Timber Trades Journal Online
Stora Enso Wood Products has launched a whitepaper showcasing the science behind the health and well-being benefits of building with timber.Read more
The UK Timber Trade Federation’s (TTF) annual Softwood Conference on March 31 will address softwood market dynamics against a backdrop of both the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit.Read more
The environmentally friendly green glue – Riga ECOlogical – where bio-based renewable lignin is used as a replacement for the traditional fossil phenol, is the latest move towards a new sustainable plywood industry by Latvijas Finieris. The innovative green glue is gradually replacing the traditional glues used in the production of Riga Wood plywood and has been successfully used in various projects.
Dustcontrol certified to ISO 45001
Dustcontrol AB has been officially certified according to ISO 45001 on Occupational Health and Safety, further highlighting its commitment to provide a reduced ecological impact and safer working environment.
Combilift scoops 10th major Archie award
Combilift, the Irish manufacturer of a wide range of handling solutions, has won its 10th prestigious industry award from the Forklift Truck Association for one of its latest products. The 2020 FLTA Awards for Excellence took place virtually on Saturday April 10, having been postponed from last year due to Covid.
GreCon strengthens its sales team
GreCon Ltd has announced the appointment of Joshua McAree to its sales team. Mr McAree draws on a solid experience of customer-orientated roles and technical competence, holding a BSc in Aeronautical Engineering.
ETS supports Wrekin Rowers in Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Engineered Timber Solutions (ETS) will be supporting its local Shropshire rowing team, the Wrekin Rowers as they take on the world’s toughest race, the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
The latest TTF statistics show an increase in imports in the month of November
Sales grow despite second lockdown
Builders’ merchants saw their year-on-year sales grow by 9% in November, in spite of Covid-19 restrictions
Cambridge Innovation Parks Ltd, BRE and 3PM have collaborated to propose an exciting new challenge to the timber construction industry
Coatings keep it covered
As the UK acclimatises to lockdown number three, the coatings and finishes sector reflects on 2020, a year that, in terms of trade at least, proved better than expected. Sally Spencer reports
May the force be with you
Sansin has released its new WoodForce system
It must be a burden being part of Greenpeace, being so ineffably right all the time, when everyone else is so unmitigatedly wrong.
Tech immerses customers in sustainable forestry
More than ever, the timber sector needs to communicate the benefits of sustainable forest management – Södra is doing it in virtual 3D, writes sales director Nigel Buckley-Ryan
Time to state the carbon case
As the European timber industry deals with the fallout from pandemic, it must continue to state wood’s case as a key material for decarbonising construction, writes European Woodworking Industries Confederation secretary-general Silvia Melegari
Working to boost African tropical forest certification
It’s time for new impetus for certification of tropical forests, and PEFC – with a diverse coalition of stakeholders – is making great strides towards this goal, writes PEFC International chairman Peter Latham OBE
Strict protection the way forward?
The FSC sees sustainable management as key for preserving tropical forests and aims to increase the area under its certification scheme from 18 million to 50 million ha, says director-general Kim Carstensen