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On-the-spot guidance Metsä Wood’s new Finnframe installation app can help eliminate site errors.
Building provides solid foundation for I-joist sales Demand for I-joists is firming but volumes are still a long way off pre-recession levels. Stephen Powney reports
Global expansion Advances in engineered timber include the development of UK-manufactured products. Peter Wilson reports.
Glulam’s platform for growth Glulam is attracting increasing interest in the UK.
Bucking the glulam trend Buckland Timber represents a rare commodity in the UK - a domestic producer of glulam beams. Stephen Powney reports.
Larch makes the grade Research work could help lead to a new wave of engineered wood products in Scottish larch. Stephen Powney reports.
On the rail road Louisiana-Pacific’s laminated strand lumber products are being trialled in the UK, including as a rail product.
Ecobuild: Pasquill focuses on market turnaround Engineered timber product manufacturer Pasquill highlighted the benefits of its close partnership with other parts of the Saint-Gobain Group, new moves on sustainability and its response to help customers keep pace with the market upturn.
Ecobuild: KLH looks to grow and widen UK CLT prospects The UK may have been through five years of construction downturn, but KLH UK has completed 120 cross-laminated timber (CLT) building projects here in that time.
Ecobuild:LP on engineered wood mission Louisiana-Pacific, supported by UK importer MBM Forest Products, used Ecobuild to continue its crusade to convert specifiers and construction end users here to its engineered timber solid wood building product alternatives.
Ecobuild:Steico sees record demand for samples Engineered wood products and wood fibre insulation board manufacturer Steico had a record number of product sample requests at this year’s event.
A new class system James Jones & Sons JJI-Joists are increasingly being used in school building roofs. Marketing manager Jon Stevenson reports.
Breaking certified ground A CLT-based apartment block could be a timber certification game changer. Mike Jeffree reports
Site solutions boost fire safety Yet more timber frame wall and timber floor options have been added to an important fire safety specification document. Stephen Powney reports.
All systems are go Floor, wall and roof system manufacturers and their suppliers are seeing an upturn in the construction method. Sally Spencer reports.
Timber on a wave Metsä Wood’s technical expertise and product range were crucial in building two houses at Camber Sands. Kevin Riley, Metsä Wood’s VP construction industry, explains.
Wising up to energy efficiency Simon Orrells, managing director of timber frame manufacturer Frame Wise, explains how the company’s Wise Wall system is taking energy efficiency to a new level.
Timber in the mainstream Bishop Edward King Chapel won top honours in this year’s Wood Awards – and there was plenty more that earned the judges’ praise. Keren Fallwell reports
KVH hopes rise German builders have long appreciated the advantages of using KVH timber and now German sawmillers’ hopes are rising that they can crack the UK market. Stephen Powney reports
Timber Expo: Spanish connection Spanish engineered timber company Egoin finished its first UK project just before it exhibited at Timber Expo.