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Self-Build is Streets Ahead with Kingspan

7th August 2020
A family of ambitious self-builders in Oxfordshire have created their dream home featuring a gambrel roof constructed with the Kingspan TEK Building System of structural insulated panels (SIPs). Peter and Anita Reynolds had long...
 

Wood you believe timber has big role to play in cutting carbon emissions?

6th August 2020
One beneficial side-effect of lockdown has been a reduction in global carbon emissions. This has resulted in better air quality, clearer water and a return of wildlife to some urban areas. These unexpected benefits have inspired optimism for a...
 

Offsite construction can become the “new normal”

5th August 2020
Covid-19 has placed new safety restrictions on an industry already struggling to deliver enough housing. Offsite construction, with its factory environments, integrated supply chains and increased efficiency, can step up to produce...
 

The CLT solution

4th August 2020
Simpson strong-tie launches cross-laminated timber connectors and fasteners range Market leaders Simpson Strong-Tie, in engineered structural connectors, fasteners and building solutions, have launched a comprehensive offering of...
 

Thinking outside the offsite construction box

3rd August 2020
Modular construction is getting a lot of attention for the undoubted benefits it offers but it is only one of many offsite solutions, like timber frame, that have their own unique advantages, says Malcolm Thomson, sales director at Scotframe ...
 

BoKlok UK appoints TopHat for first offsite homes in Britain

31st July 2020
BoKlok UK, the sustainable, low-cost homes provider jointly owned by Skanska and Ikea, has appointed modular housing manufacturer TopHat to produce its first homes in Britain In May, BoKlok UK, a jointly owned operation between...
 

CLT experts to develop new fire safety compliance framework

30th July 2020
Cross laminated timber (CLT) pioneers have invested in a new fire research and compliance framework to provide scientific data for CLT fire performance Considered a robust, fast, clean, sustainable and renewable method of...
 

HS2 reveals shortlist for £570m Birmingham Curzon Street station

29th July 2020
BAM Ferrovial, Laing O’Rourke and Mace Dragados have been shortlisted for HS2’s £570m Birmingham Curzon Street station contract HS2 Ltd revealed the names of the construction firms in the running to build Birmingham Curzon...
 

Actis welcomes Hackitt’s call to increase offsite manufacturing

28th July 2020
Modern Methods of Construction play a vital role in ensuring the ‘new normal’ is greener and more efficient, according to Dame Judith Hackitt and construction minister Nadhim Zahawi While the past three months have been undeniably...
 

Offsite construction can become the ‘new normal’

27th July 2020
The global pandemic will have a wide-reaching impact on us all.  It is difficult to see how any industry sector will come through this unscathed and without re-examining how to do things differently.  What will be important is that we...
 

Exposed OSB panels used to bring edgy design-led interior commercial space to life

21st July 2020
When design driven beauty company SLG wanted to bring an unexpected new aesthetic to their newly acquired working space in The Brewery Quarter, Cheltenham, they called on the expertise of interior design company Modus. Ever thinking outside the...
 

Decarbonising Construction

17th July 2020
As global leaders grapple with issues surrounding climate change, the world is gradually coming together to develop strategies to help alleviate the impact of global warming. Here, Andy Goodwin, Managing Director of B&K Structures, shares...
 

New timber industry campaign to reduce CO2 in construction

13th July 2020
A new industry campaign to showcase timber's environmental credentials is being launched today (13 July) 'Wood CO2ts less' is raising awareness of how using wood from sustainably managed forests is one of the simplest ways to help...
 

New industry campaign - Wood CO2ts Less

13th July 2020
A new industry campaign to showcase timber's environmental credentials is being launched today (13 July) 'Wood CO2ts less' is raising awareness of how using wood from sustainably managed forests is one of the simplest ways to help...
 

Maximise Industry Exposure at the 2020 #STAwards

10th July 2020
Now more than ever is the time to shout about your company’s achievements, making events such as the Structural Timber Awards more influential than ever. To accommodate furlough and home working arrangements, the awards team have recently...
 

 
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