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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...

ITW invests in new press to meet demand

ITW Construction Products has announced it has doubled the capacity of it’s SpaceJoist metal open web following the commissioning of a new 300-tonnes production...

SIPs help build ‘forever home’ in Perthshire

A bespoke eco-friendly house in the hills above Aberfeldy, constructed using Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), is providing stunning views of the Perthshire countryside. David and...

Collective action by housebuilders to target climate change

By Malcolm Thomson, sales director, Scotframe IT was Barack Obama who pointed out that the challenges of the 21st century could not be met without...

Fife-based timber specialist announces acquisition

JAMES Donaldson & Sons (JDS) is targeting further growth in the housebuilding sector after completing the acquisition of Rowan Manufacturing Ltd and Smith &...

Taking an early lead

WITH over 200 education projects under the firm’s belt, it’s fair to say that Lenzie-based Fleming Buildings has a huge degree of expertise in...

Timber specialist announces Scottish expansion

NATIONAL Timber Group has has announced it has almost doubled the size of its operation in Grangemouth. The Forth Valley timber processing plant has become...

STA Advice Note 18 – what do specifiers need to know?

ADVERTORIAL John Mellor, Product Manager at Protect Membranes, explains the Structural Timber Association’s new STA Advice Note 18 and describes the key recommendations for breather...

Technical director appointed at Donaldson Timber Engineering

OLI James has been promoted to the role of technical director at Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE). He joined DTE in 2011 as general manager for...

Gary Milne appointed to Homes for Scotland board

GARY Milne, technical & design director for Stewart Milne Homes Central Scotland, has been appointed to the board of trade body Homes for Scotland...

New Glasgow exhibition celebrates offsite timber construction

A new exhibition in Glasgow is showcasing sustainable offsite-manufactured buildings made from wood. Supported by Scottish Forestry, engineering and built environment students from Edinburgh Napier...

Timber frame manufacturers honoured for MoD collaboration project

AN MoD project involving Stewart Milne Timber Systems and Taylor Lane Timber Frame has won a top industry accolade at the Structural Timber Awards. The Timber Frame...
A Wee House on the Isle of North Uist

A Wee House with very big ambitions

AYRSHIRE-headquartered modular home specialist The Wee House Company is going from strength to strength – and has its sights set on the booming affordable...
Rockwool new timber frame slab

Slab insulation range the ‘perfect choice’ for timber frame housing

INSULATION specialist Rockwool has launched a new timber frame slab insulation range to capitalise on the growing new-build timber frame housing market.  The new stone...
Stewart Dalgarno

AIMCH project set to transform housebuilding

Stewart Dalgarno, director of product development at Stewart Milne Group, discusses how AIMCH, a collaborative research and development project is set to revolutionise the...