News

1 September 2014

The Forestry Commission is to embark on a three-month programme of tree felling at Wythop Forest in Cumbria.

28 August 2014

Westframe, the timber frame manufacturing division of developer Westleigh, is looking to triple its production over the next three years after moving to a 20,000 sq ft production facility.

26 August 2014

The team behind the low-carbon Enterprise Centre at The University of East Anglia have completed a key construction milestone with the use of locally sourced lumber for the building’s timber frame.

22 August 2014

BM TRADA has announced two Autumn dates for its free half-day seminar on Fire Protection Measures– Understanding Your Responsibilities.

21 August 2014

National builders merchant Howarth Timber and Building Supplies has opened a new shop at its south east London base.

20 August 2014

Accord Group’s offsite manufacturing method was in the spotlight when housing and planning minister Brandon Lewis MP visited the Beechdale housing development in Walsall.

14 August 2014

A Victorian estate that has become a popular visitor attraction in Ireland is being fitted out with timber cladding and doors made out of a modified wood product manufactured by Accsys Technologies.

13 August 2014

A Herefordshire timber firm has been fined after a worker was crushed against a machine by a tree trunk.

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Features

Alastair Kerr, director general of the Wood Panels Industries Federation (WPIF) and spokesperson for the JOSB Done campaign, looks into the confusing world of wood

Timber is an essential element in the construction of a pioneering zero carbon development in Oxfordshire that intends to prove the eco town is far from dead

The first report into a £17m project to test how easily houses can be retrofitted with eco features suggests that much more than just the building fabric is at stake, says Peter Baber

Jacqueline O’Donovan, managing director of O’Donovan Waste Disposal considers what refurbishment under the Government’s current energy drive will mean for the waste supply chain