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Onside with offsite
20 February, 2017
The UK house building sector finished 2016 on a high and offsite manufacture is in the news. Sally Spencer reports
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Making each home count 20 February, 2017 New review Each Home Counts led by Peter Bonfield calls for improved consumer safeguards and standards relating to home energy efficiency improvements
Ecobuild’s "City" Makeover 20 February, 2017 Building products exhibition Ecobuild takes on a new “city” look for 2017, with offsite construction a major area of interest
Keeping the Rain Out 20 February, 2017 Good site practice for party wall thermal bypass when building with timber frame is imperative, says Robin Lancashire, senior timber frame consultant at Exova BM TRADA
From Pole to Pole 20 February, 2017 BRE director Ed Suttie’s long involvement with the timber industry has been bookended by expeditions to the top and bottom of the globe. Sally Spencer reports
HSE backing for Creosote use 20 February, 2017 The Health & Safety Executive has authorised the use of creosote as an industrial preservative for wood used as railway sleepers, telegraph poles, fence panels and on cut end surfaces. Authorisation for other uses such as fence posts may follow
Cover Story 20 February, 2017 As timber cladding’s popularity continues to grow, producers are meeting customers’ demands with increasingly sophisticated products. Keren Fallwell reports
Taking care 20 February, 2017 James Berry, technical manager at the Property Care Association (PCA), looks at the problems which can occur when timber in buildings is exposed to moisture
Weinig improves flexibility for MH southern 20 January, 2017 German woodworking machinery manufacturer Weinig says an installation project at MH Southern & Co Ltd is helping the importer, processor and merchant to stay competitive and increase flexibility
Flegt licensing becomes reality 20 January, 2017 The wait for FLEGT-licensed timber to arrive in Europe was a certainly a long one but finally it is now over, reports Stephen Powney
Progress and stability 20 January, 2017 Improving construction levels in several world regions bodes well for exports of Asian timber products, finds TTJ’s Asia markets specialist
On Manoeuvres 28 December, 2016 Combilift’s multidirectional forklifts are making life easier for woodworking machinery distributor Scott+Sargeant
Electric performance power 28 December, 2016 Forklift manufacturer Hyster unveiled a new electric truck at its recent German preview event

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