Timber Trades Journal Online
Politicians attending the Confederation of Timber Industries’ (CTI) inaugural Westminster Conference yesterday have admitted that the timber industry now has an “opportunity of a lifetime”.Read more
BSW Timber says investment in its energy products division will lead to a five-fold increase of high-performance wood fuel products.
SAM Mouldings acquires Select Timber Products
Northern Ireland-based Springfarm Architectural Mouldings Ltd (SAM) has announced the acquisition of Select Timber Products Ltd.
Timber industries woo policy makers at CTI conference
Politicians attending the Confederation of Timber Industries’ (CTI) inaugural Westminster Conference yesterday have admitted that the timber industry now has an “opportunity of a lifetime”.
Stora Enso reports €219m Q3 operational earnings
Finland-based forest products manufacturer Stora Enso has reported operational earnings before interest and tax of €219m compared with a year ago (2015: €246m).
W. Howard Group Purchases Balcas’ mouldings business
Balcas Ltd has announced the sale of its mouldings business Balcas Kildare Ltd to the W. Howard Group Ltd.
The W series woodworking technology exhibition has built up momentum over recent shows, with 2016’s W16 event set to be a further step up in size, reports Stephen Powney
The panels sector may not be enjoying the significant gains seen in 2014 but the house building recovery is still providing good levels of business. Sally Spencer reports
International woodworking technology show Xylexpo is in better health thanks to the return ofmajor players and a strong vision for the future, reports Stephen Powney from Milan
New moulder technology is not all about size and speed. Choice, versatility and bespoke capabilities are also key machine development criteria. Mike Jeffree reports
UK agencies ready for FLEGT licensed cargo
After a long wait, FLEGT licensed legally assured timber is expected to arrive in the EU, and most likely the UK this year. Mike Jeffree reports on the preparedness of the UK authorities
You know that times are changing when people start talking seriously about building city skyscrapers using wood.
Europe can sustain sustainable tropical timber
The European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition is taking its efforts to support the tropical timber trade and sustainable forest management to the next level, says European Timber Trade Federation Secretary General André de Boer
Share and shout about Wood Awards success
Arnold Laver managing director Andrew Laver urges the wider timber sector to get involved with and highlight the winning achievements of the Wood Awards
A forensic exercise
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