Timber Trades Journal Online
Two 5.5m interactive sculptures made from PEFC-certified Douglas fir glulam greeted Kings Cross, London commuters between September 13-22 as part of the London Design Festival.Read more
Howarth Timber Group has scooped this year’s Timber Trader of the Year at the TTJ Awards 2019.Read more
Travis Perkins has delivered a “solid” Q3 performance, despite trading conditions becoming incrementally more challenging through the course of the summer as a result of the on-going market uncertainty.
International Softwood Conference hears about market deceleration
Market deceleration and long-term raw material challenges were key points shared at this year’s International Softwood Conference (ISC) in Antwerp.
Anker Stuy UK base opens
Dutch ambassador to the UK Simon Smits has attended the opening of Anker Stuy Coatings’ UK operation.
Waugh Thistleton selected for key EU wood construction project
Waugh Thistleton Architects has been selected as the UK partner in a consortium receiving significant EU innovation funding to explore ways of increasing the use of wood in construction, a key step toward combatting climate change.
CPA survey shows cautious next 12 months for UK construction products
Construction product manufacturers are signalling a cautious view of the next 12 months, with 11% of heavy side firms anticipating a fall in sales, according to the latest Construction Products Association (CPA) survey.
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 issue of fire and timber has been in the news again recently.
An open channel for FLEGT feedback
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