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Russia starts on its first CLT plant

05-07-2019
Russia, CLT, timber, construction

On 25 June, Oleg Kuvshinnikov, Governor of the Vologda Region, and Mikhail Shamolin, President and Board Chairman of Segezha Group, launched the construction of the first CLT manufacturing plant to be built in Russia. The Governor and the Head of the company took part in a symbolic ceremony of laying the foundation stone of the future plant. …

HOMAG’s new screw separator system enriches timber construction

04-07-2019
HOMAG, timber, construction

HOMAG has launched a new automatic screw separator system for loose screws, to increase the efficiency of timber construction, opening doors to endless possibilities. The separator system is able to handle both stand length screws as well as long screws with a length of 160 mm, 220 mm or 250 mm or longer. Generally, frameworks as well as …

Jowat launches new product family for loadbearing glued wood construction

30-05-2019
Jowat, Product, Load-Bearing Glue, Glue, Wood, Construction, Adhesives, Jowapur, Prepolymer

Detmold, 24 May 2019 – The new product family in the Jowapur® series of the adhesives specialist from Detmold provides a comprehensive portfolio of certified 1-component PUR prepolymer adhesives, with different product versions for a wide range of manufacturing processes in load-bearing glued wood construction.  The adhesives in …

Editor’s pickBEX and MCE Asia to empower a digital-first future for the building and construction industry

31-08-2018
BEX, MCE, building and construction industry, digital-first future, sustainable development

Image credited to BEX Asia Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia, Southeast Asia's leading trade exhibition for the region's green building market, and Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia, a regional HVAC-R, water and energy exhibition will be held in Singapore between the 5th and 7th of September 2018. This comes on the heels of a Special Ministerial …

University students push the boundaries of timber technology to design multi-storey carpark

05-03-2018
TRADA, Urban Buzz, timber, construction, multi-storey carpark, university students

A talented multidisciplinary team of #tomorrowstimbertalent from some of Britain’s best-known universities has won TRADA’s undergraduate Urban Buzz competition to design a timber multi-storey car park. Edward Shaw and Wing Lam Lo from the University of Sheffield, Katy Horner from Edinburgh Napier University, Will Evans from Coventry …