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Canopies, coping & cills from Rainclear Systems

Rainclear Systems, the UK’s leading stockist and online retailer of metal rainwater, roofline and drainage solutions is now also offering contemporary Aluminium Canopies, Wall Coping and Windowsills on its website in 26 Standard RAL colours. 

To celebrate, we are giving one lucky winner an Anthracite Grey 1000mm Kensington Canopy. Just send us your esig (with your contact details) in April to be entered into the draw.

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Constructionarium's net zero agenda continues

Constructionarium, a not-for-profit organisation which traditionally provides experiential learning to students studying built environment courses, took the opportunity at the start of the pandemic to launch its NetZero activities. This was through the launch of its Lexicon, published on its website – listing a collection of activities that are being undertaken by organisations throughout the UK, alongside developing and delivering bespoke corporate webinars. The webinars are delivered as corporate programmes for executives and senior leaders across contracting and consulting organisations and are focused on upskilling delegates on the complex subject of climate change. They can be delivered as a one-off session or linked to corporate strategy and policy as a programme of activities.

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Yorkshire brickmaker’s award highlights fight against slavery

0n7989A leading Yorkshire brickmaker has been honoured for its high ethical standards - as the brick industry fights back against the widespread use of child labour and slavery in South East Asia.

The Easingwold-based York Handmade Brick Company, the largest independent brickmaker in the north of England, has been awarded the brand-new Brickmakers Quality Charter to underline its moral standards and green credentials.

The award comes from the Brick Development Association, the trade association for the UK’s brick industry.

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ASFP appoints new CEO

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is delighted to announce the appointment of Steve Davies as its new Chief Executive Officer. Having joined the Association on 1 March, Steve will officially take the reins at the ASFP’s AGM on 28 April, when outgoing CEO Niall Rowan will stand down. 

A Chartered Mechanical Engineer “by trade”, Steve brings a wealth of experience in senior leadership, as well as technical and operational capability from a range of industry sectors. He is a skilled trade association CEO with a strong track record of advancing and growing the reach and profile of such organisations, as well as developing and improving member support and services. 

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Scotframe expands its self-build operation

Leading timber frame specialist Scotframe - with a presence in Inverurie, Dundee and Cumbernauld - has demonstrated its confidence in the growing numbers who plan to build their own homes, with the creation of a dedicated self-build division supported by state-of-the-art showroom facilities.

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