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LATEST NEWS

UK Treasury “best” on timber procurement practices
03 March, 2015 The Treasury has come out top among UK central government departments for following guidelines designed to avoid the sourcing of illegally logged timber, according to a WWF report.
  • US hardwood flooring giant facing Lacey Act pressure
    US hardwood flooring retailing giant Lumber Liquidators is potentially facing criminal charges under the Lacey Act for importing illegally harvested wood, according to a new filing by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • Daltons hits 100-mark for Wadkin machines
    Woodworking machinery specialists A L Dalton Ltd has notched up its 100th Wadkin machine since purchasing the Wadkin name, intellectual property and manufacturing rights in 2010.

LATEST FEATURES

Building on solid foundations
22 December, 2014 Wood for Good executive director Dave Hopkins looks back at a year of real progress and forwards to exciting times ahead for the communications campaign
  • Designs on timber
    Innovation, sustainability and design excellence are celebrated in this year's Wood Awards Ireland. Sally Spencer reports.
  • Aesthetics and applications
    In this year’s Wood Awards there was much to admire in the beauty and technical application of timber and equally satisfying were the judges’ observations that what was once considered innovative is now being used widely. Keren Fallwell reports.
  • What’s a FLEGT VPA worth?
    A new market analysis initiative will assess the potential European tropical timber market value of licensing under the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade scheme. Mike Jeffree reports.
  • Sustainability and sales are key
    Ensuring sustainable wood supplies and defending and developing their market are mutually dependent imperatives for the tropical timber trade, according to speakers at the ATIBT International Forum. Mike Jeffree reports.


BLOGS

Building on solid foundations
22 December, 2014 Wood for Good executive director Dave Hopkins looks back at a year of real progress and forwards to exciting times ahead for the communications campaign
  • The wood we’ll need in the future
    The European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition is making efforts to increase demand for sustainable tropical timber. Iris Tzur, communications manager, explains
  • A collaborative culture is key
    Andrew Carpenter, chief executive of the Structural Timber Association, considers how the STA is supporting the government’s Construction 2025 strategy
  • A sporting chance for success in 2015
    After an excellent year for the industry, Jonathan Fellingham, managing director at Donaldson Timber Engineering, considers the challenges ahead in 2015
  • Misconduct at work
    Jonathan Dale, head of employment at law firm Andrew Jackson, outlines procedures for dealing with misconduct cases

LATEST EVENTS

  • Wood Guangzhou 2015
    09 May 2015 - 11 May 2015 China's leading wood and wood products trade show
  • Ligna
    11 May 2015 - 15 May 2015 A world fair for the timber and forestry industries