Elizabeth Jordan

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AJW Distribution celebrates 25 years of service!

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AJW was set up back in 1998 by our Managing Director ‘Alan Woods’, who has been in the roofing industry for five decades now. Following in his footsteps his three children and now his first Grandchild Ryan, all work for the family business. His eldest son Gareth Woods heads up …

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Wavin Launches EPDs for its Product Portfolio

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Wavin has now launched environmental product declarations (EPDs) for its suite of products sold in the UK and Irish markets. Based on third-party verified life cycle assessments (LCAs), EPDs transparently map production processes to resource impacts. Providing details on the environmental impact across the entire life cycle, EPDs enable building …

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UKGBC welcomes energy efficiency investment

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UKGBC has welcomed news that the Government has awarded £1.8 billion to upgrade social homes and public buildings, but urges long-term action is needed. Louise Hutchins, Head of Policy and Public Affairs at UKGBC said, “This welcome investment in energy efficiency will deliver much-needed support for some of the poorest …

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Carron Bathrooms announce Primaflow F&P as new distributor

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Carron Bathrooms have announced the appointment of Primaflow F&P as their new distributor. The appointment reflects Carron Bathrooms’ ongoing commitment to the Professional Merchant Sector in the UK. Primaflow F&P will complement Carron’s existing distribution partners, Q4 Bathrooms and Davroc, by servicing this sector throughout the UK. With an outstanding …

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NI merchants cautiously optimistic about the new EU trade deal

NI merchants cautiously optimistic about the new EU trade deal

At the end of February, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced ‘The Windsor Framework: A new way forward’ as a EU trade deal breakthrough, brokered with French President Macron. As is usual with such announcements, the details are to follow shortly. On the face of it, it’s a big, good news …

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Sustainability pushes record revenues for Genuit Group

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Genuit Group plc, the manufacturer of sustainable water, climate and ventilation products for the built environment,  saw revenue increase by 4.7% to  £622.2m on a strong comparative year, with operating performance marginally ahead of expectations, though operating profit was down 20.4% at £53.4m. Joe Vorih, Chief Executive Officer, said “As I …

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Brett Martin develops Cascade sales aids for merchants

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Brett Martin has developed new sales aids for its Cascade range to support builders’ merchants drive sales of the popular cast iron effect rainwater and soil systems and give merchants more ways to increase profitability.   Brett Martin’s Cascade range brings all the heritage detailing and style of cast iron …

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CPA welcomes positives in Spring Budget

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The Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has positioned his Spring Budget as a plan to remove obstacles to investment, tackle labour shortages, break barriers to work and harness science and technology for growth, according to CPA Economics Director, Noble Francis. “There were a few positives for the construction industry and wider supply …

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Wolseley Infrastructure celebrates staff talent with awards

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Wolseley Infrastructure, a key distributor to the civils and utilities markets, celebrates talent across the business with apprentice graduations and long-service awards — reinforcing its commitment to investing in people. First up in the hat-trick of celebrations is the 35th anniversary of Technical Director Neal Lambert at Fusion Utilities — …

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Travis Perkins given top rating for engaging with suppliers on climate change

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Travis Perkins plc has been recognised by CDP for their work to engage with suppliers to jointly tackle climate change. This means the Group is amongst the 8% of companies globally which have been recognised for supplier engagement within its 2022 disclosure of climate change information to CDP; a not-for-profit charity …

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