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TTBS Christmas message
28 November, 2018
On behalf of the Society’s Trustees, the Board of Management and most importantly, our many UK beneficiaries, I would like to thank you for all the support you have given the Society throughout the year.

Innovation on show
26 September, 2018
Next month’s Timber Expo focuses firmly on innovation and on the future for timber in construction

Online training logs a win
24 September, 2018
As the construction industry continues its struggle with skills shortages, the trussed rafter industry is working hard to upskill employees, with sign-ups for specialist training quadrupling.

Building as tall as trees at Timber Expo
12 July, 2018
Timber merchants, joinery manufacturers and their architectural clients will benefit from a powerful opportunity to boost their knowledge and network with their industry colleagues at Timber Expo.

TRA in project LED refocus
25 June, 2018
The TRA has adopted a new structure to respond to the ever-greater pace of change in construction, members heard at its AGM. Mike Jeffree reports

TRA in project-led refocus
06 June, 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.

UK trussed rafter sector AGM re-scheduled after snow cancellation
19 March, 2018
The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) AGM has been re-scheduled for May 10 after the event had to be cancelled on March 1 because of severe weather.

Raising the Roof
26 February, 2018
To say that the Trussed Rafter Association has had a busy year would be an understatement. New publications, recognition and a new website show it is seeking to stay one step ahead. Stephen Powney reports

Aiming for the heights
24 August, 2017
“Aim high” is the Trussed Rafter Association’s theme for 2017 and the achievements for the association so far reflect that. But there’s no time for standing still as the climb to be the voice of the industry never stops

Building relationships
23 August, 2017
The Trussed Rafter Association is moving forward with a progressive voice and building key relationships, says TRA chairman Jonathan Fellingham

Building relationships
23 August, 2017
The Trussed Rafter Association is moving forward with a progressive voice and building key relationships, says TRA chairman Jonathan Fellingham

Reaching peak performance
22 May, 2017
A wave of new initiatives is seeing the Trussed Rafter Association move forward with renewed vigour and purpose. Stephen Powney reports from the AGM

TRA launches Ireland group and signs MoU with STA
21 April, 2017
The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) has announced a number of new initiatives including a new Ireland group and a memorandum of understanding with the Structural Timber Association (STA) to reinforce the close working relationship between the two bodies.

Farmer Review author speaks to UK trussed rafter sector
03 March, 2017
The current surge of interest in innovative offsite housing technologies should not be seen as a threat to the established trussed rafter sector, the author of the influential Farmer Review has told the Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) AGM.

Things are Looking Up
20 August, 2015
As housebuilding activity has increased over the last 18 months, the trussed rafter sector’s fortunes have improved in parallel. Sally Spencer reports

Two Become One
20 February, 2015
The launch of the Confederation of Timber Industries is announced as the TTF and BWF merger moves closer to completion. Sally Spencer reports

Pre-Fabrication is key to Passivhaus
20 January, 2015
Pasquill has supplied a range of prefabricated floor, ceiling, roof truss and spandrel panel systems for what is believed to be the UK’s first large-scale Passivhaus standard affordable housing scheme. General manager, Ross Baxter reports

Pasquill joins BMF
15 December, 2014
Pasquill is the latest timber industry company to join the Builders Merchants Federation.

A Christmas message from the Timber Trades’ Benevolent Society
08 December, 2014
Firstly, a huge “thank you” to all of you for your continuing and loyal support for the “timber trade's own charity” and the work that we do to assist the less fortunate from our industry.

BMF launches Timber Forum
17 November, 2014
The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) held its first dedicated Timber Forum last week.