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
John Deere is expanding its TimberMatic Maps and TimberManager software to seamlessly incorporate data from the Waratah H-16 Measuring System, increasing job site visibility and visualisation.
Award winning design wows at Waterloo
A series of bold benches designed by emerging architects and designers have been unveiled this week at some of London’s largest railway stations, following a design competition organised by the London Festival of Architecture and Network Rail.
BSW backs Highland Cinema build
BSW Timber has supported the creation of an innovative new entertainment and dining centre in Fort William.
Webinar introduces open access global trade data sources
The FLEGT Independent Market Monitor (IMM) is holding a webinar from 9am-10.30am on Tuesday October 20 to introduce two new, innovative and freely accessible online sources of trade data - the IMM's own Data Dashboard and the Sustainable Timber Information Exchange (STIX).
ECI to hold first virtual roadshow
ECI Software Solutions will hold its first virtual roadshow at 10am on Tuesday October 20, aiming to explore the opportunities ahead for timber and builders merchants and how they can better support, and prepare, their business for the many challenges brought about by Covid-19.
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