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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...
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Data gathering shows value of smart construction

Stewart Dalgarno, director of product development at Stewart Milne Timber Systems, believes that Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) has the...
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Reflective membrane solution delivers thermal efficiency for large social housing development

A combination of a low emissivity, insulating breather membrane and internal air and vapour control layer from Protect Membranes has been installed as part of an award-winning social housing development in Greater Manchester

Embracing online training during lockdown

Simon Horn, technical development manager at Stewart Milne Timber Systems discusses the benefits of embracing online training in a locked-down world.  As restrictions to safeguard...

New chair appointed to AIMCH project

THE Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) project has named Simon Dudley, interim chair of Homes England, as chair of the...

Housebuilder earns top customer satisfaction accolade

STEWART Milne Group has been awarded the 2020 Gold Award for customer satisfaction across all its UK divisions. An independent customer survey found 92% of...

Panel manufacturer backs Cowie community care efforts

PANEL manufacturer Norbord has made a monetary donation to help support the Cowie Rural Action Group, who have been providing food and essential supplies...

Scotframe creates new role to support growth in English market

Scotframe has appointed Andy Lewis to the newly created role of business development manager for central England

Fleming Buildings appointed to four early years projects in Renfrewshire

RENFREWSHIRE Council has appointed Lenzie-based Fleming Buildings to deliver design and build contracts for four early learning and childcare centres. The four centres will provide...

Collaboration crucial to increase offsite adoption

"BY embracing new techniques in controlled factory environments offsite, or near-site, we can enhance pre-manufactured value, but by doing so, the conventional procurement and...

MMC and timber systems can help meet housing ambitions

Stewart Dalgarno, director of product development at Stewart Milne Timber Systems, discusses why modern methods of construction coupled with a build fabric such as...

Brexit and bark beetle: what they mean for 2020 timber supply

Excess stock brought in ahead of the original Brexit deadline, uncertainty around the UK’s exit from the European Union, and challenges posed by bark...