Timber Trades Journal Online


CTI makes its voice heard at Timber Expo
25 October, 2016 Timber Expo was the setting for a “relaunch” of the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI), with four major trade associations coming together to celebrate the progress made by the organisation ahead of its Westminster conference.


Time for Technology
20 September, 2016 The W series woodworking technology exhibition has built up momentum over recent shows, with 2016’s W16 event set to be a further step up in size, reports Stephen Powney
  • Recovery position
    The panels sector may not be enjoying the significant gains seen in 2014 but the house building recovery is still providing good levels of business. Sally Spencer reports
  • Timber Prices!
    In the first instalment of a new regular Talking Timber column by the Wood Technology Society (WTS), board member Andrew True looks at the question of pricing in the timber trade
  • A new direction
    Sustainable building show Ecobuild once again opened its doors to construction professionals and although it was a smaller show this time, it did feel busier, reports Stephen Powney
  • Best for forests, best for business
    One of Indonesia’s leading timber companies sees both bottom line and environmental benefi ts in the country’s engagement with the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade timber legality assurance initiative. Mike Jeffree reports


Reaching for the skies
20 April, 2016 You know that times are changing when people start talking seriously about building city skyscrapers using wood.
  • Europe can sustain sustainable tropical timber
    The European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition is taking its efforts to support the tropical timber trade and sustainable forest management to the next level, says European Timber Trade Federation Secretary General André de Boer
  • A forensic exercise
    find myself surrounded by wood at the moment, literally, as builders start on a major project at home.
  • Brace yourself for a bumpy ride
    British Woodworking Federation chief executive Iain McIlwee says 2016 looks set to be challenging for the joinery sector. The key is for businesses, with support from the BWF, to identify and manage the risks ahead