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Savills Forestry and Sustainability Award for Scottish School of Forestry student

A Scottish School of Forestry student has been awarded the Savills Forestry and Sustainability Award after producing an outstanding land management plan as part of his degree.

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Timber buildings to feature in Toyota’s prototype city of the future

Toyota has revealed plans to build a prototype “city” of the future on a 175-acre site at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan.

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Aggregate Industries issues final call to enter world’s most prestigious green build competition

As climate change continues to put sustainable construction at the top of the industry’s agenda, Aggregate Industries is issuing one last call to UK visionaries of sustainable design to submit their entries to the LafargeHolcim Awards.   

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UK construction should take a leaf out of motor racing’s book to advance use of digital technology

A roundtable on ‘Construction’s Digital Future’ has said that UK building professionals should take a leaf out of motor racing’s book in order to advance their use of digital technology.

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Wood Awards 2019 – Furniture winners

Priya Khanchandani, editor of Icon magazine, hosted this year’s Wood Awards, which has once again showcased the very best projects from furniture to commercial buildings. The winners for the Furniture categories are as follows:

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Wood Awards 2019 – Buildings winners

The annual Wood Awards has once again showcased the very best projects from furniture to commercial buildings The winners for the Buildings categories are as follows:

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British Board of Agrément announces Hardy Giesler as new CEO

The British Board of Agrément, the UK’s leading construction products certification body, has appointed Hardy Giesler as its new CEO.

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Trussed Rafter Association urges government to deliver on Conservatives’ election campaign housing promises

Nick Boulton, chief executive of the Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) has urged the Government to deliver on the housing promises, made by the Conservatives during the election campaign.

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James Latham acquires market leading specialist timber and cladding processor Dresser Mouldings

James Latham has acquired the market leading specialist timber and cladding processor, Dresser Mouldings.

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Perfect partnership of offsite and external wall insulation explored by British Board of Agrément and STO

The benefits of combining offsite construction with external wall insulation (EWI) have been explored in a technical document produced by the British Board of Agrément in conjunction with EWI specialist STO.

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