News

29 April 2016

Business minister Nick Boles MP will be attending the inaugural conference of the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) later this year.

27 April 2016

Talk about going the extra mile. In fact, one of Scotframe’s latest contracts to supply a school extension saw it going the whole 8,000 miles – to the Falkland Islands.

26 April 2016

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is gearing up for a recruitment drive, with an ambitious target to attract 400 new firms and take its membership beyond 1,000.

25 April 2016

The range of responsibly sourced timber and forest products eligible for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) scheme has been expanded after the US Green Building Council (USGBC) issued an alternative compliance path (ACP).

22 April 2016

A rundown 19th Century farmhouse on the east side of Norway’s River Glomma has been given a modern makeoever by LINK architects.

21 April 2016

Finland’s Metsä Wood has launched a series of videos intended to raise awareness of modern timber construction processes, and make the case for its sustainability credentials.

20 April 2016

Flagpoles made from Accoya modified wood have recently been installed at an historic horse racetrack in the Netherlands.

19 April 2016

The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has declared that its members can only sell marine plywood in the UK if it has independent third party quality assurance.

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Features

Hospitals have a rather austere reputation, but the use of timber engineering is helping them to lighten up, creating facilities that can cater to our sense of mental well-being as much as our physical healthcare needs

Across the UK, timber cladding is helping to make many a ruin habitable again, as Holly Squire discovers

Wood is the quintessential sustainable material, right? Well, in this modern global economy that entirely depends upon where it is grown and where it ends up being used, as the Grown In Britain campaign is keen to point out

Savvy retailers are learning that wood has a winning aesthetic for today’s more eco-conscious consumers, and given its innate sustainable credentials it means retail therapy doesn’t have to be quite such a guilty pleasure reports Mark Cantrell