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Wood-based panel production in European Panel Federation (EPF) countries has dipped for the first time in four years.Read more
Denmark-based wood impregnation and thermal treatment plant supplier IWT-Moldrup has secured an order to supply a significant wood impregnation plant and material handling equipment with a total value of more than €15m.Read more
Tickets are now on sale for TRADA’s annual Better Timber Buildings conference, which this year is being staged as a digital event.
TIMCON President commends industry response to Brexit
John Dye, president of the Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has praised the industry’s work to prepare for the UK’s final exit from the EU at the end of the year.
L&Q selects SMTS timber frame homes for Saxon Reach development
Housing association L&Q is delivering 225 new homes at Saxon Reach in Milton Keynes using off-site manufactured timber frames. All properties at Saxon Reach – ranging from 1 bedroom apartments to 5 bedroom homes – are being constructed using Stewart Milne Timber Frames’ (SMTS) pioneering system, promising a more energy efficient build and significantly lower running costs for new residents.
Kebony chosen for amusement park restoration
One of the longest running amusement parks in the world, Arnolds Park, situated in the Great Lakes region of Iowa, has announced the completion of the central promenade’s ambitious renovation and Kebony modified timber features extensively.
TTJ Virtual Awards kicks off next week
The TTJ Awards 2020 will kick off next week – Friday, September 25 – and will be an opportunity for the wood product industries to unite, gather together in a safe online experience and celebrate excellence.
Timber and panel imports are down across the board, according to recent TTF stats
Timber and joinery sales bounce back in May
May saw a sharp rise in sales as lockdown restrictions eased
Class-Y Stuff, Timber
John Park sets the record straight on strength classes
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
Timber On the Campaign Trail
An industry-wide marketing campaign – Wood CO2ts less – has launched
Timber products have such a great story to tell.
Choose Science Over Emotion
A science first, fact-based approach to the Fire Safety Bill is required, says Jeremy English, Södra
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
Indonesia appreciates legality assurance value
Indonesia’s decision not to drop obligatory export legality assurance is key to combating the illegal timber trade, writes TTF FLEGT communications executive Lucy Bedry
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