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Pasquill Inverness gets into the festive spirit with Christmas tree made entirely out of trusses

Pasquill, the largest manufacturer and supplier of roof trusses in the UK, has embraced the festive spirit by unveiling a Christmas tree measuring 23 feet made entirely out of trusses. Staff from Pasquill’s Inverness branch created a smaller design last year, and after receiving a great response decided to supersize the tree for Christmas 2018. The design team used MiTek ...

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Beers Timber Holdings has announced the completion of the purchase of Tonge Bridge Timber of Bolton

Family owned Beers Timber Holdings has announced the completion of the purchase of Tonge Bridge Timber of Bolton.

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Life-sized gingerbread house built in Norwegian mountains using MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME

A life-sized gingerbread house has been built in the Norwegian mountains using MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME. The building, which is part of the Savalen Hotel and Spa, is nestled alongside one of Eastern Norway’s lakes, and reflects the vivacious nature of Savalen which caters to those with a keen sense of adventure. For 70% of the year, the area is draped ...

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Bright future for Scottish forestry if Scotland’s Forestry Strategy for 2019 to 2029 is realised said Scottish Land & Estates

A bright future lies ahead for Scottish forestry if an integrated land use strategy undertaken by the Scottish Government is realised said Scottish Land & Estates (SLE).

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Students invited to enter TRADA University Challenge 2019 to design student accommodation predominantly from timber  

Students from the disciplines of engineering, architecture, architectural technology, quantity surveying and landscape architecture are being invited to enter the TRADA University Challenge 2019.

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Green light for Knight Architects and WSP’s timber-clad pedestrian and cycle bridge across River Usk

Knight Architects and WSP have been awarded planning permission for a timber-clad pedestrian and cycle bridge across the River Usk in South Wales.

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Gowercroft Joinery managing director Andrew Madge appointed to Executive Board of British Woodworking Federation

Andrew Madge, managing director of Gowercroft Joinery has been appointed to the Executive Board of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF), the trade association for the woodworking and joinery manufacturing industry in the UK.

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Winners of the 2018 Wood Awards revealed

The winners of the annual Wood Awards have been announced during a ceremony at Carpenters’ Hall in London, hosted by David Hopkins, director of the Timber Trade Federation. Established in 1971 it is the UK’s premier competition for excellence in architecture and product design in the world’s only naturally sustainable material. The Wood Awards aims to recognise, encourage and promote ...

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Wood for Good’s first WoodFest to champion timber in the North East

The first in a series of regional WoodFests is to be held in Newcastle in December with an exciting line-up of events organised by the UK timber industry’s campaign, Wood for Good. WoodFest Newcastle will bring together architects, engineers, placemakers, planners, developers, contractors, politicians and local businesses specialising in timber to promote the innovative and striking ways that wood can ...

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Arnold Laver & Co Limited merges with The National Timber Group creating UK’s largest independent timber distribution company

Arnold Laver & Co Limited has joined The National Timber Group, creating the largest independent timber distribution company in the UK.

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