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Scotframe assisted living facility leaves Inverurie for the Falklands

THE first sections of a new assisted living facility for the Falkland Islands have just left Scotframe’s Inverurie headquarters, destined for the other side...

Offsite methods utilised at Paisley affordable homes project

CCG is currently delivering a 39-home affordable housing development in Paisley town centre using offsite construction and the firm's ‘iQ’ timber frame system. The project...

New chair appointed to AIMCH project

THE Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) project has named Simon Dudley, interim chair of Homes England, as chair of the...

Scotland urged to ‘seize opportunity’ to offset challenges around timber supply

FORESTRY and Land Scotland (FLS) has revealed that the UK as a whole is 'far too vulnerable' to fluctuations in the global timber market,...

National Timber Group launches Scottish management development initiative

NATIONAL Timber Group (NTG) has announced the launch of a new management development programme to boost career paths within the group’s companies in Scotland.  The...
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...

JR Group launches timber kit division

THE JR Group has announced the launch of a new timber kit division. DC Timber Systems has been incorporated into the group, which already includes...

Global manifesto launches urging increased use of timber in construction

A global wood manifesto has launched making the case to decision makers for a 'much greater' use of timber in construction and renovation. Edinburgh-based trade...

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...

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...

Scotframe launches dedicated self-build division

TIMBER frame specialist Scotframe has announced the creation of a dedicated self-build division. Olga Luengo-Gonzalez has been appointed as senior director of the new division....

Housebuilder hails ‘increasingly vital’ role of apprentices as industry builds for the future

APPRENTICES now account for almost 10% of Stewart Milne Homes’ workforce, the housebuilder revealed at the start of Scottish Apprenticeships Week. The firm described their...

Embracing online training during lockdown

Simon Horn, technical development manager at Stewart Milne Timber Systems discusses the benefits of embracing online training in a locked-down world.  As restrictions to safeguard...

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 frame specialist unveils new Cumbernauld showroom

TIMBER frame specialist Scotframe has invested in a new showroom and sales office in Cumbernauld. The facility, which has been created in response to growing...
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...

Double promotion strengthens housebuilder’s central Scotland sales team

STEWART Mine Homes has bolstered its sales team in central Scotland with the promotion of Tony Williamson to the role of sales and marketing...

Stora Enso unveils new resource hub for architects and developers

STORA Enso has launched a new resource hub to support developers create more 'attractive, productive and sustainable' buildings. The new hub includes fully interactive 3D...

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...