Timber Trades Journal Online
The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has stepped up its efforts to create a unified voice across the timber sectors by signing a partnership agreement with the Timber Decking and Cladding Association (TDCA).Read more
The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) has urged the newly elected Conservative majority government to deliver on the housebuilding promises it made during the election campaign.
P&A Group unveils new senior organisational structure
The P&A Group has announced changes at Board level as it continues to forge ahead with its programme of continuous improvement. The new organisational structure reflects the Group’s mission to put quality and customer service at the heart of everything it does.
M&J parent company acquires South Lanarkshire Building Supplies
M&J Builders Merchants’ (M&J) parent company, Rodger Group Ltd, has acquired independent builders’ merchant, South Lanarkshire Building Supplies (SLB), adding a fourth location to the Group.
Wood’s strong showing in international architecture awards
Some inspiring international projects utilising wood have been highlighted in The Architecture MasterPrize (AMP) 2019.
Salvamac records over 50% growth
Polish-based crosscut saw machinery manufacturer Salvamac has recorded sales growth in excess of 50% in 2019.
Vic Kearley looks at the career of another of wood science’s ‘unsung heroes’, John Dinwoodie
European Laminated Strand Lumber (LSL) manufacturer Tabsal SCL has been investing in R&D at its Spanish base as it plans to make further inroads into new markets and applications. Stephen Powney reports
Creating a legacy
Technical benchmarking has helped deliver a creative legacy for red oak. Mike Jeffree reports
Timber Integrates into UKCW
Timber sector exhibitors became a fully-fledged part of the UK’s biggest construction show at the Birmingham NEC. Mike Jeffree reports
Harnessing the Market to sustainability
The Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition is committed to increasing European consumption of sustainably sourced tropical timber – and its strategies and ambitions continue to evolve. Mike Jeffree reports
TTJ managing director David Hopkins says politicians should unite around the need to solve the housing crisis
Levelling the EUTR playing field a priority
Only with uniform enforcement and due diligence support for importers can the EUTR keep illegal timber off the EU market, says Indra Van Gisbergen, forest and development campaigner at NGO, Fern
Tackling market and climate change
The International Softwood Conference shone a spotlight not just on trade trends, but also the industry’s urgent need to rise to environmental challenges, says TTF president Charles Hopping
Get ready for voting!
I don’t know if you are one of those people who look forward to a UK General Election.
Due Diligence: Not Always an Exact Science
Due diligence is a continuous process, says Xiao Ma, sustainability manager at the Timber Trade Federation