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ASSA Abloy host DOCOs from police forces

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Designing Out Crime Officers (DOCOs) from three police forces were treated to a glimpse behind the scenes during a visit to ASSA ABLOY’s largest manufacturing site in the UK at Willenhall, West Midlands, on Wednesday, 15 January. The DOCOs from police forces in Cheshire, West Mercia and West Midlands were …

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

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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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BMF hosts European merchant trip to share best practice 

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The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) led a fact-finding visit for its counterpart trade bodies in Belgium, Spain, Portugal and several merchants from the Iberian peninsula as part of an initiative to promote wider understanding and best practice between builders merchants across Europe during BMF CEO, John Newcomb’s term as President …

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Pland Stainless Centenary attracts Royal Guest


HRH Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex visited Leeds manufacturer, Pland Stainless, this morning as part of their Centenary celebrations. Established in 1919 on the same site, stainless steel products manufacturer Pland Stainless, invited the Royal Guest to take a tour of their engineering facility and assist in the manufacture …

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Royal visit marks manufacturing success at Norbord


Norbord, leader in engineered wood panel manufacture, welcomed His Royal Highness, The Duke of York KG to the Inverness factory to commemorate one year of production on its new manufacturing line. The Royal visit marked one year since the first board of oriented strand board (SterlingOSB Zero) was produced on …

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Deputy First Minister witnesses community campus construction


Deputy First Minister John Swinney was in Aberdeenshire yesterday to see for himself the progress being made on the £55million Inverurie Community Campus project. He was in the town to attend the ‘Topping Out’ ceremony, meet some of the staff and pupils of the current school and learn more about …

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