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Sir William Worsley appointed as Forestry Commission Chair

Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers has confirmed Sir William Worsley as the new Chair of the Forestry Commission.

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Futurebuild 2020 responds to climate emergency with inspiring speaker line-up for arena programme

A game-changing arena programme has been announced for Futurebuild 2020 focused on transforming the industry to achieve a resilient and truly sustainable environment.

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The Joinery Network has launched test licences for fully certified timber windows and doors

The Joinery Network, a co-operative set up to help joinery companies manufacture superior, fully certified windows and doors, has successfully tested a range of timber products against a selection of tests to meet regulations.

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Timber buildings can become a global CO2 sink says new study

A material revolution replacing cement and steel in urban construction with wood can have double benefits for climate stabilisation, according to a new study.

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Savills Forestry and Sustainability Award for Scottish School of Forestry student

A Scottish School of Forestry student has been awarded the Savills Forestry and Sustainability Award after producing an outstanding land management plan as part of his degree.

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Timber buildings to feature in Toyota’s prototype city of the future

Toyota has revealed plans to build a prototype “city” of the future on a 175-acre site at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan.

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Aggregate Industries issues final call to enter world’s most prestigious green build competition

As climate change continues to put sustainable construction at the top of the industry’s agenda, Aggregate Industries is issuing one last call to UK visionaries of sustainable design to submit their entries to the LafargeHolcim Awards.   

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UK construction should take a leaf out of motor racing’s book to advance use of digital technology

A roundtable on ‘Construction’s Digital Future’ has said that UK building professionals should take a leaf out of motor racing’s book in order to advance their use of digital technology.

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Wood Awards 2019 – Furniture winners

Priya Khanchandani, editor of Icon magazine, hosted this year’s Wood Awards, which has once again showcased the very best projects from furniture to commercial buildings. The winners for the Furniture categories are as follows:

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Wood Awards 2019 – Buildings winners

The annual Wood Awards has once again showcased the very best projects from furniture to commercial buildings The winners for the Buildings categories are as follows:

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