Timber still the material of choice

Timber has been a material of choice for New Zealand homes since the arrival of the first European settlers, with many nineteenth century homes constructed in timber still in use today. Robert Grimmer, chairman of the Frame and Truss Manufacturers’ Association says the benefits of timber are widely known, and with today’s focus on sustainability and high performance eco-homes, the …

Keeping up with health and safety changes

The Frame and Truss Manufacturers’  Association is undertaking a review of the Health and Safety section of its Code of Practice, and encourages all members to keep up to date with the changes to health and safety legislation in New Zealand. “We strongly encourage our fabricator members to be health and safety compliant, and take all practicable steps to ensure …