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Norcros Adhesives assist hospice with refurbishment project

Norcros Adhesives – a longtime supporter of the Douglas MacMillan Hospice in Stoke – is now getting hands-on with an important refurbishment project for the much-loved charity. The company is now part way through a project to refurbish four bathrooms at the Hospice. Sister company Johnson Tiles are providing the tiles for the whole project, […]

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Appointments

Building Adhesives Ltd appoint David Hackett as GM

Building Adhesives Limited – manufacturer of tile adhesives, grouts, sealants and ancillary tiling, flooring and decorating products under the BAL and Dunlop brands – has recently appointed David Hackett as General Manager. Formerly Sales & Marketing Director, David now takes full responsibility for the day-to-day running of the business. As a founding pioneer of tile […]

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General

Build UK welcomes new clients as growth continues

Sport England, Lipton Rogers Developments and Quintain have become the latest clients to join Build UK to address long standing industry issues and lead positive change. Announcing its first six client partnerships in as many weeks, Build UK is fast becoming the must-join organisation for forward thinking construction firms. Sport England, Lipton Rogers Developments and Quintain have chosen […]

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Products

New feature stats and controls from Schlüter-Systems

Schlüter®-DITRA-HEAT-TB underfloor and wall heating with unique thermal break for more efficient heating is the latest addition to the award-winning Schlüter®-DITRA-HEAT-E underfloor heating range. The integration of a thermal break fleece on the underside of the uncoupling membrane pushes 80% of the heat to the surface for up to 70% faster response time on concrete […]

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CPA forecasts mixed picture for construction in 2017 and 2018

The CPA’s latest forecasts highlight a mixed picture for the construction industry over the next two years due to the impacts of the uncertainty following the EU referendum. Overall, construction activity is expected to remain broadly flat in 2017 and 2018, but this masks a more nuanced picture at the sector level with growth in […]

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Tileman’s Lunch in December – limited tickets available

Tile Association members who want to be at the annual Tileman’s Lunch on Friday 9th December have been urged to book their places quickly. The event is being held this year at The Grazing Goat in London, where there will be a delicious three-course lunch and the opportunity to socialise and network with colleagues from across the […]

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Verona launch new website

Leading distributor Verona has launched a brand new website – www.veronagroup.co.uk – to provide detailed information on their full range of tiles and mosaics, as well as offering advice and inspiration to retailers and consumers. The site features a fully searchable product library with images and specification details of each tile, plus suggestions of related products. For […]

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Projects

Mapei UK products used for Gatwick Airport refurbishment

Mapei UK recently helped complete a flooring refurbishment project in Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal Departure costing approximately £2 million. DMC Contracts carried out the installation, leading the design between Mapei and Gatwick Airport, to deliver a robust flooring system that would tolerate the demands of a busy airport terminal. As the UK’s second largest airport […]

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Products

Granfix relaunch new and improved CSA FLEXIBLE tile adhesive

The Granfix flexible adhesive for calcium sulphate floors and plaster walls, CSA FLEXIBLE has been relaunched with an improved formulation and is now rapid setting. Over the last couple of years calcium sulphate floors have increased in popularity due to their ease and speed of application. They are also economical to lay so have proved […]

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