Timber Trades Journal Online
Wood-based panels producer Norbord says business fundamentals remain positive in spite of uncertainty caused by the UK’s Brexit vote.Read more
Finnish sawn softwood production increased by 5% in the first half of 2016, according to latest figures from the Finnish Forest Industries Federation (FFIF).
BMF conference sells out quickly
The Builders Merchants Federation’s (BMF) All Industry Conference in Budapest next year has already sold out.
TIMCON sounds forestry plea
A plea for the government to support British forestry has been sounded by the Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON).
BSW Timber announces multi-million Newbridge mill investment
New investment by BSW Timber in its sawmill in Newbridge-on-Wye, Powys will double the mill’s production capacity.
Latest stats show 2% growth in Swedish softwood export volumes
Latest Swedish softwood export statistics show exports of sawn and planed softwood amounted to 5.7 million m3 in January-May, 2% more than the same period last year.
Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) CEO Peter Harvey examines the risks of moving materials and offers guidance to keep workers safe.
What’s in bloom this season?
TTJ asks gardening journalist and former Garden Design Journal Editor Sarah Giles about coming timber garden product trends for 2016
Brexit or fixit?
The EU Referendum debate is firmly under way. TTJ looks at how the timber sector views this important milestone.
Estonian timber garden building manufacturer Palmako is expanding its offering to the UK.
Designs on garden growth
The timber garden products sector is in upbeat mood, with the market moving to more designed products and greater choice
find myself surrounded by wood at the moment, literally, as builders start on a major project at home.
Brace yourself for a bumpy ride
British Woodworking Federation chief executive Iain McIlwee says 2016 looks set to be challenging for the joinery sector. The key is for businesses, with support from the BWF, to identify and manage the risks ahead
Going above and beyond on the environment
International Timber managing director Tony Miles urges the trade to over-comply on legality obligations and set ever-higher standards of sustainability. It will be good for the environment and good for business
Investments don't get a lot bigger in the timber trade than the £95m Norbord has just committed to with its Inverness plant.
CTI’s baby steps to giant strides
The support base has grown faster than anticipated, links are being forged with parliament and a strategic plan is in place for the next two years. In short the Confederation of Timber Industries is quickly building on its foundations for developing a strong single voice and clear vision for the whole supply chain, says chief executive