Timber Trades Journal Online


GiB presents Woodland Hero award to TTJ’s Sally Spencer
14 December, 2017 Grown in Britain (GiB) presented its annual Woodland Hero award to Sally Spencer, Contributing Editor on the Timber Trades Journal, at a gathering in London today (Dec 14).


Challenges for change
20 October, 2017 Joinery stalwart John Mumford, co-director of Westbury Windows & Joinery, has seen a lot in the industry. He shares his thoughts on where the sector has come from and where it may be headed
  • Long-term performance
    Northern Ireland sawmiller Balcas has been investing heavily in timber treatment and kilning facilities to boost confidence in treated fence post performance
  • Primed for growth
    New Chinese investment plans are expected to fuel its growth of hardwood consumption, reports TTJ’s Asian markets specialist
  • Made in Britain
    With an upsurge of interest in products made in Britain since the vote to leave the EU, TTJ looks at the story of timber fit-out product manufacturer Morland
  • Law’s Advocacy
    Charlie Law believes innovation would help to secure timber’s place in construction and the circular economy. He talks to Keren Fallwell


Positivity not passivity for tropical timber
20 October, 2017 The STTC Conference underlined an energy and breadth of ideas for promoting sustainable tropical timber and forest management, writes Mark van Benthem of independent sustainable forest products and services institute Probos
  • The International Softwood Conference: A View from the Outside
    This year’s International Softwood Conference, held in Hamburg in early October, highlighted growing softwood output, but also rising demand in key markets worldwide, reports Charles Hopping, chairman of Hoppings Softwood Products and ISC speaker
  • Scholars and Skills Builders
    Never before has training, knowledge and skills building been more critical for the future of the timber industry, says Glennon Brothers joint managing director Mike Glennon
  • All eyes on off-site
    On the last day of August a report was released by the London Assembly which, because of its timing during the summer holidays, may have gone relatively unnoticed.