General

Brexit impact yet to hit construction, says Barbour ABI

The July edition of Barbour ABI’s Economic & Construction Market Review looks at the early impact of the EU referendum, which has sent a series of shocks through the economy. According to the reeview, however, the construction sector saw little effect of Brexit in June, with total contract values reaching £6.2 billion, the highest monthly figure […]

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Appointments

Nathan Tunstall to head up southern flooring sales for Tilemaster

Tilemaster Adhesives has formerly announced the appointment of Nathan Tunstall as Southern Sales Manager for its Flooring Division. Nathan brings over 17 years’ flooring experience to the family-run UK manufacturer. The appointment coincides with expansion throughout Tilemaster within its distribution, administration, and research and development teams. Nathan started his career at Howdens Joinery, before moving […]

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Appointments

Emily sets the stage for her new role as marketing manager for EMC Tiles

Drama graduate, Emily Bolton, is setting the stage for a major role as EMC Tiles’ new marketing manager. The appointment is a significant development for the highly successful Nottingham-based, family run firm, which has recently expanded its operations to include a new trade and retail outlet in Leicester and has a growing internet presence, which […]

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General

New PM pledges more construction spending

New Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to boost infrastructure spending and housing supply as part of her plan to build a UK economy that “works for everyone”. New Treasury-backed bonds will fund infrastructure projects and make energy supply cheaper and more reliable, she said. Mrs May was also determined to increase housebuilding – even if […]

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Exhibitions

‘Cersaie designs your home’ back for 2016 event

Cersaie has announced the fifth edition of ‘Cersaie disegna la tua casa’ (Cersaie designs your home), where designers from important interior design publications will offer their design consultancy free of charge to visitors. The event takes place during the 34th International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings in Bologna on Thursday 29th and Friday […]

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General, Products

Tile of Spain guide to choosing kitchen floor tiles

Tile of Spain presents a practical guide to kitchen flooring and an overview of the latest high-quality products from Spanish manufacturers… KEY CONSIDERATIONS ALL ceramic and porcelain tiles are: Low maintenance – resistant to water, detergents, acids and salts Compatible with underfloor heating Durable – and hardwearing Versatile – available in multiple colours, sizes and […]

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Appointments, General

New chairman for the National Heritage Training Group

The National Heritage Training Group has announced the appointment of its new chairman, Bob Howard MBE. Bob will already be known to many as a voice of The Tile Association and says he is excited by the challenge of taking the NHTG forward at a time of increasing political and economic uncertainty. “Despite everything else […]

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General

Kerridge Commercial Systems celebrates 40 years of software innovation

Tile and KBB companies helped Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) celebrate its 40th birthday recently. The company — a leading software supplier to the industry — marked this impressive milestone during its latest customer conference. The company was established in 1976 — the same year as the Apple computer company. Chief Executive Officer Ian Bendelow guided […]

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Products

Fast, large-format bonding with Tilemaster Thick Bed FlexiRapid

Tilemaster Thick Bed FlexiRapid offers the ideal bonding solution for large format floor tiles. The fast-track, pourable adhesive is specially developed for the solid bed fixing of ceramic, porcelain, terrazzo and natural stone tiles. It can also be used to level floors and is suitable for fixing tiles of uneven thicknesses, such as limestone flagstones […]

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