Michael Maher has joined Dunlop as area sales manager for the Midlands.
Dunlop has hired a new area sales manager for the Midlands.
The Rainy Day Trust (RDT) has announced a new emergency winter fuel payment of £50.00 towards heating costs, because of the UK's current bout of cold weather.
Justin Lawless, chief executive officer of Intact Software.
Intact Software has finalised its acquisition of UK-based technology firm, Ramtac Computer Systems.
Hamilton has appointed Justin Hopley as area sales manager for London and the South East.
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Addition to PEFC UK board
PEFC has appointed a new industry member to its UK board. Elisabeth Piveteau, UK and Ireland export manager at PiveteauBois, brings a fresh new voice to PEFC as well as invaluable knowledge of the European timber supply chain and issues surrounding sustainable forestry.
Honeywell goes on tour
Honeywell is taking its team of experts on the road, and showcasing its full range of smart heating controls, electrical and security products at plumbing and electrical merchants across the UK until March 2017.
Travis Perkins employee in Forklift Operator of the Year grand final
Two forklift truck operators from Travis Perkins are celebrating success after qualifying as finalists in RTITBS’s 2016 Forklift Operator of the Year competition.
Graham Boyd appointed as joint managing director
Long Rake Spar has welcomed Graham Boyd to the position of joint managing director.
Allegion UK offers new meeting hub
Allegion UK plans to use its central Birmingham HQ as an industry meeting hub for door, building and architectural professionals.
New construction minister appointed at crucial moment, says FMB
The new construction minister has been appointed at a crucial juncture in the industry’s history, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has said in response to the announcement that Lord Prior has taken over responsibility for the construction portfolio at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
New lightside partner for NBG
Norden Heating & Plumbing Supplies, based in Surrey, has joined national buying group NBG.
BSW Timber appoints UK operations director
Mike Lomas has joined BSW Timber as UK operations director from Metsa Wood where he held the role of VP sales and operations leading the UK business.
Kelkay announces board of directors appointment
Following his recent retirement form the role of chief executive at Klondyke, Bob Hewitt is set to take up a new part-time role with Kelkay, which he plans to run alongside his non-executive chairman responsibilities at Klondyke.
Considerate Constructors Scheme announces 2017 monitoring checklist
The Considerate Constructors Scheme – the national scheme to improve the image of the construction industry – has announced a new Monitors’ Checklist.
Government names new construction minister
Lord Prior of Brampton has been named as the government's new construction minister.
Housebuilding defies overall construction decline
Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures published today (11 January) show that construction output declined again 0.2% in November 2016.
Drayton raises £1000 to help the homeless
Drayton launched its annual ’12 Days of Christmas’ campaign at the end of 2016 with the aim to raise money for its chosen charity, Centrepoint. The controls manufacturer was delighted to be able to hand over a cheque for the grand total of £1,000.
RGB announces latest Community Fund winner
Lampard Community School in Barnstaple is the latest winner of RGB Building Supplies’ Well Built Community Fund following a public vote.
Most builders are reporting material price hikes, warns FMB
Some 70% of UK builders have seen an increase in material prices due to the depreciation of the pound, new research from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has revealed.
UK construction manufacturing continues to grow
Sales in the UK construction products manufacturing market continued to climb for a fifteenth consecutive quarter in Q4 of 2016, according to figures published in the Construction Products Association's (CPA) latest State of Trade Survey.
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