Overall market for Tools remains positive

A leading UK provider of construction market intelligence, AMA Research, in its tool distribution report reviews the tools distribution market as comprising several routes...

Unlocking growth

The UK's Lock and Hinge Manufacturing industry 2019 report, entitled Unlocking Growth, states that construction activity, largely in the residential market, has propelled revenue...

Fuel ban issue still causing uncertainty

In April of this year, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton confirmed that the current ban on bituminous coal would not...

Flooring demand continuing to improve

The Timber Flooring Market in Ireland has followed an upward trend in recent years and is now at approx. 3.5 - 4.0 million sq...

Workwear, where choice is key

The global workwear market is on the rise. It has been on an upward trajectory since 2015 when the downward spiral of the recession...

Irish Government Plan to retrofit 500,000 homes

Heating and Plumbing issues have been in the news with the recent announcement of the Government’s 2019 Climate Action Plan. As part of the recently...

Harnessing the power of technology

A report prepared by Plum Consulting for Sage Ireland revealed that Irish SMEs could save up to €2.2 billion annually in administrative costs by...

Plasterboard and Insulation

The new Building Regulations require that after any alteration to a minimum of 25% of a home’s surface area, the building must either achieve a...

Potentially how green is your customer?

What do your customers want from Eco-Friendly Products in 2019? This is a difficult question to answer, are customers inspired by Eco – Friendly products...

The future looks bright for roofing

The Hardware Journal looks at Roofing Products and finds out that strong growth is forecast for 2019 and beyond. With planning permissions granted for new...