Construction Trade Survey 2021 Q3

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All parts of the construction supply chain experienced continued growth in Q3, according to the Construction Trade Survey. Construction product manufacturers reported a fifth consecutive quarterly rise in product sales, whilst SME building contractors and chartered surveyors registered another increase in workloads. However, given ongoing issues on the supply side and the subsequent impact on cost inflation, all balances came in lower than in Q2. Nevertheless, growth remained widespread across sectors and continued to be steered by private housing and RM&I due to strong demand for larger properties with outdoor and office/study space to accommodate homeworking.

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List of Wood Information Sheetsnavigation-arrow

This document contains a fully comprehensive list of all the most up to date Wood Information Sheets (WIS) published by TRADA. Available to members for free or non-members for £12.00, these Wood Information Sheets provide technical guidance related to almost every timber topic under the sun.



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Although there is an increasing interest and application in using adhesive-bonded connections for new buildings, the main demand for this technology in the UK has been for repairs to structural timbers. The original concept was aimed at repairing historic structures. However, the technology is increasingly being used for repairing modern...

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Adhesives are widely used in non-structural applications such as furniture manufacture and joinery. They are also used in the manufacture of panel products such as plywood, particleboard, fibreboard and oriented strandboard (OSB), of which some grades are used structurally.

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