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Construction innovation factory opens

18th September 2017
An Innovation Factory for construction where companies can test new products and techniques has launched this week. The new £2m factory in Lanarkshire is being launched by the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre. Anyone within the...

STA Launch Time for Timber Podcast

12th September 2017
A ‘wealth of information’ is a commonly used expression but accessing content can be a problem for busy construction professionals. The newly launched Structural Timber Association’s Podcast - Time for Timber - can be listened to ‘on...

Hanson Plywood will once again be sponsoring a creative installation at this years’ Timber Expo

31st August 2017
This will mark the 4th time that the Halifax-based company have worked alongside students at the Architectural Associations School of Architecture with the help of TRADA. The sculpture will be constructed using birch throughout plywood sourced from...

What Lego can teach construction clients

30th August 2017
Lego was founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Christiansen, a visionary who steered the company through a series of crises by adapting and modernising. This was most notable in 1947 when the company switched from wooden to plastic toys. Fast...

The Wonders of Wood

29th August 2017
Discipline Director Andrew Wylie specialises in engineering with timber and timber hybrids. With the recent rise of timber hybrid construction he explains what it is about timber that makes him so keen on championing its use in construction. ...

Protect Membranes Awarded STA Assure Gold Accreditation

25th August 2017
Protect Membranes, the construction and roofing membranes company, has been awarded the highest level of membership accreditation to the newly launched STA Assure scheme after assessment by the Structural Timber Association (STA). Achieving Gold...

Timber Innovations on the Tele!

22nd August 2017
Solihull based Timber Innovations have featured on the Made In Birmingham TV station, contributing to a discussion about self-build homes and timber frame on its weekly Business Show. The programme’s producer invited Timber Innovations to send...

Swedish group snaps up Swindon industrial fastening firm

26th July 2017
Swindon-based industrial fastening firm Young Black has been acquired by international specialist engineering group Indutrade in a move that will help to secure its future. Young Black, which employs around 30 people at its base on Radway Road,...

Chapman Taylor behind the first volumetric modular hotel to be completed in Manchester

25th July 2017
Chapman Taylor’s new 220 bedroom Holiday Inn Express, built off-site from purpose built steel shipping containers, has been completed at Manchester’s Trafford City. It is the first hotel in the North West to be built using this particular...

2017 Structural Timber Awards Finalists Announced!

24th July 2017
The Structural Timber Awards is a celebration of innovation, best practice and expertise in timber technology. Taking place on 10 October 2017 at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham, the Awards will showcase innovative solutions and...

Industry risks running out of timber soon if we don’t become more sustainable

21st July 2017
A report commissioned by WWF finds that UK businesses must invest in sustainable forest management if they are to guarantee access to timber that their businesses rely on in the near future. Leading countries that supply timber to the UK are...

Hybrid timber systems – the optimum structural solution

20th July 2017
There are many aspects to consider when designing a building – from the structural system and performance to the aesthetics and sustainability. Clearly the build cost plays a crucial part in the decision-making process – but does the lowest...

L&G shows off first modular housing prototype

19th July 2017
Investment firm’s factory in Selby, near Leeds, is building capacity to produce thousands of homes annually across eight production lines Legal & General (L&G) has unveiled its first turn-key modular housing prototype, a two-storey,...

EGGER extends guarantee on flagship flooring product and protects builders from the weather for longer

19th July 2017
New research and rigorous testing of EGGER’s flagship flooring product, EGGER Protect, has shown that the structural board can remain exposed to the elements for 60 days.  This is a substantial increase on the previously...

Europe Leads the way in Rise of Mass Timber Construction

18th July 2017
A new report from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has revealed that Europe is at the forefront of a timber construction movement. The report, Tall Timber: A Global Audit, is a global study on built, under construction and...

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Mary Riley Associates
Pocket Guide
Timber Expo 2017
Lucas Fettes
Mary Riley Associates
Pocket Guide
Timber Expo 2017
Lucas Fettes
Mary Riley Associates
Pocket Guide
Timber Expo 2017