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Cersaie creates a manifesto for safe participation

At Cersaie 2021, due to be held in Bologna from 27 September to 1 October, exhibitors...

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Cersaie creates a manifesto for safe participation

At Cersaie 2021, due to be held in Bologna from 27 September to 1 October, exhibitors and visitors will be...

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CFJ Online Flooring Expo: Pioeering event celebrates extensive engagement

Statistics released by CFJ’s external marketing company reveal the level of engagement at the CFJ Online Flooring Expo which took...

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Construction workers urged to check tax refund options

The UK's 2.3 million construction workers are being encouraged to check that they are not owed money from HMRC as...

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News

Façade innovation: Société Tour Eiffel

In Massy, France, the striking Eiffel Campus project by Simonetti-Malaspina & Associés Architectes flaunts an elegant envelope with more than...

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October data points to a sustained recovery in UK construction output

UK construction companies reported a sustained recovery in output volumes during October, but the rate of expansion was the slowest...

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Johnson Tiles’ 2020 Tile Tapestry designs raise funds for Shelter

British tile manufacturer, Johnson Tiles has raised £4,560 for housing and homelessness charity Shelter through its ‘2020 Tile Tapestry’ design...

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Verona reveals its new trade portal for retail customers

After months of extensive development and user testing, the Verona Group has revealed its new online trade portal. A new initiative...

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Sean McPheat on three cold calling myths

“Cold calling presents a ton of challenges to sales professionals at every level and in every industry.  Therefore, there are...

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Richard Osborne on patchy granite

“We’ve had a number of calls recently about patchy granite.  Our first port of call was to check that the...

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Features

TiO2: are ceramics manufacturers putting consumers at risk?

By  Ivan Ong, Vice President, Research and Development, and Tara Conley, Director of Regulatory Affairs, at Microban International Ltd. Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is often touted as an effective antimicrobial additive for ceramic applications but, with new variations sparking concerns over safety,...

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Construction output grows but costs are rising fast

With commercial work leading the construction recovery, and the steepest pace of civil engineering growth since September 2014; the IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction PMI Total Activity Index also indicates that price inflation is at its highest level in 24 years...

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Construction starts to rise again as confidence returns

The latest Glenigan Index of construction starts shows that the value of work starting on-site during the three months to April 2021 was 30% higher than a year ago.  TSJ reviews the findings. The value of underlying construction work (under £100...

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Portfolios

Piemme uses the latest HD digital printing to reproduce the gleam and snowy whiteness of the finest Italian marbles

Calacatta, Statuario, Arabescato, and Dolomiti: these are the four exquisite Italian marble varieties restored to fresh life in the surface...

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Mosaico+ has launched M+ATES

Mosaico+ has launched M+ATES, a free affiliation program that offers architects, designers, and contractors a series of benefits and project...

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New porcelain-focused retail tool from LTP

LTP has introduced a new point-of-sale display and brochure stand, to support the growing external porcelain sector.   LTP’s external porcelain...

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