Carpentry and timber engineering students to benefit from agreement between TRA and IoC

Carpentry and timber engineering students are set to benefit from a reciprocal agreement formed between the Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) and the Institute of Carpenters (IoC). As part of the agreement the TRA will present at the IoC’s city hub workshops which take place at construction colleges across the UK, Continue Reading

College’s timber talent given safety briefing on roof construction

The next generation of timber industry professionals were provided with a vital briefing on safety and quality issues in trussed rafter roof construction at the first Talking Timber event held at Neath Port Talbot College (NPTC) Group this month. With the UK construction industry facing serious skills shortages, the current Continue Reading

Timber tops the agenda for design and construction in the Midlands

Timber design and construction is set to dominate the Midlands this autumn. WoodFest Midlands features conferences, exhibitions, site visits, seminars, CPDs, design challenges and debates to celebrate the use of timber in construction. Organised by the UK timber industry’s campaign, Wood for Good, WoodFest is a series of events designed Continue Reading

Timber tops the agenda for WoodFest Sheffield

WoodFest comes to Sheffield in February with a focus on health and wellbeing, low carbon, circular economy, building performance, offsite construction and modular design. The month-long event will feature wood in design and construction throughout Sheffield and Yorkshire. The programme includes an exciting line-up of events, seminars, exhibitions and challenges Continue Reading

Timber championed with the launch of WoodFest

The North East will celebrate everything built with wood as the first WoodFest comes to Newcastle in December, with an exciting line-up of events organised by the UK timber industry’s campaign, Wood for Good. WoodFest Newcastle will bring together architects, engineers, placemakers, planners, developers, contractors, politicians and local businesses specialising Continue Reading