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Structural Timber News

The future for SIPs is brighter than ever

6th November 2020
Significant growth for structural insulated panels (SIPs), as clients seek to construct energy-efficient homes and reduce running costs. Sometimes the best ideas arise from situations which you didn't necessary wish for or plan. JML Contracts,...
 

€44M upgrade for SMARTPLY OSB manufacturing plant

3rd November 2020
Coillte, Ireland’s largest commercial forestry and land solutions company, today approved a €44.4M investment to improve and upgrade MEDITE SMARTPLY’s SMARTPLY OSB plant in County Waterford. The investment will upgrade...
 

Nicolas Pople Architects creates vaulted CLT church in Stroud

27th October 2020
Nicolas Pople Architects has created a facetted cross-laminated timber chapel for a church in the town of Stroud in southwest England. Built for the Christian Community in Stroud, the timber chapel was made from a combination of...
 

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios plans an electric timber workplace in London

14th October 2020
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, which is a United Kingdom architecture studio, has formulated a six-floored cross-laminated timber workplace dubbed Paradise that is set to have zero-carbon to be parallel with its commitments Architects Declare....
 

Introducing SMARTPLY MAX FR B

13th October 2020
MEDITE SMARTPLY has now launched SMARTPLY MAX FR B, the brand new Euroclass B OSB3, a market innovation bringing increased safety and reliability to an industry contingent on safety and predictability. SMARTPLY MAX FR B is the...
 

Timber industry campaign to reduce CO2 in construction

13th October 2020
Wood CO2ts less aims to increase awareness of timber’s environmental credentials and highlight how using wood from sustainable forests is one of the simplest ways to reduce carbon emissions The timber industry has already...
 

Timber industry launches marketing campaign

12th October 2020
Timber producers are on a publicity drive in an attempt to drum up business from the construction industry. The ‘Wood CO2ts less’ campaign hopes to increase awareness of timber’s environmental credentials and of how using wood from...
 

Class leading air and vapour permeable roofing underlay

12th October 2020
UK producer, Glidevale Protect is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for high-performance construction membranes across the full building envelope. With the launch of  Viking Air, it now offers the most vapour and air permeable roofing underlay...
 

MiTek MMC update

9th October 2020
Here at MiTek we understand that integration is key to efficient construction, whether that be integration of people, software, design or products. Around the world MiTek’s strategy is to help our customers and business partners achieve that...
 

Getting a mortgage on an offsite-built home could soon get easier

9th October 2020
Building homes using modern methods of construction (MMC) is a key way to boost the UK’s housing stock. Now a new agreement could make them more appealing to a wider range of buyers. An “important milestone” has been reached...
 

Forget ‘Back to Normal,’ Construction Has Moved On

8th October 2020
It’s tempting to look forward to a time beyond Covid-19 when the world gets back to normal. In reality, that will probably never happen. Eventually, Covid-19 will cease to be a crisis, either because we have effective vaccines or...
 

Senior hires at modular home manufacturer

7th October 2020
Liverpool-based modular home manufacturer has made a pair of senior hires. Marie Smith has joined Ideal Modular Homes as director of projects, bringing a wealth of experience to the role. She has spent more than 14 years...
 

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios designs carbon negative timber office

6th October 2020
K architecture studio Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios has designed a six-storey cross-laminated timber office named Paradise, which will be carbon negative to align with its Architects Declare commitments.  The architecture studio...
 

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED - STRUCTURAL TIMBER AWARDS!

5th October 2020
The Structural Timber Awards is a celebration of innovation, best practice and expertise in timber technology. Taking place on 11 March 2021 at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham, the Awards will showcase innovative solutions and...
 

IKEA and Skanska expand low-cost modular home business to the UK

5th October 2020
When home furnishing company IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad met construction company Skanska’s then CEO at a housing fair in 1996, they decided to embark on a low-cost, modular housing model named BoKlok, pronounced “book look” and meaning...
 

 
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