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The Green Construction Recovery

25th September 2020
Andy Goodwin, Managing Director of sustainable specialist contractor, B&K Structures points some potential pitfalls surrounding a green construction recovery. Decarbonising construction to produce more sustainable and better...
 

Progressive Flooring: less carpentry, more engineering

24th September 2020
Despite the continual development of new building materials and designs, the construction of suspended floors in the housing sector is still dominated by one material: wood. David Connacher, Marketing Manager at Norbord Europe explains more....
 

A Natural Construction Material

23rd September 2020
Wood is an excellent construction material from an environmental perspective. By increasing its use, we can reduce the consumption of non-renewable natural resources and the carbon dioxide emissions of construction. Metsä Wood explain more....
 

Positive Progress

22nd September 2020
The phrase Net Zero and everything that surrounds it will continue to shape the way the built environment is designed and delivered over the next few decades. It will be a long haul but the signs are that the UK is serious about making it...
 

Wood: a gift that keeps on giving

21st September 2020
Wood for Good has played a huge role in promoting timber to the wider built environment for many years now. Recently appointed Campaign Manager, Sarah Virgo spoke to us about the plans ahead including the new Wood CO2ts less campaign. ...
 

Social enterprise unveils ambitious plans for 350 zero carbon homes and 50 new jobs

21st September 2020
A social enterprise has announced ambitious plans to build nearly 350 carbon zero homes after clinching a five-year deal with the company that developed them. Creating Enterprise have signed a contract with Beattie Passive giving them exclusive...
 

TRA Magazine Available to Read Now!

18th September 2020
We are pleased to enclose Trä! magazine with the Summer issue of Structural Timber Magazine – also available to read online now!  Published by Swedish Wood – representatives for the Swedish sawmill industry and part of the Swedish...
 

The Future: Offsite & Lean Technology

18th September 2020
Offsite construction can become the ‘new normal’ says Stewart Dalgarno, Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) Project Director and Director of Product Development at Stewart Milne Group.  ...
 

Make Do and Mend for the 21st Century

17th September 2020
Communicating the story, personality and ingenuity of Heath Robinson, ZMMA have designed a contemporary and iconic building that makes a place for community arts, activity and exhibitions. A dynamic new museum and shop,...
 

PAMIR and WoodEngine link

16th September 2020
MiTek offers truly industry leading Roof Truss and Posi-Joist engineering software and timber frame detailing software with our PAMIR and WoodEngine packages. The latest versions of the software include a dynamic link to easily and...
 

Trä! magazine

16th September 2020
We are pleased to enclose Trä! magazine with the Summer issue of Structural Timber Magazine – also available to read online now! Published by Swedish Wood – representatives for the Swedish sawmill industry and part of...
 

Stunning Building: Stunning Location

16th September 2020
Eilean Donan Castle has recently opened its doors to a brand new visitor centre which has been built using cross laminated timber (CLT) from Stora Enso. Eve Dennehy, Director at Structur Communications, outlines the project at one of Scotland’s...
 

The Proven Manufacturing Solution

15th September 2020
Carbon reduction is a critical factor in the way the construction industry operates. Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive of the Structural Timber Association (STA) Quicker to construct, quieter to assemble, requiring fewer...
 

Three is the magic number for modern housing development

15th September 2020
An innovative combination of three reflective, insulating and low emissivity construction membranes from Glidevale Protect has been used to deliver the magic formula for a new build apartment scheme in Plymouth, Devon, achieving good energy...
 

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...
 

 
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