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Every two years, Le Mondial du Bâtiment Awards reflects and highlights industry trends, standing as one of the leading event for innovation in the building industry.

TeknosPro will display a selection of industrial and decorative paints and coatings at this year’s National Painting and Decorating Show.

Pegler Yorkshire has further embraced smart phone technology and launched a new PY Handbook app.

In just six weeks Timber Expo, the UK’s only event dedicated exclusively to Timber, will return to Birmingham NEC from 10 – 12 October 2017.This year’s show will explore the latest advances across the industry and offer visitors a first look at some of the latest products, applications and innovations from across Europe.

The University of Cumbria has selected Stelrad’s Compact with Style radiators to provide the heat around an impressive new teaching building on its Lancaster campus.

The Premdor interior Paint Grade Plus door range has developed to become a firm trade favourite. When contract budgets are tight and minimum installation times are paramount, this range has been found to be the ideal solution.

Bit selection has never been so easy and quick – with the Wiha bit concept a quick glance at the screw is enough.

Dressing right and staying comfortable when it’s cold and wet on site requires more than your old windcheater, waterproofs and wellies.

Canterbury handmade clay plain tiles from leading roof systems manufacturer, Marley Eternit have been used to create an authentic roof for a new build historic-style cottage in the Denham Conservation area.

Mapei are now packaging Mapefer 1k in Alu-Pak. Mapefer 1k is Mapei’s one-component corrosion-inhibiting cement mortar for the protection of reinforcing bars.

The Build Show, sponsored by Easy-Trim, is set to return to Birmingham NEC in just under six weeks. From 10-12 October, 400 exhibitors will showcase its latest products, services and working practices in construction to an anticipated 35,000 visitors.

Following consumer trends for more natural and authentic materials in the garden, Kelkay have seen huge success with their granite cobble mats and, in particular, the beautiful Granite Star Patio Kit launched last year.

Kalsi Group is supporting its customers with easy access to its certified Aquaflow product range, comprising soil and waste products alongside its underground drainage and sewerage systems.

Your hands are your most important tools so keep them protected with Hand Armour, a new multi-use barrier cream from Everbuild – A Sika Company.

Following the overwhelming success of its C.K Magma Test Equipment Case, Carl Kammerling International has launched another industry first, the C.K Magma Test Equipment Case Toolkit.

Abode Connekt Flushfit, an ultra slim flush-fit or inset sink range. The sink has ultra-thin edge detailing delivering a sleek contemporary look to any chosen worktop.

Taking place from 6 to 10 November, 2017 in Paris, Le Mondial du Batiment is the unmissable event for the building industry.

Klober’s development of universal seals for its Roll-Fix ventilating dry ridge and hip system are suitable for use with most 1/2 round, universal and angle ridges and 1/3 round and uni-angle hips, this not only simplifies procurement for the merchant in but also for the roofer on site.

Over the past 50 years, FEIN has invented several brands of the oscillating multi-tool, as well as a raft of industry technologies for both the tool and associated accessories.

Professional tradespeople wanting to leave their mark where there’s an element of painting to be completed on the job can turn to new Crown Contract Super Covertex to create the right impression.

Heating system filter specialist Eclipse Magnetics has increased the warranty on its BoilerMag commercial and industrial boiler filters to 10 years. As a result of BoilerMag’s confidence in the high quality full stainless steel construction and outstanding performance of its products, the new warranty provides installers with high levels of product guarantee.

As the nights draw in and the trade tackles last minute woodcare projects, Sadolin is on hand to help merchants kick start the season with its latest incentive.

Linde Material Handling has won a five-year contract to supply Fowler Welch, a National third party logistics supplier, with a National fleet of 180+ new Lithium-Ion Fork Lift trucks, and Warehouse Equipment.

Ideal Bathrooms are excited to announce a new partnership with Nuance, a wall panelling brand from Bushboard. The addition of Nuance reflects the extremely strong growth of wall panelling, with many retailers now advocating the benefits of this waterproof design solution ahead of conventional tiling.

Research undertaken by the UK’s home security expert, ERA, indicates that over 90% of consumers consider security as the main benefit of installing a video intercom system.

Dickies is launching two new footwear lines offering greater flexibility than ever before, using its latest outsole designs.

For the second year running, BLANCO is sponsoring a student to take part in the Kitchen Design course at Bucks New University. BLANCO has selected Beth Elson to study the course. Here she is pictured with David Fell and John Seaman, both Regional Sales Managers at BLANCO UK.

Garside Sands has supplied more than 2,400 tonnes of its Slowfil Sand to Thames Water, as part of an ongoing programme to improve its water quality for customers across London and the Thames Valley.

Aggregate Industries’ SuperCurve asphalt has been laid at Silverstone.

Products with Secured by Design (SBD) accreditation are highly sought after in the building trade by builders, architects and specifiers due to the increased security benefits that are proven through controlled testing by the UK Police Flagship scheme.

Warwickshire based Triton Showers has invested an initial six figure sum into an update of the brand and development of a national advertising campaign, which is set to air in customers living rooms this autumn. The first shower company in the UK to embark upon activity of this scale, this bold move will see the market leading manufacturer launch a TV commercial on ITV, Channel 4 and Sky.

Spirit levels are an essential piece of kit for tradesmen so storing them safely and where they are easy to find in your van is important. The new Stabila spirit level combi case makes this easy, presenting a professional image on site and between jobs while protecting the tool itself.

Civils Expo, a UK’s event dedicated to civil engineering and infrastructure, will once again bring together leading suppliers of the latest technologies, systems and products for the sector when it returns to Birmingham NEC from 10-12 October 2017.

Kelkay have developed a new heart shaped stepping stone in their sandstone range.

Xella International GmbH has signed a contract with the investment firm KKR to buy URSA. The sale is subject to the approval of the competition authorities and expected to be closed before the end of 2017.

Kelkay are banking on indoor decor trends to spread out into the garden with their new and exciting range of aggregates in bright new shades.

Following the successful revamping of its Denso Tape packing labels and boxes, Winn and Coales (Denso) have given a new lease of life to the packaging for their Densostrip precast concrete sealing strips.

The Isthmian Football League has been re-branded as The Bostik League in a new two-year deal.

The Revolution Infinity from Solid Gear is a new work shoe from Snickers. 

The 148 page catalogue has all you need to know about the world’s leading range of working clothes for professional tradesmen and women.

Identifying laser markings when working in a brightly lit building can prove tricky, but not with the Stabila LAX 300G laser, now available from Hyde. With green laser lines for optimum visibility in bright indoor lighting conditions, the new cross line laser is a must for any tradesman’s tool bag.

While fabric, functionality, and fit have always been hallmarks of Snickers’ working clothes, it’s the innovation and technology in the design of FLEXIWork garments that really sets them apart from other brands.

The new fabric in Snickers’ LITEwork working clothes makes them suitable for the summer months as they help tradespeople keep cool in the heat.

To mark the production of its 500,000th panel, Showerwall has hidden a special Golden Ticket inside the panel’s packaging. When the ticket is discovered, the lucky merchant or retailer, installer and property owner will each win a £500 Love2Shop voucher.

Multikwik’s sanitary frames and flush plates have been installed in Woodford Heating’s new office washrooms in Essex, to provide employees and visitors with an attractive bathroom space that will last at least 25 years.

The Onda range of polished stainless steel inset sinks is the latest addition to the Carron Phoenix Sink and Tap Value Packs, which offer savings against individual retail prices.

Garden paving manufacturer, Bradstone, has supported the MS Society’s ‘A Journey to Hope’ garden which has been awarded a Silver Merit award at BBC Gardeners’ World Live, held at Birmingham’s NEC from 15th-18th June.

The latest product from Abode is the Pronteau 3in1 steaming hot water tap, which is available in two symmetrical designs, each with five different finishes.

Saniflo UK now has a stylish, easy to follow leaflet and poster spelling out all of the company’s shower pump and shower tray possibilities.

Carl Kammerling International is launching its annual Winter Wonderland promotion. The initiative has been designed to ensure sales teams and customers quickly understand the concept in order to maximise the opportunity, and profits, for wholesalers and retailers.

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