News

24 April 2015

Birmingham’s NEC will host the inaugural Structural Timber Awards later this year, celebrating and recognising innovation in timber technology as a sustainable structural construction material.

23 April 2015

Maastricht University in the Netherlands has chosen to clad the new home of its Department of Psychology in Accoya modified wood.

21 April 2015

A trip to Wales added a rather wooden note to David Cameron’s election tour last week – well, he was visiting a timber sawmill.

20 April 2015

Kingspan Timber Solutions will be making the case for the advantages of offsite manufacturing techniques at an event the Belfry in Nottingham tomorrow.

17 April 2015

Södra has announced that Christer Segersteén is to stand down as chairman after serving on the board for 24 years.

16 April 2015

A branch of roof truss supplier Pasquill has achieved FSC Certification from BM TRADA for its metal web joists and roof trusses in a mere three days.

15 April 2015

The main political parties have done little to gain the confidence of the timber industry ahead of the election, according to a poll conducted by Timber Expo, although the Tories were placed ahead of their main rivals.

14 April 2015

A timber treatment firm based in Hull has taken a big leap to increase its capacity and enhance its services – by moving to a brand new site.

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Features

A new campaign highlighting the green credentials of timber as a construction material is bringing a whole new meaning to the term carbon footprint

Timber might be an ancient building material, but as these eye-catching projects demonstrate it readily combines its natural versatility with engineering innovation to create a future-proof construction solution

Canary Wharf is well-known for being home to a host of striking modern buildings but a new addition to its skyline is causing quite a stir

The failure of fire retardant treatments to perform when a blaze breaks out could see the companies and individuals involved in the design and construction of the building brought before the courts. Jacqui Hughes, fire retardants manager at Lonza Wood Protection, outlines how to ensure that your fire retardant protected timbers are fully compliant