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Mapei’s smooth & repair R2 begins UK production

Mapei is transferring production of Planitop Smooth and Repair R2 to its West Midlands manufacturing centre. The rapid-setting thixotropic and fibre-reinforced, cementitious mortar can be applied in a single layer from 3 to 40mm thickness and is ideal for repairing and smoothing concrete. Paul Russell, Concrete Product Manager at Mapei commented: “Planitop Smooth and Repair is...
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Franke adds more Spark to its best-selling Pro Value range

Franke’s Spark single and 1.5 bowl inset stainless steel sinks are the latest contemporary designs to be added to best-selling Pro-Value range, designed to offer exceptional quality and style at prices within most budgets. The Spark sinks are also two of 22 sink models available in the new dual-branded Housebuilder Range from Franke and Carron...
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Helifix Dixie micro-piles support award winning Chelsea garden

Best Show Garden at the 2017 Chelsea Flower Show was awarded to the M&G Garden, for which Helifix supplied some unseen, but critical, components. The garden featured monumental blocks of limestone of varying sizes and the two largest stone clad steel towers, at 8m and 5m high, required temporary foundation support. The Royal Horticultural Society does...
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Builders are being offered the chance to win a trip of a lifetime worth £2,000 as part of a nationwide competition from Ibstock to celebrate the upcoming launch of two new bricks to its Tradesman range. The competition will run from June 1st to September 30th 2017.  During this time, every pack...
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