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  • Buildingtalk.com blog – Builders’ merchants’ sales fall in Q3

    Total Builders’ Merchants’ value sales to builders and contractors were down -0.8% in quarter three compared to the same period last year, while the adjusted figure, which takes into account… Read more

    Type: Blog |  Posted: 9th December 2019

  • Negative growth in Builders Merchants sales in Q3

    Figures for Q3 2019 in the latest Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI) report negative growth in sales through UK builders’ merchants for the second consecutive quarter. In value terms, total… Read more

    Type: News |  Posted: 30th November 2019

  • Heatrae Sadia Comment: Q3 2019

    Jeff House, Head of External Affairs Baxi Heating UK (incorporating Heatrae Sadia) is BMBI’s Expert for Water Heating. Economic indicators paint a mixed picture of the quarter. The latest from… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 26th November 2019

  • Talasey Group Comment: Q3 2019

    Malcolm Gough, Group Sales & Marketing Director Talasey Group is BMBI’s Expert for Natural Stone Landscaping Products, Vitrified Paving & Artificial Grass. Held back by the uncertainty overhanging Brexit, overall… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 26th November 2019

  • Ibstock Comment: Q3 2019

    Simon Taylor, Director of Sales – Builders Merchants Ibstock is BMBI’s Expert for Bricks. Brick manufacturing output has continued its robust upward trajectory for the nine months to October 2019,… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 26th November 2019

  • Encon Insulation Comment: Q3 2019

    Mike Beard, Merchant Development Director Encon Insulation is BMBI’s Expert for Insulation Products – Distribution. The last quarter has been frustrating for everyone as the Westminster paralysis has taken its… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 26th November 2019

  • Knauf Insulation Comment: Q3 2019

    Neil Hargreaves, Managing Director Knauf Insulation is BMBI’s Expert for Mineral Wool Insulation. Since mid-2018, the UK’s major glass mineral wool manufacturers have had to operate allocation programmes to manage… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 26th November 2019

  • Keystone Lintels Comment: Q3 2019

    Derrick McFarland, Managing Director Keystone Lintels is BMBI’s Expert for Steel Lintels. Quarter three started firm to flat and, while September’s performance was better than the previous year, the quarter… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 26th November 2019

  • IKO PLC Comment: Q3 2019

    Paul Owen, Commercial Director Distribution IKO PLC is BMBI’s Expert for Roofing Products. Quarter three has been a strong three months for the roofing sector, with sales up significantly on… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 26th November 2019

  • Hanson Cement Comment: Q3 2019

    Andrew Simpson, National Commercial Director Hanson Cement is BMBI’s Expert for Cement & Aggregates. The Mineral Products Association reported that seasonally-adjusted demand for construction products improved in Q3 compared to… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 26th November 2019

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Launched in 2015, the award winning monthly Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report is the only reliable measure of repair, maintenance & improvement (RMI) activity in the UK. Filling an important gap, it can be widely used in construction, and by economists, Government, national media, commentators and influencers outside the industry.

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