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Timber industry resilient but Brexit brings trade friction, survey finds
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Timber industry resilient but Brexit brings trade friction, survey finds

Difficulties with logistics, trade with Northern Ireland, and the time and cost to fill out customs and due diligence paperwork are adding pressure to an …

Timber imports reached 13-year monthly high in November 2020
Timber

Timber imports reached 13-year monthly high in November 2020

Timber and panel imports reached 1.08 million m3 in November 2020, which was the highest monthly total since the October 2007 volume of 1.04 million …

Building Timber Frame Houses Can Save Taxpayers
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Building Timber Frame Houses Can Save Taxpayers

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has called on the government and local authorities for urgent investment in housing to meet the growing demand …

Soprema Gears Up for Green Property Upgrade Demand With UK Production for Pavadry
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Soprema Gears Up for Green Property Upgrade Demand With UK Production for Pavadry

Soprema UK, the specialist in waterproofing and building envelope solutions, is to begin manufacturing its Pavadry woodfibre insulation in the UK, with an improved product …

Södra diversifies its UK range of flame retardant treated timber products
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Södra diversifies its UK range of flame retardant treated timber products

Södra, one of the UK’s foremost suppliers of sustainable timber, has diversified its range of flame retardant treated timber products available to the UK market, …

Norbord leads the way with carbon negative status
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Norbord leads the way with carbon negative status

Norbord now holds a net carbon negative status across all its products and operations, locking up more CO2 than it emits. Leading the way in …

Södra launches 360ᴼ video transporting viewers to its Swedish forestry operation
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Södra launches 360ᴼ video transporting viewers to its Swedish forestry operation

Södra, one of the UK’s foremost suppliers of sustainable timber, has launched a landmark immersive experience that transports viewers to its world-leading Swedish forestry operation. …

Pasquill’s pride on a job well done
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Pasquill’s pride on a job well done

The NHBC has presented Pasquill with a Pride in the Job award in recognition of their role supplying timber trusses to a development in Devon. …

What is Marine-grade Plywood and What Makes It Special?
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What is Marine-grade Plywood and What Makes It Special?

Marine plywood is made with waterproof glue and has excellent quality. However, this type of plywood is not decay-resistant because it is not chemically treated. …

BUILDING A SAFER FUTURE MUST RECOGNISE THAT TIMBER BURNS
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BUILDING A SAFER FUTURE MUST RECOGNISE THAT TIMBER BURNS

The Government has undertaken a consultation on proposals to lower the threshold on the ban on using combustible construction materials from buildings of 18m to …