Timber Trades Journal Online
UK timber companies MBM Forest Products and Falcon Panel Products have supplied materials for a high-profile event which will recreate the Great Fire of London this weekend.Read more
SCA Timber Supply UK has acquired Scottish timber distribution business Swedscot Timber Ltd.
BWF takes fight to Parliament to save joinery apprenticeships
The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has taken its fight to save joinery apprenticeships to the House of Commons’ Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy.
AHEC gears up for European Conference
This year’s American Hardwood European Conference on October 20-21 in Copenhagen will provide a platform for American hardwood exporters and the European trade to discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities both industries face.
Covers opens new mill
Chichester-based merchanting group Covers Timber & Builders Merchants has celebrated the launch of its renewed timber mill on September 16.
Rougier upbeat despite sales dip
French-based African hardwood and plywood producer and distributor Rougier expects growth to resume in the second half, after a difficult first six months.
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
Hot to handle
IMHX 2016 showcases the latest in materials handling, logistics and supply chain solutions. Show organsier Rob Fisher looks at some of the show highlights.
Preservation, and promotion
In Sweden, use of preserved softwood in outdoor applications, including decking and garden products, is being promoted through both marketing and lobbying. Mike Jeffree reports.
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
Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) CEO Peter Harvey examines the risks of moving materials and offers guidance to keep workers safe.
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