Timber Trades Journal Online
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Latest imports stats compiled by the UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) show a 5% volume growth in the first four months of 2016 compared to a year ago.
Swedish sawmiller talks of market “unease” over UK’s Brexit
One of the UK’s major suppliers of Swedish construction softwood says the UK’s decision to leave the UK creates “unease and uncertainty” in the short-term.
Arbor in £2.8m MDF investment
Arbor Forest Products has invested £2.8m in a new MDF mouldings production unit that will double the company’s capacity.
UK joinery sector debates Brexit decision
UK joinery companies engaged in lively debate about the Brexit at the British Woodworking Federation Members Day near Milton Keynes yesterday.
ATA Timber acquires two Rorvik sawmills
Swedish sawmiller ATA Timber is to acquire two sawmills from Rorvik Timber.
The EU Referendum debate is firmly under way. TTJ looks at how the timber sector views this important milestone.
Estonian timber garden building manufacturer Palmako is expanding its offering to the UK.
Decking at home in the digital age
Hoppings’ online partnering with its Q-Deck merchant customers is paying dividends and the company continues to develop the system. Mike Jeffree reports.
Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) CEO Peter Harvey examines the risks of moving materials and offers guidance to keep workers safe.
Preservation, and promotion
In Sweden, use of preserved softwood in outdoor applications, including decking and garden products, is being promoted through both marketing and lobbying. Mike Jeffree reports.
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
Going above and beyond on the environment
International Timber managing director Tony Miles urges the trade to over-comply on legality obligations and set ever-higher standards of sustainability. It will be good for the environment and good for business
Investments don't get a lot bigger in the timber trade than the £95m Norbord has just committed to with its Inverness plant.
CTI’s baby steps to giant strides
The support base has grown faster than anticipated, links are being forged with parliament and a strategic plan is in place for the next two years. In short the Confederation of Timber Industries is quickly building on its foundations for developing a strong single voice and clear vision for the whole supply chain, says chief executive