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Chancellor Rishi Sunak
19 January 2021 | Market Intelligence
Construction companies have been among the main beneficiaries of the £280billion of taxpayers’ money the government has redistributed to businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic,...
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18 January 2021 | Market Intelligence
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is developing a new Stone Procurement Framework for the purchase of stone by public sector organisations in Scotland, including HES itself, and, with apologies for...
The Duke of Gloucester and Dr Dick Reid
18 January 2021 | Market Intelligence
Dick Reid, the stone and wood carver of distinction who received an honorary doctorate from the University of York and was made an OBE in recognition of his contribution to the art and craft of...
Stone paving
17 January 2021 | Market Intelligence
The first part of the revision of BS 7533 for the use of clay, natural stone and concrete pavers in hard landscaping should shortly be posted for public comment on the BSI website.BS 7533 currently...
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17 January 2021 | Natural Stone Memorials
The Stone-Safe memorial headstone fixing system has been developed to be used with an ecologically sound recycled plastic ground anchor.The Stone-Safe system is an indisputedly secure headstone...
Amy Webb
by Amy Webb, Trainee Sustainable Engineer at building services design consultancy Whitecode Design Associates    I always knew I wanted to work in sustainability. My appreciation for...
Kwasi Kwarteng
12 January 2021 | Market Intelligence | 1 Comment
Although a few construction companies have stopped working in the latest lockdown to protect employees from the more easily contracted mutations of Covid-19, Ireland has told its construction sites...
Worktop Fabricators Federation
The Worktop Fabricators Federation (WFF) has passed on a fresh warning to its members in the face of the new year lockdown to make sure their covid precautions are up to date. Secretary General...
Marshalls lorries
6 January 2021 | Market Intelligence
Hard landscaping company Marshalls has replaced a third of its fleet of 350 lorries with trucks and trailers from contract hire specialist Ryder.Marshalls is a major supplier of hard landscaping...
Cladding
6 January 2021 | Stones / Quarries
BS 8298: Code of Practice for the Design & Installation of Natural Stone Cladding & Lining, has been updated, a decade after it was previously amended. It has been one of the most useful...
Brevik plant in Norway
HeidelbergCement plans to have the world's first full-scale cement carbon capture & storage facility up and running at its Brevik plant in Norway in 2024. Funding for the project is...
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19 December 2020 | Stone Heritage
A second round of the National Lottery Culture Recovery Fund grants will be open for applications in January. Applications will be accepted from 7 January until 26 January.The aim of this round is to...
Tom Flemons
19 December 2020 | Stone Awards / Competitions
Stonemason Tom Flemons, the Bath Workshop Manager at conservation specialist Cliveden, has received the 2020 Gwyn Watkins award from the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB)....
CED Directors
Hard landscaping supplier CED Stone Group, which specialises in natural stone, is targeting a year of accelerated growth in 2021 after securing a new £8.5million finance package with the...
Robert Merry
16 December 2020 | Market Intelligence | 1 Comment
Being late is never a good thing. Being late with a Christmas order… now there’s pressure. Why do we do it to ourselves? Customer: “Can you deliver before Christmas?...

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