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The Foundational Economy and its impact on the timber construction sector in Wales

The Foundational Economy and its impact on the timber construction sector in Wales

Gary Newman, Chief Executive of Woodknowledge Wales expores what the Foundational Economy is, why Welsh Government are interested in it and what it means for the Welsh timber sector. The ...
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HGH Project Updates May 2020

HGH Project Updates May 2020

While the Covid-19 pandemic has brought large parts of the industry to a standstill, we’ve been working away as best we can to progress the Home-Grown Homes project further. Project ...
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Future talent for a low-carbon society

Future talent for a low-carbon society

Skills shortage and lack of programmes to teach our future workforce how to build more sustainably, which techniques to use when and how to make them mainstream, and most importantly ...
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Developing a Welsh Wooden Windows Specification for Social Housing

Developing a Welsh Wooden Windows Specification for Social Housing

On 5 May 2020 in the midst of a national lockdown with most joinery businesses closed, 15 participants from across the joinery sector kicked off a Welsh Government funded two-year ...
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Why can't I get thermally-treated Welsh timber?

Why can’t I get thermally-treated Welsh timber?

Timber can be modified by a variety of methods to enhance properties and change appearance. Modification using temperature is relatively simple and extensive trials using Welsh timber have been undertaken, ...
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