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Uncertain times hold no fears for trussed rafter manufacturers

In the face of Brexit and other challenges this year, leading trussed rafter manufacturers and timber engineering firms learned to tackle fear like a Marine Commando, at a high energy TRA AGM and conference on 2 May. More than 70 directors and business leaders within the sector met in Warrington this month to discuss some … Continue reading “Uncertain times hold no fears for trussed rafter manufacturers”

Funding of up to £1,000 for women in the construction and engineering sector – Final Call

Women & Leadership International has issued a final call in a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the UK’s construction and engineering sector. The campaign is providing women with grants of up to £1,000 to enable participation in a leadership development program. The scholarship funding is provided with the specific intent … Continue reading “Funding of up to £1,000 for women in the construction and engineering sector – Final Call”

Joint acquisition of LYNX Timber Frame Services

Wyckham Blackwell and The Keystone Group have announced their joint Acquisition of Lynx Timber Frame Services on the 31/3/19. Lynx Timber Frame Services will be integrated into the Crendon Timber Engineering business over the next nine months to provide an enhanced offering to existing and new customers in the North West of England. Peter Andrews, Lynx … Continue reading “Joint acquisition of LYNX Timber Frame Services”

Combustible materials amendment to approved document B for buildings over 18m

The Government has announced amendments to part B of the building regulations which have implications for timber components of buildings in and on external walls of high-rise developments.   The regulations specify that for residential developments above 18m, all materials in or on the external wall must be of European Classification A2-s1, d0 or Class … Continue reading “Combustible materials amendment to approved document B for buildings over 18m”

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