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Scm Group confirms its financial stability and rewards innovation

23-01-2020
Scm Group, report

Innovation, digital factory and strengthening of the sales network and after sales service in each of the strategic markets. Scm Group continues to invest and the results speak for themselves. The Group ended 2019 with a turnover in excess of 700 million Euro (S$1.04 billion), in line with 2018's record figures and on budget for the year. It was …

Timber Products orders a Meinan lathe line

21-01-2020
Timber Products, Meinan, lathe line, hardwood plywood manufacturer, Japan, woodworking, machinery, veneer

Hardwood plywood manufacturer Timber Products has invested in a Meinan lathe, which will be installed later this year at its facility in Yreka, California, reported Woodworking Network. The line is part of its strategy to modernise it plywood business. The new line at Yreka, California, will be the first 10 feet long lathe line in the world to …

Some UK housing developers discontinuing CLT for high-rise after post-Grenfell legislation

20-01-2020
UK, housing developers, CLT, limited use, post-Grenfell, legislation, policy, combustible materials, external walls, new buildings, 18 metres

Swan is the latest housing developer to join the list of developers evaluating concrete and steel alternative for residential units over 18 metres. Despite a successful completion of the mid-rise, six-storey Watts Grove development Tower Hamlets in East London, a 65-unit residential project, Swan will now restrict the use of CLT to two- and …

First All- Timber Neighbourhood to be designed in Copenhagen

20-01-2020
Fælledby, Denmark, Copenhagen, first, all-timber neighbourhood, mini-villages, Henning Larsen, architect

Denmark-based practice Henning Larsen has been picked to design the city’s first all-timber neighbourhood. Named Fælledby, the new community will resemble a rural village that will feature three “mini-villages” connected by green spaces for local wildlife, such as turtles, songbirds, and deer. An impression of …

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