22 January 2014

Timber frame construction training dates released for 2014

The training days take place at BM TRADA’s headquarters on the following dates:• March 11th• May 7th• September 25th• November 5th For more information including costs and booking details, visit contact the training department on 01494 569620 or email

  • 22 January 2014

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  • 15 January 2014

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  • 09 January 2014

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08 January 2014

Laser cutting machine will create new jobs at steel company

The introduction of a £385,000 Fiber laser cutting machine will allow the company to open two new product lines, create two apprenticeships and at least nine jobs over the next few years. The company has won a grant of £80,000 towards the capital cost of the new equipment from the Green Bridge Supply Chain Programme,[…]

  • 08 January 2014

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  • 17 December 2013

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  • 17 December 2013

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16 December 2013

Marine Plywood is under Q-Mark scheme to enable high quality material

The changes have been brought about after concerns in the industry that some of the material is not meeting the standards of BS 1088:2003: Marine Plywood, defined to ensure a high quality material. The Timber Trade Federation now requires all of its members to comply with BS 1088, stating that products must be of suffient[…]

  • 16 December 2013

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12 December 2013

Steel Colour stainless steel supplied for use on new lift car

The product was specified for its range of colours, patterns and surface finishes that were not previously available in the UK. The metal is designed for use on architectural and building applications due to its inability to rust when exposed to water and high level hygienic qualities, making it suitable for use in interior and external[…]

  • 12 December 2013

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09 December 2013

Coloured Stainless Steel Sheet available from Blackburn Metals

The company offers stainless steel sheet in a range of colours, patterns and surface finishes such as mirror, scotch brite, hairline and cross-satinising. The material is designed for architectural and building applications due to its inability to rust when exposed to water and can be used for interior and external cladding, signage, decorative and protective panels.

  • 09 December 2013

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05 December 2013

Timber Frame to boost housebuilding market in 2014

The research found that value growth in the SIPS market and rising volume demand for open panel timber frame will continue to drive healthy growth for off-site manufacturers and timber suppliers in 2014.  Wood panels are set to continue to gain share as housebuilders increasingly adopt timber frame as a more cost effective method of[…]

  • 05 December 2013

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