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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?...

HSE provides UK employers guidance for cold working conditions

Employers are being reminded of their responsibilities to keep workers safe as cold weather continues...

2022 Natural Stone Awards Results Announced

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

Pantone announces colour of the year for 2023

Pantone has once again announced its colour of the year, an annual designation which will...

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...

EIB lends €120 million to Cosentino Group to support its sustainability and circular economy strategy

The EIB will provide a €120m (£106m) loan to Cosentino Group, a designer and manufacturer...

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...

Domus donates £500 to Bedford Hospital Charity & Friends

Following a Christmas competition on its website, tile distributor Domus has donated £500 to Bedford...

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 of Spain at Cersaie

Following up on last month’s extensive recap of the Cersaie exhibition in Bologna, Tile of...

Verona appoints two to marketing team

UK distributor of tiles, outdoor porcelain, mosaics and flooring, Verona, has recently welcomed two additions...

Norcros Adhesives appoints new MD

Norcros Adhesives, manufacturer of tiling adhesives, grouts and surface preparation products, has announced the appointment...

RAK Ceramics creates metaverse experience

RAK Ceramics has announced the launch of its “very first metaverse experience”. The digital area,...

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...

Mohawk Industries announces acquisition of Elizabeth Revestimentos

Mohawk Industries has entered into an agreement to buy Elizabeth Revestimentos, based in Brazil. When...

Italcer acquires large slabs producer Fondovalle

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

David Chipperfield and Anne Lacaton headline Cevisama 2023 Architecture Forum

Cevisama has announced additional speakers for its upcoming edition, which takes place from 27 February...

CT1 partners with Band of Builders so the charity can keep delivering life-enhancing projects

CT1 – which was recently officially confirmed as the number one sealant and adhesive manufacturer...

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...

Parkside becomes carbon balanced

Tile specification company, Parkside, has reportedly become a carbon balanced business.The company has worked with...

Over 300 exhibitors already signed on for Cevisama 2023

More than 300 companies have confirmed they will be exhibiting at Cevisama 2023. With five...

The UK’s largest built environment event makes welcome return with record visitors

UK Construction Week (UKCW) Birmingham, returned to the NEC this year, with visitor numbers reportedly...

Attendance at Cersaie 2022 exceeds 90,000

The 39th Cersaie, the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings held in the...

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...

Norcros announces promotion of regional sales manager

Tile adhesive, grout and preparation products manufacturer Norcros Adhesives has announced the promotion of Bethan...

MICG reflects on first year of £18.27m SIPF project

The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group (MICG) has completed the first year of a research project...

Leeds College of Building focuses on student support for Colleges Week

The fifth annual Colleges Week, a national celebration of further education providers, took place from...

Band of Builders volunteers to help wheelchair-bound man

Volunteers from the construction charity Band of Builders are set to lay a driveway so...

SACMI presents “next-gen advanced ceramic plant”

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

Country must prevail over party with new PM, says FMB

Welcoming incoming Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s commitment to deliver “stability and confidence”, the Federation of...

KCS partners with Bookmark to support St. Mary’s Ukrainian school in the UK

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), an ERP and business management software provider for distributors, wholesalers and...

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...

Industry orgs react to chancellor’s recent “mini budget”

The chancellor’s mini budget, with its strong emphasis on economic growth, is a gamble, but...

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...

Kaleseramik is ready for Cersaie 2022

Kaleseramik, a leading ceramic tile manufacturer in Turkey, once again aims to demonstrate its strength...

Event preview: Cersaie returns

Later this month, from the 26-30 September, one of the most significant events in the...

Tile of Spain’s Trend Report: 2022

In response to the global pandemic, the tile industry has shown creativity and resilience. Product...

Kerakoll presents sustainability impact report for 2021

Kerakoll has presented its first impact report for the year of 2021, which shares with...

Bloor Homes extends contract with Caesarstone UK

Bloor Homes, a UK-based privately owned housebuilder, has renewed its supply arrangement with Caesarstone UK....

The hotel industry gathers in London

Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo will be transforming the ExCeL, London on the 19th &...

Edinburgh tiling instructor wins at commonwealth games

Bantamweight boxer Matthew McHale left the tiles behind as he took his place with Team...

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...

UltraTile wins Best Environmental Initiative at 2022 TTA Awards

In a time where being environmentally responsible is more important than ever, UltraTile says it’s...

Meet Flash from Verona

Traditional format meets undulating glaze with the Flash collection from Verona. A collection of ceramic...

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,...

Clerkenwell Design Trail returns for 2022

From 20-21 September, Clerkenwell Design Trail will take over EC1, as part of a collaboration...

Laticrete promotes Samantha Rothberg to director, marketing communications

Laticrete, a manufacturer of construction products for the building industry, has appointed Samantha Rothberg to...

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...

Nemo Tile + Stone acquires Tile Market of Delaware

Nemo Tile + Stone, a provider of design-driven surface materials, has announced its acquisition of...

Responsible Sourcing Pledge signatory list continues to grow

The Stone Federation says it has been “encouraging” to see the number of members who...

Mark Atkins on restoring black stone

A newly installed black stone patio is an impressive sight – but its wow-factor often...

Mohawk Industries to acquire Vitromex ceramic tile business

Mohawk Industries has entered into an agreement to purchase the Vitromex ceramic tile business from...

Tile of Spain Architecture award winner detailed

Following the announcement of the Tile of Spain award winners earlier this year, the organisation...

Sacmi Do Brasil announces technical hub in Rio Claro

Sacmi Do Brasil has announced the construction of a technical hub for tiles, to be...

Band of Builders charity appoints first CEO

Band of Builders has appointed its first chief executive officer as part of plans to...

Solus Ceramics appoints sustainability manager

Solus Ceramics has announced the appointment of Ken Graham as sustainability manager. The company says...

Stone Federation holds Women In Natural Stone networking event

On Wednesday 15th June, Stone Federation Great Britain welcomed 70 women from the natural stone,...

100% of Cersaie exhibition space booked

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

Al-Murad pad up with Yorkshire Cricket Club

Yorkshire County Cricket Club is delighted to announce a three-year partnership with Al-Murad Group who...

Natural Stone Show returns for 2023

Following this year’s digital conference, the Natural Stone Show will return in person for 2023...

Growth stalls as supply chain pressures increase

The construction industry is seeing supply chain issues beginning to bite, with a fall in...

Pattern made possible outdoors with additions to Verona’s Al Fresco tile collection

To coincide with summer renovations and consumer demand for garden scaping, Verona has launched a...

Jackon supports roll-out of community bee breeding programme by the Bee Centre

The internationally renowned Bee Centre in Lancashire is strengthening its community bee breeding programme with...

Parkside and Strata serve up zero waste and The Next Generation at Clerkenwell

Parkside & Strata’s Clerkenwell Sustainability and Design Studio will be home to a full programme...

Italcer signs up for World Alliance for Efficient Solutions by SIF

Italcer, the Italian manufacturer of high-end ceramic tiles and luxury bathroom furnishings, has joined the...

Stone Federation launches the Responsible Sourcing Pledge

Stone Federation are delighted to announce the launch of the Responsible Sourcing Pledge.The Federation are...

UltraTile helps bring much-loved community pub back to life

UltraTile are delighted to have played a part in the restoration of The White Swan:...

Instarmac awarded Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2022

Instarmac Group plc has received the esteemed Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade 2022:...

Verona enjoys a successful debut at kbb

Distributor Verona enjoyed a successful show at this year’s kbb. The event, held in NEC...

Stone Federation launches 2022/23 Natural Stone Source Book

Stone Federation Great Britain has announced the launch of The Natural Stone Source Book: A...

Developer Generation: are homeowners becoming more entrepreneurial?

A new social study from property concierge platform, Moveable, indicates that millennial Brits now have...

Envision new spaces with the new tile visualiser from Tile Giant

When it comes to surfaces, samples have long been the go-to for consumers and designers,...

More construction companies sign The Pallet LOOP’s charter

More companies have stepped up and signed The Pallet LOOP’s charter: committing them to explore...

Craven Dunnill celebrates 150 years

2022 marks the 150th anniversary of Craven Dunnill & Co, the UK’s longest-operating tile supplier...

Mapei gets creative at exclusive Natural Angle showroom in Hove

Natural Angle recently opened its new showroom in Hove, having completed a comprehensive renovation of...

BIM Objects now available from Parkside for Chorus and Matrix

Chorus and Matrix tile collections from Parkside Architectural Tiles and Strata Technical Tiles are now...

Caesar’s Portrait tiles add gravitas to the impressive refurb of Helsingborg station

Italian tile manufacturer Caesar has played a key role in the transformation of Helsingborg Central...

Verona launch the InSitu room visualiser to help boost retailer sales

As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting sales for independent retailers, Verona has recently...

Inventor Teirnan McCorkell secures investment for PipeEasy on TV’s Dragons’ Den

Inventor Teirnan McCorkell secured an investment from Sara Davies in Episode 5, Series 17 of...

The Flooring Show will celebrate 60th anniversary at Harrogate in September

After launching in 1962, The Flooring Show will celebrate its 60th anniversary on 18th to...

Create complete tile specifications with Dawson from Parkside

With a wide array of sizes, shapes, and finishes for the ability to mix and...

Grespania goes green with PV array

Grespania, a pioneer in environmental sustainability, has installed photovoltaic panels on the roof of its...

LTP welcomes first apprentice

LTP has welcomed Leah Morrell to its expanding team. Leah joins as part of the...

Acquisition by Aurelius marks exciting new era for CTD Tiles

CTD Tiles, the UK’s biggest tile distributor, has announced its acquisition by private equity group...

Tile Giant teams up with Ryan Belcher

Leading tile retailer, Tile Giant, has teamed up with home improvement expert, Ryan Belcher, as...

Verona relocates head office to accommodate growing staff numbers

Following a large-scale warehouse move last year, distributor Verona has once again invested in its...

Britain’s builders’ merchants Q4 sales up 14.7% on Q4 2020 says new BMBI report

Total value sales data from Britain’s Builders’ Merchants shows Q4 2021 recorded the third-highest quarterly...

Somany Ceramics set for further expansion

Somany Ceramics, India’s second largest ceramic tile manufacturer and one of the top 15 global...

Sacmi installs cutting-edge line at Ceramika Paradyż

Leading Polish tile manufacturer Ceramika Paradyż has invested in a new production line as part...

Bostik renews talkSPORT sponsorship

Bostik has renewed its sponsorship of the sports headlines on talkSPORT radio for another year,...

Verona makes KBB show debut after reaching 20 year milestone

Verona, the UK’s leading distributor of tiles, mosaics, flooring, and outdoor porcelain, has brought some...

Like-for-like sales up 21% at Topps Tiles

Topps Tiles Plc, the UK's leading tile specialist, has recorded robust sales in a trading...

Top global interiors event Salone del Mobile.Milano is rescheduled to June

Coronavirus claimed another exhibition victim when The Salone del Mobile.Milano announced that the show will...

Visit kbb Birmingham 2022 for the very latest product launches

Europe’s largest dedicated kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms exhibition kbb Birmingham, will be returning from 6th...

Distributor Verona unveils new showroom as it celebrates 20 year trading anniversary

Verona, the UK’s leading distributor of tiles, mosaics, outdoor porcelain, and flooring, has opened a...

Parkside and Strata Tiles align to offer a total tile solution

Parkside and Strata Tiles are aligning to become sister brands, as the two tile specification...

Hyde Park Tiles selects K8 Trader to manage expansion

Stoke-based tile and bathroom company, Hyde Park Tiles, have transferred their business software to K8...

Instarmac Group launches an impressive new website

The redevelopment of Instarmac’s website was made with their customers’ requirements in mind. Their needs...

Verona launch new lookbook to highlight the best of this year’s tile trends

Verona, the UK’s leading distributor of tiles, mosaics, outdoor porcelain and flooring, has recently unveiled...

MBE for Brian Newell in New Year’s Honours

Brian G Newell, Chair and Founder of the TTA Technical Committee, has received an MBE...

Italian tile industry records strong growth in production, sales, and exports

According to Confindustria Ceramica’s Chairman, Giovanni Savorani, the Italian ceramic tile industry recorded strong growth...

Record revenues at Topps Tiles despite Coronavirus

2021 was a record-breaking year for the Topps Tiles Group, with a revenue record of...

Key construction industry players welcome green pallet reuse scheme

The Pallet LOOP - the sector’s first circular economy, carbon net zero, pallet reuse scheme...

Gruppo Romani announces the acquisition of a 100% stake in Ceramica Verde 1999

Gruppo Romani has announced the acquisition of a 100% stake in Ceramica Verde 1999 -...

Government pledges £624m to kick-start housing projects across the country

New public money focussing on unlocking brownfield land to pave the way for up to...

Martin Harragan strengthens the commercial team at Jackoboard

Jackoboard has appointed Martin Harragan to further strengthen the commercial team. Harragan brings a wealth of...

Sustainability: Parkside and Strata Tiles become ISO 14001 companies

As Parkside and Strata Tiles work towards becoming net carbon neutral tile specification business in...

Norcros Adhesives is the trusted solution for new seaside development

Norcros Adhesives has been involved in a project to construct a new development of houses...

DTW Ceramics opens new tile trade outlet in Portsmouth

DTW Ceramics, the specialist tile and bathroom company, has recently expanded the Trade side of...

The Evoluta range from Piemme selected for ADI Design Index 2021

The Evoluta tile range, developed by Ceramiche Piemme using Synchro Digit printing technology, has been...

Terratinta Group opens futuristic new HQ in Fiorano Modenese, Italy

The Terratinta Group has opened its futuristic new headquarters in Fiorano Modenese.  It covers around...

Momentum is building ahead of London’s Surface Design Show 2022

After a year of virtual events, Surface Design Show is getting ready to host the...

Norcros Adhesives nails it in Staffordshire with striking beauty salon refurbishment

Norcros Adhesives has been involved in a stunning refurbishment of a beauty salon and nail...

The British Artists and Crafts movement from Craven Dunnill Jackfield and Brian Clarke

The art installation at Beaverbrook Spa by Craven Dunnill Jackfield, and British artist Brian Clarke,...

Porcelain Superstore see sales more than double to £13.5 million

Manchester-based tile retailer Porcelain Superstore has recorded a seventh consecutive year of growth, after seeing...

Pamesa continues growth path with the acquisition of Azuliber

2021 has seen Pamesa continues its impressive expansion by completing another acquisition in the Castellón district...

Bostik opens new state-of-the-art training facility at its Stafford headquarters

Bostik has opened the Bostik Academy, a new state-of-the-art training facility, at the company’s UK...

Bestile’s growth continues with Unicer buy

Unicer has become the latest acquisition for fast-growing Spanish tile manufacturer Bestile. Undoubtedly one of the...

Ardex acquires a majority shareholding in wetroom system specialists wedi

Ardex, the Witten-based construction chemicals specialist, has acquired a majority shareholding in wedi GmbH, a...

Ceramiche Piemme transforms stoneware into a magical forest on the walls

The striking decors of the Evoluta porcelain stoneware tile collection were inspired by creepers, intricate...

Sense of Place announced as the theme for Surface Design Show 2022

Putting humanity and the planet's wellbeing at the heart of all decision making is the...

Parkside curates a portfolio of tile styles for UK housebuilders

Intended to provide developers with a range of inspiring tiles for wall and floor use,...

SPATEX’s Coventry venue benefits from £10 million refresh and a new name

Ricoh Arena - the home for the past eight years of SPATEX, the UK’s only...

BAL plays a key role in gym chain project

BAL provided a full fixing solution for a multi-million pound gym development in the North...

Original Style announces the acquisition of South-west’s County Tile Warehouse

Original Style, the leading British tile manufacturer, distributor and retailer, has completed the purchase of...