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Superglass takes top Scottish engineering award

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Leading insulation manufacturer Superglass has today (October 1 2020) been named Company of the Year by Scottish Engineering, recognising the company’s excellence in areas such as innovation and investment. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the traditional Awards Dinner couldn’t take place, but Scottish Engineering Chief Executive Paul Sheerin visited the …

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SCA doubles merchant distribution capacity

Racking at SCA Melton 20 acre site August 2020

Timber and timber product supplier SCA Wood has invested over half a million pounds in racking, lighting and technology to support its new distribution model. “We have been working on our new distribution model, which replicates our product range in our Welshpool and Cumbernauld merchant operations,” says Jan Gritter, general …

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Where’s the magic money tree, then?

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Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery. Well that all sounded rather splendid. Lots and lots of lovely Government lolly heading the way of the construction industry to rebuild the economy post-pandemic. Gazillions of …

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Boris’ New Deal welcomed by BMF

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The New Deal for Britain speech by the Prime Minster Boris Johnson today (June 30) has been welcomed by the Builders Merchants Federation. The speech promised a greater commitment to creating jobs, skills and infrastructure as the Government looks to build the UK back to economic health in the aftermath …

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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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£400,000 investment at Chandlers in Thanet


Chandlers Building Supplies that has operated in Thanet for over 12 years has now unveiled the fruits of a £400,000 investment. The large-scale investment by the independent builders merchant has facilitated the relocation of its branch from Ocivan Way, Margate to a newly developed operation at the Old Timber Yard, …

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£50k capital investment for Russells

Customers are set to benefit from Russell Roof Tiles investment

At a time of continued growth, pioneering roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles has invested £50,000 in upgrading its equipment, systems and technology. The investment is part of Russell Roof Tiles’ capital improvement plan to further enhance quality across the business, by utilising the latest innovations in manufacturing. Part of …

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Cliffe Packinging to invest in pallet cover manufacturing machine

Cliffe Packaging, supplier of bulk bags, packaging products and pallet wrapping materials, provides for a wide range of industries. These include, food, agriculture, manufacturing, construction, transport amongst others – with invaluable products advice and knowledge coupled to a fast, reliable delivery service, including on-line consignment tracking. The company have made …

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Pasquill invests over £6.7million

Pasquill, one of the UK’s leading supplier of roof trusses, has invested over £6.7million in its manufacturing plants and design centres over the last five years. This year £2.5million has been invested in equipment, technology and infrastructure as part of a long-term strategy to improve performance, sustainability and efficiency. Throughout …

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Vaillant cautiously welcomes decarbonisation investment

Responding to the Government’s recent spending round announcement, Vaillant has cautiously welcomed plans to funnel £30m into infrastructure decarbonisation schemes over the next 12 months. Mark Wilkins, Vaillant Group’s head of training and external affairs, comments: “We welcome the Government’s recognition for investment in infrastructure to support decarbonisation. More funding …

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