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Hotel milestone for timber engineering firm

ROBERTSON Timber Engineering has been awarded a contract to to build what will be its 6,000th hotel room in the space of two years. The firm, which...

New home for Fife timber specialist

JAMES Donaldson & Sons is moving to a new purpose built head office at the Saltire Centre in Glenrothes. The timber specialist said the new 5,000...

Work starts on Perth housing developments

TWO new housing developments are to get underway in the north of Perth this month – both of which are being designed and built by...

Offsite can deliver the keys to affordable housing projects

Alex Goodfellow, group managing director of Stewart Milne Timber Systems, uses over 30 years’ experience in housebuilding to highlight how offsite construction and timber...

Steady growth leaves family business in great health

“THIS is not just a job. There is a bit of us that goes into each project.” Those are the words of Ronnie Burrows, director...

Scots timber division earns international quality accreditations

Mactaggart & Mickel Timber Systems has secured its first global and European quality accreditations. The group's timber division has been awarded the ISO 9001 certification – an internationally...

‘Enhanced’ timber frame solution for new Dundee site

A 23-home residential housing development has been launched in Dundee city centre. Created by Glasgow-based CCG, the Lochlee Wynd project is located just off Glamis Road, minutes from...

Inverness welcomes new “first-rate” student digs

NEW student residences have opened in Inverness despite "extremely challenging" weather during the construction process. 150 new bedrooms have been completed for the University of the...

Social housing project benefits from off-site construction methods

CCG has completed the final stage of building works at a new social housing development on the outskirts of Glasgow. The project resulted in the Cambuslang-based firm creating 18...

MGM Timber to fill gaps with expansion

ONE of Scotland’s largest timber merchants, Perthshire-based MGM Timber is looking to expand its operations across the country. The firm, which currently employs 160 staff...

Moving times

Peter Thompson, general manager UK of sealant tape manufacturer ISO-CHEMIE, looks at differential movement in timber frame structures and technologies for bridging the gap WITH...

Inverurie firm goes the distance

TIMBER engineering specialist Scotframe has been involved in two innovative projects some 8,000 miles away on the Falkland Islands. The Inverurie-headquartered firm supplied a new...

STTA appoints new president

IAIN Torrance has been elected the new president of the Scottish Timber trade Association (STTA). The appointment was confirmed at the organisation’s AGM in Stirling. Mr...

Cladding essentials: top ten tips for getting it right

Knowing which wood is best for cladding and how to install it, is quite an art if the cladding is to perform and last. ...

Norbord to invest £95m in Highland mill

CANADIAN wood-based panel products firm Norbord has confirmed it is to invest £95 million in its oriented strand board (OSB) plant near Inverness. The company...

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...

Taking care of business

A new multi-level care facility is now open after a complex four-zone build programme, completed in partnership with Stewart Milne Timber Systems and its...

Oregon extends manufacturing capacity

OREGON Timber Frame Ltd says it is on track to double its turnover thanks to an ambitious investment. The firm has purchased the former Co-op...

Investment gives Mactaggart & Mickel Timber Systems room to grow

MACTAGGART & Mickel Timber Systems has invested around £200,000 into their Bellshill facility in a move which doubles their timber frame manufacturing capacity and...

Innovation Centre approves funding for first projects

A proposal for the UK’s first patented prefabricated timber frame party wall system is one of the first six innovation projects to be approved...