Catrin Jones

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James Burrell Builders Merchant further invest £100k into their South Yorkshire site

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James Burrell have continued their recent wave of investment into their Rotherham Branch by expanding the South Yorkshire Key Account team and their office space. There is now a team of five experienced members of the Key Accounts team that specialise in providing a high level of service to large …

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New training facility for online courses at Grant UK Training Academy

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Grant UK’s Training Academy in Devizes has reconfigured part of their facilities onsite to allow for the development of a new training area which will be used for the delivery of online training courses via the Grant eLearning Academy. The Training Academy at Grant UK’s head offices in Devizes, Wiltshire, …

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Lords plans major Beaconsfield redevelopment


Builders merchant Lords is investing into the complete redevelopment of its Beaconsfield branch  to increase the range of new services and improved customers facilities. Work began on site on 1st of June, with old trade counter and sheds being replaced with a two-storey shop/showroom and warehouse. An improved customer experience …

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Geoff Horsfield opens new MKM Building Supplies in Birmingham

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Ex-Blues and Baggies striker and local philanthropist Geoff Horsfield was the special guest for the grand opening launch event of MKM Building Supplies new state-of-the-art Birmingham North branch. The UK’s largest independent builder’s merchant, celebrating its 84th new branch opening across the UK, invited the football legend to mark the …

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Tuscan Updates Its Granite Sink Offer

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The Tuscan sink collection has updated the colour palette for its granite sinks with new shades of grey and an on-trend matt black, reflecting the trend for bolder colours in kitchen design. The popular Empoli inset sink model features a sleek new design with a linear drainer and is now …

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EMMA’s Sustainably Responsible Safety Footwear

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EMMA helps reduce your carbon footprint – by supplying Safety Footwear that’s completely made from a combination of recycled materials and materials that are recyclable. This ‘100% Circular’ footwear offering is changing the lifecycle of safety footwear as EMMA steps up to be an active part of individual and corporate …

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Launch of Illbruck TP654 Multi-functional Window and Door Tape

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Designed with sustainability in mind, illbruck has utilised the latest in technology and innovation to develop its new TP654 illmod TRIO 1050 window and door sealing tape. Setting the pace for the specification sector, TP654 offers a premium solution to meet the modern demands for energy and acoustic performance, coupled …

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Blown away by Makita 40V

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The UB001G makes light work of high-demand tasks thanks to its brushless motor that means it can deliver high no load speeds (up to 23,000rpm) and air volume (up to 16.0m3min). In boost mode the UB001G also has a maximum blowing force of 17N, which is more than enough to …

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Makita expands LXT range with new LM001CZ lawnmower

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For professional landscapers and groundskeepers, having the freedom to move around the work area without restriction is key to achieving quality results. The LM001CZ is powered by Makita’s leading LXT cordless technology so it offers maximum flexibility and increased safety, as there is no need to transport fuel and no …

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Milwaukee Release Personal Protective Equipment

MILWAUKEE® is committed to creating innovative solutions that help users stay safe and stay productive on the jobsite. With over 100 new solutions, when it comes to personal protective equipment, Milwaukee® has you covered. Safety is our primary concern on the jobsite, and we believe the safer a jobsite is, …

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