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Visit SPATEX 2023 for the building blocks of water leisure

Does your work involve tiling spas, showers, wellness suites, swimming pools, steam rooms or saunas?...

2022 Natural Stone Awards Results Announced

On Friday 2 December, the Stone Federation hosted the 21st Natural Stone Awards Ceremony at...

Construction charity braced for festive period surge

National construction charity Band of Builders (BoB) says it needed to “gear up” for an...

Winners of ASCER’s 21st Tile of Spain Awards announced

The Tile of Spain awards are aimed to raise awareness of the creative use of...

Mapei to present full system solutions at Spatex 2023

Mapei will be returning to Spatex 2023 in January with a showcase of its specification...

FILA products awarded Indoor Air Comfort Gold certification

FILA Solutions has received the Indoor Air Comfort Gold certification from Eurofins, an international organisation...

Instarmac named as one of the best manufacturers in the UK

In November, Instarmac tuned in to Best Companies Live and was “overwhelmed” to discover it...

The Kerakoll Campus: training in Kerakoll and Tilemaster products and systems

Training in the latest techniques is essential to keep up to date in any profession,...

Weber announces new logistics partner

Saint-Gobain Weber has announced that, as part of a competitive tender, it has selected Menzies...

SPATEX sets Swim to the Beat in motion

Just over one month away, SPATEX 2023 is set to be the launchpad for the...

Tile Mountain opens two showrooms in Stockton-on-Tees

Tile Mountain has further expanded its retail portfolio with the opening of Tile Mountain and...

Amber predicts rising demand for electric heating amid concerns over gas

Amber Underfloor Heating has forecasted a particularly busy autumn for electric underfloor heating solutions, as...

Bradfords & Tarmac trial pioneering sustainable pallet scheme

Pallet LOOP has begun an end-to-end trial of its “circular economy pallet reuse scheme” for...

Photovoltaic system up and running in Mordano

Italian tile producer Florim has announced its photovoltaic system is now operational on the roof...

Italcer acquires large slabs producer Fondovalle

Italcer Group, an Italian manufacturer in the ceramic tiles and bathroom furniture sector, has completed...

Diversify your metro offering with Hope

Described as a contemporary twist on the classic metro tile, the Hope collection from Verona...

Surface Design Show main stage programme 2023 has been released!

The Surface Design Show has officially announced the programme for its main stage in 2023.The...

CERSAIE disparity by design

At this year’s Cersaie - the exhibition’s first true return to form since the outbreak...

Visit SPATEX 2023 for the building blocks to water leisure

Whether tiling a shower, a domestic spa, swimming pool or a large commercial water leisure...

SACMI presents “next-gen advanced ceramic plant”

At this year’s Tecna exhibition in Rimini, Italy, Sacmi focused on digitalisation and sustainability, showcasing...

VitrA celebrates London Design Festival with colour and light installation

VitraLondon recently hosted an “immersive colour experience” using the artwork of Milan-based art and design...

Tile Giant opens 83rd location in London

Tile Giant has extended its retail footprint, opening its 83rd store in Sutton, London. Building...

Presenting FILA’s CONCRETE HYDRO

A Consolidating Water-Repellent Sealer for Concrete The second most consumed substance on the planet after water,...

Launch of updated snagging guidance for stone

The Stone Federation says it is delighted to announce the launch of a document entitled:...

HSE updates guidance for workplace silicosis

HSE guidance has been refreshed to help brick, tile and stone manufacturing firms reduce the...

Band of Builders launches text service for mental health campaign

A dedicated text service has been launched by national charity Band of Builders as part...

Ionic Stone enters partnership with Breton

Ionic Stone has entered into a partnership with stone machinery and plant manufacturer, Breton.Ionic Stone...

W.B. Simpson & Sons reflects on success at TTA Awards

W.B. Simpson & Sons scored two successes at this year’s TTA Awards night.“The TTA Awards...

Country House tiles are a “high class hit” for Ceramique Internationale

Ceramique Internationale’s country house themed Ragley tile range has proven it is a cut above...

UK Natural Stone Show & Hard Surfaces moves to 6-8 June 2023

The Natural Stone Show and Hard Surfaces exhibitions being held at ExCeL in London next...

Introducing Kelmore

Kelmore is a new UK-based company aiming to manufacture high quality products for the tiling...

RAK porcelain slab shortlisted in FX Awards

Metamorfosi, a porcelain surface from RAK Ceramics, has been shortlisted in the prestigious FX Awards...

Luxurious home spa gets Mapei treatment

A range of Mapei systems has been used to complete a luxurious home pool and...

Parkside improves tile specification experience

Finding the right tile for your project is now easy with Parkside’s new website, the...

Call for entries: Tile of Spain Awards 2022

Entries have opened for the Tile of Spain Awards 2022. Architects, designers and final-year students...

Natural Stone Awards Ceremony booking opens

The Stone Federation has opened booking for its 2022 awards event. The biennial celebration aims...

Instarmac joins forces with Green Leaves Logistics

Instarmac International is taking further steps to becoming Net Zero by joining forces with Green...

Solus sponsors Birmingham charity walkathon

Solus has sponsored this year’s Birmingham Walkathon, which took place on the 11th of September....

Tecna 2022 to highlight Industry 4.0

Tecna 2022, an international exhibition of technologies and supplies for the ceramic surfaces industry, has...

Domus Birmingham now open

Domus is “delighted” to announce its showroom in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter is now open....

Atlas Concorde invests in large porcelain slabs

Atlas Concorde has announced an investment for the expansion of its Finale Emilia facility with...

STS partners with Rapid Relief Team to provide support in Ukraine

Throughout July, STS partnered with Rapid Relief Team, donating £1.00 to the Ukraine relief efforts...

Cersaie reveals line-up for 10th edition of Tiling Town

Tiling Town, a meeting place for Italian and international tile installers at the Cersaie exhibition,...

VitrA celebrates 30 years in the UK

International bathroom brand VitrA is celebrating 30 years of supplying bathrooms in the UK.“The British...

Craven Dunnill & Co celebrates its 150th anniversary

Last month, Craven Dunnill & Co was “thrilled” to celebrate its milestone 150th anniversary internally...

Farewell, Ken Forbes 

Nicholls & Clarke has announced the passing of Ken Forbes, who served as chairman of...

100% of Cersaie exhibition space booked

Cersaie, one of the largest ceramic tile and bathroom furnishing exhibitions, is returning to the...

How To Restore Damaged Or Worn Stone Flooring

Stone flooring adds an earthy, organic aesthetic to any home, but wear and tear can...

Intact Acquire Blue Rock Systems

Merchant Software Firm in UK Expansion with Acquisition of Southampton Software Business  Intact, the Hemel Hempstead-based...

Tile of Spain exhibits at the Fuori Salone in Milan 

14 Tile of Spain brands are currently presenting at the Fuori Salone design fair in Milan...

How Old Is Too Old To Retrain As A Tiler?

Are you thinking about a change in career and want to give tiling a go?...

EXCITEMENT IN THE TILING INDUSTRY AS NEW EDITOR JOINS TILE & STONE JOURNAL (TSJ)

Kick-Start Publishing has great pleasure in announcing Alex McCarthy will re-join the publishing house as...

The popularity of stone-effect wall and floor tiles

Kamila Swiatecka, Tile Giant’s marketing and brand manager, comments on the beauty of stone-effect wall...

MA / a new creative shelter for Fiandre Architectural Surfaces headquarters

The start-up project MA by the Austrian conceptMA comes to Castellarano and the Fiandre Architectural...

TCNA’s Martha Salazar is a 2022 Rock Star

(Clemson, SC)—  The Tile Council of North America (TCNA) is pleased to announce Martha Salazar,...

FULL-YEAR ONS FIGURES SHOW R&D SPENDINGIN CONSTRUCTION ROSE 18% IN 2021 TO NEW RECORD

Manchester, 4 April 2022 – R&D spending in the construction sector surged 18% last year...

Mandarin Stone – New Showroom Opening 4th April 2022

Mandarin Stone are delighted to announce the opening of its 14th UK showroom in the...

Tile Industry Launches an Industry-Organized Fundraiser to provide Humanitarian Relief for Ukrainian Children

(Clemson, SC)—  In response to information from our tile industry colleagues in the Ukraine, the...

The 22nd China Xiamen International Stone Fair is postponed

To comply with government’s COVID-19 control measures and to ensure the health and safety of...

CAESAR MONTHLY PROJECT: CAMPLUS RESIDENCE, TURIN – ITALY

The theme of living plays a central role in the development of new architectural and...

Iris Ceramica Group partners with the MIT Technology Review onThe Green Future Index 2022

Italy. Iris Ceramica Group announced that it has partnered with MIT Technology Review to publish...

Ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Florim Flagship Store in Abu Dhabi

On Thursday 24 March, Florim organized the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Flagship Store in Abu...

Planning approvals boost offers positive outlook

Planning approvals rise 11% in three months to February, boosting development pipelineContract awards for major...

Futurebuild announces Big Innovation Pitch winner

On day two of Futurebuild 2022, the home of innovation, Sunamp was declared the winner...

Gayafores & Pablo Erroz present Contrast Cobalto

Fashion and ceramics once again walk hand in hand on one of the most prestigious...

2022 Tiling Trends

Kamila Swiatecka, Marketing and Brand Manager at Tile Giant explores the latest tiling trends that...

Electric car owners are being warned of the possible impact of a new tax per mile system likely to be implemented before 2030.

Electric car owners are being warned of the possible impact of a new tax per...

Why More Women are Taking up Tools

The number of women working in the trades in the UK have increased by 120%...

Stylishly conscious living with i-Smart – New from Noken

Putting health and hygiene at the forefront without sacrificing on style and convenience, Noken from...

Futurebuild 2022 opens with call for action

On March 1, 2022, Futurebuild opened its doors, giving disruptors across the built environment the...

RECER with great emphasis in 2022

2022 begins with many developments, despite the difficulties the sector is experiencing due to the...

Diesel Restrictions Could Ruin the Construction Sector Without Extra Support

Companies could be facing additional fuel expenses of between £100,000 and £400,000 per year Operating costs...

Liverpool & Salford become first UK cities to see flats lead post-Covid property market

Liverpool’s in-demand flats beat the wider market by more than 2 percentage pointsSalford is only...

Kitchens Top List of Renovation Projects Homeowners Want for 2022 According to Research

The Kitchen is the most popular room up for renovation with 145,800 searches The Main Bedroom...

EFI Cretaprint Shield for digital ceramic applications

EFI Cretaprint Shield are part of the EFI Cretaprint Hybrid Ceramic Ecosystem. They are satellite...

Panariagroup chooses technology from System Ceramics for its Fiorano Modenese site

The Italian ceramics group has renewed its more than decade-long partnership with System Ceramics focused...

Builders Merchants to see growth of 2-3% annually

Builders’ merchants represent a key part of the UK construction industry and account for up...

New Opening: Antolini MilanoDuomo Stoneroom

Marbles, crystals, quartzites and precious stones become the players in a refined game of lights...

Design for future: Introducing the third edition of the Caesar Design Film Award

The call for the new Caesar Design Film Award contest is now open. The worlds of...

Tile Giant launches new trade rewards scheme that won’t be beaten on price

Leading tile retailer, Tile Giant, is launching its new trade rewards scheme across its 83...