Elizabeth Jordan

I'm the Assistant Editor on BMJ. If you have any product or people information, or some news you'd like to share, please feel free to email me.

CITB to host SkillBuild finals at National Construction College   

Skillbuild image Richard Lee Photography

The UK’s top construction trainees will battle it out 16-18 November at CITB’s SkillBuild National Finals.       SkillBuild, the largest multi-trade construction competition in the country, will see more than 50 finalists from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland compete in their specialist skills. The competitors will be set an 18-hour project to complete across the three days …

Read More »

Saniflo Macerator Pump gives new lease of life to British treasure

Golden Hinde

The Saniflo Sanicubic macerator pump is breathing a new lease of life into a highly-acclaimed piece of British heritage – a replica of the famous ship, the Golden Hinde, known for circumventing the globe during the 16th century under the command of British explorer Sir Francis Drake. Sitting in dry …

Read More »

JB Kind Doors appoints new Regional Sales Manager

Paul Moss JB Kind Doorssmall e1629367090435

One of the UK’s leading door distributors, JB Kind Doors (www.jbkind.com), has appointed a new Regional Sales Manager, Paul Moss, for its Northern Home Counties, East Anglia and Lincolnshire region. Beginning his role on 2 August 2021, Moss’ decade-long career as a sales specialist, within the same geographical area as …

Read More »

BMJ Industry Awards: nominations close this Friday!

BMJ Industry Awards 2020 Landscape

The BMJ Industry Awards 2020 is closing the window for nominations on Monday January 13th So you only have a few days to get your entries in before the voting begins. Brands, merchants and individuals need to enter any of the relevant categories through a quick online form. Companies and …

Read More »

The Latest Hoodies and Sweatshirts from Snickers Workwear

2019 HoodieSweat

The new range of Hoodies and Sweatshirts for craftsmen and women are said to be the most comfortable the workwear supplier has ever designed. The ‘Full Zip’ or ‘Overhead’ Sweatshirt and Hoodie choices are combined with Snickers’ First and Second Layer Undergarments and can comfortably be worn under a jacket …

Read More »

Actis welcomes appointment of  government’s MMC champion

Mark Cooper 2 autumn 2019

The appointment of construction industry renaissance guru Mark Farmer as the government’s champion of Modern Methods of Construction has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis. “The author of the ground-breaking, government commissioned Farmer Review of the Construction Labour Model, which called on the industry to ‘modernise or die’ in 2016 …

Read More »

Lakes HQ hosts FORTIS buying group

FORTIS merchant buying group visits Lakes

Lakes, manufacturer of showering spaces, recently hosted FORTIS merchant buying group at its HQ in Tewkesbury for its annual board meeting. The visit included a tour of Lakes’ newly refurbished showroom, which now displays Lakes’ new Bay series and Lakes Stone shower trays launched earlier this year. The revamped showroom …

Read More »

NMBS Sorrento conference sponsorships sold out

Sorrento landscape

Sponsorship packages have completely sold out for the 2020 NMBS All-Industry Conference in Sorrento, Italy. Makita is returning as headline sponsor for the Conference, while the social activities are being sponsored by  suppliers VELUX, Polypipe and Knauf Insulation. The Conference will take place at the Hilton Sorrento Palace between 18th …

Read More »

Waterproof working with Snickers

2019 Rainonsite

A new selection of water-repellent jackets from Snickers Workwear, will give basic protection from the effects of light showers with great breathability to ventilate the body, allowing the wearer to continue to be active on site for short periods. However, if 100% protection from the rain is needed for long …

Read More »

IBC welcomes new divisional account managers

SimonDickinson MarkWalker image

The IBC Buying Group has strengthened its team with the appointment of two new divisional account managers.      Simon Dickinson and Mark Walker have joined IBC with responsibility for the Midlands, Wales, North & Scotland regions, and the South region, respectively. Both have extensive experience in the building materials …

Read More »