MKM unveils new TV ad

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MKM’s TV advertising campaign, which will be broadcast via AdSmart on Sky TV, is built around the theme of ‘bring the imagination home’ and is designed to promote its stunning flagship retail showroom in Hull, MKM Home.   Just a stone’s throw away from MKM’s Central Support, MKM Home brings …

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Flying ace to speak at All Industry Conference

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You could say that Phill O’Dell, the latest speaker announced for the BMF All Industry Conference in June, was born to fly. O’Dell was until very recently the director of flight operations for Rolls-Royce plc having previously completed 18 years in the RAF, culminating in his role as officer commanding …

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CLC releases latest product availability statement

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A statement was released by the Construction Leadership Council’s Product Availability Group. The group is co-chaired by John Newcomb, CEO of the Builders Merchants Federation, and Peter Caplehorn, CEO of the Construction Products Association. The statement outlines the current accessibility and availability of products. A fairly upbeat picture emerged from …

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RGB helps students build for the future

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The Plymouth branch of RGB Building Supplies recently sponsored the Skills Group Learner of the Month programme and rewarded young people who are starting out on their construction careers. Property maintenance student Maisie Walton, bricklaying learner Callum Patrick, carpentry student Aiden Taylor, and plastering learner Cerys Matthews all won Study …

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ETIM UK confirms panel for Digital Construction Week

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ETIM UK has confirmed the four speakers taking part in its panel discussion at Digital Construction Week 2023. Chaired by Dame Judith Hackitt, the panel will discuss building safety as a driver for digitalisation, and the need for standardised product data to enable and accelerate the process. Successful digitalisation requires …

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Stockgap reveals new identity

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Stockgap has announced the launch of its striking new brand identity which will be rolled out this Spring in a comprehensive programme including a new logo, packaging, marketing and merchandising materials. The eye-catching new identity and branding has been designed to reflect the distributor’s continued commitment to merchant customers and …

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£36M materials contract awarded to Travis Perkins Managed Services

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The Residential Services division of Lampton Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of the London Borough of Hounslow, has awarded a £36 million contract to Travis Perkins Managed Services for the procurement of building maintenance materials and services. The contract, which will run for up to six years, subject to agreement, …

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MKM invests in Mental Health with Workplace Responders

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MKM has launched a training program for staff seeking to become mental health workplace responders for their colleagues. Part of the merchant’s wider work in tackling poor mental health in the construction sector, MKM is aiming to put more than 70 staff through the FAQ Level 2 Award in Mental …

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Mannok and FLSmidth Celebrate World First Tech to Decarbonise Cement Production

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Mannok and FLSmidth are celebrating the successful implementation of the FUELFLEX® Pyrolyzer, a new combustion system which has almost eliminated the use of fossil fuel in the most carbon intensive stage of cement production at Mannok’s plant, reducing 240 tonnes of carbon emissions per day, whilst significantly reducing NOx emissions. …

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