Timber Trades Journal Online


Raute to supply Russian birch plywood mill
23 August, 2019 Raute has received a binding order for the machinery and equipment for a birch plywood mill planned by a Russian customer, according to Lesprom.
  • Timberwolf announces five-year warranty
    Professional wood chipper manufacturer Timberwolf has extended its customer support with the introduction of an industry first, five-year manufacturer’s warranty.
  • OHRA provides flexible storage solution
    Schönreiter Building Materials, which is based in Essenbach, in Germany, has extended its product range to include timber and construction materials and its expansion resulted in the need for more storage space.
  • Dematic Academy to exhibit at IMHX
    Dematic is to extend its presence at IMHX 2019 by taking additional exhibition space for the Dematic Academy within the Skills Zone and by contributing to the Skills speaker programme.


Rewarding timber building growth
21 August, 2019 Engineered timber and structural timber systems have been recognised for several years at the TTJ Awards, but this year two project categories have been launched to recognise the fantastic work being done with structural wood in public/commercial and private residential projects
  • Right time, right place
    Importer, distributor and agent Price & Pierce is well placed to supply the growing modular offsite housebuilding sector. Sally Spencer reports
  • Engineering answers
    TRADA’s new publication “Procuring engineered timber buildings – a client’s guide”, provides a handy starting point for developers who are considering using engineered timber in their projects
  • Nailing it
    LignoLoc wood nails are offering an alternative fastening system for structural timber manufacturers
  • Improving the knowledge base
    BM TRADA’s recent Talks Timber conference expanded on the organisation’s training course and emphasised the need to improve the technical knowledge of specifiers and developers


Flying the flag for FLEGT
21 August, 2019 Our future trading relationship with Europe may be uncertain, but the TTF has clear plans for its new Europe-wide FLEGT communications project, writes marketing consultant Lucy Kamall
  • Saving the planet
    When I was 16 I was sleeping in until midday, waiting for my GCSE results and wondering how I could get out of finding a holiday job – I certainly wasn’t contemplating sailing in an emission-free yacht across the Atlantic to attend a climate conference in the US.
  • The business perils of uncertainty
    The UK panels sector continues to grow and invest for the future, but like the rest of industry, above all else on Brexit, it wants clarity, writes Wood Panel Industries Federation director-general Alastair Kerr