News

9 March 2017

Former defence secretary turned television personality Michael Portillo called on Theresa May’s Government to take a more interventionist stance in the housing market – and build more council homes.

7 March 2017

International Timber has increased the minimum rate of pay for its employees ahead of the Government’s introduction of the National Living Wage in April.

3 March 2017

Accoya modified wood has been used to provide the finishing touches to Casa da Mata, or ‘The Jungle House’, on Brazil’s Guarujá Beach.

2 March 2017

A procurement consortium is using its cost-saving framework to deliver its first development of timber frame homes in Kidderminster.

1 March 2017

A high-performance commercial property in Brisbane, Australia, is set to become the country’s tallest engineered timber building.

27 February 2017

Ecobuild will be going back to its roots and become more entrepreneurial, the show’s new owner has said, following its acquisition from UBM.

23 February 2017

Kebony played host to a Flemish government minister during a visit to celebrate the groundbreaking on the construction of its second European factory in the Flanders region of Belgium.

21 February 2017

Vicaima has found itself among a select group of companies that received a Government award in recognition of their investment in the UK.

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Features

With an increased emphasis on modern methods of construction and the benefits of off-site manufacturing, the steel industry is increasingly developing new systems for homes of the future, writes Phil Bloomfield, and he says it could even challenge the dominance of timber-framed houses in the years to come