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Laminated Timber Products – The Possibilities Are Endless.

Monday 19th August 2019. Prowood laminate over 900m³ of timber products per month, most of which is used to manufacture PROLAM staircase components: handrails, baserails, treads & newels. Our state-of-the-art Taylor Press laminators have capabilities to produce blanks up to 150mm thick, 900mm wide & 6.1m long, laminating products for interior and exterior applications. Lami...

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Canadian Cities Take Wooden Skyscrapers To New Heights.

Tuesday 13th August 2019.  British Columbia has doubled height limits allowed for timber towers – and countries around the world are following suit. British Columbia is no stranger to wooden giants. Along its western coast, Douglas fir and Sitka spruce trees topping 60 meters in height have in some cases weathered nearly a millennium of storms. Now a growing chorus of arch...

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A Super-Thin Slice Of Wood Can Be Used To Turn Saltwater Drinkable.

Wednesday 7th August 2019.  Filtering the salt from seawater can take a lot of energy or specialised engineering. A thin membrane made of porous wood may be able to fix that. In membrane distillation, salty water is pumped through a film, usually made of some sort of polymer with very narrow pores that filter out the salt and allow only water molecules through. Jason Ren at Princeton Un...

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LONDON BRONCOS 28 – 58 SALFORD RED DEVILS

Sunday 4th August 2019.  Niall Evalds’ hat-trick saw him open up a lead in the Betfred Super League top try-scorers list and helped Salford become the first team to score more than 50 points against London Broncos in 2019. Krisnan Inu, Mark Flanagan, Josh Jones, Tui Lolohea, Kris Welham and Jackson Hastings also scored in the Red Devils’ 10-try-haul. A quick-fire doub...

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A Record Month of Sales & Project Previews – July 2019.

Thursday 1ST August 2019. July 2019 has seen Prowood achieve over £1,500,000.00 of sales, the biggest sales month in the history of the business. Congratulations & well done to all staff for working as a team to achieve such a fantastic milestone! Throughout Q1/Q2 2019 we are pleased to have supplied over 1250 prestigious specialist timber projects throughout the UK & Ire...

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Salford Red Devils 40 – 14 Catalans Dragons - Sunday 21st July 2019

  Monday 22nd July 2019.  Salford Red Devils ran riot in front of our emergency services as they defeated play-off rivals Catalans Dragons 40-14 at the AJ Bell Stadium. The Red Devils sealed the two-points with six tries, including a brace from Kris Welham in his 300th career appearance and first Salford tries for Tui Lolohea and Josh Johnson, on a day where the club invited...

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Team Prowood Conquer Mount Snowdon!

Monday 15th July 2019. Congratulations to Phil Corker, Joe Hunter & Alex Wood who completed the Pyg Track ascent in 2hrs 20mins and the Miners Track descent in 2hrs 10 mins. Fantastic achievement! Country: Wales   Height: 1085 m (3560 ft) above sea level.   Location: Snowdonia National Park Snowdon Facts 1) Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and the...

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