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
Timber Expo was the setting for a “relaunch” of the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI), with four major trade associations coming together to celebrate the progress made by the organisation ahead of its Westminster conference.
GP Wood in €14m investment
Irish sawmiller GP Wood has announced a €14m capital investment programme for its Enniskeane plant.
New ABP port manager for Grimsby & Immingham
ABP’s Grimsby & Immingham ports have a new port manager in Mark Frith.
IMHX achieves record result
UK Intralogistics exhibition IMHX says this year’s event achieved record levels.
Report details global softwood lumber price growth
The upward trend of global softwood lumber prices is charted in the latest market update from Wood Resource Quarterly.
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
In the first instalment of a new regular Talking Timber column by the Wood Technology Society (WTS), board member Andrew True looks at the question of pricing in the timber trade
A new direction
Sustainable building show Ecobuild once again opened its doors to construction professionals and although it was a smaller show this time, it did feel busier, reports Stephen Powney
Best for forests, best for business
One of Indonesia’s leading timber companies sees both bottom line and environmental benefi ts in the country’s engagement with the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade timber legality assurance initiative. Mike Jeffree reports
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