General

New Master of the Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers

Former Managing Director of Hanson Building Products UK, David Szymanski, has been elected Master of the Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers. David became Master in a year that sees the City of London Livery Company celebrate the 600th anniversary of its first recorded Master. The Installation Ceremony and Annual Service was held on 6 October at St […]

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Fourteenth quarter of construction growth

The Construction Product Association’s latest State of Trade Survey reports continued growth in sales of construction products in the third quarter of 2016. Sales increased for a 14th consecutive quarter, and in the first survey after the EU referendum manufacturers moved from a pessimistic stance to an optimistic one regarding near-term prospects. Rebecca Larkin, CPA Senior […]

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Appointments

British Ceramic Tile announces new sales manager

British Ceramic Tile has appointed David Brooks as its new area sales manager. David joins a 10-strong sales team, reporting to national sales manager Paul Wright. David will cover the North West, developing relationships with new and existing retailers to grow the company’s presence within the independent market. Formerly store manager at Topps Tiles, David comes […]

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Exhibitions

Nine NEC shows at UK Construction Week

On 18-20 October, the NEC in Birmingham plays host to the UK’s largest gathering of construction professionals, UK Construction Week. Consisting of nine shows – Timber Expo, Build Show, Civils Expo, Plant & Machinery Live, Energy 2016, Smart Buildings 2016, Surface & Materials Show, HVAC 2016 and Grand Designs Live (19-20 October only) – UK […]

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Products

New products announced by Schluter Systems Ltd

As announced at Cersaie this year, the Schluter-DESIGNBASE-SL decorative skirting range has been expanded, offering an option to include a channel to run cables through. Schluter-DESIGNBASE-CQ allows cables to be hidden, and is available in matt white and anodised and stainless steel effect aluminium finishes for a sleek alternative to skirting boards. Also in the […]

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RAK Ceramics unveils new global identity at Cersaie

RAK Ceramics, one of the largest ceramics brands in the world, has announced the launch of its new corporate brand identity which is designed to unify all of its global subsidiaries. The official roll-out will start immediately in the UAE, with subsidiaries expected to adopt the new brand identity throughout 2017. The re-positioning exercise is one […]

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