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

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

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

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

29 November 2013

PEFC was a joint sponsor of the Commercial Project of the Year

LDN Architects were the winners of the evening in recognition of its design work on the Abbotsford Visitor Reception Building, a £3 million home constructed almost completely in timber. The property features a specialist timber frame with weatherboard cladding and curtain walling to external walls and includes a range of sustainable features which contributed to[…]

  • 29 November 2013

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