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Manchester lender to sponsor new TV series fronted by property expert Simon O’Brien @Together_Money

  • The Great House Giveaway brings together total strangers to buy properties at auction
  • Contestants have to revive their properties and sell them within six months
  • The 20-part Channel 4 show starts later in the year

SPECIALIST lender Together has been announced as the proud partner of a new Channel 4 national property television series.

Worcester Bosch’s new loyalty scheme, Excelerate, poised to ‘supercharge’ installers’ businesses @WorcesterBosch

New initiative is available for all installers to sign-up to begin earning points and benefits

Leading UK boiler manufacturer Worcester Bosch has officially launched its new loyalty programme,  Excelerate. Available for all installers, the scheme puts installers in the driving seat to help them successfully reach their business goals effectively.

Brian Beagan Joins Pintsch Bubenzer USA Service @PintschBubenzer

Pintsch Bubenzer USA has added former U.S. Marine and offshore industry heavyweight Brian Beagan to its service department. He will report to Jim Fields, service sales.

Beagan arrives having spent the past 15 years performing heavy underwater construction on oil and gas projects in the Gulf of Mexico. He had joined the U.S. Marines at 17 and was formally trained as a diesel mechanic before taking on an additional role as an assault mountain climber and later an instructor. Beagan was honorably discharged after eight years as an E-5 sergeant and graduated from commercial diving academy with a specialty in underwater welding and burning. He has worked offshore on various demolition, repair and installation projects since.

Need for virtual site access and cloud collaboration sees 1 billion square feet of laser scan data uploaded to Cintoo Cloud @CintooCloud

Reality Data solutions provider, Cintoo, has seen 1 billion square feet (almost 100 million square metres) of laser scan data uploaded to its platform, Cintoo Cloud, since its launch just 18 months ago. This is a major milestone for the company, equating to several hundred thousand individual terrestrial laser scans uploaded, encompassing construction sites, office and retail spaces, cultural heritage sites, factories and plants.

Hounsfield Boilers shortlisted for HVR Awards @AHounsfield

Leading oil boiler manufacturer, Hounsfield Boilers, has been shortlisted for the prestigious HVR Awards for ‘Best Domestic Product’ for its revolutionary new wall-hung boiler. The awards are set-up to celebrate the very best products in the heating, ventilation and refrigeration industry and the winners will be announced via a virtual ceremony next month.

Scaffolding Association and SafetyCulture join forces to raise safety standards across UK construction industry @Scaffold_Assoc

All 465 member organisations in UK given free access to SafetyCulture’s workplace safety inspection app, iAuditor

Today, global technology company SafetyCulture and the UK’s largest scaffolding and access trade body, the Scaffolding Association, announced a partnership that gives all of its members free access to iAuditor, SafetyCulture’s flagship workplace safety inspection app.

FIS RELEASES HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDE ON PLASTERBOARD HANDLING @fisorg

In a bid to curb the nearly seven million workdays lost annually in the UK due to musculoskeletal disorders and to reduce the health risks to construction workers from lifting, moving and handling large amounts of plasterboard, the Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) has published a Best Practice Guide, Recommendations for the Safe Ingress of Plasterboard.

New Airpes Americas Backshop Supports Dealers, End Users @Airpes

Airpes, a manufacturer of lifting, weighing and below-the-hook equipment, has announced plans to open a backshop that will principally service primary metals, wind and other severe duty applications.

The most demanding of environments where overhead cranes and hoists are installed require the lifting equipment to work in almost continuous duty—to Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA) Class F, for example. For equipment providers, this means products are only one facet of a service offering, at least at the top end of the market.

2020 tap trends UK Bathrooms @UK_Bathrooms

Taps in a range of metallics in subtle brushed finishes are trending for 2020

Gone are the days when your choice of tap colour was high shine chrome or high shine chrome. Taps with matt or brushed finishes are flooding into the most contemporary bathrooms in a varied palette of muted metallics and monochromes, transforming pieces of brassware into elegant design statements.