ERA accelerates sustainability commitments

ERA Sustainability

ERA is continuing to make significant progress in achieving its sustainability ambitions following the approval of its parent company, Tyman’s, near-term science-based reduction targets by the Science Based Targets Initiative. The Science Based Targets Initiative has validated the Group’s targets to reduce absolute scope 1 and scope 2 Greenhouse Gas …

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Insulation sales surge as industry reacts to Building Regulations

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Jewson has recorded an uplift in sales of its sustainable product ranges following the new Building Regulations, which apply to all construction projects in England. Seen by many as the stepping stone to the Future Homes Standard in 2025, the grace period for the new Building Regulations ended in June …

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BMF Conference to highlight Equality & Diversity

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A major session at the BMF Annual Conference on 21 September will focus on improving equity, diversity and inclusion in our industry. The session will be led by Angela Rushforth, Managing Director of Toolstation, Sam Grierson, Customer Proposition Director & EDI Chair for Wolseley Group, and James Saunders, Chief People …

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Toolstation reaches £2 million fundraising milestone

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Bridgwater based Toolstation has raised £2 million for Macmillan Cancer Support in just three years, after it became a partner to the charity in 2020. The funds raised will help Macmillan continue to do whatever it takes to provide vital support to people affected by cancer across the UK; the …

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Toolstation launches Energy Event

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Toolstation has launched its Energy Event to help customers with their energy use and save money on their bills throughout Autumn and Winter, as they continue to face a challenging period. Running between 11th and 24th September, customers will be able to browse over 200 energy efficient products available at …

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Travis Perkins to open new Epsom branch

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Travis Perkins is opening a brand new branch in Epsom on September 18, creating 16 new jobs as a result.  The new Epsom branch is 1.9 acres in size and as part of Travis Perkins’ new ambitions to minimise carbon emissions by 90%, the site will include electric forklift trucks …

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SIG Roofing re-opens fire damaged Dundee branch

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Following a fire last year, the long-anticipated reopening of the SIG Roofing Dundee branch will take place September 11. February 27 saw the fire claim the warehouse, branch, and sales office, forcing the business to shut. While the building underwent repairs, the staff continued to trade on site for customers. …

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Savoy Timber celebrates key acquisition

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After more than 70 years of trading, Savoy Timber Ltd, a Lancashire-headquartered family business, has been acquired by Savoy Timber Holdings Ltd, a new company set up by Chris Powell of Estate Sawmills Ltd, a fast-growing Bradford-based timber merchant. Established in 1952, Savoy Holdings, which trades as Savoy Timber, has …

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WorldGBC launches World Green Building Week ahead of COP28

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The Building The Transition campaign is calling on the global building and construction sector to accelerate the transition to secure an energy efficient, regenerative and just future for all – it has been created by the World Green Building Council. Now in its 15th year, the week-long event will show …

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