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Leading organisations launch Construction Inclusion Coalition

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Leading organisations in the construction industry, representing over 250,000 workers, have launched a coalition that aims to tackle a lack of diversity across the industry. The Construction Inclusion Coalition has been established by CEOs at organisations including Aliaxis, Baxi, Bradfords, Highbourne Group, Ibstock PLC, Knauf, Travis Perkins PLC, Wavin, Wolseley, …

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Knauf begins switch to more sustainable packaging

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Marking another step towards achieving their sustainability goals, specifically their target of zero waste disposal by 2032, Knauf have changed the pallet hoods used on their laminated boards to use 30% more recycled content. The move to 30% recycled content in their pallet hoods represents a real win at scale …

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Encon Insulation & Nevill Long grow Fire Protection Centres

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The Fareham branch of the independent distributor Encon and Nevill Long, is the latest to become a Fire Protection Centre, adding to the business’s growing network of fire protection branches. This latest development means nearly half of Encon’s nationwide branches are now dedicated centres, supporting customers on projects across the …

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Knauf welcomes new commercial director

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Knauf has appointed Paul Campbell as commercial director. Campbell will be responsible for the strategic development of supply chain, customer support, marketing and technical at Knauf UK and Ireland. Campbell has 16 years of experience in the construction sector and has previously worked with companies including BMI Group and British …

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New sustainability head for Knauf

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Knauf UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Karla Malkinson as head of Sustainability UK and Ireland in a move which strengthens the organisation’s commitment to sustainable business. With a career background in construction and building products, the market in which Knauf operates is familiar territory and Karla brings …

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4,000 bacon butties later, Knauf Insulation wraps up Feel Good Factor tour

Over 4,000 free bacon butties were given out to builders across Great Britain last month as Knauf Insulation celebrated the 10th anniversary of ECOSE® Technology, its unique bio-based binder for mineral wool insulation. The Feel Good Factor roadshow toured branches of builders’ merchants and distributors, visiting 36 locations nationwide over …

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Knauf’s Windliner Helps Subcontractor in Major Mixed-use Development

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Knauf ’s Technical Services Team played a critical role during the construction of the first phase of a brand new mixed-use residential and retail development in Salford. BCEGI Construction’s £700m Middlewood Locks development is one of the most sought-after sites in Salford, centred around the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal …

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Knauf Insulation’s Supafil® Glass Mineral Blowing Wool hits 30

Knauf Insulation is celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the launch of Supafil®, its industry-changing Glass Mineral Blowing Wool insulation solution, which has transformed the energy performance of millions of UK homes. In the last 10 years alone, Supafil® has been used to enhance the energy efficiency of 2.5 million British …

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Knauf Safeboard: The Only Plasterboard Solution for X-Ray Environments

Lead has recently been classified as a Substance of Very High Concern by the EU under REACH regulations. Knauf Safeboard is the ideal lead-free plasterboard designed for X-ray environments and has been fully tested by the Health Protection Agency. Knauf Safeboard is an X-ray resistant plasterboard with barium sulphate in …

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Knauf’s new Joint Filler

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Knauf has launched a new range of powdered joint fillers and finishes that give improved workability for contractors and provide a better finish for follow-on trades. Joint Filler Premium and Joint Cement Premium provide bedding and finishing for joint tape respectively while the Fill and Finish Premium option can be …

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