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Innovative land & civil surveying course launched at Leeds College of Building

Leeds College of Building is launching a unique ‘Methods of Land & Civil Surveying’ course to help boost careers in the construction industry and in response to growing sector demands. Commencing in January 2022, the new surveying programme was created by a specialist team at the College in conjunction with the national awarding body, Pearson. …

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Council set to submit plans for innovative later living housing scheme

Caerphilly County Borough Council has announced that it is submitting a planning application to develop an innovative new later living housing scheme on the site of the former Ty Darran care home in Risca. The proposed new building will be designed with high levels of energy efficiency to reduce tenants’ bills, whilst also reducing carbon …

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Painting & decorating lecturer wins Purdy UK ‘Mentor of the Year’

A Leeds College of Building lecturer has been named ‘Mentor of the Year’ by professional painting-tools specialists, Purdy UK. John Stevenson, a Painting & Decorating lecturer, won the inaugural Purdy UK Mentor of the Year competition after being nominated by several of his students. John was one of three nominees shortlisted from over 30 entrants, …

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Rangemaster’s new Spectra PVD sinks

Rangemaster has launched its first range of PVD stainless steel sinks, in three striking metallic shades, to strengthen its product offering for retailers. Spectra is a collection of single- and 1.5-bowl sinks made from high-quality stainless steel, enhanced with cutting-edge nano technology and finished with a luxurious, metallic PVD (Physical Vapour Deposition) coating. Each variant …

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Industrial

Industrial land now selling for more than residential in some parts of West Midlands

A tenfold increase in container shipping costs and China continuing to increase its prices for goods is driving a sea change in land usage in the West Midlands. Commercial property agents Siddall Jones are reporting that the price of industrial land is exceeding residential values in some parts of the West Midlands. A surge in …

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GROHE

GROHE empowers architects to create healthier urban landscapes

Supporting architects and designers around the world in creating healthier urban landscapes during and beyond the pandemic, GROHE is proud to be the main sponsor of the World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2021, a role taken on by the brand since the inception of the festival in 2008. As a founding partner, GROHE, a leading global …

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