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Hundegger will be Turbo Driven at W16

As testimony to the growing demand here in the UK for timber structure manufacturers to improve their processes, and profitability Hundegger the German machinery manufacturer has so far this year confirmed and installed a significant number of...
8th September 2016

Kingspan Timber Solutions Announced as Finalists of the Offsite Awards

Projects constructed from the high performance Kingspan TEK®, are proving a great success with the judges of two of this summer’s most prestigious construction industry awards. On the back of the news that Kingspan Timber Solutions has reached...
29th August 2016

B & K Structures Reach the Finals of the Offsite Construction Awards

We are delighted to announce that B & K Structures has been shortlisted in three categories of the prestigious Offsite Awards for Best Hybrid Construction Project, Best Use of Timber and Product Innovation. Best Hybrid Construction...
26th August 2016

STA to Showcase Benefits of Structural Timber at Timber Expo

Exhibiting at Timber Expo (Hall 3), part of UK Construction Week, the Structural Timber Association (STA) will be highlighting the benefits of STA membership and promoting the industry-wide use of structural timber frame to further increase market...
25th August 2016

RCM Ltd appointed Exclusive Distributor by Extremegreen Building Products LLC for the UK market

RCM Ltd are pleased to announce their appointment by Extremegreen Building Products, LLC., to exclusively distribute their Extremegreen magnesium oxide building boards across the UK.Extremegreen is a building board manufactured using a...
16th August 2016

Fire Door Safety Week commemorates Great Fire of London 26th September – 2nd October 2016

Fire Door Safety Week  is already shaping up to be the biggest and best yet, with cross industry support and a growing army of high profile backers contributing to a range of activities and creative plans that also commemorate the 350th...
5th August 2016

Why a ‘Wood First’ Policy Stacks Up

As construction makes up a total of 45% of carbon emissions in the UK, sustainability is an important issue for the industry and one that should be addressed throughout every aspect of the build - from the sourcing of materials through to the...
5th August 2016

STA Encourages Sector to Celebrate Innovation Through Structural Timber Awards

The Structural Timber Association (STA) is encouraging the sector to celebrate the innovation and high quality standards demonstrated in this year’s Structural Timber Awards shortlist. One of the highlights of the construction industry calendar,...
28th July 2016

University Challenge - Nottingham & Essex

The challenge when developing new state-of-the-art university buildings, is negotiating the critical pathway between speed of construction, sustainability, reducing lifecycle costs and most importantly -  creating the optimum learning...
28th July 2016

B & K Structures are finalists in Structural Timber Awards

The Structural Timber Awards reward outstanding projects, innovative products and dynamic approaches that promote excellence in structural timber across the UK. B & K Structures are delighted to announce they have been shortlisted a grand...
27th July 2016

Kingspan Timber Solutions Announced as Finalists of the Structural Timber Awards

The Structural Timber Awards rewards outstanding projects, innovative products and dynamic people that are promoting excellence in structural timber arena across the UK. Kingspan Timber Solutions has announced that the company has been...
27th July 2016

The Big Squeeze

Engineered timber has gained traction as a structural solution, with the UK seeing a rapid increase in the number of offsite manufactured hybrid timber buildings. With many developers taking advantage of its numerous benefits and  areas...
26th July 2016

Builders launch mental health in construction training

Surveys suggest that more than 80% of workers in the construction industry suffer from some degree of work-related stress. This can include anxiety or depression and may lead to physical issues such as stomach ulcers and increased risk of heart...
25th July 2016

STA Calls for Final Entries to Allow Sector to Shine at Structural Timber Awards

The Structural Timber Association (STA) is encouraging the industry to enter this year’s Structural Timber Awards – which close on the 30th June. Taking place alongside Timber Expo on the 19th October 2016 in Birmingham, the awards are...
21st June 2016

Suzannah Nichol, CEO Of Build UK And The STA Calls For Industry Change At Structural Timber Association Conference

Presenting a keynote speech at the Structural Timber Association (STA) AGM and conference, CEO of Build UK, Suzannah Nichol, MBE, called for the construction industry to implement change to achieve growth and progress. Addressing the packed...
27th May 2016
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