Our Latest News.

View all the latest industry and company news, blogs and editorials curated and created by the CLM Construction Supplies team.

How To Dye Concrete

Concrete is one of the most used (some would say over-used) materials in the building industry, and you can’t fail to sigh a little when looking at yet another grey tower block. If not used creatively, it can be pretty uninspiring stuff, however, there’s no doubting...
How To Dye Concrete

How To Dye Concrete

Concrete is one of the most used (some would say over-used) materials in the building industry, and you can’t fail to sigh a little when looking at yet another grey tower block. If not used creatively, it can be pretty uninspiring stuff, however, there’s no doubting...

read more
Can Concrete Cure Underwater?

Can Concrete Cure Underwater?

In the past, you may have driven over a bridge and thought to yourself, "how on earth did they even build this in the water?" Surely they can’t make the bridge foundations off the site then bring them in, because they would be way too heavy. But surely they also...

read more
What Is the Difference Between Cement and Concrete?

What Is the Difference Between Cement and Concrete?

Upon seeing this question, you are probably thinking to yourself, aren’t they pretty much the same thing? If so, you will be very surprised to hear that they are not actually the same at all. Let’s clear it up... What is cement? Cement is actually a binder, meaning...

read more
How to make concrete dry faster

How to make concrete dry faster

Before we tackle the main issue at hand here, we’ll first discuss an inaccuracy in the headline of the article. Namely, this issue about concrete “drying” because concrete doesn’t “dry” it cures. It’s quite a big difference and it might change your perception about...

read more
A short history of concrete

A short history of concrete

Concrete as we know today is nothing like what was first recorded in ancient times several thousand years ago. While there are many interpretations of what concrete is, they were all used to build infrastructure in one way or another. The concept of a concrete mixer...

read more
Three Hoist Types And Why You Might Use Them

Three Hoist Types And Why You Might Use Them

When it comes to lifting heavy objects, hoists are both extremely effective and versatile. So whether you’re looking for a temporary electric hoist in order to assist builders on site, or you’re looking to get a more permanent scaffold hoist that will help to speed up...

read more
New Year – New Products From CLM!

New Year – New Products From CLM!

Happy New Year from all at CLM! We hope you had a great Christmas break and have returned to work fully refreshed and ready to hit the new year running! Now there is one thing that springs to mind when we hear new year, and that is new products. That’s right, we have...

read more
CLM Gives Local Football Club Light

CLM Gives Local Football Club Light

CLM Construction Supplies have given £1000 to Bilston Town Community Football Club which is a registered charity and winner of the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in 2017.They have recently had to take the decision to completely replace the floodlights at our...

read more
Cement Mixer Safety – 7 Top Tips

Cement Mixer Safety – 7 Top Tips

If you walk on to any building site you’re likely to find one of the most common pieces of equipment is a cement mixer, they’re literally everywhere.They come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, from huge towers that mix and then pour large amounts in one go, trucks...

read more
Download Catalogue