Construction

The BEIS Net Zero Review
Painting a Picture of the future for Timber
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With low-carbon construction now a global issue, policy makers around the world are looking to encourage more timber construction. TDUK looks at how the UK is shaping up, and what needs to be done to affect real change. Timber bodies across the UK have been hard at work promoting the...
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From blueprint to greenprint: the government’s roadmap to timber construction
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While Parliament was in recess this summer, the Confederation of Timber Industries were hard at work on the Timber in Construction Roadmap - due to be published in November. The government’s long promised Timber in Construction Policy Roadmap will support the expansion of low-carbon timber construction in the UK, following...
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Why we must make the most of our timber
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The built environment has seen a significant shift towards a future where we work to minimise the impact of the construction industry on the natural world. This move from an "exploitative past of refining materials" to a future where we "cultivate our materials in collaboration with nature" was the focus...
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timber construction Barriers and Solutions
Timber Construction: Barriers and Solutions
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This is a report for the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Timber Industries, June 2023
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economic forecast
CPA delves into Spring Economic Forecast
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In a recent webinar, economics expert Professor Noble Francis went behind the headline statistics to discuss the latest CPA Spring Economic Forecast in more detail. Here, we reveal what he believes lies ahead for the construction supply chain. Construction output is set to contract by 6.4% during 2023, according to...
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Training goes on tour to improve construction techniques and installation skills
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Rothoschool on Tour - an event dedicated to improving timber construction techniques and installation skills - is visiting the NMITE Centre for Advanced Timber Technology in Hereford on 18th May. The day-long event, organised by Rothoblaas, is dedicated to mass timber constructions, and will enable both aspiring professionals and experts...
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Skills Action Plan
The Timber Skills Action plan provides an industry-agreed breakdown of the skills and knowledge required for building with timber.
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Introduction to the Life Cycle Assessment of timber
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Introduce into timber life cycle, the life cycle assessment that shows the significant environmental impacts for timber.
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Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow
Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow
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As we enter International Women's Day on Tuesday 8 March, it is a good reminder to all in the built environment sector that we must do more to strengthen diversity.
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