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Last orders from Stonegate for next day delivery extended to 4pm.

14 January 2019 | Equipment

Stone tools and equipment supplier Stonegate has extended the latest time orders can be received for next day delivery by an hour. The cut-off time is now 4pm.

Construction output

Construction output reached a new all time high in November to break through the £14billion mark.

11 January 2019 | Market Intelligence

Construction output reached a new all-time record high in November to break through the £14billion barrier for the first time.

Ethical Stone Register

Indian company Stone Age has joined the Ethical Stone Register to provide assurances that its stone comes from slave-free sources.

Stone Age Private Ltd has become the first Indian company to have achieved a listing on Stone Federation Great Britain's Ethical Stone Register. 


There is a lot of information on the government's online EU Exit Readiness Tool.

10 January 2019 | Market Intelligence

If you want to try to make some sense of what Brexit, whatever it turns out to be, might mean to your business, the government is offering some advice on a new EU Exit Readiness Tool online at...

National Museum of Scotland

The Egyptians are questioning the authenticity of limestone cladding said to be from the Great Pyramid of Giza that the Museum of Scotland intends to display in a new Ancient Egypt gallery due to open in February. If it is genuine, they want it back.

9 January 2019
DCM prosecution

Abel (UK) Director sent to prison for indiscriminately selling restricted substances including DCM paint strippers online.

8 January 2019
dry cutting quartz

Concerns about silica dust in processing engineered quartz grow. The products have an even higher concentration of silica than sandstone or granite.

7 January 2019

Now available from Longcliffe, a dry powder bulk binder that enables liquid cement floor screeds to be laid and ready for use quicker than anhydrites with no laitance. 

7 January 2019
Ceasarstone White Attica

Caesarstone White Attica, on special offer price promotion until 30 June. There are no price increases on any Caesarstone products again this year.

5 January 2019
Chris Harrop OBE

Chris Harrop, Marshalls' Group Marketing & Sustainability Director, who was made an OBE in the New Year's Honours.

1 January 2019
New Dekton Bromo by Cosentino

The new Dekton Bromo, one of two new designs in the ultre-compact surfaces.

19 December 2018

Builders merchants' best monthly sales since BMBI began.

19 December 2018