Bellway focuses on timber sourcing
Conversations are understood to be taking place at national housebuilder Bellway plc about the sourcing of its CLS due to internal concerns over potential performance issues of home-grown Sitka spruce.
Rising costs put pressure on UK joinery manufacturers
Costs associated with CE marking and sourcing timber compliant with the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) are starting to put pressure on joinery manufacturers, according to the British Woodworking Federation’s (BWF) latest State of Trade survey.
Major investment marks Nicklin centenary
Major timber user Nicklin Transit Packaging, which is celebrating 100 years in business, is undertaking a major capital investment programme to boost capacity and efficiency. It is also looking to use 100% British wood.
Sipbuild powers up sponsorship
Castleford-based Sipbuild UK, which supplies and builds structural insulated panels (SIPs) on site, has joined an army of Yorkshire-based businesses that are sponsoring the P1 Powerboat Championship competitor ‘One Hull of Boat’, which will be racing in the UK June 1-2.