Today on Timber Trades Journal Online


CF Anderson in administration
24 April, 2015 One of the oldest names in the timber trade - CF Anderson Timber Products Ltd – has gone into administration.


Eco building Showtime
20 February, 2015 The construction supplies industry will once again descend on London’s Docklands for the annual Ecobuild show. Stephen Powney previews this year’s event
  • Quality Standards
    The timber cladding market is in good health but product quality control and architect and specifier education needs to be maintained, says Janet Sycamore, director of the Timber Decking and Cladding Association (TDCA)
  • Two Become One
    The launch of the Confederation of Timber Industries is announced as the TTF and BWF merger moves closer to completion. Sally Spencer reports
  • Timber needs strong voice
    This year brings two significant news events, both of which represent debates in which timber needs to have a strong voice, explains Dave Hopkins.
  • Something old, something new
    Last year’s Wood Awards Gold winner was a clever mix of traditional and contemporary timber construction. Sally Spencer reports.


The Essentials Of Enaging Education
20 February, 2015 TRADA’s University liaison manager Elizabeth Turner explains how the University Engagement Programme is going from strength to strength
  • The Myth of The Disappearing Forest
    AHEC European Director David Venables takes issue with statements in the WWF’s latest forest campaign, and urges NGOs to work constructively with the industry
  • Trade winds set fair for 2015
    Economic prospects for the timber trade look good in 2015, but there is potential for wobbles, says Clive Suckling, an independent forest and timber sector adviser
  • A Question of tropical trust
    Driving demand for sustainable tropical wood is doing the right thing for the forests, says Ralph Ridder, managing director of the Association Technique International des Bois Tropicaux (ATIBT).
  • One Market, One Message
    David Lennan, chief executive of the Timber Trade Federation, explains how a stronger, more unified timber industry voice will help the sector


  • 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