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Musco Joins with the European Hockey Federation

06 March 2003

Musco Lighting has announced that it has joined in partnership with the European Hockey Federation.

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A 'Wicked Pitch' from ERDC!

05 March 2003

After inspecting the FieldTurf training pitch installed at Ipswich Town Football Club, John Williams, Head Teacher of Westlands Community Primary School, Chelmsford, said he would not accept any other surface for the school’s new pitches.

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New British Record on CONIPUR® ISP Sprint

13 February 2003

On Thursday 6 February 2003 Mark Lewis Francis smashed the 100m British Indoor Record with a time of 10,34 seconds.

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Prestigious Tennis Facilities Completed by Halmo Sports

13 February 2003

Halmo Sports Ltd has successfully completed a number of major tennis court projects, at Loughborough University LTA Centre of Excellence, the Tarka Tennis Centre, Tennis World and Boston LTC.

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Musco Lighting Expands Into Ireland

12 February 2003

Due to the continued growth in the Irish market, Musco Lighting Europe Ltd has expanded its business into Ireland.

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SAPCA to Support EWx 2003 Event

11 February 2003

SAPCA will be participating in The External Works Exhibition, EWx 2003, at the NEC in Birmingham on 8-10 April.

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Sports Labs Designs Hybrid Water-Based Pitch

11 February 2003

The demand for water-based hockey fields has never been greater in the UK.

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SAPCA Codes of Practice FREE on the Internet

07 February 2003

SAPCA is to make all of its Codes of Practice freely available through its website.

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England to play on Desso DLW pitches at the National Football Centre

07 February 2003

Desso DLW Sports Systems has been awarded the contract to supply the FA’s National Football Centre with four “third generation” artificial pitches.

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REFF Launched by the Football Foundation

03 February 2003

The Register of English Football Facilities, the most comprehensive record of football facilities ever produced, has been launched by the Football Foundation.

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The Coolest Athletics Track?

01 February 2003

SAPCA member White Line Services has helped to complete a “cool” new athletics track for The Olympic Oval, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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J B Corrie - Not Just Pretty Fences!

30 January 2003

In addition to manufacturing and erecting fencing to both a water-based pitch and a sand-filled synthetic pitch at Guildford Hockey Club recently, SAPCA member J B Corrie & Co.

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Charles Lawrence Surfaces Installs Special School Project

30 January 2003

A very special school in every sense has now benefited from the design and installation expertise of Charles Lawrence Surfaces plc.

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A New Name for SAPCA!

27 January 2003

As a result of the Strategy Review undertaken to mark the fifth anniversary of the Association’s formation, SAPCA has changed its name to The Sports and Play Construction Association.

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SAPCA's Exhibition and Seminar Programme Announced for 2003

16 January 2003

SAPCA has announced its programme of Sports Facility Construction events for 2003.

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Leeds United Delighted with FieldTurf Pitch Installed by ERDC

16 January 2003

After officially opening Leeds United's £5 million state of the art Training Academy at Thorp Arch, the Club's President, Lord Harewood described the building as "an absolute palace".

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FA’s Goalpost Safety Campaign Moves Forward

10 January 2003

The Football Association is working closely with the sports facility industry to improve the safety of goalposts and to prevent accidents.

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New Research to Alleviate Dry Patch

23 December 2002

New research work is being carried out by Cranfield Centre for Sports Surfaces (CCSS) into the widespread problem of dry patch on golf fairways.

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Aggregate Industries to Sponsor SAPCA Conference in 2003

21 December 2002

Leading materials supplier Aggregate Industries UK Ltd will be the official sponsor of SAPCA's Fifth Annual Conference for Members, to be held on 26-27 March 2003.

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New Bridome Airhall for The Queen's Club

20 December 2002

The Queen's Club in London, home of the Stella Artois tennis tournament and the Lawn Tennis Association, has just erected a Bridome airhall to cover two of its clay tennis courts.

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