Today on Timber Trades Journal Online
BSW Timber’s sawmill in Newbridge-on-Wye, Powys, became the latest stop on the election trail when it hosted a visit from Prime Minister David Cameron.Read more
One of the oldest names in the timber trade - CF Anderson Timber Products Ltd – has gone into administration.
TP reports 7.2% Q1 group sales growth
Travis Perkins (TP) has reported a 7.2% group sales growth for the first quarter of 2015.
Prime Minister’s election campaign stops at BSW Timber
BSW Timber’s sawmill in Newbridge-on-Wye, Powys, became the latest stop on the election trail when it hosted a visit from Prime Minister David Cameron.
Norvik acquires Baltic Wharf in Essex
Norvik Shipping, the UK logistics arm of Norvik Timber Industries, has acquired the port of Baltic Wharf in Rochford, Essex.
Associated Timber Services in administration
Specialist hardwood sawmiller Associated Timber Services (ATS) has gone into administration.
The construction supplies industry will once again descend on London’s Docklands for the annual Ecobuild show. Stephen Powney previews this year’s event
The timber cladding market is in good health but product quality control and architect and specifier education needs to be maintained, says Janet Sycamore, director of the Timber Decking and Cladding Association (TDCA)
Two Become One
The launch of the Confederation of Timber Industries is announced as the TTF and BWF merger moves closer to completion. Sally Spencer reports
Timber needs strong voice
This year brings two significant news events, both of which represent debates in which timber needs to have a strong voice, explains Dave Hopkins.
Something old, something new
Last year’s Wood Awards Gold winner was a clever mix of traditional and contemporary timber construction. Sally Spencer reports.
TRADA’s University liaison manager Elizabeth Turner explains how the University Engagement Programme is going from strength to strength
The Myth of The Disappearing Forest
AHEC European Director David Venables takes issue with statements in the WWF’s latest forest campaign, and urges NGOs to work constructively with the industry
Trade winds set fair for 2015
Economic prospects for the timber trade look good in 2015, but there is potential for wobbles, says Clive Suckling, an independent forest and timber sector adviser
A Question of tropical trust
Driving demand for sustainable tropical wood is doing the right thing for the forests, says Ralph Ridder, managing director of the Association Technique International des Bois Tropicaux (ATIBT).
One Market, One Message
David Lennan, chief executive of the Timber Trade Federation, explains how a stronger, more unified timber industry voice will help the sector
Wood Guangzhou 2015
China's leading wood and wood products trade show
A world fair for the timber and forestry industries
Vienna International Wood Products/Markets Conference, Expo & Tours
Five interrelated events, including the Schweighofer Prize 2015 Awards ceremony and reception on June 16