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Barking building blaze raises questions over use of fire-retardants 12 June, 2019
A Barking apartment development which suffered a serious fire should have had its wooden balconies and cladding treated with industrial fire retardants, a statement by timber groups has said.
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At their peak
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Employees from XL Joinery put their best foot forward as they took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge, raising a total of £1,025 for children’s charity, Buttercup Children’s Trust.
LSC donates to Cerys charity
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 The London Softwood Club (LSC) has made a donation of £750 to the Brighter Futures Fund, which was set up in memory of 10-year-old Cerys, daughter of Paul Mason-Hughes, who is the cousin of LSC secretary Cindy Crancher.
Premier Forest Group posts another record year
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 Premier Forest Group Ltd has posted another record financial year, with annual turnover growth of 12% to £141m in the year ending April 2019.
W Exhibition sponsors TTJ Smart Manufacturing Award
Monday, June 03, 2019 The W Exhibition – the UK’s leading woodworking technology show – has come on board as sponsor of new TTJ Awards category, the TTJ Smart Manufacturing Award.
XL Joinery goes to Suffolk
Friday, May 31, 2019 XL Joinery has launched a new range of its best-selling Suffolk doors.
MEDITE SMARTPLY on tour
Friday, May 31, 2019 Wood-based panel manufacturer MEDITE SMARTPLY is embarking on a road trip around the UK and Ireland this summer.
Gowercroft appointed Pilkington Spacia dealer
Friday, May 31, 2019 Timber window and door specialist Gowercroft Joinery has been appointed as an official dealer for Pilkington Spacia double-glazing units across the UK.
NHBC new home registrations up 21%
Friday, May 31, 2019 More than 13,500 new homes were registered to be built in the UK in April, according to the latest figures from NHBC - an increase of 21% compared to a year ago.
Timber pavilion opens at Oxo Tower
Friday, May 31, 2019 A timber installation designed to give Londoners an opportunity to introduce a slower pace to their lifestyle has been opened as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2019.
Michael Gove visits Norbord
Friday, May 31, 2019 Secretary of State for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove MP, has visited Norbord’s operation in Cowie to hear about the challenges it faces sourcing raw material.

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