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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...
 

dRMM’s Oldham Maggie’s is the first CLT hardwood building in the world

18th July 2017
Designed by dRMM Architects in the grounds of the Royal Oldham Hospital, the centre has also completed during Maggie’s 21st year of operation. Funded by the Stoller Trust, the centre will offer psychological support, benefits advice, nutrition...
 

LVL by Stora Enso now available

17th July 2017
High-rise buildings in wood are not unusual sights anymore in cities around the world and the interest for wood as a building material grows rapidly. On all continents cities are growing, resulting in an increased demand of lighter,...
 

Stewart Milne Timber Systems first in UK to create BIM library for offsite construction

28th June 2017
Design, construction and property professionals can now access the UK’s first timber frame Building Information Modelling (BIM) library, after a successful 12-month project by Stewart Milne Timber Systems, the leading manufacturer of offsite...
 

An opportunity to change the face of UK housing

28th June 2017
nHouse makes innovative designer modular houses in a factory. This is the fastest and most efficient way to make affordable, quality homes in high volume, helping to solve the UK housing crisis. nHouse is already enjoying really strong sales...
 

Shou Sugi Ban partner with MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME for interior of Sticky Sisters Restaurant

27th June 2017
Translating to ‘burnt cedar plate’, Shou Sugi Ban is a Japanese term for the ancient art of charring timber to both preserve the wood and give it a unique burnt finish.  Sharing its name with the charring techniques it practices, Shou Sugi...
 

Kingspan TEK is fit for a King

26th June 2017
Holiday-home owners at Haggerston Castle Holiday Park in Northumberland will be relaxing in style this summer at the Park’s new owners’ lounge, constructed from the Kingspan TEK Building System of Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) during the...
 

SMARTPLY OSB to be used for giant Greenpeace tree at Glastonbury 2017

20th June 2017
The Greenpeace Field at Glastonbury festival has long been popular among festival-goers thanks to their free hot showers and delicious veggie food available at their cafe. This year, however, will see a new feature to the field with the...
 

Green homes project set to form Scotland's tallest timber structure

20th June 2017
Work is under way to build dozens of new energy- efficient homes which will form Scotland’s tallest timber structure. Glasgow firm CCG is behind the project to build 42 “mid-market’ rented flats in Yoker for Sanctuary housing with views...
 

Gripsure and MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME provide a new solution to increase safety at The Eden Project

19th June 2017
Gripsure® non-slip decking solutions have partnered with MEDITE® TRICOYA® EXTREME to produce their latest product innovation, Gripsure Xtreme, which lines one of the walkways at The Eden Project, Cornwall.  An...
 

Sir Richard Branson tops poll in General Election survey by UK Construction Week

16th June 2017
UK Construction Week, the UK’s largest gathering and community of construction professionals, has conducted a survey to uncover and tackle issues facing construction, housebuilding and skills in the run up to the General Election. With over 1,000...
 

Exova marks official opening of UK supersite

15th June 2017
Exova, the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has marked the official opening of a new 50,000 square foot supersite in Wednesbury, UK. The new testing site serves the needs of national and international customers in...
 

Legal & General hires Rolls Royce’s Rosie Toogood as CEO of it's modular housing business

14th June 2017
Legal & General (L&G) announces that it has hired Rosie Toogood as CEO of its modular housing business.   L&G is seeking to address the UK’s housing crisis by modernising the construction industry, producing...
 

 
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