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Grafton shows half-year growth

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Irish merchanting group Grafton saw bigger contributions to its growth in the six months to June 30 2019, particularly from it Irish and Netherland businesses. The UK merchanting division saw more modest growth. Chief executive Gavin Slark said: “We made good strategic and operational progress in the first half of …

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Notts MP sees the opportunities for a low carbon future in city homes

MP Nottingham Visit

MP for Nottingham South Lilian Greenwood saw first-hand how the building materials industry can play a key role in delivering a low carbon future for the city. Greenwood discussed how modern advances in home heating products can deliver significant improvement to air quality and energy use across the region during …

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Chancellor’s Spring Statement: BMF Statement

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If the Government is serious in wanting to cut carbon emissions from homes, they ought to talk to the Builders Merchants’ Federation – because it is BMF members who make and deliver the majority of materials and products used to de-carbonise today’s housing. John Newcomb, BMF Chief Executive, gave the …

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Plumbase debuts “Branch of the Future”

Plumbase Park Royal

Plumbase has unveiled an innovative merchant format at its new London-based Park Royal location, with the purpose of putting the customer experience at the heart of the design. The specially designed branch incorporates many of the features you’d expect to see in a modern retail environment, with all the benefits …

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