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Racking holds key to warehouse project 17 December, 2014
OHRA, the German warehouse rack system specialist, has completed two major contracts including using the racks as a self-supporting structure for a warehouse walls and roof.
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Excalibur developed for roundwood incising
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 A roundwood version of the Excalibur incising machine has been developed by Lonza Wood protection and its partner Tweddle Engineering for both machined timber rounds and cundy peels.
Eco-friendly diesel truck
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 A range of eco-friendly diesel forklift trucks has been launched by Doosan Industrial Vehicle (DIV) with five models that have a lifting capacity of 2-3.5 tonnes.
Joinery company gains Control
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 London-based timber and joinery supplier AJ Ferguson & Co says it has improved its sheet cutting services, thanks to the installation of a Striebig Control vertical panel saw.
Davey opens eco-building centre
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey opened the Sustainable Building Solutions Centre at the Lewes branch of Chandlers Building Supplies.
L&G establishes Tilbury hub
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 L&G Forest Products has signed a deal to create a timber hub at the Port of Tilbury bringing together its timber and sheet material distribution.
I-beam floor capacity doubled
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 National Hickman is to double production of I-beam timber floor systems following problems for builders last year in which demand outstripped capacity in the supply chain.
University tour for timber sponsors
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Timber industry sponsors of students taking part in the Masters in Timber Engineering course at Edinburgh Napier University toured the construction and engineering facilities.
Joinery firm invests in wood waste control
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Cambridge-based bespoke joinery company Law & Lewis has invested £55,000 in wood waste equipment as part of its expansion into larger premises.
Timber company director jailed for £2.6m business fraud
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 A former timber company director has been sent to prison for seven years for systematically defrauding his Brighton and Hertfordshire-based timber company of £2.6m.
The Wish List goes to Barcelona
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 The Wish List, a selection of timber pieces commissioned by well-known designers and architects for this year’s London Design Festival, is now being exhibited in Barcelona.

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