Timber Trades Journal Online
Design for Homes’ chief executive David Birkbeck has been appointed as new ambassador and committee chairman for timber industry promotional campaign Wood for Good.Read more
Grown in Britain (GiB) presented its annual Woodland Hero award to Sally Spencer, Contributing Editor on the Timber Trades Journal, at a gathering in London today (Dec 14).
TRADA creates Urban Buzz
TRADA’s University Challenge 2017/18 - Urban Buzz – is gearing up for action.
Final decision on US-Canada softwood lumber dispute favours US
A final ruling in the US-Canada softwood lumber dispute has seen the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) uphold tariffs on Canadian softwood imports to the US.
German sawmilling association outlines further development plans
The German Sawmill & Timber Industry Association (DeSH) is to continue expansion of its remit.
UK sees 40% increase in forest sales
More than £111m of forestry was sold in the UK in the past year, 40% more than in 2016, according to the latest forestry investment report.
Joinery stalwart John Mumford, co-director of Westbury Windows & Joinery, has seen a lot in the industry. He shares his thoughts on where the sector has come from and where it may be headed
Northern Ireland sawmiller Balcas has been investing heavily in timber treatment and kilning facilities to boost confidence in treated fence post performance
Primed for growth
New Chinese investment plans are expected to fuel its growth of hardwood consumption, reports TTJ’s Asian markets specialist
Made in Britain
With an upsurge of interest in products made in Britain since the vote to leave the EU, TTJ looks at the story of timber fit-out product manufacturer Morland
Charlie Law believes innovation would help to secure timber’s place in construction and the circular economy. He talks to Keren Fallwell
The STTC Conference underlined an energy and breadth of ideas for promoting sustainable tropical timber and forest management, writes Mark van Benthem of independent sustainable forest products and services institute Probos
The International Softwood Conference: A View from the Outside
This year’s International Softwood Conference, held in Hamburg in early October, highlighted growing softwood output, but also rising demand in key markets worldwide, reports Charles Hopping, chairman of Hoppings Softwood Products and ISC speaker
Tight supplies and rising prices
Timber prices and availability continue to be a major talking point in the UK timber trade.
Scholars and Skills Builders
Never before has training, knowledge and skills building been more critical for the future of the timber industry, says Glennon Brothers joint managing director Mike Glennon
All eyes on off-site
On the last day of August a report was released by the London Assembly which, because of its timing during the summer holidays, may have gone relatively unnoticed.