Tower Disaster. Following the publication of the Hackitt Report in June, Suzannah Nichol MBE, Chief Executive of Build UK said: “It is not surprising to see that […]

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PRO PLY BACKER BOARD FROM NORCROS ADHESIVES PROVIDES A BACKBONE FOR TILING PROJECTS

The key to a successful tiling job lies, not in the tiles themselves, but in what the tiles are fixed to. The latest launch from Norcros Adhesives provides a strong, stable background for all types of projects, especially installations in bathrooms and wetrooms. Norcros Pro Ply Tile Backer Board meets the requirements of the latest […]

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Products, Tiling ranges

NEW FIBREGLASS COLLECTION FROM BRITISH CERAMIC TILE

Scandinavian living continues to inspire our interior spaces. The new Fibreglass collection from British Ceramic Tile reflects the trend for understated, tactile and homely design. Drawing inspiration from the real material, British Ceramic Tile’s new Fibreglass range can instantly transform any room into a warm, inviting space. It imitates the sharp, woven fibres in an […]

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TTA URGES AWARENESS OF CHANGES IN BRITISH STANDARD BS 5385 PART 1: 2018 – DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF CERAMIC, NATURAL STONE AND MOSAIC WALL TILING IN NORMAL INTERNAL CONDITIONS – CODE OF PRACTICE

The latest revision to the British Standard covering wall tiling includes a number of important changes, of which those working in the industry need to be aware. BS 5385 Part 1: 2018 was published on 30 June and includes the following new requirements: Tiling should be carried out by a skilled operative, who has been […]

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ULTRATILEFIX ADHESIVES ARE GUARANTEED TO PERFORM EVERY TIME

UltraTileFix, part of the Instarmac Group plc, is home to a portfolio of contractor-friendly, premium floor tile adhesives developed for the flooring industry. For the installation of ceramic and porcelain floor tiles, UltraTileFix recommends the use of a standard set tile adhesive such as ProSet SS. Formulated with extended workability, ProSet SS can receive light […]

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BAL SUPPORTS MOSAIC ARTIST FOR ROBIN HOOD-THEMED SCULPTURE TRAIL

BAL are supporting award-winning mosaic artist Julie Vernon, by donating the adhesives and grout to create a stunning robin sculpture for Hoodwinked 2018. “Royal Robin Redbreast” is one of 33 statues – each with its own unique design – which will feature around Nottingham from July to September as part of the Robin Hood-themed art […]

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JAMES HARDIE ACQUIRES FERMACELL

James Hardie Industries plc has acquired Fermacell GmbH from Xella International S.A. in an all-cash transaction based on an enterprise value of €473 million. Dr. Jack Truong, president international operations of James Hardie, welcomed the acquisition, which will add over 800 new James Hardie employees in Europe. He said: “We welcome our new employees to […]

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NORCROS ADHESIVES STRENGTHENS SALES TEAM TO SUPPORT CONTINUING GROWTH

Norcros Adhesives, manufacturer of a wide range of preparation, fixing and finishing products for tiling and flooring installation, is restructuring its sales team to support ongoing growth and strengthen the brand’s presence in all regions of the UK. “The recent hard work of our sales team has led to some key account gains for Norcros, […]

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