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Framework for housing

23rd February 2018
Clive Feeney, chief officer of the Scottish Procurement Alliance, considers the challenges in realising the Scottish Government’s ambitions for new housing and looks at how procurement frameworks may be able to help. What do you see as the main...
 

Stewart Milne Timber Systems says it is on course to break £100m in revenues by 2021

21st February 2018
The timber systems division of Stewart Milne Group is on course to meet its target of £100m in revenues by 2021 after doubling the size of the business during the last four years. Turnover now stands at £65m and the company is predicting...
 

Industry feedback shapes ecobuild 2018 seminars and workshops

21st February 2018
Ecobuild has revealed more details about its extensive programme of CPD accredited seminars and workshops. They have been developed and curated alongside leading industry partners and influencers to provide support, insight and real solutions to...
 

Yet another "World's tallest timber tower" going up in Norway

21st February 2018
It may be treesonous of me to say this, but we should stop this silly competition to be tallest. If you search TreeHugger you will find eight posts with the words "tallest timber tower". Here is the latest- an 18 story building in...
 

Construction membrane delivers thermal efficiency and insulation cost savings

20th February 2018
Protect Membranes, UK producer of roofing and construction membranes, has introduced Protect TF InterFoil, a CE marked, highly reflective insulating breather membrane designed for use within a timber frame wall panel to enhance its overall thermal...
 

Why This Bold Architect Loves Building Skyscrapers Made of Wood

20th February 2018
Vancouver-based architect Michael Green speaks with AD about the role of wood in architecture and why the U.S. is poised for a big movement in sustainable building. Concrete and steel have ruled skyscraper construction for the better...
 

Cairngorm acquires North Yorkshire Timber to merge with Thornbridge

20th February 2018
Cairngorm Capital Partners has acquired North Yorkshire Timber. NY Timber will be merged with existing Cairngorm portfolio company Thornbridge, which Cairngorm picked up in November last year, the private equity firm’s first investment from...
 

Japanese wooden skyscraper plan sparks debate in the UK

20th February 2018
British architects and timber building specialists have hailed plans by a Japanese company to build a 350m-tall mainly wooden tower – but questioned the need for such buildings in future. Timber supplier Sumitomo Forestry this month revealed...
 

Modernisation or transformation – time to be bold

14th February 2018
Over a year now from the publication of Modernise or Die, the report continues to provoke comment. Mark Farmer explains how his findings of systemic failure are perhaps less disputed than the suggested path he proposes the industry should take to...
 

First major trade show to set standards on diversity

14th February 2018
The UK’s largest event for the built environment, UK Construction Week (UKCW)  (which includes Timber Expo) has released a new guide for its 600+ exhibitors to promote greater equality, diversity and inclusion in...
 

A Code for Confidence

13th February 2018
A fundamental part of the success and appeal of volumetric module manufacture rests in the repeatability of units and design. But issues surrounding interoperabity of systems and detailing still persist, affecting quality and client confidence. Has...
 

Environment Minister will "make sure the whole body of European environmental law continues to have effect" after Brexit

13th February 2018
The Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) has welcomed a pledge from Environment Minister Dr Thérèse Coffey MP to “make sure the whole body of European environmental law continues to have effect” after Brexit. The Environment Minister...
 

Nilsson Pflugfelder brings German pre-fab to Cambridge with House R

12th February 2018
This new-build on a backland site in central Cambridge was built using a German pre-fab system Conceived as a ‘compact box’ surrounded by Victorian terraces, House R edges away from its site boundaries to maximise amenity space and minimise...
 

DTE plans major role in UK glulam sector

12th February 2018
Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE) has set its sights on becoming the UK’s market leader in the design and supply of secondary processed glulam. The company has appointed Malcolm Vaughton, the former UK managing director of Danish glulam...
 

RoundTable Event - Saving Energy Saving Money

9th February 2018
Fabric First has long been the heartbeat of the timber sector as energy efficiency and building performance consistently challenge the construction sector. A Roundtable Event hosted by DuPont tackled what the timber and offsite sector can do...
 

 
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