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Loughton Contracts looks into its crystal ball

Nick Perkins, sales director at Loughton Contracts, has told CFJ what the contractor thinks 2022...
Quick-Step says it innovates with ‘revolutionary recycling technology’

Quick-Step innovates with ‘revolutionary recycling technology’

If you thought HDF, the core of Quick-Step laminate, wasn’t recyclable, think again: Quick-Step's recycling...

Bureau Veritas backs HSE in drive to improve respiratory health in construction industry

Construction Design and Management (CDM) and Occupational Hygiene authority, Bureau Veritas, has praised the Health...
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Hull industrial flooring specialists enter soft flooring market

Directors of a Hull-based industrial flooring company have expanded their offer with the launch of...
Left to right: Mark Eslamlooy, Stephan Wedi, Fabian Rechlin

Ardex takes up majority stake in wedi

Ardex, the Witten-based construction chemicals specialist is taking up a majority shareholding in wedi GmbH,...

Five reasons our flooring is perfect for commercial interior design

The Solid Wood Flooring Company says its principles have always been the same since it...

New judge to complete independent panel of experts

As entries open for the CFJ/CFA Awards 2022, CFJ is delighted to announce that the...
Michael (‘Mike’) Steventon

Likewise Group appoints independent non-executive director

Likewise Group, UK floorcoverings distributor, has appointed Michael (‘Mike’) Steventon (58) to the board as...

Global ‘green revolution’ targets: How important is flooring’s role?

The importance of construction and building design materials in ‘managing down’ the environmental impact both...

Pierre Delabie: Addressing the needs of the end-user is key

A successful flooring product comes from a deep understanding of the needs of the end-user,...

‘It’s great to be recognised for recycling waste vinyl flooring’

South Wales-based Commercial Flooring Contractors won the 2021 Project of the Year award in the...

Report: LVT will continue to grow its share of flooring industry but at a slower rate

Good growth is forecast in the LVT market over the next few years, according to...
Jess Wells

From care worker to first female construction specialist

Three years after Lincolnshire care-worker Jess Wells walked into a construction careers event, she’s now...

The Flooring Show returns this week

We’re now counting down the days, hours, minutes, and seconds until the flooring industry’s big...

Junckers and FIBA announce long-term partnership

Junckers has signed a long-term agreement with FIBA, basketball’s global governing body, to serve as...
Tony Brewer

Foot to the floor as Likewise launches on AIM to drive further growth

Likewise Group plc, which describes itself as a fast-growing UK floorcovering distributor, has announced it...

Lockdown ends Keith Shenton’s extraordinary 70-year career as a floorlayer

KEITH Shenton, the UK’s oldest floorlayer, has finally decided to end what has been a...
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Recofloor awards Absolute Flooring SW for recycling efforts

Cornwall-based Absolute Flooring SW has been rewarded for its environmental efforts in diverting waste vinyl...

Flooring industry mourns death of ITC’s Mr Carpets, John Constable

THE death of John Constable of ITC Natural Luxury Flooring on 9 May has saddened...
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Tarkett publishes white paper on challenges, opportunities for hospital of the future

OBSERVING the severe stress that the Covid-19 pandemic unleashed on healthcare systems around the world,...
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Topps Tiles’ ‘40 for 40’ partnership with World Land Trust

Topps Tiles Plc has announced a ‘40 for 40’ initiative with the World Land Trust,...
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Forbo Flooring Systems joins WorldGBC’s corporate advisory board

The World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC) corporate advisory board has welcomed its latest member, Forbo...

Force majeure: ‘Draconian price increases smack of a cartel’

The flooring industry is uniting in its concerns over force majeure. Both flooring contractors and...

Multi-million investment in future of Welsh construction

The future of the construction industry in Wales has been given a boost by the Construction...

UK SMEs failing to capitalise on tax relief innovation opportunities

Innovation taking place across the construction industry means businesses in the sector could gain significantly from the...

Global flooring market estimated at $457.83bn by 2026

The global flooring market was estimated at $330.30bn in 2020 and is expected to reach...

Weak dollar, price of PVC, freight surcharges push cost of Chinese flooring imports to all-time high

The cost of importing LVT from China, where the bulk of product is manufactured, has...

Latest Lockdown Restrictions – Commercial Flooring to Continue

England has entered a new lockdown with no confirmed end date, and people must work...

Lockdown statement from CFA president: Hamish MacGregor (MacGregor Flooring Company Limited)

A statement from Hamish MacGregor, CFA president, regarding the latest lockdown: Transmission rates are now the...

Keep calm and carry on floorlaying

I WRITE this at a time when everything is still up in the air with...