Timber Trades Journal Online


BSW Energy invests in Fort William
06 December, 2016 BSW Timber says investment in its energy products division will lead to a five-fold increase of high-performance wood fuel products.


Time for Technology
20 September, 2016 The W series woodworking technology exhibition has built up momentum over recent shows, with 2016’s W16 event set to be a further step up in size, reports Stephen Powney
  • Recovery position
    The panels sector may not be enjoying the significant gains seen in 2014 but the house building recovery is still providing good levels of business. Sally Spencer reports
  • Xylexpo United
    International woodworking technology show Xylexpo is in better health thanks to the return ofmajor players and a strong vision for the future, reports Stephen Powney from Milan
  • Multi-tasking moulders
    New moulder technology is not all about size and speed. Choice, versatility and bespoke capabilities are also key machine development criteria. Mike Jeffree reports
  • UK agencies ready for FLEGT licensed cargo
    After a long wait, FLEGT licensed legally assured timber is expected to arrive in the EU, and most likely the UK this year. Mike Jeffree reports on the preparedness of the UK authorities


Reaching for the skies
20 April, 2016 You know that times are changing when people start talking seriously about building city skyscrapers using wood.
  • Europe can sustain sustainable tropical timber
    The European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition is taking its efforts to support the tropical timber trade and sustainable forest management to the next level, says European Timber Trade Federation Secretary General André de Boer
  • A forensic exercise
    find myself surrounded by wood at the moment, literally, as builders start on a major project at home.
  • Brace yourself for a bumpy ride
    British Woodworking Federation chief executive Iain McIlwee says 2016 looks set to be challenging for the joinery sector. The key is for businesses, with support from the BWF, to identify and manage the risks ahead