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Fire Door Safety Week 2017 awarded Campaign of the Year at Safety and Health Excellence Awards

Fire Door Safety Week 2017 won Campaign of the Year (Fire, Security, Health and Safety) at The Safety and Health Excellence Awards.

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New operations director appointed at Robertson Timber Engineering

Robertson Timber Engineering has appointed a new director to head up its UK operations, leading its 70-strong team across a wide-range of current and future projects.

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Trussed Rafter Association publishes updated roofing guidance for housebuilders

The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) has updated its roofing guidance for housebuilders to include information about single-skin cladding for spandrel panels.

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Entries open for 2018 British Woodworking Federation Awards

Joinery sector businesses are being given the chance to showcase their achievements in the 2018 British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Awards.

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Federation of Master Builders’ survey reveals 8% increase in cost of timber

The cost of timber has increased by 8% over the last 12 months, according to new research on material prices from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

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Accoya cycle track becomes setting for world records at 2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

A cycle track made from Accoya wood has become the setting for multiple new world records during the 2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships at the Omnisport Apeldoorn multi-sport indoor arena.

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Norbord duo attend Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Centenary Royal Garden Party

Norbord’s Devon-based caberdecor/lamination operator Tony Waters and health & safety manager Maria Collett were treated to a royal day out when they attended The Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Centenary Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. Waters and Collett are based at Norbord’s South Molton plant, a member of RoSPA which has participated in their awards for the ...

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Scottish timber companies to share £100,000 to develop wood-based products and systems for construction

Seven Scottish companies have been awarded a share of £100,000 from Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and The Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) to design and develop innovative wood-based products and systems for the construction sector.

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British Woodworking Federation launches new Staircase Installation Guide for UK

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Stair Scheme has launched a new and improved Staircase Installation Guide, to help fill the skills gap and focus on safe, quality installations for both domestic and general access staircases.

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UK Construction Week unveils initiative to showcase industry role models

UK Construction Week (UKCW) has unveiled a new initiative to showcase industry role models in a bid to help the sector compete for talent.

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