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New warehouse space at Reynaers Birmingham HQ boosts capacity @ReynaersLimited

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Leading aluminium systems company Reynaers has benefited from a brand new warehouse facility at its new premises in Birmingham.

More than £6 million has been invested by Reynaers into the new HQ in Hollymoor Way, Northfield, thanks to ongoing success in the UK market.

Hugh Moss, Head of Marketing at Reynaers, said: “The new warehouse has meant that our stock holding capacity has increased by almost 150%. This has allowed us to stock a more comprehensive range of systems and colours, reducing lead times to customers and increased our offerings in terms of stock.” 

TAYLOR WIMPEY ADVENTURERS OVERCOME MOUNTAINS IN AID OF YOUTH CHARITY @TaylorWimpey

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Teams of dedicated staff from leading housebuilder Taylor Wimpey have come together to complete a two-day challenge across the Lake District for charity.

The fourth annual Taylor Wimpey Challenge, which took place on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th May, saw almost 400 challengers, representing the developer’s head office and regional businesses, flock to the mountainous region of Cumbria to compete in one of two special contests.

Money raised from the challenges will go to the Youth Adventure Trust, a charity that helps vulnerable young people gain access to opportunities for personal development through a range of outdoor learning experiences, as well as other charities chosen by the individual regional businesses.

Snickers LITEWork Working Clothes for Summer @SnickersWw_UK

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The innovative new fabric in these working clothes makes them a must for the summer months.

A change of season means a change of focus on what you wear on site. That’s why Snickers LITEWork garments can help you keep your cool when the heat is on.

Hultafors Group Acquires Puvab – To Complement The Snickers Workwear Range @HultaforsUK

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The Hultafors Group has acquired Puvab – the specialist in protective clothing for workers in energy and utility markets as well as those in other industries that need flame resistant safety wear.

The acquisition is part of the growth strategy for the Hultafors Group, and further strengthens and compliments the Snickers Workwear brand in the UK.

Hultafors’ New Knives and Hand Axes for Craftsmen and Outdoor Enthusiasts @HultaforsUK

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Robustness, quality and long-lasting sharpness are the hallmarks of these superb products.

With a selection of toughened, corrosion-proof Heavy Duty Knives, Safety Knives, Chisel Knives and Utility Knives for general purpose tasks on site, there’s also precision products for Electricians, Plumbers and Painters.

Green light for student accommodation development in Newcastle @tpbennettllp

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Nixon Property has received planning permission from Newcastle City Council for a new, 10-storey student accommodation development on St James’ Boulevard in the city centre designed by tp bennett.

The 8,350 sq m building will replace a group of single and two storey L-shaped buildings currently on the site, and provide 246 bedrooms in a mix of studios and cluster apartments of three, five and six bedrooms.  A number of open space areas will be provided together with an improved hard and soft landscaped public realm located along the St James’ Boulevard frontage and a terrace area on the first floor overlooking the open space to the rear. There is also a gym on the first floor alongside a cinema room, study room and laundry facilities.

Official launch of UK Construction Week 2017 announced @UK_CW

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A unique show designed to bring together the leading voices of the construction industry

UK Construction Week, the largest gathering of the UK’s built environment community announces its return to Birmingham NEC from 10 – 12 October 2017, where it will host the most popular event in the construction calendar. Set to be its biggest yet with nine specialist shows under one roof, the show already has a stellar line up of speakers secured from Urban Splash, NHS, Heathrow, Cast Consultancy, Kier and Network Rail.

Builders merchant raises in excess of £635 for children’s hospice @RGBArchie

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RGB Building Supplies raised over £635 for Children’s Hospice South West during its #UptheVolume event to celebrate Children’s Hospice Week on Friday 26th May.

The week, organised by Together for Short Lives, encouraged people to ‘amp’ up the awareness of children’s palliative care, so staff from RGB’s showed their support by adding neon colours and funky hair to their outfits for the day.

Getting Wise to Potential of Smart Buildings @GEZE_UK

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GEZE UK is encouraging architects and specifiers to ‘switch-on’ on to the benefits of developing smart buildings with the launch of a new brochure.

Smart Solutions highlights safety systems and drive technology which can be used to create innovative networked and modular solutions which allows GEZE windows and doors to be controlled from a single source.