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James Donaldson and Sons Announces Charity Partnership with Maggie’s

26th June 2019
Leading Fife based timber expert, James Donaldson & Sons has announced today (26 June) its charity partnership with Maggie’s, due to span over the next twelve to eighteen months. The firm has pledged to match funds up to £25,000, raised by...
 

Homes England agrees first wave of strategic partnerships to ramp up building of affordable homes

17th June 2019
Homes England confirms landmark deals with eight housing associations. First wave will deliver 14,280 additional affordable homes. Deals come after CEO Nick Walkley called for a new sector partnership with Government. Homes England has today...
 

Modular student housing pods for Dyson Institute

17th June 2019
The practice has completed a series of 26m² ‘pods’ for the Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology in Wiltshire The series of stacked cross-laminated timber aluminium-clad pods are designed to accommodate up to 50 students in total,...
 

Stakeholders hear how AIMCH project will revolutionise how homes are built

17th June 2019
Industry leaders and stakeholders recently joined together to learn more about the AIMCH project. This is a collaborative project with the ambition to deliver high quality offsite homes faster, more reliably and at the same cost of masonry-built...
 

Driving Change and Promoting Innovation in the Construction Sector

11th June 2019
3000 DELEGATES 100 INDUSTRY BUYERS 100 SPEAKERS   0 COST TO ATTEND The offsite arena is an exciting place to be. The levels of investment and confidence in the long-term viability of advanced offsite methods of construction, is...
 

A client's guide to engineered timber buildings

5th June 2019
TRADA's 'Procuring engineered timber buildings – a client’s guide' is a collection of realistic, frequently asked questions and answers intended for developers who are considering engineered timber solutions for the structure of their building....
 

Revealing designs for the world’s tallest hybrid timber tower

3rd June 2019
A Vancouver (British Columbia) developer has proposed a mass timber, Passive House skyscraper that could be the world’s tallest wood tower. Delta Land Corporation is working with architect Peter Busby from Perkins + Will to design the 35 to...
 

Six reasons why timber frame is surging in the UK

3rd June 2019
In the mid-1980s, negative press about quality control for timber frame housing caused a healthy market to slump from around 40% to less than 10% in a single year. It was slow to rebuild but recent years have seen a marked resurgence in the use of...
 

Bright future for construction innovation

3rd June 2019
The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre recently secured a multi-million funding package for the next five years, became a delivery partner for the Construction Innovation Hub and launched a pilot project that could see homes built offsite by...
 

Fire Safe Facade Refurbishment

28th May 2019
A new replacement facade system being installed at a high-rise residential building in Leeds is bringing the structure up to compliance with new government guidance for fire safety. Two derelict blocks at Saxton Gardens in Leeds were...
 

The Structural Timber Estimating Guide

24th May 2019
The Structural Timber Estimating Guide has been developed by leading cost management organisation Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) to provide financial and technical information for construction industry...
 

Three is the Magic Number for New Modular Housing Scheme

24th May 2019
An innovative combination of three reflective, low emissivity wall construction membranes from Protect Membranes has been used to deliver the magic formula for a flagship affordable housing scheme in Swansea on behalf of Gwalia Housing / Pobl...
 

Södra Officialy Launches Irish Arm

22nd May 2019
Södra has officially launched Södra Wood (Ireland) Ltd, demonstrating the company’s investment in and commitment to the Northern and Southern Irish market. The launch was celebrated with 40 key figures from across the Irish timber industry at...
 

R&D to Reduce Heat Loss in Housing

21st May 2019
One of Scotland’s leading contractors and manufacturers has taken the next steps to improve the energy performance of the typical home with research and development into heat loss. CCG (Scotland) Ltd has worked in partnership with...
 

Structural Timber Association Welcomes New STA Assure Director

21st May 2019
The STA today announced the appointment of Andrew Orriss in the new role of Director of STA Assure. Working with STA members to develop the focus on technical excellence, Andrew Orriss will lead the development and implementation of the...
 

 
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