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Cairngorm Capital acquires £100m turnover merchant 18 November, 2019
Investment company Cairngorm Capital Partners has continued on the merchant acquisition trail by announcing it has acquired independent builders’ merchant group Grant & Stone Ltd.
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London Build to feature 350 exhibitors
Thursday, November 14, 2019 Construction and design show London Build 2019 takes place from November 27-28 at Olympia, featuring more than 350 exhibitors.
Brexit election must address housing crisis, says FMB
Thursday, November 14, 2019 The urgent need to build more homes for everyone should be a key priority for all the political parties during the General Election campaign, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).
Timber build specialist wins Hackney project
Thursday, November 14, 2019 Engineered timber building specialist Waugh Thistleton Architects’ design for the regeneration of the Kennaway Estate has won London Borough of Hackney approval.
Construction figures reflect uncertainty
Thursday, November 14, 2019 Commenting on the new construction output figures published by the ONS on November 11, which show output increasing by 0.6% in Q3 (July-Sept 2019) but a decrease of 0.2% in September 2019, Clive Docwra, Managing Director of leading construction consulting and design agency McBains, said the latest figures reflect the uncertainty the sector is currently experiencing.
BMF pledges support to the Armed Forces community
Thursday, November 14, 2019 The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has received a Bronze Award for demonstrating its support for the Armed Forces community through the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. The scheme encourages employers to support the defence community and highlights companies that share the same values as the armed forces.
Smarter production with latest ALPHACAM
Thursday, November 14, 2019 As part of Hexagon’s philosophy of supporting data-driven Smart factories, the latest release of ALPHACAM CAD/CAM software speeds up how jobs that require several processes are managed.
Made in Britain accreditation for Timberwolf
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 The UK’s leading manufacturer of professional wood chippers, Timberwolf, has been recognised as a member of the Made in Britain organisation.
P&A Group’s MD honoured at business awards
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Steve Morgan, managing director of the P&A Group of companies and whose family has been in the timber manufacturing industry for five generations, was presented with the Lord Barry Jones Legacy Award at the Flintshire Business Awards. The award was in recognition of his outstanding services to local business and the economy.
DTE appoints new managing director
Friday, November 08, 2019 James Donaldson & Sons Ltd, has appointed Luke Roberts as managing director for Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE).
New report urges Government to increase use of timber construction
Friday, November 08, 2019 The Government has been urged to implement the recommendations of the Climate Change Committee by increasing the use of timber in construction.

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