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MEDITE SMARTPLY Marketing Gong

Last updated: Thursday, September 27, 2018

A producer of innovative timber panel products has won the best marketing campaign at the Timber Trades Journal (TTJ) Awards. MEDITE SMARTPLY‘s ‘Work Smarter, Not Harder’ campaign focused on raising awareness of SMARTPLY’s range of speciality OSB products in their specific markets: SMARTPLY SITEPROTECT for site-hoarding contractors; SMARTPLY DRYBACKER for drylining contractors installing a pattress; and […]

BeA Fuels Better Reliability

Last updated: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

BeA Fastening Systems is revamped its fuel cell technology to up in gas powered nailer reliability. The business, which ranks as one of Europe’s largest manufacturer of fastening technology, tools and consumables for construction and industrial-focused applications, has revamped and relaunched its existing range of fuel cells for first and second fix tools. Paul Shepherd, […]

Wetlands Project Provides ‘Lung’

Last updated: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

An £8.7m visitor centre to open up access to one of the East End’s ‘open-air lungs’ has been completed at a strategic 500-acre Thames Water site. The Walthamstow Wetlands project allows visitors to enjoy and learn about the Walthamstow Reservoirs’ distinctive built and natural heritage, which is unique in London. Because the area includes water […]

Plastic Range Launched

Last updated: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wood plastic specialists, Composite Prime, has developed and launched HD Fence aimed at the residential and commercial boundaries sectors. Developed using a composite material that combines FSC® 100% certified hardwood timber and recycled plastic, the composite material developers claim products are more durable and low-maintenance than traditional timber options. Designed so that each board slots […]

Jacksons Specified for Swansea Project

Last updated: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Pedestrians have been segregated from a new distributor road in Swansea by Jacksons Fencing railings with timber panels. Swansea City Council specified their Tri-Guard railings for the Morfa Distributor Road in the River Tawe corridor, a major transport link benefiting both the local community and the economic welfare of the area. The new route is part […]

School cuts noise with acoustic barriers

Last updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016

An acoustic barrier from Jacksons Fencing has cut the impact on neighbouring properties of noise from sport and play at an historic Cambridge school. The Leys School, established in 1875 and now home to 560 pupils, commissioned an acoustic survey of the sports facilities by Cass Allen Associates after complaints from neighbours when they opened […]

Pine-ing for a new order

Last updated: Friday, April 15, 2016

The agriculture, equine and home DIY sectors should opt for pine over spruce fencing posts, according to a Suffolk supplier of timber products.   Woodbank Timber of Ipswich has launched the SurePine brand as an alternative to spruce, which currently accounts for the vast majority of fence posts used across the UK.   Woodbank’s Adrian Howden […]

Timber supply chain skills survey

Last updated: Monday, February 1, 2016

The Timber Trade Federation is inviting members to take part in the CTI & Proskills survey on skills and skill shortages in the timber supply chain.   The collected data will be summarised in a report, indicating priorities and needed actions, to be published in the spring of 2016.   The research aims to highlight […]