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New roofing group set to raise standards in Ireland

New TRA Ireland group

Timber roof and floor experts and suppliers in Ireland have come together to form a new group within the Trussed Rafter Association (TRA). The new TRA Ireland group has seven members already from the Republic and Northern Ireland, including Armstrong Timber Engineering, ATS Trusses Ltd, Cork Roof Truss Company, Harmony Timber Solutions Ltd, Magtruss and Quinn … Continue reading “New roofing group set to raise standards in Ireland”

Housebuilders to benefit from new timber construction collaboration

New timber construction collaboration between TRA and STA

A new timber construction collaboration in the engineered wood industry is paving the way for important product quality improvements and increased skills in wall, roof and floor construction for the benefit of housebuilders and developers. The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) and the Structural Timber Association (STA) have signed a memorandum of understanding to reinforce the close working relationship between … Continue reading “Housebuilders to benefit from new timber construction collaboration”

A Christmas Message – from the Timber Trades Benevolent Society

Ivan Savage Timber Trades Benevolent Society

On behalf of the TTBS Trustees, the 2016 National President, Robert Bruce and most importantly, our many UK beneficiaries, I would like to thank you for all the support you have given the Society throughout the year. By the end of the year, we will have distributed nearly £140,000 to assist the retired and sick … Continue reading “A Christmas Message – from the Timber Trades Benevolent Society”

Steve Read

Steve Read

It is with great sadness that TRA have received news today that Steve Read Managing Director of Read Brothers Norwich, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by his family, following a brave fight, on November 20th, 2016 aged 63 Years. The TRA and its members throughout the trussed rafter sector will mourn the loss of … Continue reading “Steve Read”

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