Timber Trades Journal Online
5,000 seat stadium for Forest Green Rovers in Gloucestershire, has finally been given the go-ahead following appeal and several amendments to the project to win over the planning authorities.Read more
Cross-laminated timber (CLT) home manufacturer Legal & General (L&G) has decided to use steel and concrete for its multi-storey apartments construction programme.Read more
Southern Grove is only the second office developer to enter the area, following British Land’s purchase of its first home for the flexible workspace brand, Storey, in the same road.
Graham Heath Group closing its TFC Supplies business and exiting timber trade
Citing increased competition in the timber sector the company will be focussing its attention on the continued success of its larger businesses within the group: Graham Heath Construction; Graham Heath Equestrian Structures and Concrete Panel Systems.
Celebrating 100 years in business Arnold Laver opens its 17th Timber World branch in Surrey
The branch is located at Silverwing Industrial Estate in Croydon and will stock a wide range of timber and timber-related products. The company will also be holding a series of promotions and activities to celebrate the first month of opening.
Cre8 joinery planning for a big year ahead with factory expansion and appointment of a new director
Capitalising on a successful 2019 Cre8 Joinery and its partner company Washroom Washroom completed a 20% factory expansion of their head office which included a mezzanine area and dedicated new office space.
Hereford based NMITE plans to develop Centre for Advanced Timber Technology
New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE) was inaugurated in 2018 and is focussed specifically on technology and engineering.
BS Handling Systems has installed a pallet conveyor at SCA Wood UK
The TTF’s Tropical Timber Forum featured presentations from companies on the ground in the tropical forestry belt. Sally Spencer was there
Present Problems, Positive Prospects
Insect pest, storm damage and over production are impacting the softwood sector, but soaring global housing demand presents exciting opportunity. Mike Jeffree reports from the International Softwood Conference 2019
Production of wood briquettes from waste wood material is helping a Croatian pallet producer boost its revenues significantly
Use of waste wood and forest biomass material continues to be an important focus for the timber industry in reducing costs, for product manufacture and power/heat generation. Stephen Powney reports
The 2019 Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition saw varying views expressed on the route to tropical timber sustainability, but agreement on the importance of getting there, reports Nienke Sleurink, programme manager at Netherlandsbased IDH-The Sustainable Trade Initiative
Christmas cards – going out of fashion?
This month we’re indulging a bit by using this December issue front cover as a giant Christmas card to all our readers in the UK and across the world.
General election: Forget Brexit, Get Britain Building!
TTJ managing director David Hopkins says politicians should unite around the need to solve the housing crisis
Levelling the EUTR playing field a priority
Only with uniform enforcement and due diligence support for importers can the EUTR keep illegal timber off the EU market, says Indra Van Gisbergen, forest and development campaigner at NGO, Fern
Tackling market and climate change
The International Softwood Conference shone a spotlight not just on trade trends, but also the industry’s urgent need to rise to environmental challenges, says TTF president Charles Hopping