Timber Trades Journal Online


Trussed Rafter Association urges new government to deliver on housing promises
13 December, 2019 The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) has urged the newly elected Conservative majority government to deliver on the housebuilding promises it made during the election campaign.
  • P&A Group unveils new senior organisational structure
    The P&A Group has announced changes at Board level as it continues to forge ahead with its programme of continuous improvement. The new organisational structure reflects the Group’s mission to put quality and customer service at the heart of everything it does.


Standards life
26 November, 2019 Vic Kearley looks at the career of another of wood science’s ‘unsung heroes’, John Dinwoodie
  • Another Strand
    European Laminated Strand Lumber (LSL) manufacturer Tabsal SCL has been investing in R&D at its Spanish base as it plans to make further inroads into new markets and applications. Stephen Powney reports
  • Creating a legacy
    Technical benchmarking has helped deliver a creative legacy for red oak. Mike Jeffree reports
  • Timber Integrates into UKCW
    Timber sector exhibitors became a fully-fledged part of the UK’s biggest construction show at the Birmingham NEC. Mike Jeffree reports
  • Harnessing the Market to sustainability
    The Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition is committed to increasing European consumption of sustainably sourced tropical timber – and its strategies and ambitions continue to evolve. Mike Jeffree reports


General election: Forget Brexit, Get Britain Building!
05 December, 2019 TTJ managing director David Hopkins says politicians should unite around the need to solve the housing crisis
  • Levelling the EUTR playing field a priority
    Only with uniform enforcement and due diligence support for importers can the EUTR keep illegal timber off the EU market, says Indra Van Gisbergen, forest and development campaigner at NGO, Fern
  • Tackling market and climate change
    The International Softwood Conference shone a spotlight not just on trade trends, but also the industry’s urgent need to rise to environmental challenges, says TTF president Charles Hopping