In Touch With Timber - Issue 22

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Our magazine In Touch with Timber is sent out 3 times a year to our members and includes technical articles, industry news, our latest case study and much more.

Our latest issue announces the TTJ Award Winners for Timber Innovation, details our planned activity for Timbo Expo, launches the 2017 National Student Design Competition, and also has an in-depth case study.

Suggested Reading

Timber frame: modern and truly sustainablenavigation-arrow

Dr Robert Hairstans, Head of the Centre for Off-site Construction & Innovative Structures at Edinburgh Napier University, outlines the advantages of off-site construction techniques with sustainability in mind.

Timber, in many respects, is the ideal construction material. It is strong in both tension and compression, it has a high...

01/01/2011 |  Magazine Article  

Saving on waste disposal - through waste segregation in constructionnavigation-arrow

This timber waste management case study focuses on construction company Simons Group. Formed in 1944, the group is one of the largest contractors in the country.

Over a three-year period, total waste, total cost of waste and waste to landfill at their head office was reduced by 73%, 76%...

01/01/2004 |  Other Technical Guidance  

Introducing woodnavigation-arrow

As a construction material, timber has a very distinct advantage over the alternatives, namely that it is a living thing and therefore a renewable resource. With the use of correctly managed forests, timber represents an excellent way of creating a more sustainable construction industry.

The treatment of timber...

04/04/2016 |  Wood Information Sheet