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Howarth Timber Group has scooped this year’s Timber Trader of the Year at the TTJ Awards 2019.Read more
More than 300 timber trade representatives will be gathering in central London this Friday for the annual TTJ Awards.Read more
Howarth Timber Group has scooped this year’s Timber Trader of the Year at the TTJ Awards 2019.
UK timber trade gathers for annual timber industry awards
More than 300 timber trade representatives will be gathering in central London this Friday for the annual TTJ Awards.
Swiss Krono pushes new limits on eco-friendly panels
Global decorative panel manufacturer Swiss Krono has launched a wood panel using bio-based adhesives that it says is setting new standards on emissions.
Palmako launches new €12m glulam line in Estonia
Estonian laminated timber specialist Palmako AS has introduced what it calls the most modern glulam production line in the country.
FMB sends no deal warning to government
The Federation of Master Builders' (FMB) statement followed the release of new Construction PMI data showing shows construction output had contracted again in August for the fourth month in a row, while new orders fell at the fastest pace for over ten years.
Sellers of plywood should know its composition and how it will perform in service, says John Park
The Wood Awards showcase the best of architecture and product design with timber. TTJ highlights a small selection of the 2019 shortlist
Panel producers and suppliers to the industry gathered in Scotland for the important European Panel Federation AGM. Stephen Powney attended and brings this report
Showcasing the perfect solution
Timber will be taking to the floor at UK Construction Week at the NEC in October
George Fereday, senior lecturer and technology co-ordinator at the CASS School of Architecture, London Metropolitan University explains how design can be used as a tool to promote home-grown species
The IMM’s role is to monitor timber trade impacts of the EU FLEGT VPA initiative, and market responses to it, writes lead consultant Sarah Storck
Much accomplished, more to do
Thomas Goebel, chief executive of German Timber Trade Federation GD Holz, was recently appointed the new secretary-general of the European Timber Trade Federation. His mission is to develop its role further as a voice to government, a communication platform and a plug into the global marketplace
Flying the flag for FLEGT
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
The solution to Britain’s housing crisis
David Hopkins, director Confederation of Timber Industries highlights the work of the APPG for the Timber Industries
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.