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Structural Timber News

Use more timber frames in new housing starts ‘to boost UK forestry’

5th December 2019
Policy Exchange report urges next government to increase use of timber in new homes The next government must ramp up the amount of domestically-produced timber used in new housing starts across England from the current 22% to 40%,...

Finland’s tallest wooden high-rise building, Lighthouse Joensuu, receives Wood Award

4th December 2019
Rising close to 50 metres, Lighthouse Joensuu building in Eastern Finland, has been granted the 'Puupalkinto' Wood Award 2019 for pioneering work to develop the construction of wooden high-rise buildings. Stora Enso supplied the massive wood...

Scott Brownrigg completes Glulam-roofed activity centre in Surrey

3rd December 2019
The 4,000m² facility for St George’s College, Weybridge contains a sports hall, dance studios and a series of flexible spaces The three-storey activity centre designed by Scott Brownrigg replaces a 1980s prefabricated...

Lendlease’s CLT pavilion tops out in 14 weeks

2nd December 2019
Project reaches highest point less than four months after pieces arrive on site. A cross-laminated timber pavilion at Lendlease’s International Quarter London development has topped out in just 14 weeks. The ACME-designed...

Luke Roberts named new MD at Donaldson Timber Engineering

28th November 2019
James Donaldson & Sons Ltd has appointed Luke Roberts as managing director for Fife- headquartered Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE). DTE is the UK's largest and longest established manufacturer of roof trusses, engineered joists,...

Robertson closes timber frame factory

27th November 2019
Scottish housebuilder says closure follows "strategic review" of the business. Scottish housing and construction group Robertson has closed one of its two timber frame housing factories as part of a strategic review of the...

Countryside aims to build 1,400 modular homes next year

27th November 2019
Countryside Properties is to build 1,400 modular homes in the coming year, after its new modular panel factory became operational in March this year. So far, Countryside's modular panel factory in Warrington has delivered 376...

Norbord expands team with new National Sales Manager

20th November 2019
Dan Clarke has joined the team at Norbord in the role of National Sales Manager. Previously National Sales Manager for Kronospan, with 24 years' experience in the panel manufacturing and timber distribution industry Dan's skills will be put to...

Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Rodger Cook as Business Development Director for Operations

20th November 2019
Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Rodger Cook as new Business Development Director for Operations at the Buckhaven site, the UK, the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Reporting directly to the Managing Director,...

Södra increases CLT production at Värö mill in Sweden

20th November 2019
Södra’s facility for cross-laminated timber (CLT) in Värö, Sweden, will increase to two shifts and four new employees will be taken on, thereby doubling the production capacity, as the company says in a recent press release. “Production...

The benefits of buying home-grown panels

16th November 2019
Norbord's Industrial Sales Manager, David Sleigh, offers his thoughts on the healthy state of the supply chain for the industrial market. We're in the business of producing wood panel products – OSB, MDF and particleboard – products...

How modular construction is helping to solve the UK housing crisis

15th November 2019
Innovation funding specialist the MPA Group highlights the main advantages of modular construction and the key sector issues it is helping to address. Modular construction is the process where building components are produced in a...

Spider To The Rescue

13th November 2019
Winning the 2019 Product Innovation Award for its Spider Connector system, we hear a little more about Rothoblaas and the University of Innsbruck's game changing product. "Spider will be changing your perspective....

SMARTPLY ULTIMA and SMARTPLY FR : The offsite solutions

13th November 2019
With offsite construction on the rise as a more efficient, high quality and sustainable option for delivering affordable housing, MEDITE SMARTPLY highlights some of its ground-breaking products. As a concept, offsite construction has...

No One Seems To Care About Fire

12th November 2019
2 years on from Grenfell and we’re still having the same conversations – so what’s the truth – is the industry really doing everything it can to improve or are we just watching a tick-box exercise despite the unacceptable loss of life...

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