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London Assembly Planning Committee report urges Mayor to back offsite manufacturing for meeting housing need in capital  

A new report,  published on behalf of the London Assembly Planning Committee, urges the Mayor Sadiq Khan to get behind offsite construction.

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NYTimber helps to fund defibrillator at school for Ripon community

Timber importers and merchants NYTimber and construction company Walter Thompson have joined forces to help fund a defibrillator for Holy Trinity Infant School and the Ripon community.

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Company fined  by magistrate’s court for failing to correctly plan, manage and monitor construction phase of timber frame houses

A construction company has been fined for failing to ensure that work on a development of timber frame houses was properly planned and managed, despite previous warnings.

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Howarth Timber Group team will take on Pavestone Rally to raise funds for Rainy Day Trust and Teenage Cancer Trust

Howarth Timber Group has put together a team to take on the Pavestone Rally to raise funds for the Rainy Day Trust and the Teenage Cancer Trust. Teams entering the rally in September must purchase a ‘banger’ for no more than £500 for a four-day trip from Dover to Monte Carlo, Monaco, passing through 10 different countries along the way. ...

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Accoya Wood retains Gold status from Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Institute for seventh year

Accoya Wood has retained its Gold standard status from the prestigious Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Product Innovation Institute for the seventh year running.

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Mayor of London invests £25 million in offsite affordable housing for capital

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has invested £25 million from his Innovation Fund as part of a deal to boost new factory-built affordable homes for first-time buyers in the capital.

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Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints new general manager of Andover branch

Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE) has appointed Sean Annells as general manager of its branch in Andover, Hampshire.

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RCM to host charity golf day in aid of Douglas Macmillan hospice

RCM has announced a new charity partnership with the Douglas Macmillan hospice, which cares for adults with palliative or end of life diagnosis across North Staffordshire.

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British Woodworking Federation launches weather testing guidance for windows and doors

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has launched a new guide for window and door manufacturers explaining weather testing requirements and providing advice to help BWF members to get their products tested.

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Sustainable Forestry Initiative announces opening of annual request for proposals seeking new   partners for conservation and community projects in the US and Canada

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) has announced the opening of its annual request for proposals (RFP) for the SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program. 

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