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Regional UK building contractor in administration
07 January, 2020
Bardsley Construction Limited and Bardsley Construction Holdings Limited have gone into administration.
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US housing industry stats looking more positive
Friday, December 20, 2019 The rate of housebuilding permits issued in the US has reached its most healthy position for five years.
Trussed Rafter Association urges new government to deliver on housing promises
Friday, December 13, 2019 The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) has urged the newly elected Conservative majority government to deliver on the housebuilding promises it made during the election campaign.
Wood’s strong showing in international architecture awards
Monday, December 09, 2019 Some inspiring international projects utilising wood have been highlighted in The Architecture MasterPrize (AMP) 2019.
CTI welcomes political parties’ housing pledges
Thursday, November 21, 2019 The Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) has welcomed recent housing pledges made by Labour and the Liberal Democrats, and calls for these homes to be built using low carbon materials.
Wood Awards top prize goes to house made from cork
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 The Cork House in Berkshire has scooped the Gold Award in this year’s Wood Awards.
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.
UK Construction Week puts spotlight on the future
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Some 34,327 construction professionals attended UK Construction Week (UKCW) on October 8-10 at Birmingham NEC.
International Softwood Conference hears about market deceleration
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Market deceleration and long-term raw material challenges were key points shared at this year’s International Softwood Conference (ISC) in Antwerp.
Waugh Thistleton selected for key EU wood construction project
Friday, October 18, 2019 Waugh Thistleton Architects has been selected as the UK partner in a consortium receiving significant EU innovation funding to explore ways of increasing the use of wood in construction, a key step toward combatting climate change.
CPA survey shows cautious next 12 months for UK construction products
Friday, October 18, 2019 Construction product manufacturers are signalling a cautious view of the next 12 months, with 11% of heavy side firms anticipating a fall in sales, according to the latest Construction Products Association (CPA) survey.
Cairngorm Capital acquires Chandlers and forms Independent Builders’ Merchant Group
Friday, October 11, 2019 Cairngorm Capital has continued its acquisition strategy in the builders merchant sector by acquiring southeast-based Chandlers Building Supplies Ltd.
Saint-Gobain Offsite Solutions Awards launched
Friday, October 11, 2019 The Saint-Gobain Offsite Solutions Awards (OSS) has been launched to celebrate industry success across the group brands of International Timber, Pasquill, Roofspace Solutions and Scotframe.
TRA reaches out to regional roofers
Monday, October 07, 2019 A series of free regional events for the roofing and housebuilding industries
is starting this month, focusing on the latest advice on Brexit, the CE marking of construction products post-Brexit, and new technical guidance on the manufacture of trussed rafters, spandrel and gable panels and related structures.
Construction minister will visit UK Construction Week
Friday, September 27, 2019 New UK construction minister Nadhim Zahawi is set to make his first industry appearance at UK Construction Week (UKCW) on October 9.
FMB sends no deal warning to government
Thursday, September 05, 2019 The Federation of Master Builders' (FMB) statement followed the release of new Construction PMI data showing shows construction output had contracted again in August for the fourth month in a row, while new orders fell at the fastest pace for over ten years.
Last chance to enter TTJ Awards 2019 judged categories!
Friday, July 19, 2019 Judged entries for the TTJ Awards 2019 need to be submitted by close of play on Monday July 22.
Barratt Developments buys Oregon Timber Frame
Monday, July 01, 2019 National housebuilder Barratt Developments has acquired Oregon Timber Frame.
Accoya producer grows revenue and gross profits
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Leading modified wood producer Accsys Technologies plc has posted a 23% annual growth in revenue to €75.2m for the year ended March 31,2019.
UK timber football stadium plan kicked into touch by council
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Plans to build the first UK football stadium out of wood have been rejected by councillors.

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