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Ibstock restarts brick production

With house builders Taylor Wimpy, Persimmon and Vistry beginning to restart their building sites, Ibstock Brick has said it will join fellow brick maker Michelmersh in resuming production. Ibstock plans to bring back factory staff from Monday 27th April for a phased reopening of some factories. Ibstock says it intends …

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Ibstock plans new £45m brick factory

Brick manufacturer Ibstock is to build a new £45m clay brick factory in Walsall. Chief executive Joe Hudson said: “Within our Clay division, which is operating in a market in which demand for bricks exceeds that available from domestic manufacturing capacity, we have a number of opportunities to enhance capacity …

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Ibstock brick apprentice wins regional award

A talented apprentice from Ibstock Brick has won a prestigious regional award. Zac Payne – who is based at Ibstock Brick’s Chailey Factory, near Lewes – was a finalist for the Make UK Manufacturing Awards in the Engineering Apprentice of the Year (Final Year) for the Southern Region. And on …

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Ibstock’s new Product Selector streamlines brick sourcing

Ibstock Brick has launched an innovative new Product Selector designed to help architects, specifiers, merchants and builders identify the perfect brick for their project. Oliver Lockwood, Head of Marketing, Clay Division, commented, “We designed our new Product Selector to make life easier for our customers. Choosing the right brick can …

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Ibstock Brick’s apprenticeship programme shortlisted

Ibstock Brick has been shortlisted for two prestigious industry awards which recognise its world-class apprenticeship programme. The leading brick manufacturer, part of Ibstock plc, has been named as a finalist in the Apprenticeship Employer of the Year category at the Personnel Today Awards as well as the Best Apprenticeship Programme …

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Ibstock Brick awards Apprentice of the Year title

Ibstock Brick has celebrated the achievements of its apprentices through its annual Apprentice of the Year Award. And for the first time, it was decided to present the award to two outstanding apprentices: Jonathan Hackett and Phillip Atherton. Eight candidates were shortlisted from the UK’s largest brick manufacturer’s apprenticeship programme, …

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Ibstock Brick Wins  Award for its Commitment to Sustainability

Ibstock Brick has been announced as a winner in the category of Most Ethical / Sustainable Manufacturer of the Year at the 2019 at the Made in the Midlands Awards. The awards, coordinated by leading business publisher, INSIDER Media, took place in Birmingham on May 2nd 2019. They celebrate excellence …

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Ibstock Brick scoops Energy Efficiency win

Ibstock Brick has been announced as the winner of the Energy Efficiency category at edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2019. The awards, co-ordinated by leading environmental publisher edie.net and held in London on Wednesday February 6, are the UK’s largest and most prestigious sustainability awards, recognising excellence across the spectrum of …

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Ibstock Brick recognised at Jewson Awards

Ibstock Brick has been recognised as the Best Overall Supplier at Jewson’s annual conference and supplier exhibition Jewson Live. The UK’s largest brick manufacturer picked up the award in recognition of ensuring continuity of supply despite experiencing record dispatch days. It also partnered with Jewson to market a brand new …

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Ibstock Brick celebrates best of brick at Brick Awards

Ibstock Brick is celebrating the success of architects and brick contractors at this year’s Brick Awards. The annual awards ceremony, organised by the Brick Development Association (BDA), saw three outstanding projects using products from the Ibstock Brick range named as winners, with a further two projects receiving commendations from the …

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