Product Safety Report: PAGED BirchPly FR Plywood

Product Safety Plywood
Product Safety Report: PAGED BirchPly FR Plywood
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The Office for Product Safety and Standards has issued a Product Safety Report for PAGED BirchPly FR Plywood for use in construction works, found not to consistently achieve the declared reaction to fire performance. The report states: "Testing in accordance with EN 13501-1:2018 has found that the product may not...
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New chapter for Oxford Story Museum
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Gripsure has played a key part in the transformation of the Story Museum in Oxford. The much-loved attraction has undergone a £6 million revamp, which involved extending, altering and refurbishing a mixture of existing buildings to create space for interactive exhibitions, displays, theatre performances and activities. At the museum's core...
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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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King Charles III visits James Jones & Sons sawmill
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His Majesty King Charles III visited James Jones & Sons. Aboyne sawmill earlier this month to commemorate the completion of the sawmill’s extensive, five year, £15 million redevelopment programme. His Majesty first visited the sawmill in 1999 when he was Prince of Wales and many employees are still with the company...
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Creative storage with James Latham
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Creating furniture out of unfamiliar materials was the goal for students at a leading furniture-making college. James Latham is a long-time supplier of Rycotewood College in Oxfordshire, one of the country’s leading institutions for vocational training for furniture design and making. Rycotewood has delivered furniture training in Oxfordshire since 1938,...
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The latest issue of Supplying Timber is out now!
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Packed with inspiring stories of stylish timber buildings, the new Supplying Timber magazine is out now. For all the latest timber supply news, legislative updates, new products and top tips for building with timber, look no further! Understanding American Red Oak The August/September issue is an essential read for anyone...
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Making preservative-treated timber last longer
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The Wood Protection Association explains why cross-cut treated wood products must have their cut ends treated to maintain their integrity and durability.  Preservative treated, softwood construction components such as Pine or Spruce have been through a factory controlled, industrial treatment process. This results in the timber having an effective barrier...
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The growth of timber cladding in the UK
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The UK timber cladding market is growing, providing many additional sales opportunities for merchants and contractors alike. Bernie Roberts, National Product Manager for Cladding Solutions at International Timber, reveals the latest cladding trends and how to correctly specify and install timber cladding. The timber cladding market in the UK is...
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Putting a break on generational anxiety
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James Scott is the fourth generation of the Scotts Timber Engineering and Scotts of Thrapston family business. Here, he talks about mental health and the pressures of running a family business - a topic that is very close to his heart. Ten years ago, James and his wife Kate suffered...
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Maximise your timber sales with new merchant guide
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Timber Development UK has created The Merchant Guide to Selling Timber, a comprehensive new resource to help merchants make the most of their sales of timber and timber products. The aim of the Guide is to be an introduction to timber and timber products written specifically for timber and builders’ merchants,...
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