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Norbord donates SterlingOSB for unique accommodation for homeless in Edinburgh from Social Bite

Norbord has donated 11 packs of SterlingOSB to help charity Social Bite to build NestHouses for homeless people in Edinburgh.

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Ensuring fire safety at world’s tallest timber building Mjøstårnet

Mjøstårnet in Norway will be the world's tallest timber building when it is completed in 2019 and fire safety has been very much at heart of the build. Timber Construction takes a closer look at the measures that have been put in place.

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STA Assure Gold Accreditation for A. Proctor Group

The Structural Timber Association (STA) has awarded the A. Proctor Group with the highest accreditation level possible in its Assure quality assurance scheme.

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Norbord quality assurance technician visits remote Kenyan girls’ school to work with pupils

Jennifer MacDonald, a quality assurance technician at Norbord’s Inverness plant, swapped the Scottish Highlands for eastern Africa when she spent five days teaching pupils in a remote girls’ school in Muhuru, Kenya. MacDonald volunteered to help at the WISER Girls School, which operates as a charity, to encourage people around the world to support the institution in various ways, from ...

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Norbord invests in occupational health with advisors at its three UK plants

Norbord is investing in occupational health at its three UK plants, through its team of occupational health advisors, Allison O’Connor, Terri Brydon and Kim Clee. The trio, who have more than 90 years of nursing experience between them, play a crucial role in maintaining the health, wellbeing and safety of employees. Occupational health (OH) nursing is a specialist field and ...

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Timber industry could face £1bn Brexit bill if UK leaves EU Customs Union TimberTrade Federation warns

The timber industry could face a £1 billion Brexit bill if the UK leaves the EU Customs Union, the TimberTrade Federation (TTF) has warned.

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Norbord partners with Inverness College on new modern apprenticeship programme

A new modern apprenticeship programme has been created at Norbord, Inverness, to develop skills that are focused on the technical and manufacturing aspects of the process at the mill.

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Government makes series of commitments to improve fire safety in high-rise buildings following Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review

The Government has pledged to restructure building regulations fire safety guidance to ensure it is clear, as part of a series of commitments made following Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review of building regulations and fire safety.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveils new manufacturing line at Norbord’s Inverness plant

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has unveiled a new manufacturing line at Norbord's Inverness plant following a £95million investment.

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Offsite timber frame specialists Scotframe expand into England with launch of new showroom in Swindon

Scotframe, one of Scotland’s largest offsite timber frame specialists, is expanding south of the border with the launch of a new showroom in Swindon.

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