12 August 2015

Timber used to create wooden Colosseum vision

MetsäWood’s ‘Plan B’ microsite has been designed to focus on the impact timber can have when it is used in the construction of a large scale structure. MetsäWood has imagined how timber could be used to recreate the Colosseum Exploring the use of the company’s structural timber on a variety of projects, the new site[…]

  • 12 August 2015

10 August 2015

Timber products and developments celebrated at Structural Timber Awards

Set to take place on Tuesday 6th October 2015, the Awards will celebrate timber as a core structural system and demonstrate the full capabilities of the sustainable material. Wiehag: making good use of timber The inaugural event will be presented at a high profile dinner, attracting approximately 500 high profile leaders from the construction industry.[…]

  • 10 August 2015

07 August 2015

Architectural aluminium glazing products enhance green credentials

Working in conjunction with CF 77 bi-folding doors and CS 68 aluminium doors and windows, Reynaers’ curtain walling product CW50 has been used to maximise the amount of light and space in the property The property – named Green Acres – was constructed by Fusion Glazing; the fabricators were keen to incorporate energy efficient materials,[…]

  • 07 August 2015

28 July 2015

Live-Zone demonstrations announced for Timber Expo

BM TRADA will showcase its timber and fire expertise to a wider audience in the show’s expanded 100 square metre ‘Live-Zone’. Timber strength testing The stand will feature a fully functioning timber strength testing demonstration model, which tests the strength of various pieces of timber and helps to demonstrate failure modes of timber beams based[…]

  • 28 July 2015

24 July 2015

SBD-compliant aluminium windows and doors offer optimum security

In 2014, the Government announced the October 2015 timeframe to deliver a simplified system for setting standards in the design and construction of new homes. SBD-accredited glazing products Reynaers at Home’s ranges of window, door and sliding doors systems have achieved the desirable Secured by Design ’Police Preferred Specification’, ensuring that these systems fall within[…]

  • 24 July 2015

21 July 2015

Practical timber training courses programme extended

The courses build on the success of its training sessions, which were introduced in 2014; these attracted a wide range of delegates, including contractors, merchants and timber workers. The new programme includes two level of training – introductory and intermediate – and covers a wide range of timber subjects. Training on the road For the[…]

  • 21 July 2015

13 July 2015

Timber deck board range achieves CE Marking

The CE Mark will apply to the Lincolnshire-based company’s products, including JB Standard, JB CitiDeck and JB AntislipPlus, after completing training with TRADA for its C16 deck boards. The company had already achieved the CE Mark for its C24 decking. Mark of quality Christian Brash and Chris Watson CE Marking is mandatory for any product[…]

  • 13 July 2015

30 June 2015

Prestigious names added to Timber Expo line-up

A range of industry leaders have signed up to exhibit at the show including: Koopers, an integrated producer of carbon compounds and treated wood products; Val-U Therm, a closed-panel building system manufacturer; and glulam specialist, HESS Timber EcoCurves, a manufacturer of glulam timber arches has also signed up, along with British Gypsum and roof deck[…]

  • 30 June 2015

19 June 2015

Specialist hot-dip galvanizing treatment partnership for 25 years

South West Galvanizers (part of Wedge Group Galvanizing) South West Galvanizers Celebrating 25 years of specialist hot-dip galvanizing treatment partnership between South West Galvanizers and SJ Andrew & Sons.   As Steel Stockholders & Industrial Supplies Stockists, SJ Andrew & Sons provides raw materials to a number of customers across Cornwall and surrounding areas for a diverse[…]

  • 19 June 2015

18 June 2015

NorDan announces new consumer brand for the UK

NorDan has partnered with former distributors CG Facades to create the first branch of NorDan Scandic, in Exeter, which will focus on London and the South England and Wales marketplace. CG Facades has been in partnership with NorDan UK for three years. Craig Greenwood, owner of CG Facades, said: “I was delighted when NorDan suggested[…]

  • 18 June 2015