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Industry news presented by SAPCA and our media partners.

 

 

 

Steve Hillman – New Job at Duracourt

10 May 2003

Steve Hillman joined Duracourt, the synthetic sports surface specialists, in April of this year.

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McArdle AstroTurf Helps Ealing Secure Stage 2 NOF Finance

10 April 2003

Working with McArdle AstroTurf, Ealing Council is constructing nine multi use games areas in the borough. Of these, six school locations are subject to stage two funding from the New Opportunities Fund. On-site installation work for the contract, worth £1.2m, commenced in April 2003.

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Surface Maintenance Seminars 2003

28 March 2003

SAPCA and the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) have announced their joint programme of maintenance seminars for 2003.

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Saints See the Light with Abacus

27 March 2003

Northampton Saints RFC has recently upgraded its home ground, including a new lighting system by Abacus Lighting Ltd.

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Sports Colleges Conference Attracts Over 1,000!

22 March 2003

More than 1,000 delegates gathered on 20 and 21 March at The International Centre, Telford to attend the Youth Sport Trust's annual Sports Colleges conference.

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Charles Lawrence Surfaces Takes Playtop into Spain

20 March 2003

Charles Lawrence Surfaces plc has just announced the appointment of a new licensee partner in Spain for its Playtop brand, "Europe’s leading poured-in-place, impact-absorbing safety surfacing system for children’s playgrounds".

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EasiClay - the New Name in Synthetic Clay Tennis Courts

20 March 2003

A unique synthetic surface that allows play all year round, reacts just like an authentic clay court, and needs minimal maintenance? Duracourt believe that EasiClay does that and much, much more.

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Hexa Sports Launch New Web Based Catalogue

20 March 2003

Hexa Sports of Birmingham, sports goods manufacturers and SAPCA members, have launched a new catalogue website.

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SportsTurf Summit 2003 Attracts 800 Visitors

11 March 2003

The inaugural Sports Turf Summit 2003 conference and exhibition, presented by Stadia magazine, was held at the Amsterdam Arena last week and attracted more than 800 people.

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Centre for Sports Technology Achieves UEFA Accreditation

11 March 2003

Following a comprehensive assessment of its test facilities and expertise The Centre for Sports Technology (CST) has become the first laboratory to be accredited by UEFA for the testing of artificial turf football surfaces and pitches.

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First Outing For New Charles Lawrence Maintenance Machine

09 March 2003

Charles Lawrence International Ltd made its first public appearance at the Sports Turf Summit in Amsterdam last week.

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Rubb Sports Buildings Show Their Metal!

06 March 2003

SAPCA welcomes Rubb Sports Buildings as a new member.

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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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