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Tile Mountain's Chairman Mo Iqbal purchases Capitol Tile Group

Mo Iqbal, Chairman of Tile Mountain Ltd, has purchased the Coventry-based Capitol Tile Group, formerly one...

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October 2018

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Ancora supplies large slab finishing machines to Ceramicas Lourdes

Argentinian tile producer Ceramicas Lourdes, based at Burzaco, Buenos Aires, has commissioned Ancora to supply a complete finishing plant for...

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Cosentino launches 13th Cosentino Design Challenge

The Cosentino Group has announced the launch of the 13th edition of the Cosentino Design Challenge.  Open internationally, this competition...

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Skip and diesel prices are bad news for builders

Nearly two-thirds of builders have had to pass skip price increases on to clients and a fifth have had to...

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News

BAL supports Team UK at EuroSkills

BAL are proud to be sponsoring the UK wall and floor tiling competitor at EuroSkills 2018. Taking place in Budapest from...

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Tilemaster smooths the way for Mystique Flooring at Lyons Winkups

Tilemaster Trade Flow has been specified for a vinyl project at Lyons Winkups Holiday Park in North Wales.  The installation...

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George Clarke is the new voice for Tile Choice’s radio advertising

Tile Choice will now be working in partnership with George Clarke, architect, TV presenter, campaigner and educator. Clarke will be the...

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New construction contracts reach £6 billion

The value of new contracts across construction reached £6 billion in August, a monthly increase of 28.9%; providing evidence that...

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Construction demand holds up

UK construction companies indicated a sustained increase in business activity during September, but the rate of expansion slowed for the...

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Construction looses momentum as Brexit fears hold back investment

August data pointed to a slowdown in output growth across the UK construction sector, with all three broad categories of...

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Features

Talavera twins: two sides of a tiling culture that can trace its origins back to the 1570s

Alberto Ruy Sanchez Lacy once called Mexican tile a chosen skin, reflecting the way in which tiles  embellish public and private spaces across Mexico.  Particularly in the central states, Talavera tiles decorate a broad range of spaces from kitchens, fountains,...

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Tiles UK sets up new division to target the specification market in a drive for growth

Tiles UK, one of the UK’s most successful and respected tile distributors, is set to target the specification market, via a new corporate division, as it goes for future growth. The company, established in 1947, believes the specification sector is the...

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Hyster lift trucks handle marble with care to avoid costly slab damage

Damage avoidance is critical for operations handling valuable loads with a forklift truck, in order to prevent unnecessary costs.  Hyster Europe supports applications handling high value materials with reliable trucks and a choice of attachments.  The marble handling industry is...

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Portfolios

Ceramique Internationale unveils new vein-effect stone collections

Ceramique Internationale has launched two new ranges of timeless, matt surface, porcelain tiles that realistically replicate two natural stone effects. Dallas...

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Sleek with no leaks, Abacus’s Infinity single-fall wetroom tray can deliver the perfect wetroom

Designed to create sleek, stylish wetrooms, the Infinity single-fall wetroom tray by Abacus Elements is billed as the only product...

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British Ceramic Tile celebrate stunning original design with new additions to the Feature Floors collection

Bold, adventurous, and individual; the new Feature Floor tiles from British Ceramic Tile take the idea of ‘expressing yourself’ to...

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