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Wolseley spends £87m on five acquisitions

Today Wolseley Plc announced it spent £87m on five acquisitions including London-based electrical wholesaler T&R. 
 11 Sep 2007

FETA's FEET keen to stamp out purchase of cheap inefficient products

THE Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) is asking companies to choose green products over cheaper less energy efficient goods. 
 10 Sep 2007

Danfoss adds DMS Wasser-Warmetechnik to acquisition portfolio

Heating product manufacturer Danfoss has announced that it has acquired Germany's DMS Wasser-Warmetechnik GmbH. 
 7 Sep 2007

Mazgas says tradeswomen are out there but underestimated

While Ken Livingston laments the few and far between existence of female tradesmen for London projects, one-woman show Mazgas is blazing a trail to tell customers where the industry's women are. 
 5 Sep 2007

Battle of the trades

The Test The Trades challenge kicks off at building show Interbuild 2007 from October 28 - November 1. 
 4 Sep 2007

London HEVAR 2007 is the biggest ever

One hundred exhibition stands have been sold at London HEVAR 2007, making this year's show the biggest in its 20 year history. 
 4 Sep 2007

President surfs skies to get businesses to surf site

HVCA president, John Miller literally rose to the occasion for the newly launched HVCA Business Plus website by donning a flight suit to skydive in Milton Keynes. 
 3 Sep 2007

Mitsubishi Electric moves into heating market

Mitsubishi Electric Living Environmental Systems UK has created a heating division offering hot water and space heating products for the domestic market. 
 30 Aug 2007

Maintenance staff exposed to asbestos in boiler room

A council has been fined £18,000 after workers were exposed to asbestos five years after inspectors discovered it in a leisure centre boiler room. 
 29 Aug 2007

Beware of rogue trainers says PHIA

PLUMBERS, fitters and electricians must be wary of rogue trainers charging large sums of money for "fast track" training says the Plumbing and Heating Industry Alliance. 
 28 Aug 2007

Residents cause a stink over Baxi Heating's site odour

People living near the Alfer metal foundry owned by Baxi Heating, have been holding their noses but not their tongues and complained about foul smells coming from the Preston site. 
 24 Aug 2007

Kingspan buys leading UK solar heating firm

Construction products manufacturer Kingspan today announced its acquisition of the UK's largest producer of solar thermal panels for hot water. 
 23 Aug 2007

FMA says end users can't ignore ATEX fan rules

Companies in the Fan Manufacturers Association which supply fans for use in “potentially explosive atmospheres” have noticed a lack of awareness among end-users of their responsibilities under the ATEX directive. 
 22 Aug 2007

Green building costs overestimated

Building professionals are overestimating the green construction costs and underestimating the effect of buildings’ energy on climate change, according to a new report. 
 21 Aug 2007

Briggs finds itself doing the Lambeth

Leading building services contractor Briggs & Forrester has been awarded a £2.7m contract to install mechanical and electrical services at Lambeth College. 
 20 Aug 2007

NG Bailey launches first annual green report

Energy consumption and health and safety is highlighted in NG Bailey’s first annual sustainability report. 
 17 Aug 2007

Colman is anchor for £50,000 dairy project

AC and ventilation manufacturer, Colman is supplying diffusers, grilles and displacement units for a giant dairy in Leeds. 
 16 Aug 2007

Polypipe Group's refinancing deal backed by Bank of Scotland

Bosses of Polypipe, the UK brand leader in plastic piping and sanitary systems, now have a controlling equity stake in the group thanks to backing from the Bank of Scotland. 
 15 Aug 2007

OFTEC appoints new director general

Jeremy Hawksley is the new director general of OFTEC. 
 15 Aug 2007

FENSA and EXOR to sign up trustyworthy tradesmen

FENSA Ltd and Exor Management Services are to sign up firms to TrustMark, the government scheme geared to helping householders find reputable tradesmen. 
 14 Aug 2007
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