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Actis and STA respond to initial consultation on the government’s Future Homes Standard

The construction industry has just a few more weeks in which to respond to the government's proposed revisions to Parts L and F of the Building Regulations – the first step towards its Future Homes Standard. And insulation specialist Actis...
22nd January 2020

Plan for £33m cross laminate timber office block

Developer Southern Grove has unveiled plans to build a cross laminate timber office block in the Shoreditch area of London. The six-storey building will be four to five times lighter than a traditional building, resulting in much...
21st January 2020

New BeA Autotec develops automatic screwdrivers

BeA is the first to develop a tool that can automate the attachment of facade cladding, ceiling and floor shuttering with screws (35-60 mm in length). Ideal for integration into manufacturing systems  Positioning...
21st January 2020

Persimmon inspects 500 timber frame homes a week

More than 16,000 homes inspected after damning review. Persimmon is inspecting around 500 homes a week after an independent review commissioned by the firm said it had routinely failed to install correct cavity barriers and firestopping...
20th January 2020

What is a posi-joist? Qualities and Benefits

Posi-Joists are revolutionary in the construction industry, combining the versatility of timber with the strength of steel webs to produce a floor and roof system with numerous benefits. The main advantage is the service void created by the open...
17th January 2020
 
 
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