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Taylor Lane Timber Frame supplies timber frame system for A2 Dominion eco-development Elmsbrook

Taylor Lane Timber Frame has supplied and erected its 140mm timber frame system, pre-insulated with 100mm PIR, for 73 houses in phase two of Elmsbrook, an eco-development by A2 Dominion, in Bicester, Oxfordshire. 

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Opening debate at UK Construction Week focuses on future success of digital construction

The future success of digital construction lies with improved planning, more consistent procurement by Government, integrated software systems, the education of the young and the development of hybrid solutions that don’t scare the industry, according to the opening debate at this year’s UK Construction Week (UKCW).

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Setting up house

Timber housebuilding is going from strength to strength with timber frame homes set to account for almost one third of the home building market in the next few years.

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A CLASS ACT

Class Of Your Own Ltd managing director and founder Alison Watson talks about the inspiration behind the Design Engineer Construct! accredited learning programme which is designed to inspire the next generation of built environment professionals.

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Growing frustration over slow Government response as construction industry takes lead on fire safety post-Grenfell Tower tragedy

The construction industry has taken the lead on fire safety since the Grenfell Tower tragedy, while waiting for Government clarification, according to research conducted as part of UK Construction Week (UKCW).

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EGGER Hexham opens its doors to the community

Northumberland’s largest manufacturing employer, welcomed over 1,400 people through its doors when it held an open weekend for the local community to find out more about its operations.

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Coleg Cambria Llysfasi and Tilhill Forestry unveil diploma to help meet skills gap in forestry and woodland management

A leading agriculture college has joined forces with the UK’s largest forestry and timber harvesting company to help meet the skills gap in forestry with a new Diploma in Forestry and Woodland Management.

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Passive fire protection product specifications routinely altered despite potentially catastrophic consequences says Promat UK

Product specifications designed to offer passive fire protection are still being routinely altered, despite the potentially catastrophic consequences, according to fire, thermal and acoustic insulation manufacturer Promat UK.

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Timber technology focus for PEFC UK stakeholder meeting

The theme for this year’s PEFC UK stakeholder meeting, which will be held on 16th October in London, will be innovation and technology in the forest products sector.

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Shortlist announced for 2018 British Woodworking Federation Awards at W Exhibition

The shortlist for the 2018 British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Awards – now in its 10th year – has been announced.

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