Timber Trades Journal Online


Travis Perkins reports strong RMI demand in Q3
22 October, 2020 Travis Perkins has reported strong domestic RMI demand through Q3, driving a strong performance in its Wickes and Toolstation businesses.
  • WPA announces 2020 Award winners in online show
    The winners of the 2020 WPA Awards for wood protection excellence have been announced in a live online event held on October 15. Now in their sixth year, the Wood Protection Association Awards are a showcase for the UK wood protection industry and the vital role preservative pre-treatments, modified wood and flame retardants play in making the most of wood as a sustainable construction material.
  • FEFPEB highlights international squeeze on wood sector
    The European Federation of Wooden Pallet & Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB) has warned that tighter supplies of wood in some international markets is expected to increase prices into and beyond the final quarter of 2020.


Downward trend
04 September, 2020 Timber and panel imports are down across the board, according to recent TTF stats
  • TTJ Awards goes virtual
    The Covid-19 pandemic has led to new solutions and ways of working and that also applies to the TTJ Awards, which will go Virtual for the first time to provide a safe gathering point for the timber trade. TTJ editor Stephen Powney explains what guests can expect from the Virtual experience


Backing the low carbon campaign
26 August, 2020 Timber products have such a great story to tell.
  • Continued Communication on Carbon Is Key
    The industry must continue to communicate timber’s role in mitigating climate change, another crisis that could turn the world upside down, writes American Hardwood Export Council European director David Venables
  • Planting plans remain a priority
    To meet UK 2050 climate change targets, support biodiversity, rural livelihoods – and deliver a sustainable timber supply, politicians must be held to their pledges on tree planting, says Confor chief executive Stuart Goodall