Elizabeth Jordan

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Norbord apprentices celebrate qualifications


Two apprentices who have completed Norbord’s four-year apprenticeship programme at its Cowie plant have completed the SEMTA Modern Apprentice framework for Engineering and achieved the Engineering Maintenance Vocational Qualification at SCQF level 6, including a Higher National Certificate (HNC) qualification.  The leading Stirlingshire employer’s long-established programme sees apprentices complete a …

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RGB exceeds Chiefs’ fundraising target

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As a member of the Exeter Chiefs Foundation XV programme, RGB Building Supplies had pledged to raise £1,500 in a year and is delighted to announce it’s exceeded that target. Thanks to customer donations from a company-wide breakfast morning, an auction for Exeter Chiefs match tickets and two members of …

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10 Time Which? Best Boiler Brand

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Worcester Bosch has announced it has become the first boiler brand to have been awarded the Which? Best Buy endorsement ten times since 2009, enhancing its reputation for reliability and satisfaction following exceptional feedback from both homeowners and engineers once again. Scores based on engineer recommendation, ease of servicing, fixing …

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Domus Ventilation’s CMX-Multi MEV is a finalist

Domus finalist at London Construction Awards

Domus Ventilation, part of the Polypipe group, has announced that its CMX-MULTI Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV) unit has been named as a finalist in the London Construction Awards’ Product Innovation of the Year.   The London Construction Awards recognise achievements, developments and innovation within London’s construction industry.  Domus Ventilation is …

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Vaillant cautiously welcomes decarbonisation investment

Responding to the Government’s recent spending round announcement, Vaillant has cautiously welcomed plans to funnel £30m into infrastructure decarbonisation schemes over the next 12 months. Mark Wilkins, Vaillant Group’s head of training and external affairs, comments: “We welcome the Government’s recognition for investment in infrastructure to support decarbonisation. More funding …

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CEMEX Partners with BMD Transport


Building materials supplier CEMEX has started using trucks with non-tipping belt trailers on its clay supply route between Southam Quarry and Rugby Cement Plant. These offer considerable safety and efficiency benefits. Thanks to the conveyor belt bed in the trailer, there is no need for the truck to tip the …

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Progress underway on Norbord’s Inverness investment


Wood panel manufacturer Norbord is making significant progress at its Dalcross-based factory, following a further £35 million investment earlier this year. This second recent investment into the site, following a £110 million expansion programme last year, will realise the construction of a second wood debarker and flaker, heat plant and …

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MKM makes the most of bespoke Dunlop Training

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Branch staff and customers from MKM Builders Merchants recently joined forces to soak up a day’s training at Dunlop’s industry renowned Innovation and Technology Centre (ITC) in Stoke-on-Trent. Dunlop is a pioneering brand of tiling and flooring products for the trade including adhesives, grouts, floor levelling compounds, sealants and fillers. …

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Draper Tools to supply MAM’s new Tradercat catalogue

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Draper Tools, a distributor of tools for professional and consumer use, has committed to providing data to MAM Software’s new Tradercat catalogue. The product catalogue, which is compatible with MAM’s Trader software, provides support for tools, equipment, car care, consumables and accessories. Draper Tools is the latest supplier to confirm …

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