Bamboo: fad or foe?

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Is an increase in the use of bamboo products bad news for the timber industry? David Trujillo discusses the most recent developments and how the two materials can work together to create a more sustainable future.


Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

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Gordon Ewbank reports on modified wood technologies.


Article from 27/05/2020 |  Magazine Article  

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As a construction material, timber has a very distinct advantage over the alternatives, namely that it is a living thing and therefore a renewable resource. With the use of correctly managed forests, timber represents an excellent way of creating a more sustainable construction industry.

The treatment of timber...

08/06/2020 |  Wood Information Sheet  

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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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18/02/2020 |  Wood Information Sheet