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LATEST NEWS

Moelven strengthens profits in first half
31 August, 2016 Moelven’s accumulated operating profits for the first half of 2016 almost tripled to NOK205m (2015: NOK70m).
  • AHEC supports Irish Wood Awards 2016
    The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) is supporting this year’s edition of the Wood Awards Ireland (WAI) – an event that promotes wood usage and design among architects, engineers, designers and craftspeople.
  • TIMCON sounds forestry plea
    A plea for the government to support British forestry has been sounded by the Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON).

LATEST FEATURES

Safety First
21 March, 2016 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.
  • Expansion Trail
    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


BLOGS

A forensic exercise
21 March, 2016 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
  • Big investments
    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