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How is the CLT industry responding to the combustibles ban?

Proponents of cross-laminated timber were up in arms when the government announced its plans to ban combustible materials from the external walls of high-rise buildings. But now the nascent industry is fighting back, reports Joey Gardiner. When...
11th February 2019

Contractor buys modular specialist from administrators

Local contractor Pat Munro has bought timber modular building specialist Carbon Dynamic. The Invergordon, Scotland based firm went into administration in early December with the loss of 40 jobs. Administrators Blair Nimmo and Geoff Jacobs of...
11th February 2019

Testing times: the ban on CLT is a case of negative perceptions

The most damaging aspect of this ban is the impact it could have on innovation more generally with potentially negative implications for adoption of modern methods of construction. When the government announced details of its combustible cladding...
11th February 2019

Södra launches new digital hub for UK customers

Södra, the UK’s market-leading supply partners of structural timber and engineered wood products, has launched a brand-new website for its UK timber customers. The site, which went live on Tuesday 22 January, will serve as an...
30th January 2019

New "innovative building techniques and materials" speeding up building of four new schools in North Wales

THE latest innovative methods are being used to build four new school buildings across north Wales Bodelwyddan-based Wynne Construction is working on projects on Ysgol Santes Dwynwen, Anglesey, Ysgol Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, Ysgol Carreg Emlyn,...
28th January 2019
 
 
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