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New managing director for Donaldson Timber Group

Donaldson Timber Group has appointed Steve Galbraith as the new managing director of two of its merchant retail and distribution subsidiary businesses.
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Timber frame adoption: What’s the hold-up?

Paramount Timber Group explores the obstacles to mass timber frame adoption and how they can be overcome.
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West Fraser’s products: Achieving net carbon negative is not the end

Steve Roebuck, European health & safety director at West Fraser says achieving net carbon negative status for its products is not the end of the company’s environmental journey.
The new R&D scheme at Milton Park will feature green spaces and sustainable laminated timber beams, pictured

‘Nebula’ R&D scheme at Milton Park secures planning permission

A state-of-the-art R&D scheme at Milton Park, a leading business, science and technology community in Oxfordshire, has been given the green light.
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West Fraser Rewards offers customers the chance to win amazing prizes

To welcome in the Summer, the UK's leading wood-based panel manufacturer West Fraser is offering customers the chance to win some amazing prizes.
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Dom West appointed as West Fraser’s sales director

Dom West has been appointed as the new West Fraser sales director for the UK and Ireland.
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Brand new look for West Fraser’s CaberMDF range

West Fraser, the leading UK panel manufacturer, has given its well-loved CaberMDF range a makeover! 
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Saint-Gobain to sell wood processing and distribution business, Protræ

Saint-Gobain has signed an agreement to sell its wood processing and distribution business in Denmark, Protræ.
Cowie Site

Reducing waste and delivering savings at West Fraser’s Cowie site

West Fraser’s environmental efforts have enabled a 37% reduction in waste and savings of more than £24,000 in transport and disposal costs at their Cowie site.
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Amey delivers modular timber frame building concept for HMP Kirkham

Amey has provided a new 46-cell accommodation concept building at HMP Kirkham utilising off-site production of modular timber frame buildings, reducing cost and environmental impact while minimising disruption to custodial services.

Donaldson Timber Systems achieves BOPAS Plus

Donaldson Timber Systems (DTS) becomes one of the first manufacturers to achieve Buildoffsite Property Assurance Scheme Plus (BOPAS plus).
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West Fraser’s SterlingOSB Zero: Perfect panels for your renovation project

Mike Keen discusses his exciting renovation project and how West Fraser's SterlingOSB Zero is the answer for perfect panels.
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£1.5m investment increases offsite manufacturing capacity at NTS

National Timber Systems (NTS) has increased its offsite manufacturing capacity through a £1.5m investment.
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West Fraser’s SterlingOSB Zero provides vital foundations for new lifeboat centre...

West Fraser, formerly known as Norbord, has donated SterlingOSB Zero, made in the company’s Inverness plant, to the team building a new lifeboat centre in Dornoch, Scotland, for the East Sutherland Rescue Association (ESRA) .

West Fraser’s SterlingOSB Zero sets the standard for OSB3

Manufactured to the highest standards by timber products specialist, West Fraser (formerly known as Norbord), SterlingOSB Zero is a precision-engineered OSB3 board which can now boast of being the greenest of its type in the UK.
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West Fraser panel products – Try before you buy!

When planning your job, whether a large-scale construction project or a small extension, it’s important to source the perfect panel products. West Fraser manufactures some of the most recognisable and requested building panels in the UK. 
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Reach for the sky: Timber airspace developments

As the housing crisis continues to grow in the UK, now more than ever a solution is needed. Paramount Timber explains the benefits of airspace developments, and why MMC can help to solve the problem.
shed transformation

SterlingOSB Zero used in chicken shed transformation project to create new...

West Fraser's SterlingOSB Zero panel board is showcased in all its glory in a recent chicken shed transformation project where James Grayley Architects (JGA) reworked the abandoned building into a bright, characterful art gallery.
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Find your dream job with the new West Fraser careers page

Working for an industry-leading manufacturer could be just one click away with the new West Fraser careers page.
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The benefits of using timber products from start to finish

Timber products offer a number of benefits from design to construction and innovation.
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Building greener homes safely with West Fraser’s SterlingOSB Zero range 

At West Fraser, formerly known as Norbord, all engineered wood panels are made in the UK and the company is committed to making better products for building greener homes safely.
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How panelised MMC can reduce health and safety risk

Panelised MMC for new homes can reduce health and safety hazard exposure by 20% on site, according to the latest report from the Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes Innovation Project (AIMCH).
Maltings Place

Paramount Timber to deliver off-site construction for Maltings Place

Paramount Timber is proud to announce that it is delivering the off-site construction for Maltings Place – an iconic part of London.
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Reducing construction’s environmental impact with innovative, green building materials

PBC Today spoke with Matthew Linegar, head of product management at Stora Enso to discuss how the use of innovative, green building materials – such as cross laminated timber (CLT) and laminated veneer lumber (LVL) - are helping to reduce the environmental impact of construction.
Ebury Edge

SterlingOSB Zero features in Westminster housing and retail community project, Ebury...

SterlingOSB Zero panels have been used in a colourful, temporary development for Westminster City Council, Ebury Edge.
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BoBen construction completes sustainable homes development

BoBen construction has completed a new sustainable homes development in Rugby, using contemporary sustainable construction methods.