Armstrong Ceilings offers community groups a New Beginning

Manufacturer’s #eVoNewBeginnings competition will see one community project win Armstrong ceiling tiles and grid for their community space.

The use of its new Dune eVo tile on a recent, volunteer-run project has prompted Armstrong Ceiling Solutions to launch a competition via social media which gives a community organisation the chance to win a new ceiling.

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H+H Celcon Blocks Support Homeless Veterans into Employment

H+H Celcon blocks were used in an award-winning landmark self-build housing development in Plymouth. 24 one-bedroom homes were constructed in George Place; half of which were built for and by ex-servicemen. A quarter of the homes are wheelchair accessible and all are designed to be capable of meeting criteria for Lifetime Homes.

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Lucideon Becomes a Member of the National Insulation Association (NIA)

Lucideon, the international materials development and commercialization organization, is delighted to announce that it is now a member of the National Insulation Association (NIA).

The NIA represents manufacturers, system certificate holders and installers of cavity wall, external wall, internal wall, loft, roof and floor insulation and draught proofing in the UK.

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Advanced Protection for Chichester College

More than 15,000 students and staff at Chichester College, one of the largest education institutions in the South of England, are now being protected by industry-leading fire panels from Advanced.

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Skills shortage in the construction sector

By Solicitors Kara Price and Sarah Wales from law firm Womble Bond Dickinson

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Steven Lynch takes the reins as MD at EAU (Scotland)

Steven Lynch has been appointed to the position of Managing Director of Energy Assets Utilities (Scotland) to support the continued growth and development of the business.

Steven joined the Energy Assets Group in December 2015 with the acquisition of Blyth Utilities – a utility network construction company, he co-founded with his brother Colin – and is now moving from the position of Commercial Director of Energy Assets Utilities to Managing Director in Scotland. Colin was recently named Chief Executive Officer of Energy Assets Group.

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Modular Building: Myth Vs Reality

Modular and offsite building is on the rise across the UK and beyond. According to the UK’s Autumn budget, modular building will be the Government’s construction method of choice by 2019 with defence, education, health, justice and transport departments all set to make greater use of modular construction techniques. Here Rory McGuigan, Head of Business Development at Western Building Systems breaks down some common misconceptions about modular building and highlights why the industry should embrace the important role it will play in the construction industry’s future.

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NEW RECRUITS AND CUSTOMER FOR MIDLAND LEAD

Leading British lead manufacturer Midland Lead has made significant appointments to its sales team and added the National Buying Group (NBG) as a new customer.

Industry professional Lynn Street will lead the sales team as the newly appointed sales and marketing manager. As well as gaining 20 years experience in the industry, Lynn is a director of the initiative Women in Roofing and has experience in all aspects of the roofing supply chain from specification to supply.

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ACO donates ground reinforcement tiles to charity car park renovation

Emmaus Village in Carlton, Bedfordshire is a community which provides employment and social enterprise opportunities for former homeless people. While the charity is largely self-reliant for funding, the need to deliver excellent customer service and facilities to match, is essential in keeping footfall high.

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/Inside BUILT/ – Birmingham’s new, time-saving builders warehouse

BUILT/ is Birmingham’s brand-new builders warehouse, conveniently located just off the A38 in Aston. It stocks everything you would expect to find at a trade supplier, from timber to tools, bricks to bathrooms, and tons more materials and essentials in-between. But BUILT/ is not your average builders merchant…

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