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Barratt doubles profits

Pre-tax profits at Barratt Developments have more than doubled in the second half of 2012, according to its latest trading update.

Calders & Grandidge makes palace appointment

Calders & Grandidge is to take part in an event for Royal Warrant holders to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation.

Glennons Brothers awarded Ruban d’Honneur

Ireland-based sawmilling group Glennon Brothers has been awarded the Ruban d’Honneur in the European Business Awards.

PDS provides windows on history

Performance Doorset Solutions (PDS) has helped two historic buildings benefit from modern manufacturing.

Campaigning for safety

The BWF-CERTIFIRE Fire Door and Doorset Scheme is launching a new campaign to encourage contractors to use only third-party accredited products. Liz Male reports

Systematic approach

Continuing product development has helped floor, wall and roof system suppliers to increase their market share against traditional build. Robin Meade reports

Changing the face of housebuilding

RoofSpace Solutions beat off stiff competition recently to win the Best Product Award at the Home Builders Federation annual awards ceremony in London.

Cassettes make a splash

The new pool complex at the Hurlingham Club was the 2012 Wood Awards Gold winner – and the key innovation within the project was the use of prefabricated timber cassettes to form the structure of the roof. David Castle reports

Breaking the prefab mould

John Green, technical director at Insulshell, discusses how continued advances in system engineering are delivering a new breed of timber panel construction

Castleoak makes a sound choice

Metsä Wood’s SoundBar flooring system is addressing sound transmission and movement challenges in a new care home in Norfolk