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Termite terminators
05 October, 2021
The BRE’s Dr Ed Suttie and ANH Consultancy’s Dr Rob Verkerk explain why it’s important to raise awareness of the threat of termites in the UK
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Putting people at the centre 05 October, 2021 Salvamac has enjoyed another positive year
Teams triumph in housing challenge 05 October, 2021 Tabitha Binding, university and regional engagement manager for TTF and TRADA explains how this year’s University Design Challenge went online for the first time
Back to business 05 October, 2021 Some of Luke Hughes Furniture’s projects have been on hold during the pandemic, but commissions are flowing again. Sally Spencer reports
British Furniture bounces back 05 October, 2021 Raw materials supply and rising costs are a cause for concern in UK furniture making, but the sector is in positive mood, according to trade body British Furniture Manufacturers
From cuts to super-hot demand 04 October, 2021 It’s been a time of uncertainty and market stress, but the Swedish sawn timber sector has come through robustly and its outlook is positive, writes Swedish Forest Industries market expert, wood products Christian Nielsen
Haulage and terminal space remain hot ports topics 04 October, 2021 Many timber ports have been at maximum capacity during a period of high demand for timber, with haulage availability proving a big issue for onward distribution of goods. Stephen Powney speaks to Scotline managing director Peter Millatt
Taking the factory to the forest 01 October, 2021 Architect and managing director of Timber Design Initiatives Ltd, Peter Wilson, looks at taking offsite manufacture onsite in order to ‘Build Back Rural’
Coppice construction 01 October, 2021 George Fereday, associate teaching professor and technology co-ordinator for materials for manufacture and fabrication at the School of Art, Architecture and Design at the London Metropolitan University, describes the HomeGrownHouse project
Look, think and support local 01 October, 2021 Grown in Britain continues to explore new and innovative ways to add value to home-grown timber
Demanding times 01 October, 2021 British-grown timber is in great demand and sawmills are rising to the challenge. Sally Spencer reports
US dip eases supply pressure 01 October, 2021 Pressure has eased slightly on plywood and OSB but the trade will have to wait until the autumn to see whether it’s a seasonal blip or a more sustained change. Keren Fallwell reports
Chipboard supply challenges remain 01 October, 2021 Chipboard demand continues to outstrip supply and now producers’ raw materials running short could tip the balance further. Keren Fallwell reports