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Seeing the wood for the trees: how timber can help Scotland deliver sustainability

By Sam Hart, innovation manager, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) SCOTLAND is claimed to have hit the energy jackpot twice, with the discovery of North...

Pilot project promotes greater use of home-grown timber in Scottish construction industry

A pilot project involving Scottish timber has been tipped to play a key role in reducing the construction industry's carbon footprint. A consortium comprising of...

New timber division is natural step for JR Group

AS far as timing goes, launching a new division just as the world was about to be gripped by a pandemic that would cause...

ITW creates senior role to target timber frame sector

BARRY Meacher has been appointed timber frame development manager at ITW Construction Products Offsite Business Unit. The newly created role will help the business focus...

Product takes safety to the MAX

MEDITE SMARTPLY has launched SMARTPLY MAX FR B, described by the firm as the first Euroclass B board—the maximum Euroclass rating for a timber...

Construction starts on new luxury care home in Stirling

MORRISON Community Care Group is to expand its services with a new facility in Stirling.   Located on Randolph Road, the 50-bed Livilands Luxury Suites...

Double promotion strengthens housebuilder’s central Scotland sales team

STEWART Mine Homes has bolstered its sales team in central Scotland with the promotion of Tony Williamson to the role of sales and marketing...

JR Group launches timber kit division

THE JR Group has announced the launch of a new timber kit division. DC Timber Systems has been incorporated into the group, which already includes...

Improved differential movement sealed with ISO BLOCO T-Max

ADVERTORIAL IMPROVED compensation of differential movement in timber frame structures is provided by ISO-BLOCO T-Max from construction foam tape specialists, ISO Chemie. Designed for multi-storey timber...

Perthshire timber business secures new funding package

GLENALMOND Timber has received £600,000 in CBILS funding from Royal Bank of Scotland to help safeguard the future of the business following the Covid-19 pandemic.   The Perthshire-based...

Offsite construction can become the ‘new normal’

By Stewart Dalgarno, AIMCH project director and director of product development at Stewart Milne Group THE global pandemic will have a wide-reaching impact on...

Timber frame helps rise to sustainability challenges

By Richard Allen, sales director at timber panel manufacturer MEDITE SMARTPLY THE Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 sets the target of reducing CO2 emissions by...

Scotframe ramps up English growth plans

INVERURIE-headquartered Scotframe has set its sights on the growing demand for timber frame housing in England with a series of new appointments and business...

Perthshire developer invests in new timber kit manufacturing site

PERTHSHIRE property developer, The Good House Company, has announced the launch of a  new facility and workshop near Dunning to build bespoke timber kits...

Building with SIPs can beat affordable housing crisis

Sips Eco Panels explains why Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) can allow the UK to build more affordable homes quickly and end fuel poverty THE UK...