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Ardex buys Wedi shares
German companies Ardex, the construction chemicals specialist, and Wedi, which makes backer boards for wet rooms, have combined. Ardex says its purchase of Wedi shares is the largest acquisition...
J Rotherham premises at Holme-On-Spalding Moor
Ninety-nine former J Rotherham Masonry staff have won a pay-out total of £328,713 following the company’s collapse. The staff were made redundant without consultation when the...
Digging Bath Stone cover
19 September 2021 | Stone Heritage
Digging Bath Stone – A quarry and transport history ISBN: 9781911038 86 3 Author: David Pollard Published by: Lightmoor Press Pages: 512 Illustrations: 570 Price...
Random building site
18 September 2021 | Legislation / Standards
There have been 316,000 Covid spot checks carried out by the Health & Safety Executive since the start of the pandemic lock-downs. Now one of them has resulted in a prosecution. On 17...
Exeter Cathedral
17 September 2021 | Events
Building Limes Forum (BLF) members, lime enthusiasts, conservation professionals and trades from around the world are invited to book for this year’s Building Limes Forum conference taking...
15 Clerkenwell Close
16 September 2021 | Market Intelligence
15 Clerkenwell Close in Islington, London, which the council once wanted demolished (overturned at appeal) because it said it contravened the planning permission, has been short-listed for this year...
Net Zero Hero
16 September 2021 | Events
Net zero carbon emissions in 2050 will not be achieved without companies taking part. And to encourage you to get involved the government has launched a competition called Hero of Net Zero. Deadline...
Producer Price Index
15 September 2021 | Market Intelligence
Everyone has seen prices are increasing and on 15 September the Office for National Statistics (ONS) put some figures on just how much they are increasing. ONS says the headline rate of producer...
Antolini
Antolini, the Italian stone supplier that specialises in the exotic and colourful, has opened a new concept showroom in Milan, Italy. It is called Stoneroom, and seeing it encourages you to wax...
Bidwells Clipsham blocks
Stamford Stone is now extracting block stone again from the Clipsham Bidwells Quarry it bought in 2018. It has taken a while to complete the planning permission and extend the quarry into a...
Building work
14 September 2021 | Market Intelligence
Last year turned out well for those working in the home improvement sector, such as kitchen worktop companies and tilers, but this year is even better. Analysis of invoices  from Powered...
Pete Smith
12 September 2021 | Market Intelligence
David Coster, the plain speaking Director of Advanced Stone & Masonry Supplies, which sells Stain Proof and Tenax sealers and glues, talks to Pete Smith, General Manager of Butterfield Natural...
Robert Merry
11 September 2021 | Market Intelligence
“Construction is second only to domestic violence in terms of forced labour. 18% of all slave labour is working in construction”. Stone consultant and Expert Witness Robert Merry...
The Bible Society’s Psalm 23 Garden
For the first time ever, Chelsea Flower Show is being held this month (21-26 September) rather than in the spring. The formula is the same, even if the timing might present some new challenges for...
Marmo+Mac in Verona
10 September 2021 | Market Intelligence
High levels of demand, £175billion of government-backed loans and job retention schemes, a tax ‘super deduction’ for capital investment and a growing confidence in the use of IT...

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