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Timber engineering manufacturer opens tenth UK site

DONALDSON Timber Engineering Ltd (DTE) has opened its tenth branch in the UK. The new site in Exeter in the south west of England will...

DTS achieves CPD accreditation for offsite timber frame training

DONALDSON Timber Systems (DTS) has announced it is providing offsite timber frame training workshops after being awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation. The firm explained...

Deeside Timberframe confirms new MD appointment

DEESIDE Timberframe has announced the appointment of David Crawford as its new MD to lead a five-year growth plan. He succeeds John Wright, who has...

Granton pilot project will test new approach for ‘high-performing’ affordable homes

A new guide of net zero carbon building designs has been tipped to provide a 'significant boost' to Scotland’s affordable housing sector, as part...

Three-year project to examine English woodlands for new construction resources

A consortium of timber construction and engineering specialists is exploring ways to boost the use of English hardwood forest products across the built environment. The...

Milestone achieved as timber frames erected at Kirkcaldy housing project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uz-VC8WvSf0&feature=youtu.be THE JR Group has marked a milestone in the development of a new affordable housing development in the Glen Albyn area of Kirkcaldy as...

Scotia Homes completes acquisition of Caledonia Homes

SCOTIA Homes has completed the acquisition of timber kit manufacturer Caledonia Homes for an undisclosed sum. Ellon-based Caledonia has been fully owned by Stuart...

The road to true net zero

As construction works towards reducing carbon emissions, John Smith, technical director at Donaldson Timber Systems, discusses why embodied carbon is critical to its success IT’S...

Upgraded Cumbernauld facilities help self-builders bring ideas to life

WITH the self-build housing market continuing to grow, Scotframe announced recently that it has invested in a complete upgrade of its Cumbernauld showroom, providing...

Mix of materials should form offsite sector’s zero carbon tool kit

By Sam Hart, head of modern methods of construction (MMC) at Built Environment – Smarter Transformation (BE-ST) IN Scotland’s housebuilding sector timber frame has fast...

Milestone for new Clydebank affordable housing project

THE JR Group has announced it is marking a major milestone in the development of a new affordable housing development in Clydebank, as the...

Donaldson Group appoints chief risk officer

TIMBER specialist Donaldson Group has confirmed the appointment of Mark Murphy to the newly created role of chief risk officer. The move will see him...

West Fraser report highlights group’s sustainability achievements

WEST Fraser has issued its 2021 Sustainability Report, outlining the group's environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance over the past year. The document also reflects...

Timber demonstrator unit shows Scots businesses the potential for sustainable offices

A modular demonstrator unit has been unveiled by Built Environment – Smarter Transformation (BE-ST), with the aim of highlighting to Scottish firms that a...

Springfield unveils plans to bring Durieshill vision to life

SPRINGFIELD Properties has announced it has submitted a planning application for a 'sustainable and innovative' information centre and new show homes at Durieshill, Stirling. The...

Aberdeenshire timber frame manufacturer hails ‘incredible’ new business wins

ABERDEENSHIRE-based Kirkwood Timber Frame has announced the firm has secured £12 million worth of new business in its first year. Having launched to the external...

Timber frame specialist appoints local haulier as sole logistics partner

KIRKWOOD Timber Frame has appointed Aberdeen-based Dyce Carriers as its sole logistics partner. The move has been described as enabling Kirkwood to deliver its timber...

Our products are net carbon negative – but our journey is not over yet!

Steve Roebuck, European health & safety director at West Fraser explains why achieving net carbon negative status for the products is not the end...

CCG completes build of East Renfrewshire Council’s largest ever housing development

WORK has been completed on East Renfrewshire Council's largest ever housing development. CCG delivered the 47-home development made up of six one and two-bedroom wheelchair...

‘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...