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Scotframe moves to target more English self-build business
Thursday, May 17, 2018 Scotframe has launched a permanent showroom and sales office at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC) in Swindon, as it targets a larger share of the English self-build housing market.
DTE in Hundegger investment
Thursday, May 17, 2018 DTE Ltd has installed a Hundegger Turbo Drive for processing Truss components at its facility in Ashford, Kent.
Sodra timber build subsidiary in landmark UK smart build project
Monday, May 14, 2018 Södra’s timber building subsidiary is supplying the UK’s first smart home housing development.
Richard Williams joins H&B
Friday, May 11, 2018 North Wales builders merchant Richard Williams has joined H&B merchant group.
SR Timber launches Service Charter
Tuesday, May 01, 2018 East Midlands-based SR Timber has launched a Service Charter in what trading director Shaun Revil describes as “a coming of age” for the company.
Jo Caulfield to host TTJ Awards
Monday, April 30, 2018 Acclaimed comedian and leading comedy writer Jo Caulfield will be the host and guest speaker at this year’s TTJ Awards in London on September 21.
Obit: Eric Maxwell
Friday, April 27, 2018 Taylor Maxwell founder Eric Maxwell has died at the aged of 93, the company has announced.
Nicola Sturgeon unveils new Norbord OSB line
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled a new OSB manufacturing line at Norbord’s Inverness plant following a £95m investment.
Woodpecker makes life fun for staff
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 A Welsh wood flooring distributor has transformed its workspace by installing a slide, gym and real wood treehouse in new offices at its Caerphilly base.
Sodra results reflect higher sawn timber prices
Monday, April 23, 2018 Swedish sawmiller Sodra Wood recorded a large boost in its Q1 operating profit to SKr91m (2017 Q1: SKr3m), reflecting the higher price of sawn timber.
Inquiry into off-site construction advantages continues
Monday, April 23, 2018 Housebuilders and engineering experts will be speaking at the next stage of a parliamentary inquiry investigating off-site manufacture for construction.
Multimodal prepares to kick off
Monday, April 23, 2018 Over 9,500 supply chain decision makers are expected to attend Multimodal, the freight transport and logistics exhibition, now in its 11th year, and held at Birmingham NEC from May 1-3.
BMCo expands into South Yorkshire
Monday, April 23, 2018 Builders merchant BMCo Ltd has continued its expansion plans with the opening of a third branch in Rotherham.
Timber treaters urged to unlock “creative freedom”
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 The timber treatment sector has been urged to unlock its “creative freedom” and better communicate the benefits of treated wood during the annual Wood Protection Association (WPA) Conference in Derby.
Architectural students rewarded in NWTTA competition
Monday, April 16, 2018 Budding architects have been rewarded by the timber trade for innovative timber design.
£100k awarded to innovative timber construction systems
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and The Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) have awarded £100,000 of support to seven companies who want to design and develop innovative wood-based products and systems for the construction sector.
Automated cross-cut demand increases in the UK, says Daltons Wadkin
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Daltons Wadkin has noted an increase in demand for automated cross-cut saws in the UK.
Bookings bode well for Carrefour 2018
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Stand space at France’s Carrefour International du Bois exhibition was fully booked by early December, a full month earlier than the last show in 2016.
Merchant talks housing during shadow chancellor visit
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 A London builders’ merchant has reminded shadow chancellor John McDonnell of the vital role played by merchants in supporting house construction and improvement work.

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