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Donaldson Timber announces new webinars and factory tours
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Donaldson Timber has announced it is running a number of new CPD webinars and factory tours over the coming months, with places now available to book. Later this month and into October, a series of CPD webinars are available, covering a range of topics regarding timber frames: Timber Frame and...
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TDUK Trade Note: Are your treatment plants and those of your suppliers independently audited?
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The original implementation date of June 2022 as set out in the Code of Conduct had been postponed to allow members, the NSD committee and WPA members to work together in addressing the technical challenges posed.
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Sustainable Accoya cladding adds stunning finish to contemporary farmhouse
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Sustainable Accoya cladding from International Timber has been used for the construction of a self-build farmhouse in Salisbury, designed by award-winning architect practice Adam Knibb Architects. Waldens Farm is a four-bed property located in West Grimstead with beautiful views of the surrounding landscape. Accoya timber cladding from International Timber features...
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National Timber Systems appointed to two Vistry Group frameworks
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National Timber Systems (NTS), the engineered wood products division of National Timber Group, has been appointed to two frameworks by leading housebuilder Vistry Group. “We’re very proud to be joining the Vistry frameworks for engineered joists, and roof trusses and spandrel panels,” said NTS National Sales Director Rob Timmens, who...
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World Forest ID wants your thoughts on scientific testing
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World Forest ID is a small, US-registered non-profit established in 2021 to leverage unique geo-located plant chemistry, environmental data and cutting edge technology to enable traceable and accountable global supply chains. The organisation is asking TDUK members to complete its latest Private Sector Priority Species Survey, to help it understand...
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Have your say on CPA State of Trade Survey
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The Construction Products Association's (CPA) State of Trade survey for Q3 2023 is now open. The CPA is asking construction companies and TDUK members to complete the survey and have their say on the state of trade in your sub-sector during the July-September period of 2023. Your answers will help...
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WRA workshop addresses questions over RPS changes
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The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) is holding an interactive online workshop to answer any questions people may have about the changes to regulations governing certain kinds of demolition waste wood. The Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) 250 expired on 1 September. This means ‘potentially hazardous’ waste wood is now deemed ‘hazardous’...
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Are you maximising your tax relief opportunities?
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Businesses in energy intensive industries, as well as those investing in research and development, should check they are maximising their opportunities for tax relief, according to international consulting firm Leyton. Businesses involved in manufacturing or working with qualifying materials could save around 20% of their total monthly electricity costs by...
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Congratulations to TTJ Awards winners!
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The Timber Trade Journal Awards ceremony took place earlier this month on 15 September at the Hilton London Bankside hotel. The TTJ Awards rewards excellence in the timber product industries, recognising companies who have gone above and beyond in the sawmilling, importing, merchanting, joinery manufacturing and structural timber systems sectors....
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Flooring-grade plywood can help prevent callbacks
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Choosing flooring-grade plywood can help prevent callbacks in commercial and domestic flooring projects, according to International Timber, an importer and distributor of bespoke, sustainable timber and panel products. Contract flooring specialists know that incorrectly specified plywood underlayment can result in swelling, peeling and lifting, even when other installation practices are...
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