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On-the-spot guidance 05 April, 2014 Metsä Wood’s new Finnframe installation app can help eliminate site errors.

Building provides solid foundation for I-joist sales 05 April, 2014 Demand for I-joists is firming but volumes are still a long way off pre-recession levels. Stephen Powney reports

Global expansion 05 April, 2014 Advances in engineered timber include the development of UK-manufactured products. Peter Wilson reports.

Glulam’s platform for growth 05 April, 2014 Glulam is attracting increasing interest in the UK.

Bucking the glulam trend 05 April, 2014 Buckland Timber represents a rare commodity in the UK - a domestic producer of glulam beams. Stephen Powney reports.

On the rail road 05 April, 2014 Louisiana-Pacific’s laminated strand lumber products are being trialled in the UK, including as a rail product.

Larch makes the grade 05 April, 2014 Research work could help lead to a new wave of engineered wood products in Scottish larch. Stephen Powney reports.

Ecobuild: Pasquill focuses on market turnaround 22 March, 2014 Engineered timber product manufacturer Pasquill highlighted the benefits of its close partnership with other parts of the Saint-Gobain Group, new moves on sustainability and its response to help customers keep pace with the market upturn.

Ecobuild: KLH looks to grow and widen UK CLT prospects 22 March, 2014 The UK may have been through five years of construction downturn, but KLH UK has completed 120 cross-laminated timber (CLT) building projects here in that time.

Ecobuild:LP on engineered wood mission 22 March, 2014 Louisiana-Pacific, supported by UK importer MBM Forest Products, used Ecobuild to continue its crusade to convert specifiers and construction end users here to its engineered timber solid wood building product alternatives.

Ecobuild:Steico sees record demand for samples 22 March, 2014 Engineered wood products and wood fibre insulation board manufacturer Steico had a record number of product sample requests at this year’s event.

A new class system 25 January, 2014 James Jones & Sons JJI-Joists are increasingly being used in school building roofs. Marketing manager Jon Stevenson reports.

Breaking certified ground 25 January, 2014 A CLT-based apartment block could be a timber certification game changer. Mike Jeffree reports

All systems are go 25 January, 2014 Floor, wall and roof system manufacturers and their suppliers are seeing an upturn in the construction method. Sally Spencer reports.

Site solutions boost fire safety 25 January, 2014 Yet more timber frame wall and timber floor options have been added to an important fire safety specification document. Stephen Powney reports.

Timber on a wave 25 January, 2014 Metsä Wood’s technical expertise and product range were crucial in building two houses at Camber Sands. Kevin Riley, Metsä Wood’s VP construction industry, explains.

Wising up to energy efficiency 25 January, 2014 Simon Orrells, managing director of timber frame manufacturer Frame Wise, explains how the company’s Wise Wall system is taking energy efficiency to a new level.

Timber in the mainstream 02 December, 2013 Bishop Edward King Chapel won top honours in this year’s Wood Awards – and there was plenty more that earned the judges’ praise. Keren Fallwell reports

KVH hopes rise 02 December, 2013 German builders have long appreciated the advantages of using KVH timber and now German sawmillers’ hopes are rising that they can crack the UK market. Stephen Powney reports

Timber Expo: Spanish connection 05 October, 2013 Spanish engineered timber company Egoin finished its first UK project just before it exhibited at Timber Expo.

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