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Do you want to be recognised as a leader and innovator in the structural timber sector?

16th January 2019
The 2018 Structural Timber Awards truly made its mark on the timber industry rewarding outstanding projects, innovative products and dynamic people promoting excellence in structural timber across the UK. Returning for 2019, the Structural...
 

Protect Membranes installed in award winning education project

19th December 2018
A combination of Protect construction membranes has been supplied and installed at Glasdir School, a modern school building constructed to BREEAM Excellent standards using BIM Level 2. Built by Wynne Construction and designed by architects...
 

Architects Urge Government to Consider Environmental Cost of Timber Building Restrictions

19th December 2018
Engineered timber products such as cross-laminated timber must be exempt from the UK government's ban on combustible cladding materials, as they are essential in the global battle against climate change, say architects. Waugh Thistleton...
 

Modular building specialist goes into administration

19th December 2018
Timber modular building specialist Carbon Dynamic has fallen into administration with the loss of 40 jobs. The Invergordon, Scotland based firm specialised in eco-friendly, low cost residential and commercial accommodation modules. The company...
 

Saint Gobain Acquires SIG Roofspace Solutions to Deliver More Offsite Manufactured Solutions for Housebuilders

18th December 2018
Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland completed the acquisition of SIG Roofspace Solutions on the 14th December 2018. The business, set-up in 2008 provides a turn-key panelised roofing and room-in-roof solution to house builders. Mike Chaldecott,...
 

UK government CLT ban over 18m might open doors for alternative glulam systems

14th December 2018
Glulam post and beam construction may be a way for the timber construction sector to still have an option above six storeys following the government’s proposed ban on cross-laminated timber (CLT) above 18m. The UK Timber Research and...
 

Modular building specialist goes into administration

12th December 2018
The Invergordon, Scotland based firm specialised in eco-friendly, low cost residential and commercial accommodation modules. The company ran into trading and cashflow difficulties as it was nearing completion of a major project for the...
 

Barratt Homes & Stewart Milne continue to deliver offsite construction

6th December 2018
The two companies joined forces to deliver sustainable housing through alternative offsite methods of construction In order to deliver an increased volume of houses to meet market demand, Barratt Developments initiated a review to find the best...
 

Housing associations seek funding for modern construction methods

4th December 2018
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has entered into a new partnership whose aims include helping members make greater use of approaches such as offsite construction and BIM. The partnership with the Construction Scotland...
 

"Early signs" of housebuilders adopting MMC

4th December 2018
There are “early signs” that the housebuilding and the wider construction sector are starting to adopt modern methods of construction (MMC) after years of being urged to do so. That’s according to Mark Farmer, who published his review of UK...
 

Homes England chair: We can't hit 300,000 with current model

4th December 2018
Homes England chairman Sir Edward Lister has said the industry needs to change its model in order to hit the government’s target of 300,000 homes a year.  Speaking on day one of the CN Summit, Sir Edward said modern methods of construction...
 

TRADA conference instructs and inspires

3rd December 2018
TRADA’s Better Timber Buildings conference attracted around 200 delegates including many architects, structural engineers, academics involved in timber engineering research and development, plus some suppliers. The November 15 conference –...
 

Lendlease's CLT 10-storey building opens in Brisbane

3rd December 2018
Lendlease is celebrating the opening of Australia’s tallest timber-constructed commercial building, 25 King in Brisbane. The 10-storey 45m-tall structure, built using glue-laminated timber and cross-laminated timber (CLT), was designed by...
 

BIM and construction industry culture: Change for good

3rd December 2018
We hear a lot about the benefits of digital transformation and BIM in the construction industry – but in order to truly realise the benefits, we must first accept the cultural and behavioural changes necessary, argues Andrew Carpenter of...
 

Anthony Thistleton: ‘Architecture is political; it’s time for the timber revolution’

3rd December 2018
Anthony Thistleton, founding partner of Waugh Thistleton Architects, explains why the age of concrete is over and why engineered timber is a solution to the biggest issue of our age ‘You don’t start a revolution by fighting the state but by...
 

 
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