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10 February, 2011
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Timber & Sustainable Building is a must read for anyone interested in the use of wood in construction and the built environment.  The magazine and website cover latest news on traditional solid timber-based construction, timber frame and building systems using glulam, LVL, SIPs and cross-laminated panels, along with sustainability and environmental issues.

This blend of news and in-depth features, along with technical articles from our consultant TRADA, makes Timber & Sustainable Building essential reading for architects, engineers, housebuilders, developers, self-builders and other specifiers throughout the construction industry.

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Timber Expo rolls out preview events

The organisers of Timber Expo are holding regional preview events to attract new exhibitors.

Published:  08 February, 2011

The Code Level 6 properties erected by Stewart Milne

Code Level 6 achiever

Stewart Milne Timber Systems has built four Code Level 6 homes at a groundbreaking zero carbon development in Slough, Berkshire for Scottish and Southern Energy.

Published:  25 January, 2011

Chandos Timber Engineering's assets will be sold at auction

Chandos administrators plan asset sale

Administrators of Chandos Timber Engineering have said initial interest in assets of the business has not resulted in any firm offers and auctions will now be held.

Published:  07 January, 2011
Government rejects call for buildings regs changes for timber frame construction sites

A new government document on the future of Building Regulations appears to scotch a key recommendation of the London Assembly in relation to the fire safety of timber frame structures under development.

Published:  23 December, 2010

The London Assembly wants to see fire sprinklers on timber frame construction sites

London Assembly wants fire sprinklers on timber frame construction sites

Provision of temporary sprinklers and changes to Building Regulations are two of the London Assembly’s demands in its long-awaited report on fire safety in timber frame buildings.

Published:  17 December, 2010

Closed panel production in the ScotHaus factory

New Scottish closed panel timber frame factory opens

A new closed panel timber frame factory has opened in Scotland, claiming to be the first UK operation to manufacture “world-class” German housebuilding technology.

Published:  09 December, 2010