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Donaldson Group enters timber frame market with acquisition of Stewart Milne Timber Systems

THE Donaldson Group has completed the acquisition of Stewart Milne Timber Systems (SMTS). The move represents the Fife-headquartered company's entry into the timber frame market...

Stora Enso unveils new resource hub for architects and developers

STORA Enso has launched a new resource hub to support developers create more 'attractive, productive and sustainable' buildings. The new hub includes fully interactive 3D...

Students tasked with using timber to design sustainable community centre

BUILT environment students and recent graduates have been challenged to design a community centre that is 'truly sustainable'. Trade membership body Timber Development UK is...

Global manifesto launches urging increased use of timber in construction

A global wood manifesto has launched making the case to decision makers for a 'much greater' use of timber in construction and renovation. Edinburgh-based trade...

‘Affordable and desirable’ zero carbon home to be showcased in Glasgow

A zero carbon home which demonstrates how 'affordable and desirable' properties can help tackle environmental challenges will open its doors to the public in...

Conference to explore homegrown timber opportunities

A specialist in timber architecture and construction has claimed a focus on sustainable forestry from the ground up could be key to building back...

Timber’s role in sustainable construction to be showcased during Glasgow COP26 summit

THE role of timber construction is set to be highlighted during the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow at a number of events. The Wood for...

Stewart Milne Group puts timber systems business up for sale

STEWART Milne Group has announced it is selling its timber systems business to focus on investing in the growth of Stewart Milne Homes across...

Heriot-Watt eco-home project set to go global

STUDENTS who set up their own construction firm to compete in a global housebuilding competition have been tipped to change the industry for the...

Housebuilder adds to senior team to help drive sustainable goals

CALA Group has announced two senior appointments to help drive the housebuilder's sustainability aspirations. Kathryn Dapré has been given the role of head of sustainability,...

Joinery business hails expansion into eco-friendly cabins

AN East Lothian specialist joinery business has revealed how the firm received a 'lockdown lift' after diversifying into staycation cabins, which have attracted interest...

Homegrown timber project receives funding boost ahead of COP26 initiative

A project exploring the use of Scottish homegrown timber in construction has secured funding to create a demonstrator home for COP26. The Transforming Timber initiative...

Time capsule buried near Glasgow’s largest Passivhaus development

CCG has revealed that pupils from Silverdale Nursery in Glasgow’s east end have buried a time capsule in the nursery grounds adjacent to the...

Silver status for Ayrshire timber frame kit specialist

DC Timber Systems has achieved silver status accreditation by the Structural Timber Association (STA), through its STA Assure scheme. The move marks the first award...

Scotland urged to ‘seize opportunity’ to offset challenges around timber supply

FORESTRY and Land Scotland (FLS) has revealed that the UK as a whole is 'far too vulnerable' to fluctuations in the global timber market,...

Troon sawmill in recruitment drive after landing new forestry contract

A Troon-based timber processor is set to create 25 new jobs after securing a contract from Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS). The move supports the...

A wooden future — how timber can aid the learning experience

THE use of timber in the build of schools could bring mental health benefits for pupils as well as environmental gains, an expert has...

Alex Goodfellow appointed chair of the Confederation of Timber Industries

ALEX Goodfellow, MD for strategic development at Stewart Milne Group, has been appointed chair of the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI), which represents the...

New director appointed at CCG OSM

CCG OSM (Offsite Manufacturing), a subsidiary of the CCG (Scotland) Group, has appointed David Crawford as a new director. He joined the group in 2014...

Saint-Gobain extends charity partnership to help build homes for care leavers

SAINT-Gobain has revealed it is continuing to support the construction of homes for care leavers as well as further construction training for young people...

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