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Forest forward 20 September, 2016 Forest Garden’s British-grown pedigree should be a post-Brexit benefit, but it’s not relying on that alone for success. Sally Spencer reports > read more

Expo extras 20 September, 2016 Timber Expo 2016 has a host of added attractions, from linked UK Construction Week events, to awards, seminars and a beer festival

Hitting the heights 20 September, 2016 Architects, engineers, construction industry professionals and representatives of the timber supply chain attended the fourth Wood for Good conference series at London’s Canada House at the end of June. Sally Spencer joined them

Butterfly takes off 19 August, 2016 A Sunderland roof truss producer is moving into timber frame thanks to newly installed technology

Laser focus 19 August, 2016 Leading roof truss and engineered fl oor systems fabricator Pasquill has been investing in production technology and software to optimise operations, reports Stephen Powney from the company’s Redhill branch

Building growth 19 August, 2016 Timber frame now accounts for 27.4% of the UK newbuild market and the industry is confident it will continue to grow. Keren Fallwell reports

Building on recovery 20 July, 2016 The joinery sector has followed the fortunes of the recovering construction sector and, according to the BWF, business is good. Sally Spencer reports

Splashing the cash 20 July, 2016 Joinery companies continue to invest in product development and production technology. Sally Spencer reports

Timber treatment’s case in the round 20 May, 2016 The emergence of the circular economy concept and the rise of timber in construction pose
opportunities and challenges for the timber treatment sector. Mike Jeffree reports

Breathing boards 20 April, 2016 Breathable racking board Panelvent is 20 years old. Mark Wilson, managing director of Panel Agency, looks at the background behind the product and recent developments

Norbord Inverness expansion under way 20 April, 2016 Norbord’s £95m Inverness OSB plant expansion is now underway. Sally Spencer talks to Norbord Europe managing director Karl Morris.

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