Timber Trades Journal Online


John Deere offers TimberMatic Maps and TimberManager as standard
20 October, 2020 John Deere is expanding its TimberMatic Maps and TimberManager software to seamlessly incorporate data from the Waratah H-16 Measuring System, increasing job site visibility and visualisation.
  • Award winning design wows at Waterloo
    A series of bold benches designed by emerging architects and designers have been unveiled this week at some of London’s largest railway stations, following a design competition organised by the London Festival of Architecture and Network Rail.
  • Webinar introduces open access global trade data sources
    The FLEGT Independent Market Monitor (IMM) is holding a webinar from 9am-10.30am on Tuesday October 20 to introduce two new, innovative and freely accessible online sources of trade data - the IMM's own Data Dashboard and the Sustainable Timber Information Exchange (STIX).
  • ECI to hold first virtual roadshow
    ECI Software Solutions will hold its first virtual roadshow at 10am on Tuesday October 20, aiming to explore the opportunities ahead for timber and builders merchants and how they can better support, and prepare, their business for the many challenges brought about by Covid-19.


Downward trend
04 September, 2020 Timber and panel imports are down across the board, according to recent TTF stats
  • TTJ Awards goes virtual
    The Covid-19 pandemic has led to new solutions and ways of working and that also applies to the TTJ Awards, which will go Virtual for the first time to provide a safe gathering point for the timber trade. TTJ editor Stephen Powney explains what guests can expect from the Virtual experience


Backing the low carbon campaign
26 August, 2020 Timber products have such a great story to tell.
  • Continued Communication on Carbon Is Key
    The industry must continue to communicate timber’s role in mitigating climate change, another crisis that could turn the world upside down, writes American Hardwood Export Council European director David Venables
  • Planting plans remain a priority
    To meet UK 2050 climate change targets, support biodiversity, rural livelihoods – and deliver a sustainable timber supply, politicians must be held to their pledges on tree planting, says Confor chief executive Stuart Goodall