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A new direction 20 April, 2016 Sustainable building show Ecobuild once again opened its doors to construction professionals and although it was a smaller show this time, it did feel busier, reports Stephen Powney > read more

Expansion Trail 21 March, 2016 Estonian timber garden building manufacturer Palmako is expanding its offering to the UK.

Child’s play construction 24 February, 2016 A strong and simple panelised modular building system could revolutionise construction, says its developer. Mike Jeffree reports

Bob’s your warm roof uncle 24 February, 2016 Housebuilders face poor thermal performance at the eaves detail of most trussed rafter roofs. But Pasquill design manager Tim Tasker says there’s a ready solution worth trying.

Getting smarter 24 February, 2016 Off-site manufactured insulated roofing system Smartroof is expanding to meet growing demand

Treet towers over the rest 25 January, 2016 Bergen dwellers like their buildings tall and in timber, judging by the rate the apartments sold in the city’s recently-completed, ground-breaking, record-holding Treet building. Mike Jeffree reports.

Hardwood designs on construction 25 January, 2016 The hardwood trade should make more of the architectural and construction opportunities opening to it, argues architect and timber design consultant Peter Wilson.

Austrian timber takes new tangent 21 December, 2015 The Austrian timber sector, one of Europe’s biggest, has already established its reputation as an innovator, and latest developments in engineered wood technology and construction look set to seal it, writes Peter Franklin of overseas business support agency Advantage Austria

Austrians box clever 21 December, 2015 The Austrian timber industry delivers timber promotion by truck. Mike Jeffree reports on its unique mobile showcase and wider marketing campaign

LVL giant on line 20 November, 2015 STEICO’s new LVL line is up and running. Keren Fallwell reports from the factory in Poland

Winning Ways 20 October, 2015 The inaugural Structural Timber Awards winners were announced earlier this month

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