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Norbord appoints new general manager at Inverness mill

STUART Hendry has been appointed general manager at Norbord Inverness. Previously based at Norbord’s Cowie plant as MDF production manager, he will be tasked with managing...

Scotframe makes senior appointment to target English self-build housing market

SCOTFRAME is targeting a larger slice of the self-build housing market in England after appointing Danny Johnson to the role of business development manager...

Timber specialist poised for new era as MD steps down in 2020

SCOTT Cairns will leave his role as group managing director at James Donaldson & Sons in July next year, and be succeeded by Andrew Donaldson. As...

MGM Timber to lease refurbished Clydebank base

MGM Timber has secured a new trade and distribution centre in Clydebank. The independent timber merchant has leased 21,000 sq ft across two industrial units...
Kevin Stewart launches workshop

New workshops explore offsite affordable home benefits

THE first of a series of workshops aimed at to exploring ways to increase offsite construction of affordable homes in Scotland was launched recently. The...
Malcolm Thomson and Kevin Stewart

Scotframe’s new Dundee base provides room to grow

SCOTFRAME’S new Dundee office was recently officially opened by the Scottish Government’s housing minister, Kevin Stewart. The new Dundee base gives the Inverurie-headquartered business extra...

Six reasons why timber frame is surging in the UK

In the mid-1980s, negative press about quality control for timber frame housing caused a healthy market to slump from around 40% to less than...
Stephen Good and Calum Murray at the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC)

CSIC and STA join forces to boost timber sector innovation

CONSTRUCTION Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and the Structural Timber Association (STA) have announced they are teaming up to help structural timber firms 'innovate and...

‘Innovative’ CLT utilised on new affordable housing development in Glasgow

CCG is using Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) to improve efficiency and sustainability at a new affordable housing development in Glasgow's east end. The manufacturer is...

Hybrid solution helps to ‘push boundaries’ on Glasgow affordable housing project

CCG has announced that a 35-home affordable housing project has been completed in the Kinning Park area of Glasgow. Admiral Street was once home to...

What are the likely post-Brexit outcomes for those working with timber?

By Nigel Buckley Ryan, UK sales director, merchants, Södra WHILE no one can really say with any great certainty what a deal - or lack of...

Timber frame manufacturer agrees partnership with L&Q

STEWART Milne Timber Systems has agreed a deal to deliver timber frame for more than 1,500 homes for housing association L&Q.  The company will...

Norbord Inverness factory investment tops £145m

WOOD panel manufacturer Norbord is to putting a further £35 million into developing its Inverness factory, bringing overall investment in the past two years...

CCG research aims to reduce heat loss in homes

CCG has announced it has taken steps to improve the energy performance of homes with research and development into heat loss. The contractor has teamed...

Fleming Buildings fills new contracts manager role

LENZIE-based Fleming Buildings has appointed Chris Wilson to the newly-created role of contracts manager. The move marks a further expansion of the firm’s senior team...

Great job all round: SIPs solution helps deliver stunning Angus home

STRUCTURAL Insulated Panels (SIPs) were used to solve a complex design challenge in the creation of an award-winning roundhouse and bothy in Pitairlie, Angus. Malcolm...

Top tips for looking after wood in your property

By Brian Reid, operations director at Wise Property Care TIMBER frames have many advantages for buildings. They are cost-efficient, easy to construct, and great at...

Taking care with timber

Jeremy English, Great Britain and Ireland sales director at Södra Wood, Sweden’s largest cooperative of forest owners, explores why, more than ever, it is...

MacGregor to take on Stewart Milne chief executive role

STUART MacGregor is to become the new chief executive of Stewart Milne Group when Glenn Allison retires next month after 30 years with the...

CCG names new construction division MD

DAVID Wylie has been appointed managing director at CCG (Scotland) Ltd's construction division. Cambuslang-based CCG – which specialises in offsite methods – said David will...