Timber Trades Journal Online


James Latham acquires Abbey Woods of Ireland
18 February, 2019 James Latham has acquired the entire issued share capital of Abbey Wood Agencies Ltd, a leading Irish timber merchant and the official distributor of Accoya wood in Ireland.
  • Wood and Wellness conference prepares to kick off
    The Wood and Wellness conference takes place in central London on Wednesday February 13, with top architects Alex de Rijke, Oliver Heath and DaeWha Kang sharing their experience of using wood as part of projects to foster health and well-being.


What exactly are you dealing in?
12 February, 2019 John Park says the timber industry is trading in carbon capture, storage and usage, as well as wood
  • Investing in quality
    Bradfords Building Supplies has its roots in the 18th century but its eyes on the future and timber is very much part of that. Sally Spencer reports
  • It’s a cover up!
    Modified woods such as Accoya and Kebony have been enjoying increasing success as cladding options, while Havwoods interior cladding is capturing the restaurant scene


Added assurance for timber building
12 February, 2019 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
  • Planning for Brexit
    Without too much emphasis on the B-word, companies across the sector are clearly gearing themselves up should there be a no-deal Brexit.
  • Building on market momentum
    The EU timber trade faces challenges in 2019, not least the potential impacts of Brexit, but the woodworking industries federation CEI-Bois is determined to help it maintain market impetus, writes secretary-general Patrizio Antonicoli
  • Panto is over, but political farce continues
    Continued lack of clarity over Brexit is causing inevitable economic uncertainty and stress, but the timber sector and Timber Trade Federation is focused on business development regardless, writes TTF managing director David Hopkins