International quality accreditation for Mactaggart and Mickel Timber Systems
2 November 2016
A manufacturer of timber construction systems is celebrating adding to its credentials by winning its first global and European quality accreditation.
Back for another bash, Howarth Timber to host its second trade day
1 November 2016
The first one went so well last year that Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has decided to run another trade day this year, with over 70 of the UK’s leading suppliers on board.
Osmo UK celebrate tenth year as an accredited Ethical Company
31 October 2016
A company specialising in eco-friendly wood finishes is celebrating its tenth year of being awarded ethical accreditation.
Timber industry launches manifesto for growth and integration
28 October 2016
A manifesto setting out a strategy to build a stronger, more integrated timber industry was launched during Timber Expo in Birmingham.
Now that’s some coffee house: “radical” re-use of waste cups in starter home concept earns praise at Grand Designs Live
25 October 2016
A starter home concept built out of used coffee cups – well, not quite – was praised for its radical ingenuity by industry experts at Grand Designs Live.
Self-build ‘modulhus’ kit wins £5K prize in Starter Home on a Shoestring competition
24 October 2016
A self-build system using timber-frame modules that can be assembled to make a two-bedroom home for less than £50,000 has won the 2016 ‘Starter Home on a Shoestring’ ideas competition.
School ‘tree-house’ project scoops the judges’ prize at Structural Timber Awards
21 October 2016
Sara Wigglesworth Architects (SWA) proved the big winner on the night, when it scooped the prize for Best Education Project– and took home the Judges’ Choice Award too – at this year’s Structural Timber Awards ceremony.
‘Modernise or Die’ report sets out essential role for offsite timber manufacturing, says Stewart Milne Timber Systems
20 October 2016
Offsite manufacturing offers the construction industry a “clear way forward” in meeting the challenges presented to it by the Farmer Review, according to a senor figure at Stewart Milne Timber Systems.