Confor welcomes Forestry Bill
Confor has welcomed the Scottish Parliament’s backing of the Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill, including the decision not to implement a single forest agency in Scotland.
FCS scotches media sensationalism over disease threat to Scottish Sikta spruce
Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) has scotched media “sensationalism” of a threat to the country’s timber industry after discovery of tree disease phytophthora ramorum in Scottish Sikta spruce.
UK trussed rafter sector AGM re-scheduled after snow cancellation
The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) AGM has been re-scheduled for May 10 after the event had to be cancelled on March 1 because of severe weather.
Merchant makes first acquisition in Surrey
Independent builders’ merchant DW Nye has acquired Fixings and Powertool Center in Redhill, Surrey.
TIMCON members convene to share supply concerns
Around 45 members of the Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) attended the organisation’s general meeting in Manchester on March 14.
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