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House of Commons roundtable calls for industry and government collaboration to agree tougher building regulations for offsite construction

An influential roundtable discussing how offsite manufacturing can improve build standards has called for industry and government collaboration to agree tougher building regulations for offsite construction to differentiate it from traditional build methods.

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NYTimber celebrates 40 years in business with £200,000 investment in high-tech saw to  double production capacity  

Northallerton-based timber specialist NYTimber is celebrating 40 successful years in business with a £200,000 investment in a high-tech saw, which will double the company’s production capacity.

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Construction supply chain set to benefit from collaboration between Construction Innovation Hub and UK Construction Week

Businesses from all parts of the construction supply chain are set to benefit from a new collaboration between the Construction Innovation Hub and UK Construction Week (UKCW), in a move designed to boost take up of innovation in the industry and realisation of the Government’s sector deal ambitions.

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PEFC UK’s annual field trip for construction sector shows link between certified forests and sustainable construction

The Crown Estate forest in Windsor Great Park was the main location for PEFC UK’s annual field trip for the construction sector, designed to show the link between certified forests and sustainable construction.

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BSW Timber promotes wellness in nature at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

BSW Timber, the UK’s largest sawmilling business, showcased its new IRO range at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show by helping to promote wellness in nature as timber partners and sponsors of a collaborative installation called LAND.

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Industry leaders and stakeholders learn more about Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes project

Industry leaders and stakeholders joined together this week to learn more about the Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) project, funded by Innovate UK.

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Arnold Laver welcomes student members of the Institute of Carpenters in visit facilitated by the Timber Trade Federation

National timber merchant Arnold Laver opened up its Borehamwood Depot to 30 students on fine furniture-making, carpentry and joinery courses at London’s Building Crafts College.

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WoodFest comes to Reading

WoodFest is coming to Reading following the recent success of the event in Newcastle and Sheffield.

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Trussed rafter manufacturers and timber engineering firms learn to tackle fear in face of challenges at Trussed Rafter Association AGM and conference

In the face of Brexit and other challenges this year, leading trussed rafter manufacturers and timber engineering firms learned to tackle fear like a Commando, at a high-energy AGM and conference for the Trussed Rafter Association (TRA).

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Savills Spotlight shows UK forestry plc is in rude health, with hungry sawmills and processors keen for product

UK forestry plc is in rude health, with hungry sawmills and processors keen for product according to Savills Spotlight on UK forestry, and as a result softwood timber prices are rising, nearly 30% in 2017 and just under 50% over 2018. 

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