We extend the useful life of our timber in our purpose built Timber Treatment Centre housing the most sophisticated and efficient equipment of its kind. It is a closed system which ensures that the treatment chemicals are used to best effect and with zero environmental impact. Inset picture: a full load of our treated acoustic… Read more »
Inflationary pressures have been affecting inputs in our industry for some years now so in order to remain competitive, become more responsive to customer needs, and to keep prices of sawn timber at a reasonable level we have adopted a policy of continuous investment in the business so that we operate as efficiently as possible…. Read more »
We mill the timber using some of the most advanced sawmilling technology in the UK enabling us to achieve the maximum yield of useable timber from every log.
? The construction of the new incisor and post pointing line is now virtually complete and this clip shows the very first post being pointed. A great day for Ransfords and a fantastic achievement by everyone who has been involved in the project.
A new Volvo L120H has joined our team after an 18 month wait. These vehicles handle the co-products which arise from our sawmilling operation. In fact, 38% of what we cut ends up as sawdust, chip and bark which are sold on for a wide variety of uses. You can see the pride our operators… Read more »
People who know Ransfords will know that we don’t waste anything*. We’re like the butcher using every part of the pig but the squeal – except the fact is we’d probably try to find a way to use the squeal. This picture shows the floor we’ve just dug out in the building where the new… Read more »
This is the new floor in the tray sorter area. The new tray sorter will sort, cut, and stack sleepers and gate posts which are at the larger and heavier end of our product range. The new system will be much more efficient and will also put an end to the need for manual handling.
Scenes of feverish but well organised activity here as the concrete is poured for the new floor in the building where the new tray sorter will be housed.. The new tray sorter will sort, cut, and stack sleepers and gate posts. These items are at the larger and heavier end of our product range so… Read more »
Wherever possible we allow forests to regenerate naturally as shown here where new growth is coming from the seeds scattered by the trees that once stood here. On average, trees absorb one tonne of CO2 for every cubic metre of growth. They also produce the oxygen we breathe – an average of 727 kilograms of… Read more »
Old floor dug out, new floor well on the way in the building where the new tray sorter will be housed.. The tray sorter will sort, cut, and stack sleepers and gate posts – items which are at the larger end of our production. It will make for a much more efficient operation but also… Read more »