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CCG completes build of East Renfrewshire Council’s largest ever housing development

WORK has been completed on East Renfrewshire Council's largest ever housing development. CCG delivered the 47-home development made up of six one and two-bedroom wheelchair...

‘Knowledge library’ tipped to boost timber design and construction

TIMBER Development UK (TDUK) has entered a new partnership with Edinburgh Napier University and the New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE) with...

Panel products specialist shows commitment to waste reduction

WOOD-based panel products specialist West Fraser (trading as Norbord), has outlined its dedication to recovering as much value as possible from the resources used. At...

Timber frame specialist unveils new Cumbernauld showroom

TIMBER frame specialist Scotframe has invested in a new showroom and sales office in Cumbernauld. The facility, which has been created in response to growing...

National Timber Group launches Scottish management development initiative

NATIONAL Timber Group (NTG) has announced the launch of a new management development programme to boost career paths within the group’s companies in Scotland.  The...

Donaldson Timber Systems earns BOPAS plus accreditation

TIMBER frame specialist, Donaldson Timber Systems (DTS), has announced it has become one of the first manufacturers to achieve Buildoffsite Property Assurance Scheme Plus...

We need to make the stars align for building zero carbon homes

As AIMCH, the flagship collaborative R&D project to develop, trial and scale up industrialised housing techniques ends, Stewart Dalgarno, its project director reflects on...

Reflective membrane tech boosts Z House initiative

GLIDEVALE Protect has revealed that the firm’s insulating wall membranes are delivering an ‘airtight and energy efficient’ building envelope at a timber frame concept...

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre webinars to explore science of healthy buildings

ARCHITECTS, designers, specifiers, and developers are invited to join a series of Transforming Timber webinars supported by Wood for Good and the Construction Scotland...

Donaldson Group launches online roof truss ordering service

THE Donaldson Group is introducing a new online roof truss ordering service called Donaldson Direct. The timber specialist said the new platform provides a 'simple...

New study highlights safety benefits of panelised MMC for new homes

A new report has revealed how health and safety hazard exposure on construction sites could be reduced by 20% when using crane-erected panelised modern...

Caley Timber and Building Supplies adopts employee ownership model

A Highland timber and building supplies business has secured the future of 24 jobs with a switch to employee ownership. Caley Timber and Building Supplies...

SMTS rebrands to Donaldson Timber Systems following acquisition

DONALDSON Timber Systems (DTS) has been confirmed as the new brand of the business formerly known as Stewart Milne Timber Systems (SMTS). The move follows...

Timber to take leading role in net zero schools

UK schools reportedly rack up a total energy bill of around £543 million each year, responsible for almost half of local authorities’ carbon emissions....

Housebuilder hails ‘increasingly vital’ role of apprentices as industry builds for the future

APPRENTICES now account for almost 10% of Stewart Milne Homes’ workforce, the housebuilder revealed at the start of Scottish Apprenticeships Week. The firm described their...

Scotframe assisted living facility leaves Inverurie for the Falklands

THE first sections of a new assisted living facility for the Falkland Islands have just left Scotframe’s Inverurie headquarters, destined for the other side...

Housing pattern books tipped to ‘transform’ delivery of UK affordable homes

THE three-year Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) project has developed a new blueprint to help address the UK’s 'chronic' housing...

New study extols virtues of timber MMC methods on carbon impact

NEW research has concluded that the use of sustainably sourced timber panelised MMC methods to build new homes rather than masonry products can reduce...

New recruits join CCG’s offsite manufacturing division

CCG (OSM) has kickstarted its 2022 recruitment drive with the appointment of two new trainees. Based in Glasgow, OSM is a division of the CCG...

Three-year AIMCH project outcomes to be highlighted at construction exhibition

ADVANCED Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH), a project aimed at transforming housebuilding, will issue a call to the industry to 'mainstream'...

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