Tag Archives: Saint-Gobain

Four more BMF members become Zero Carbon Champions

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Four BMF members are amongst the latest cohort of companies to become Zero Carbon Business Champions within the Construction Leadership Council’s CO2nstruct Zero programme. Cemex, Harlow Timber Group, Robert Price and Saint Gobain Interior Solutions, join 27 other BMF members as Business Champions, part of a total group of over …

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Rushlift secures £45m extension to Saint-Gobain contract

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Rushlift, the national full-service provider of materials handling equipment (MHE), has secured a major three-year extension to its long-running MHE contract with Saint-Gobain (UK&I). At the end of the three-year arrangement Saint-Gobain (UK&I) has the option to further extend the contract by two more years. The new £45m deal continues …

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Saint Gobain quits UK merchant sector with sale of Jewson

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French building materials conglomerate Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA has sold its merchanting brands in the U.K. to Stark Group AS for 740 million pounds ($907.4 million). Stark Group is headquartered in Denmark, with operations in six countries in Northern Europe. The company said this morning (Monday December 12) that the …

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Saint-Gobain puts Jewson on the market

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Builders merchant Jewson, is being put up for sale by its parent company Saint-Gobain, the Paris-listed global conglomerate.  JP Morgan has been tasked with looking into the possibility of hiving off the merchant business. The 400 branch builders merchant was acquired by Saint-Gobain in 2000, when it bought Meyer International. …

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Saint-Gobain fined after British Gypsum arm-loss accident


A £400,000 fine has been levied upon construction materials giant Saint-Gobain Construction Materials Ltd after an accident at its British Gypsum plant in Leicestershire cost a man his arm. A case brought by the Health & Safety Executive found that a 48-year old employee was seriously injured when a rock …

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Saint-Gobain launches new Offsite Solutions Awards


Respected industry brands – International Timber, Pasquill, Roofspace Solutions and Scotframe – have collaborated to launch the Saint-Gobain Off-Site Solutions (OSS) Awards, recognising and highlighting achievements of staff across the four businesses. Saint-Gobain recognised that construction is changing and the demand for quality, speed and productivity of build is driving …

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Saint-Gobain distributors take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks

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Three companies, including Ideal Bathrooms, Neville Lumb and International Decorative Surfaces (IDS),  from the Saint-Gobain group are teaming up to raise vital funds for a children’s charity by taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks. The group of 11 people will be walking 26 miles in aid of Barnado’s. The 12-hour …

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Three companies from the Saint-Gobain group prepare to climb


Three companies from the Saint-Gobain group are teaming up to raise vital funds for a children’s charity by taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks. A group of 11 people from leading UK firms Ideal Bathrooms, Neville Lumb and International Decorative Surfaces (IDS) will be walking 26 miles in July in …

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Saint-Gobain PAM launches new Rodding branches

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Saint-Gobain PAM UK, leading ductile-iron solutions manufacturer has launched its new Ensign rodding branches. Designed in collaboration with plumbing installers, the rodding branch combines up to eight components into one fitting to simplify and save on installation time.   After working alongside installers, Saint-Gobain PAM recognised that an opportunity to …

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Saint-GoBain PAM launches BIM Library

Saint-Gobain PAM, the leading cast iron drainage solutions manufacturer aims to ease the burden on developers, specifiers and contractors in the early stages of construction by launching its BIM library and supporting elements. The business first began working on its BIM journey five years ago and was one of the …

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