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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...

Stewart Milne Group appoints new head of sales

Stewart Milne Timber Systems has named a new head of sales as it implements significant growth plans across the UK.  Mike Perry, formerly of ROK PLC,...

Profit and turnover up at James Donaldson & Sons

Fife-based timber specialist, James Donaldson & Sons Ltd has announced strong end of year results. Turnover for the year to March 2015 increased by...

EUTR made simple

Scottish Timber Trade Association (STTA) members recently met in Stirling for a presentation on the EU Timber Regulation by Enforcement Officers from the National...

SpaceRafters deliver savings and space at new student housing

OCHIL Timber Products recently completed delivery of high-performance SpaceRafters and  SpaceJoists to the value of £35,500 for the roof of a six-storey, steel-framed student...

More action needed over skill shortages

By Ross Mickel, Managing Director of Mactaggart & Mickel Timber Systems IT’S no surprise to anyone in the construction industry that our trade is currently...

Stewart Milne Group to launch nine new developments as it marks 40 years

The Stewart Milne Group will launch nine new developments in the comings months as it marks its 40th anniversary year. The housebuilder and timber systems manufacturer...

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...

Turnover doubles in twelve months

ROBERTSON Group has seen its Timber Engineering business experience its most successful year in the past five years thanks to a string of new...

Stewart Milne Group launches major recruitment drive

THE  will create more than 250 new posts within its business in the next 12 months to support growth in its homes and timber...
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BM TRADA unveils new guide to timber in high-spec buildings

BM TRADA has published its new best practice guide to ‘Timber in high-specification buildings’. The guide is designed to help a wide range of end...

Top marks for Ochil Timber

THE challenges facing Perth and Kinross Council (PKC) Architects’ Property Department weren’t hard to find when Kinnoull Primary School needed a new gym...

Whitbread chooses STA

WHITBREAD, one of the UK’s largest hotel and restaurant operators, has announced its commitment to only use the products and services of Structural Timber...

Business wins spur recruitment drive

MACTAGGART & Mickel Timber Systems has grown its workforce by 30% with a spate of hires in response to recent new business wins. The...

Timber specialist boosts sales team

JAMES Latham Scotland has bolstered its sales team with the arrival of timber specialist Derek Ayton. Having originally trained and worked as a joiner before...