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LATEST NEWS

Biomass sustainability criteria under discussion
27 October, 2014 Biomass suppliers and the owners and operators of biomass installations are being urged to attend a free seminar at Stirling Auction Mart on November 5 to learn about important industry developments coming into effect in 2015.
  • Kebony features in US award
    A riverside park in New York decked in Kebony modified wood has won a category award at the American Society of Landscape Architects Awards.

LATEST FEATURES

The message is clear: Build with carbon
15 October, 2014 Dave Hopkins, executive director of Wood for Good, says the UK’s housing needs could be met at the same time as capturing more carbon.
  • FLEGT forest power to the people
    The EU FLEGT VPA process is giving local communities real influence in the operation of their forest and timber sectors and they’re urging the EU timber trade to back it. Mike Jeffree reports.
  • Back on track
    An improving North American economy helped boost this year’s IWF in Atlanta. Stephen Powney of sister publication Wood- Based Panels International was there.
  • Object Lesson
    AHEC’s latest project for the London Design Festival has delivered more than anyone could have wished for. Keren Fallwell reports


BLOGS

The message is clear: Build with carbon
15 October, 2014 Dave Hopkins, executive director of Wood for Good, says the UK’s housing needs could be met at the same time as capturing more carbon.
  • Mind the gap
    Stuart Douglas, general manager, Mactaggart & Mickel Timber Systems, says the skills gap is becoming increasingly problematic
  • Investment and Involvement
    Dougal Driver, chief executive of the Grown in Britain campaign, explains the benefits of investing in British woodlands and forest businesses
  • Builders need timber training
    The timber industry’s efforts making value-added products can be lost by poor handling on building sites, says timber consultant Gordon Gresham

LATEST EVENTS

Expobois 2014
17 Nov 2014 - 20 Nov 2014 Woodworking machinery and technology show
  • Legno&Edilizia
    19 Feb 2015 - 22 Feb 2015 Legno&Edilizia (Wood&Building) is atrade fair aimed at everyone in the wood construction supply chain, from architects through to building trades. The show includes technical meetings, conferences, and practical demonstrations of woodworking machinery.