July 16, 2018

    Rapid Flooring renovation at flood damaged school from…

    A UZIN system was used to install a new floor at St Bede’s School in Cambridge after the dining room was damaged by a leaking pipe over the weekend. The flooring contractor, Superior Finish Contracts Ltd was asked at short notice to remove the existing wood block flooring and install…
    July 16, 2018

    Superior Finish Contracts and Uzin accomplish a quality…

    UZIN products were used to install a variety of floor coverings at a new Cross Keys Homes premises in Peterborough. The shop and information hub will assist people looking to learn more about the care and support services CKH provide to Peterborough residents as well as upcoming training opportunities, and…
    July 2, 2018

    Accuracy and intricacy for OSH floor

    When new restaurant Osh opened in March this year it was an immediate hit with the discerning West End crowd. The restaurant, in the heart of , has been designed as a classy destination combining glitz, glamour and exclusivity, with a members area and private dining. Billed as a central…
    July 2, 2018

    Recofloor Promotion prize draw to take place in…

    The annual Recofloor promotion will take place in September this year, offering flooring contractors who recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Altro and Polyflor’s scheme another opportunity to win an ‘unforgettable experience’ with a Red Letter Days gift card. Every flooring company raising a Recofloor collection throughout September will be…
    June 21, 2018

    BAL Floor Tiling products create stunning granite flooring…

    BAL floor tiling products have played a significant role in a major refurbishment scheme of Rugby Central Shopping Centre. BAL Case Study Project Name: Rugby Central Shopping Centre Location: Rugby, Warwickshire Description: Installation of new granite flooring as part of shopping centre refurbishment BAL Products Used Preparation: BAL Prime APD…

      New RIBA Assessed Flowing Floor Screeds CPD by Saint-Gobain Weber

      Saint-Gobain Weber, the manufacturer of innovative, high-performance products, systems and technologies for the construction industry, is pleased to introduce their new CPD: ‘Introduction into Flowing Floor Screeds’. In the industrial environment speed, strength and durability are key to a successful floor installation. Weber’s technically superior range of industrial floor screeds provide these essential attributes creating stronger, smoother, longer lasting floors. The speed of application is up to ten times faster than traditional screeds, and the fast drying/curing properties allow forklift traffic or resin to be applied within 24 hours. In the commercial and residential sector, Weber’s range of floor screed…

      FILA launches new spray-applicator FUGAPROOF

      FILA has launched its best-selling FUGAPROOF grout protector in a new spray applicator. The remodelled VOC-free treatment provides quick, safe and effective protection, sanitising grout and preventing water and stain penetration. It is suitable for all tile installations – including stone, porcelain and ceramics – and can be used with all types of cementitious grout. Unlike traditional solvent-based aerosol treatments, FUGAPROOF’s spray pumps the protector directly onto the grout line, without atomizing particles and contaminating the air. The water-based, odourless treatment is safe to apply and does not alter tile or grout appearance. It can also be used over residual…

      Brass Stair Nosing fabrication at it’s Finest

      C.A.T. solid brass stair nosings have been installed by Affinity Flooring, throughout the newly refurbished Victoria Palace Theatre in London. BN69 Polished Brass, with Jade Castellated Insert, retrofitted for concealed fixing. Stepping out in style on a Friday! C.A.T. supply hundreds of products to thousands of customers in the U.K. and export for projects throughout the world including USA, Australia and the Middle East. The 2018 C.A.T. comprehensive catalogue can be viewed here and the 2018 Trade Price List is now available. For further information please visit: www.thecatweb.com.  

      Weberfloor Industrial Floor Screed achieves glass-like surface for Kawneer Industrial Facility

      Weberfloor industrial floor screed by Saint-Gobain Weber has been specified in the extensive refurbishment of a manufacturing unit at Kawneer UK Limited, Runcorn, Cheshire, a leading manufacturer of commercial construction and architectural aluminium systems. Continual growth in market share has necessitated the installation of an advanced materials handling system to manage the precision aluminium extrusions used in glazing and cladding systems throughout the construction industry. The new precision racking system was installed in an existing facility at the Kawneer site. Timelines were limited, and substantial concrete sawing was required to install the precision rails into the existing concrete floor structure.…

      Altro Cantata Flooring creates a relaxing environment for playful Dachshunds

      Pigglefairy Puppies, based near Kings Lynn, is a council-licenced breeder of Kennel Club registered miniature Dachshunds. The kennel where the dogs slept was five years old and was starting to look tired. It needed a refit, and owner Debbie Casemore wanted a solution that would not stress the dogs. She also needed a quick turnaround to make sure the dogs were able to return to the kennel quickly. Debbie said: “I wanted the best for the dogs, and hygiene is so important for their welfare. I wanted an easy to clean floor and wall solution that would have no edges…
      • GB-Norwich: Floor Finishes Tender

        Broadland Housing Association Floor Finishes Tender Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them…

      • Wadebridge School – Refurbishment Tender

        Wadebridge School Refurbishment Tender Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid…

      • Tender – UOW663 AEH, EBB and Ledbury Halls…

        Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary…

      • Economic review: April 2018

        – Download as PDF – Introduction This edition of the economic review is the fifth following the introduction of economic statistics theme days in January 2017. Each economic review in this new format will have an…

      • Introducing a new publishing model for GDP –…

        – Download Full Report as PDF – Table of contents Introduction Overview of the current and new models The trade-offs of the new model Impact on data Publication schedule of releases Products Revisions policy Information about…

      • Retail Sales, Great Britain: March 2018 – UK…

        – Download Full Report as PDF – Table of contents Main points Statistician’s comment Things you need to know about this release Main figures for total retail sales Month-on-month sector summary and contributions to growth How…

      Training News

      • 2 One Day Training Academies at Multi-Hire, Shot-Blasting…

        If you know pretty much everything there is to know about your job, then either your job’s so boring that you bitterly regret not trying harder at school, or you’re just about ready to retire! The…

      • FeRFA – New Apprenticeships start 22-23 March –…

        FeRFA will be starting new Apprenticeships in Resin Flooring, Screeding and Surface Preparation on 22 & 23 March at the Ibis Rugby East.  The two-year schemes all lead to an NVQ Level 2 Diploma and the…

      • New marketing training programme is a recipe for…

        Ooba Creative, marketing and creative consultants in the Thames Valley, UK have launched their new “Marketing Mastery” programme – a completely new approach in marketing learning to deliver Fearless Marketing for the region’s entrepreneurs and SMEs.…

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