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Structural Timber News

Calling all structural timber systems manufacturers – TTJ Awards voting is go!

15th June 2020
Voting for the Structural Timber Systems Supplier of the Year in this year’s Timber Trades Journal (TTJ) Awards is open until July 10. The TTJ Awards, which has been running for 24 years, rewards customer service and...
 

CLT Pioneers Invest in new fire research and compliance framework

14th June 2020
Existing buildings and new construction account for nearly 40% of the UK's carbon dioxide emissions according to a World Green Building Council report published in September 2019. As a robust, fast, clean, sustainable and renewable method of...
 

Insurance implications of the new timber frame fire safety in use research

26th May 2020
In our latest expert opinion article, Marcus Saunders, Client Service Executive for construction at leading insurance broker and risk management expert Gallagher, tells us what the new research from the Structural Timber Association (STA) into...
 

Roundtable: Plotting the route to net zero carbon

7th April 2020
The STA recently hosted a roundtable discussion with Building Magazine, gathering industry experts to discuss the challenges of banishing carbon emissions, from how to deliver green schemes affordably, to what clients want, and the action...
 

COVID-19 Webinars

31st March 2020
To support the construction industry and ensure our members have the best and latest information on the implications of the global health crisis on our industry, the Structural Timber Association has launched a series of COVID-19 webinars. ...
 

Timber Frame Fire Safety In Use Guidance

11th March 2020
With an objective to enhance quality and drive product innovation through technical guidance and research, the Structural Timber Association (STA), as part of their continual development programme, has been collaborating with the Construction...
 

SterlingOSB Zero shines at Jewson

10th September 2019
The Charlton branch of Jewson has created a new concept using SterlingOSB Zero. The builders' merchant, which supplies building materials, equipment, tools and timber, created new signs and displays using SterlingOSB Zero. Jewson stakeholders...
 

Norbord supports local weaving company with memorable donation

9th September 2019
Inverness-based wood panel manufacturer Norbord has plaid a blinder by assisting in the creation of an innovative weavers' display. The company is supporting Prickly Thistle, a local tartan weaving start-up, by donating...
 

Norbord Genk awaits top safety accolade

29th August 2019
Norbord's mill in Genk, Belgium, has achieved the company's highest safety rating to date – Safety Star 2 – becoming the first Norbord mill in the company's global network to achieve this. The Norbord Safety Star...
 

Timber homes can help tackle climate emergency, Westminster inquiry told

22nd August 2019
Scotland's timber industry can help tackle the UK's housing crisis and the global climate emergency, a Westminster inquiry has heard. An evidence session has been told that conventional housebuilding materials are not...
 

A guide to choosing the most suitable CaberWood MDF for your application

11th June 2019
Norbord, the leading manufacturer in the UK of engineered wood based panels, has released a handy guide to help tradespeople, architects and specifiers know which product from its Medium Density Fibreboard portfolio, CaberWood MDF, is the most...
 

Whatever the job, Norbord has a wood panel for it!

22nd May 2019
Norbord’s Engineered wood panels product guide is the perfect companion for specifiers, architects and tradespeople. Whatever the project, they will be able to find a panel for it in the handy A5 booklet. The product guide...
 

Norbord sponsors local rugby team

16th April 2019
Players at Bannockburn Rugby Club are playing in a brand new kit this season thanks to a major sponsorship by Norbord. Club Vice President, Michael Martin Kenny, explained: "We have...
 

Taekwondo kids get a kick out of sponsorship

16th April 2019
Young members of the LCD Taekwondo club in Stirling, Scotland got a big kick out of a recent sponsorship by Norbord – it helped them to stage their first-ever team tournament. The club is run by Liz McKenna Rankin who...
 

Furnish with Norbord

14th March 2019
The UK market for wood panel products is dominated by the construction industry for structural, aesthetic and fitting-out purposes. Where MDF excels too is in furniture; its consistent and reliable physical characteristics, and the ease with...
 

 
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