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.

Hellberg Safety’s new SECURE Active headsets

2019 SecureActive

Hellberg Safety specialist PPE products include highly advanced hearing protection products, face protection and communication solutions for personal wellbeing on site. The SECURE ACTIVE headsets enable workers to communicate safely with colleagues, hear signals and other important information while protected from hazardous noise. The built-in, level-dependent microphones provide perfect directional …

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Pagabo launches Incubator for SMEs and industry start-ups

Pagabo Simon Toplass CEO of Pagabo Gerard Toplass executive chairman of Pagabo 2

National framework organisation Pagabo is launching a new initiative to invest in and guide SMEs, start-ups and entrepreneurs, offering them the support, advice and a platform to take their ventures to the next level. The new investment arm of the company – named Incubator – will be an early stage …

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The NBG Annual Conference returns

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On the 19-20th November, NBG is taking place in Glasgow and will see hundreds of delegates arrive at the Scottish Event Campus. Over the two days delegates will have access to exclusive deals, a first-look at new products and the opportunity to network with like-minded partners and suppliers from the …

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Cromar acquires Acrypol

Daniel Marshall Cromar Sales Director

Cromar Building Products Ltd have announced their acquisition of Acrypol Products Ltd. This is the first acquisition for the East Yorkshire Company that turns over £27 million, and by acquiring the ‘original’ waterproofing repair brand this is going to mean a big boost for Cromar. Acrypol was founded in 1986 …

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Velux to unveil new products at Installer Conference

Installers with VELUX Roof Window in Loft Conversion

Roof window manufacturer, VELUX®, is inviting tradespeople to attend their first ever Installer Conference in London on 13 November. The event will give industry professionals, business partners and their apprentices an exclusive first-look at an exciting new range of products by VELUX, who create better living environments for people by …

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Covers Brighton helps create food bank


A team of volunteers from the Brighton depot of Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has helped transform an old council building into a food bank – The Community Fridge.   The team from Covers spent time helping to refurbish the building, which is based at Forest Row, including tidying and …

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Minister acknowledges Building Materials Industry’s net zero carbon role

Nadhim Zahawi and John Newcomb

Nadhim Zahawi MP, the Minister for Business and Industry has acknowledged the vital role the building materials industry will play in the development and delivery of new technologies that will significantly reduce carbon emissions, to help deliver the Government’s net zero target by 2050. Zahawi was speaking the Builders Merchants …

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CEMEX launches Mayor’s revolutionary scheme

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A  scheme to remove the most dangerous Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) from London’s streets has been launched today by the Mayor Sadiq Khan, Transport for London (TfL) and London Councils. Khan visited CEMEX’s Stepney Concrete Plant today to see DVS lorries in action. All of the vehicles that CEMEX operates …

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Hot social media competition for heating and plumbing apprentices

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Wolseley and Ideal Boilers have launched a social media competition designed to give heating and plumbing apprentices a boost as they embark on their careers. With a prize package up for grabs every month until the end of December, the lucky winners will receive a full set of Axinite workwear, …

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Kent Blaxill continues support of Mary’s Meals

Marys Meals Back Pack Collection 2019

Always keen to support worthy charities, the caring staff at Kent Blaxill builders’ merchants have gathered together a total of 16 backpacks for Mary’s Meals. Mary’s Meals is an amazing charity that works in a very simple but effective way. It works to provide a daily meal in school, so …

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