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MPs call for Government focus on timber industry to tackle housing crisis and climate change

A report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Timber Industries (APPG), highlights the key role timber industries can play in helping the Government meet its targets for housebuilding whilst working to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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Agreement to protect over 300,000 hectares of one of Europe’s most important untouched forests in Russia

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), WWF Russia, Greenpeace Russia and seven FSC-certified companies have joined forces with the local government to protect over 300,000 hectares of one of Europe’s most important untouched forests.

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Growing frustration over slow Government response as construction industry takes lead on fire safety post-Grenfell Tower tragedy

The construction industry has taken the lead on fire safety since the Grenfell Tower tragedy, while waiting for Government clarification, according to research conducted as part of UK Construction Week (UKCW).

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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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British Woodworking Federation chief calls for funding for vital building safety works following spring statement

Chief executive of the British Woodworking Federation Iain McIlwee is calling on the Government to make funds available for vital building safety works, following the Chancellor’s spring statement.

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