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Good Wood Business Issue 11 – April/May 2022
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The outlook for the timber supply chain is more upbeat for 2022/2023, with manufacturers predicting solid growth, and industry bodies including Timber Development UK and Glenigan painting a much more positive picture.
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Good Wood Business 3 Issue
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The Construction Leadership Council set out its 'Roadmap to Recovery' some weeks ago, featuring three phases for the next 18 months, under the headings: restart, reset and reinvent. Most of us will already be well into the 'restart' phase as business is already picking up, making up for lost time...
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Good Wood Business 8 Issue
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Whichever type of construction product we sell, we want our customers to be safe, either in using the product or living with it long-term, incorporated in a building. Several workstreams across the construction sector are working towards the goal of building safety. The first, the Code for Construction Product Information...
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Joined-Up Business 4 Issue
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Wood shortages have characterised the first half of 2021 and the supply situation is set to remain tight for the rest of the year across all product categories, from softwoods to hardwoods and panel products.
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Joined-Up Business 6 Issue
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There's a real buzz around the timber market as we enter 2022 and, as the world continues to open up after a challenging 18 months, it's time for us all to come together to drive our industry forward.
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Joined-Up Business 7 Issue
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Three months on, much has changed for the industry. Russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine likely means that timber supplies will remain tight for the rest of the year, and this, along with the rising costs of fuel, shipping and energy, will keep prices high for at least as long. It...
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CPA – Construction Industry Forecasts 2022-2024
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The construction industry faces many headwinds over the next 12-18 months. On the positive side, construction activity currently remains robust, higher than repandemic, and output is expected to remain strong near-term.
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Flame Retardant Treated Wood Specification Check-list
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To assist specifiers in exercising due diligence, this publication provides a step by step guide to ensuring that flame retardant treatments for wood-based materials are fit for purpose.
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combustible materials
Responding to the ban of combustible materials
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Following the Grenfell Tower Fire, the Government has rightly put great effort into making buildings safer. As the timber industry we support the creation of high quality, safe and sustainable buildings in the UK. However we are concerned that by failing to differentiate between the external cladding and the structural...
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