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Structural Timber News

The Optimum Solution

14th September 2020
Innovaré Systems are at the forefront of innovative timber design and this was showcased recently at two new education projects at Kingsteignton and Stonebridge Primary Schools – both using the award-winning i-SIPS, the BBA Approved structural...

#STAwards: Sponsorship & Promotional Opportunities

14th September 2020
The timber industry is experiencing increasing demand, meaning that the Structural Timber Awards are more pivotal than ever. Amid the call for advanced digital design tools, inspiring architecture, cost savings, maximised sustainable...

Stora Enso invests in cross laminated timber (CLT) production in Czech Republic

8th September 2020
Stora Enso has decided to invest approximately EUR 79 million in a new production line for cross laminated timber (CLT) at its Ždírec sawmill in the Czech Republic. The investment will further enhance Stora Enso’s position as a global...

Continued supply of timber protection for the long term

7th September 2020
Do you need reassurance when it comes to timber protection? PROTIM® is an organic based preservation system for wood, pressure treated for use in construction projects that require protection to Use Class UC1, UC2, UC3 such as roof timbers,...

Transformational project to deliver key learnings for housebuilding sector

3rd September 2020
Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH), the three-year project funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF), and set up by a consortium of private, public and...

New timber industry campaign to reduce CO2 in construction

28th August 2020
Contractors / builders / engineers / housebuilders are being urged to use more timber to meet the UK's net zero target. The Wood CO2ts less campaign aims to increase awareness of timber's environmental credentials and highlight...

SIP Systems – Delivering Energy Efficient Buildings

26th August 2020
The dynamic and fast-moving pace of the structural timber sector delivers a vast array of buildings through innovative construction methods. Here Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive of the Structural Timber Association discusses the benefits of...

James Donaldson Group Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

14th August 2020
Leading timber specialist, James Donaldson and Sons Ltd (JDS), has announced Arlene Cairns is joining the Group as its new chief financial officer (CFO), effective today, 3 August 2020. Arlene joins JDS from Aviva, where she was chief finance...

Covers wins timber industry award at virtual ceremony

13th August 2020
Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has been named Timber Merchant of the Year at the third annual BMJ Industry Awards 2020. Organised by the Builders Merchants Journal, the awards aim to celebrate the UK merchanting industry and highlight the...

Neil Donaldson bows out after 45 years at family firm

12th August 2020
Neil Donaldson has announced his retirement from leading timber specialist, James Donaldson & Sons, after 45 years with the business, as he hands over the reins to the sixth generation. Neil joined Donaldson’s in 1975, after...

Autotec solutions for offsite production from BeA

11th August 2020
BeA are well established in Europe as the leading system supplier for fastening and connection technology. Our automated systems, staples, nails and special fasteners are used by renowned manufacturers in fully automated production. ...

STA Advice Note 18 – what do specifiers need to know?

10th August 2020
John Mellor of Glidevale Protect explains the key subject of thermal performance for breather membranes installed to structural timber walls, as detailed in the Structural Timber Association’s STA Advice Note 18. To assist...

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...

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