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Wood Awards’ top prize won by Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery
21 November, 2018
The Mears Group Gold Award winner of this year’s Wood Awards is Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery, Cambridge.
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Havwoods announces three senior roles
Monday, November 12, 2018 International wood flooring specialist, Havwoods Ltd has announced three appointments to the company: Mari Daly, European marketing manager, and business development managers, Philip Jones and Steve Clent.
TRADA focuses on Better Timber Buildings
Monday, October 22, 2018 TRADA and Exova BM TRADA have joined forces to hold The Better Timber Buildings conference in London on November 15.
TTJ Awards judged entry finalists vying for glory
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Finalists in the TTJ Awards judged categories now only have 10 days before they find out if they have won.
TRA in project-led refocus
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) continues to grow in influence and membership. But, operating in a competitive, ever-evolving industry, it can’t afford to be complacent, hence the need for a fundamental shift in its operation and structure.
DTE orders second Stromab crosscut
Monday, June 04, 2018 DTE has ordered a second Stromab crosscut for its Ilkeston depot after successfully installing a first machine for the automated cutting of I-Joists.
Hardwood CLT structure to star at London Design Festival
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Waugh Thistleton Architects, the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and ARUP are collaborating to present ‘MultiPly’, a modular cross-laminated tulipwood pavilion in central London for the London Design Festival.
£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.
Wood Awards launches call for entries
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 The Wood Awards: Excellence in British Architecture and Product Design has launched its 2018 call for entries.
Tomorrow’s designers wow with timber multi-storey car park project
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 A talented multidisciplinary team from some of Britain’s best-known universities has won TRADA’s undergraduate Urban Buzz competition to design a timber multi-storey car park.
DTE plans major role in UK glulam sector
Friday, February 02, 2018 Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE) has set its sights on becoming the UK’s market leader in the design and supply of secondary processed glulam.
James Jones invests £7m in new I-joist line
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 James Jones & Sons Ltd has announced a new £7m I-joist line investment for its plant at Forres.
Devon refurb wins Gold Award at Wood Awards
Thursday, November 23, 2017 A refurbished house in Devon that makes extensive interior use of timber has won this year’s Wood Awards Gold Award.
Timber trade gathers at Timber Expo
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Timber construction seminars, new product launches, a woodworking awards shortlist announcement and a UK/Belarus timber trade event were just some of the highlights taking place this week at Timber Expo.
Timber industry celebrates at TTJ Awards 2017
Monday, October 02, 2017 About 450 people attended the TTJ Awards last Friday at The Brewery in the City of London – a record number for the event.
Innovation Challenge launched to encourage new timber construction products
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 A new Innovation Challenge has been launched that will encourage the Scottish timber technologies sector to innovate and develop new products and systems for the construction industry.
Södra to invest in new CLT facility
Tuesday, September 05, 2017 Södra is investing in a small facility for cross-laminated timber (CLT) production adjacent to its sawmill at Värö. The plans include a future investment in a larger facility.
Sodra Wood Ltd opens new UK HQ
Monday, June 19, 2017 Södra Wood Ltd (formerly Crown Timber), has relocated its UK and Irish operations to a new flagship HQ in the Office Park in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
L&G installs new management for CLT housing business
Thursday, June 01, 2017 Legal & General (L&G) has hired Rosie Toogood from Rolls-Royce as CEO of its modular housing business.
Binderholz acquires Finnish planing and glulam mill
Monday, March 20, 2017 Binderholz Nordic Oy has acquired the Anaika Wood Group’s planing mill and glulam works in Lieksa/Kevätniemi, Finland.

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