Timber Trades Journal Online
TTJ’s Wood and Wellness conference, which took place at the Hilton London Tower Bridge Hotel on February 13 heard that the wood sector is perfectly placed to potentially benefit from the growing global wellbeing economy.Read more
Surprisingly positive UK softwood forecasts were shared at the Timber Trade Federation’s (TTF) UK Softwood Conference last week.Read more
Tom A Bruce-Jones, chairman of James Jones & Sons Ltd (JJSL), passed away on January 23 aged 76.
TTF and WPA partnership to strengthen UK treated wood market
The Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and the Wood Protection Association (WPA) are joining forces under a strategic partnership agreement aimed at strengthening the UK market for treated wood.
MBM in supply partnership with Engineered Wood Solutions
MBM has formed a supply partnership with Engineered Wood Solutions (EWS) as part of MBM’s on-going commitment to expand its involvement with light and heavy engineered wood products and building systems.
LIGNIA signs up Global Timber
Modified timber business LIGNIA Wood Company has announced a new distribution partnership that covers much of Europe and South-east Asia with Global Timber, one of Europe’s leading timber companies.
Wood Awards call for entries
The Wood Awards: Excellence in British Architecture and Product Design has now launched its 2019 call for entries.
TTF Brexit transition workshops provided guidance for the timber trade in the event of a ‘no deal’ exit from the EU. Sally Spencer reports on some of the points raised
Brexit causes disruption
Brexit uncertainty and rising stocks have started to disrupt the UK softwood market. Jerry Wilson reports
Pre-Brexit sales boost chipboard demand
There are no complaints about UK sales of chipboard but is it because customers are buildingstocks ahead of Brexit or is it indicative of genuinely healthy demand? Keren Fallwell reports
Gardeners’ question time
Sally Spencer asks garden product manufacturers how the sector is performing and what we can expect for the 2019 season
Border hardwood ensures European oak supply
Charlie Bevan-Jones, Managing Director of Border Hardwood Ltd, says European oak is finally finding its value – but is it reaching a saturation point?
To ensure timber supply can meet growing consumption without depleting the forest resource, the sector needs to develop new approaches on reuse and recovery says Dan Ridley-Ellis, head of the Centre for Wood Science and Technology at Edinburgh Napier University
Making the most of wood in healthy buildings
Treated and modified timber have a key role to play in helping construction capitalise fully on the wellness benefits of wood, writes Wood Protection Association chief executive Gordon Ewbank
WPC is now PC for timber sector
New product and market opportunities should be high on every company’s priorities.
Added assurance for timber building
Developing industry skills and giving customers assurance on quality and performance must be the focus for the timber building sector, says Structural Timber Association chief executive Andrew Carpenter
Brexit and beyond
The uncertainties surrounding Brexit put the onus more than ever on communication between merchant and supplier, says Nigel Buckley Ryan, UK sales director, merchants, Södra