Timber Trades Journal Online
TTJ’s Wood and Wellness conference, which took place at the Hilton London Tower Bridge Hotel on February 13 heard that the wood sector is perfectly placed to potentially benefit from the growing global wellbeing economy.Read more
Surprisingly positive UK softwood forecasts were shared at the Timber Trade Federation’s (TTF) UK Softwood Conference last week.Read more
MBM has formed a supply partnership with Engineered Wood Solutions (EWS) as part of MBM’s on-going commitment to expand its involvement with light and heavy engineered wood products and building systems.
LIGNIA signs up Global Timber
Modified timber business LIGNIA Wood Company has announced a new distribution partnership that covers much of Europe and South-east Asia with Global Timber, one of Europe’s leading timber companies.
Wood Awards call for entries
The Wood Awards: Excellence in British Architecture and Product Design has now launched its 2019 call for entries.
Timber company blaze near Wigan
A large timber merchant fire near Wigan has seen up to 40 firefighters involved.
John Park says the timber industry is trading in carbon capture, storage and usage, as well as wood
Investing in quality
Bradfords Building Supplies has its roots in the 18th century but its eyes on the future and timber is very much part of that. Sally Spencer reports
Back to the futurebuild
The Futurebuild exhibition and conference programme takes place next month
Timber is tops at woodfest sheffield
The second in the series of regional WoodFest events takes place in Sheffield throughout the month
It’s a cover up!
Modified woods such as Accoya and Kebony have been enjoying increasing success as cladding options, while Havwoods interior cladding is capturing the restaurant scene
Developing industry skills and giving customers assurance on quality and performance must be the focus for the timber building sector, says Structural Timber Association chief executive Andrew Carpenter
Brexit and beyond
The uncertainties surrounding Brexit put the onus more than ever on communication between merchant and supplier, says Nigel Buckley Ryan, UK sales director, merchants, Södra
Planning for Brexit
Without too much emphasis on the B-word, companies across the sector are clearly gearing themselves up should there be a no-deal Brexit.
Building on market momentum
The EU timber trade faces challenges in 2019, not least the potential impacts of Brexit, but the woodworking industries federation CEI-Bois is determined to help it maintain market impetus, writes secretary-general Patrizio Antonicoli
Panto is over, but political farce continues
Continued lack of clarity over Brexit is causing inevitable economic uncertainty and stress, but the timber sector and Timber Trade Federation is focused on business development regardless, writes TTF managing director David Hopkins