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Timber frame construction the Norbord way

13th April 2021
Timber frame construction brings many benefits to the housebuilding industry, including quicker build times, quieter assembly, fewer deliveries to site, cost savings and a reduction in defects. Underpinning these advantages, Norbord’s...
 

All set for take-off as Hemsec helps to grow the UK SIPs market

9th April 2021
One of the UK's largest – and the longest-standing – insulated panel manufacturers sets ambitious plans for growth with new team members. A former airline pilot is one of the newest team members focused...
 

Timber Trailblazer

8th April 2021
As 2021 started, the multi-award winning Hope Rise development on Chalks Road in St. George, Bristol welcomed its new residents. This revolutionary affordable housing solution uses timber volumetric technology to great effect. ...
 

Timber frame construction the Norbord way

7th April 2021
Timber frame construction brings many benefits to the housebuilding industry, including quicker build times, quieter assembly, fewer deliveries to site, cost savings and a reduction in defects. Underpinning these advantages,...
 

Productivity Without Limits

7th April 2021
The latest SCM technological solution has been developed for the industrial production of large format cross laminated timber (CLT) panels. AREA XL...
 

Norbord Invests in New Recruits

6th April 2021
Norbord has introduced the latest recruits to the company's Engineering Graduate Scheme.  Andrew Chapman, Grant McEwan, Deborah Ayebare and Luca Micheletti joined the scheme on 19 October 2020 and are based at Norbord's plants in Cowie, South...
 

NMITE Appoints Founding CATT Director

5th April 2021
New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE) has announced that Professor Robert Hairstans has joined as Founding Director of its Centre for...
 

OHRA Helps Optimise Space

3rd April 2021
A new mobile racking system from OHRA enables storage capacities for squared timber with only a very small additional space requirement. Four double-sided cantilever racks mounted on mobile stands make it possible to gain storage space while...
 


Smartroof Invests in Derbyshire Facility

2nd April 2021
Smartroof, the UK manufacturer of offsite, panelised 'room in roof' systems, has completed a £1.2million investment in its Derbyshire production facility to drive efficiencies, improve...
 

Cutting Edge Investment for Taylor Lane

2nd April 2021
Taylor Lane Timber Frame has invested in a new fully automated cutting machine from Hundegger, the TURBO-Drive II (TD II), designed to cut roof truss components and engineered wood products.  The new linear saw will improve efficiency in...
 

Maximising Our Natural Resources

1st April 2021
Timber is the ultimate renewable material, but where does it fit into the circular economy? Charlie Law, Managing Director, Sustainable Construction Solutions, examines how the timber industry could embrace a system that makes the most of its...
 

Architect Seeks to Replace Concrete with Recycled Timber

1st April 2021
UK architect and scientist, Dr Colin M. Rose from University College London (UCL) has been awarded the Flemming Bligaard Award of 65,000 EUR from the Danish Ramboll Foundation for his research and work to develop and promote cross laminated...
 

On The Level & Fibo Complete the Ultimate Waterproof Test

31st March 2021
Specialist wet room floor manufacturer, On The Level, and leading manufacturer of waterproof wall panels, Fibo, have proven just how waterproof their products are, by creating a mini wet room environment, which was...
 

Advanced MMC & Timber

31st March 2021
Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH), the innovation consortium set up to transform the housebuilding sector, has published its second-year progress report showing encouraging results...
 

 
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