Timber Trades Journal Online
Howarth Timber Group was named TTJ Timber Trader of the Year 2020 at this year’s TTJ Awards last Friday (Sept 25).Read more
Denmark-based wood impregnation and thermal treatment plant supplier IWT-Moldrup has secured an order to supply a significant wood impregnation plant and material handling equipment with a total value of more than €15m.Read more
High Wycombe-based builders’ merchant group Grant & Stone Limited has announced its acquisition of 3Counties Timber & Building Supplies Limited (3Counties), marking a key step in its strategy to expand through a combination of acquisitions, new site development and organic growth.
Howarth Timber Group scoops Timber Trader of the Year in TTJ Awards
Howarth Timber Group was named TTJ Timber Trader of the Year 2020 at this year’s TTJ Awards last Friday (Sept 25).
Covid 19 recovery to cause squeeze on wood availability
During the recent Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) AGM concerns were raised regarding the mounting pressure on the availability of wood which is likely to impact prices in the weeks ahead.
BMF publishes Covid-19 special industry forecast
The Builders Merchants Federation has published its first Builders Merchants Industry Forecast Report to take account of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Vandecasteele receives sustainable building award for 19th time
After a year of intensive work, Vandecasteele Houtimport has received the 2020 annual certificate from the Voka Sustainable Business Charter, for the 19th consecutive year.
Timber and panel imports are down across the board, according to recent TTF stats
Timber and joinery sales bounce back in May
May saw a sharp rise in sales as lockdown restrictions eased
Class-Y Stuff, Timber
John Park sets the record straight on strength classes
TTJ Awards goes virtual
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to new solutions and ways of working and that also applies to the TTJ Awards, which will go Virtual for the first time to provide a safe gathering point for the timber trade. TTJ editor Stephen Powney explains what guests can expect from the Virtual experience
Timber On the Campaign Trail
An industry-wide marketing campaign – Wood CO2ts less – has launched
Timber products have such a great story to tell.
Choose Science Over Emotion
A science first, fact-based approach to the Fire Safety Bill is required, says Jeremy English, Södra
Continued Communication on Carbon Is Key
The industry must continue to communicate timber’s role in mitigating climate change, another crisis that could turn the world upside down, writes American Hardwood Export Council European director David Venables
Indonesia appreciates legality assurance value
Indonesia’s decision not to drop obligatory export legality assurance is key to combating the illegal timber trade, writes TTF FLEGT communications executive Lucy Bedry
Planting plans remain a priority
To meet UK 2050 climate change targets, support biodiversity, rural livelihoods – and deliver a sustainable timber supply, politicians must be held to their pledges on tree planting, says Confor chief executive Stuart Goodall