News

30 October 2014

This year’s Timber Expo was the most successful yet, a “delighted” BM TRADA has revealed.

29 October 2014

A former production director for Havelock Europa has joined Stewart Milne Timber Systems as its new manufacturing director.

28 October 2014

A timber company boss has been disqualified from acting as a company director for failing to maintain proper accounting records and paying tax.

27 October 2014

A branch of Haworth Timber and Building Supplies is looking to strengthen its brand by supporting its local football club.

24 October 2014

A timber merchant has been recognised for its commitment to staff training with a major industry award.

23 October 2014

Norway’s Kebony is all set for international expansion after securing €8 million of investment capital.

22 October 2014

Apprentice Gary Abel is proving his worth at Lonza Wood Protection, where he is learning the ropes as part of the team providing engineering field support services to its treatment customers.

21 October 2014

Architecture and design practice Broadway Malyan has taken a tour of the sites in Barcelona during a study trip hosted by Timberplay.

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Features

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

Could the answer to the housing crisis lie in a load of old rubbish?

When it comes to designing products for durability, the Timber Decking and Cladding Association (TDCA) has encountered a disturbing lack of knowledge, prompting a call for tighter specifications

Andrew Carpenter, chief executive of the Structural Timber Association (STA), looks back at what has been a busy year for the new organisation