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Södra invest in next-generation construction

Södra has decided to invest in an additional CLT facility at Värö and aims to become a leader in the Nordic region.   “Society’s driving forces for reducing greenhouse gas emissions are strong, and the interest in sustainable construction is growing in the market. A higher rate of timber construction …

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TTF launches affordable training portfolio

Accessible, affordable training across a range of timber-related job roles is being rolled out by the Timber Trade Federation starting with three cohorts of delegates on its timber sales management courses, the first of which starts its journey towards a professional sales qualification on 24th April. “The key to embedding …

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Södra officially launches Irish entity, Södra Wood (Ireland) Ltd

  Södra has officially launched Södra Wood (Ireland) Ltd, demonstrating the company’s investment in and commitment to the Northern and Southern Irish market.   The launch was celebrated with 40 key figures from across the Irish timber industry at an event at Finnstown Castle Hotel, Lucan. Guests discussed prominent industry …

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Södra sponsors Architecture at The Cass, London Metropolitan University

  Södra Wood was delighted this month to sponsor the undergraduate architecture students’ timber workshop at The Cass, London Metropolitan University.   The construction workshop is an annual event for the School of Architecture, taking place in February each year. Second year architecture students travel offsite to Mudchute Park and Farm, …

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TTF starts New Year with New Members and New Format

A new action-focused structure and new Timber Trade Federation members mark the start of a significant year for the UK’s timber trading sector with Brexit just two months away. Two new Federations – the American Hardwood Export Council and the Institute of Carpenters – have joined the Timber Trade Federation, alongside …

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Södra launches new digital hub for UK customers

 Södra, the UK’s market-leading supply partners of structural timber and engineered wood products, has launched a brand-new website for its UK timber customers. The site, which went live on Tuesday 22 January, will serve as an industry-leading, go-to source of information for those interested in specifying and working with timber. …

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Cheshire Mouldings extends timber flooring range

Cheshire Mouldings has extended its internal timber flooring range with the launch of 5 new designs to its Manor Engineered Oak flooring range. Building on its popular Solid Oak, Laminate and Engineered Oak flooring, the latest offering provides its nationwide network of merchants with a comprehensive selection of complementary and …

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Covers’ Help for Hospices aiming to raise £30,000 for charity

Covers Timber & Builders Merchant will once again be hosting its hugely successful charity initiative ‘Covers’ Help for Hospices’ in September, and aiming to raise £30,000 on behalf of local charities. Now in its fourth year, the charity campaign supports 13 hospices across the South East. From Monday 10th September until …

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SR Timber delighted at half-year batten sales growth

SR Timber is reporting a 12 per cent growth in sales of timber roofing batten for the first half of 2018. The company – which is a leading importer of timber products and the UK’s largest importer of roofing batten – is seeing strong year-on-year sales of its flagship product, …

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Ecological Building Systems sets sail for Belfast

Ecological Building Systems will bring together a Passivhaus expert, a timber construction pioneer and a world famous tourist attraction this November when the company takes its Perfect Airtight Seal Seminar Tour to Belfast’s Titanic venue. Combining a celebration of the city’s shipbuilding heritage with its pioneering approach to creating a …

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