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China deploys 60,000 soldiers to plant 6,000,000 hectares of new trees

www.independant.co.uk - China has reportedly reassigned over 60,000 soldiers to plant trees in a bid to combat pollution by increasing the country's forest coverage.  A large regiment from the People's Liberation Army, along with some of the nation's armed police force, have been withdrawn from their posts on the northern border to work on non-military tasks...

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70 Story tallest timber tower tipped for Tokyo

www.designboom.com - Japanese developer sumitomo forest has joined forces with architectural designers nikken sekkei, announcing plans for the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper. The 1,148-foot (350 metre) skyscraper is set to be completed by 2041 and is located in central Tokyo. The timber skyscraper forms part of the W350 project, a mixed use environmentally friendly development...

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Environment Minister pledges to retain EU timber rules post-Brexit

www.businessgreen.com - The government has reiterated that it will retain influential EU forestry and timber rules post-Brexit, as part of wider efforts to support the timber industry and tackle illegal deforestation around the world. Speaking last week at a parliamentary reception hosted by the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI), Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey said the...

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Prowood timber cladding

Here is a snapshot of the most commonly used timber claddings we use here at Prowood.  Heat Treated Thermowood Redwood Western Red Cedar Siberian Larch Call us to discuss your requirements.

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Mascot Challenge!

Prowood are proud sponsors of Salford Red Devil's, whose mascot won the biggest challenge of the year so far! #mascotgoals

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2018 Season - Salford Red Devils

Start of the new season for Salford Red Devils RLFC. Proudly sponsored by Prowood Limited. Salford Red Devils RLFC  The shirts are getting there.  Tickets for our game, and our 2018 Season Launch, are available from the Club Ticket Office or over the phone.

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Architects embrace "the beginning of the timber age"

www.dezeen.com - Wood is taking over from steel and concrete as the architectural wonder material of the 21st century, with architects praising its sustainability, quality and speed of construction. New types of engineered timber that are considerably stronger and more stable than regular wood are allowing architects to build bigger and higher, with timber skyscrapers now a real prospect....

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