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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...

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...

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...

Good sports: Ochil completes key role at Perth school project

OCHIL Timber Products has announced the completion of a high-profile project for the new sports hall and changing areas at Perth High School. The firm...

CCG recruitment drive helps meet offsite housing demand

CCG has announced the appointment of 35 new employees to its offsite manufacturing business, CCG OSM, to meet growing demand for its timber systems. CCG...

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...

Timber kit manufacturer embarks on landmark housing project

DC Timber Systems has announced it has secured its first project with housebuilder CALA Homes (West), providing timber frame for its Sequoia Meadows development...

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...

Reflective membrane tech boosts Z House initiative

GLIDEVALE Protect has revealed that the firm’s insulating wall membranes are delivering an ‘airtight and energy efficient’ building envelope at a timber frame concept...

Robertson Timber celebrates “record” Q3 contracts haul

ROBERTSON Timber Engineering has secured over £13 million worth of work in Q3 of 2017 following the expansion of the firm’s sales team, the...

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...

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...
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...

Ochil fabricates specialist trusses for top university

OCHIL Timber has been supplying impressive roof trusses for the latest phase of student residences at St Andrew’s University’s Fife Park site. The £73,000 contract...

Donaldson Group launches online roof truss ordering service

THE Donaldson Group is introducing a new online roof truss ordering service called Donaldson Direct. The timber specialist said the new platform provides a 'simple...

‘Knowledge library’ tipped to boost timber design and construction

TIMBER Development UK (TDUK) has entered a new partnership with Edinburgh Napier University and the New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE) with...

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...

Elderly to keep warm this winter in new Milngavie care home

A new care home built by construction firm CCG has opened in East Dunbartonshire. Abbotsford House Luxury Suites in Milngavie has been delivered by CCG...

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...

Worth the Wates: 24-site challenge is no problem for Oregon Timber

OREGON Timber Frame Ltd has completed a £5m PFI project for contractor Wates Living Space, based across several sites in Kirklees District, West Yorkshire....