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. Following its summer break, the September …

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Stelrad supports Warriors of Heat in Sheffield Charity installation

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Stelrad Radiators has announced it is supporting the Warriors of Warmth group, who recently started a charity project to transform a large shop unit into a centre for people with special needs to make items and sell them through the shop – called Kreate. The heating system in the building …

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TG Lynes boosts efficiency with fleet diversification

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TG Lynes has moved to diversify its delivery fleet to boost efficiency and improve service for its customers. TG Lynes has invested in a range of new vehicles to ensure it has the most appropriate and cost-effective mode of transport for each drop-off. There are six different options available, ranging …

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Talon supports HIP Student plumbing Competition

Talon supports the next generation of plumbing and heating engineers

Talon has announced its continued support for the HIP Student Plumbing Competition and the HIP Female Skills Competition in 2024, its commitment is a testament to Talon’s efforts to bridge the skills gap in the plumbing and heating industry. Recent figures from the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering …

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IBC raises £30,000 for Maddie Rose Campaign and Unitas Youth Zone


The Construction Industry Ride for Youth campaign, organised by IBC Buying Group, has raised £30,000 to support two amazing youth charities. The Construction Industry Ride for Youth took place over 10 days in May, when a team from IBC Buying Group and around the construction industry cycled 1,000 miles – …

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Bradfords hosts sustainability trade week in Ross-On-Wye

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Bradfords announced it has hosted its first Sustainability Trade Week at its Ross-on-Wye branch, with supplier sessions to support both customers and colleagues in making more sustainable product choices. In the event dedicated to looking at sustainable solutions at a Bradfords branch, the week ran from September 4-8, with sessions …

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Scotts announces it has received Carbon Footprinting certification

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Scotts has announced it has received its first Carbon Footprinting certification from Go Climate Positive, a provider of carbon management and offsetting services. It explained that it is the only timber engineering business to receive a Go Climate Positive’s certification, and has been found to be achieving a third less …

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Specsavers survey reveals up to a quarter of tradespeople don’t protect their sight


Specsavers has revealed that more than a quarter of tradespeople don’t protect their eyes on-site and one in three know someone who has injured their eyes on the job. The survey showed that painters are the worst offenders (26%), followed by brickies (24%) and sparks (22%), the survey was commissioned …

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IBMG sponsors rugby clubs across South of England

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For the first time Parker Building Supplies, located on Priory Rd, Tonbridge, is sponsoring the Tunbridge Wells Rugby Club’s Ladies Tour that kicks off in October. In Surrey, Fairall Builders’ Merchant, Godstone, has renewed its sponsorship of local rugby club, Old Caterhamians, marking its tenth year of continuous sponsorship of …

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MKM unveils new branch in Newcastle

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MKM, has opened the doors of its new branch in Newcastle upon Tyne, as it continues its nationwide growth plans. The new branch is the company’s 121st and has created 18 new jobs in the local area. This follows a busy summer of openings for MKM that has seen new …

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