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Structural work complete on James Jones new I-joist facility

Structural work is now complete on the new building at James Jones & Sons’ I-Joist manufacturing site in Forres, which will house what is being dubbed as “the world’s most modern I-Joist manufacturing facility” when commissioned later...
17th September 2018

Record sized 53-metre long, 22-tonne, glulam beams arrive at Sisk Center Parcs site

With 12 months to go to the opening, the €233m Center Parcs forest resort in County Longford has reached an important milestone as Sisk workers last week welcomed the record sized 53-metre long, 22-tonne, glulam beams that will form the structure...
17th September 2018

Build with wood and save the planet, says report

Building a new generation of timber buildings, including skyscrapers, would help the UK meet the goals of the Paris climate change agreement, a new report by the Royal Society and Royal Academy of Engineering claims The government-commissioned...
17th September 2018

Profits hit by rising timber costs at Borders construction firm Oregon

RISING timber costs and the depreciation of the pound in the wake of the Brexit vote have impacted on the bottom line of Selkirk construction firm Oregon Timber Frame, despite the business reporting a 10 per cent rise in revenues. For the year to...
14th September 2018

Housebuilding sector moving towards modular offsite construction

As prefabricated, modular homes continue to gain popularity within the UK’s construction sector, we are starting to see more ‘flying factories’ popping up across the country. Construction company Beattie Passive, which delivers...
12th September 2018
 
 
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