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Standards life
26 November, 2019
Vic Kearley looks at the career of another of wood science’s ‘unsung heroes’, John Dinwoodie
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Another Strand 26 November, 2019 European Laminated Strand Lumber (LSL) manufacturer Tabsal SCL has been investing in R&D at its Spanish base as it plans to make further inroads into new markets and applications. Stephen Powney reports
Creating a legacy 26 November, 2019 Technical benchmarking has helped deliver a creative legacy for red oak. Mike Jeffree reports
Timber Integrates into UKCW 26 November, 2019 Timber sector exhibitors became a fully-fledged part of the UK’s biggest construction show at the Birmingham NEC. Mike Jeffree reports
Harnessing the Market to sustainability 26 November, 2019 The Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition is committed to increasing European consumption of sustainably sourced tropical timber – and its strategies and ambitions continue to evolve. Mike Jeffree reports
Moving forward with FLEGT 26 November, 2019 The EU FLEGT VPA programme is undoubtedly one of the most ambitious timber legality assurance initiatives worldwide. Mike Jeffree reports on its progress
Testing times in Tropical 26 November, 2019 UK tropical timber imports were ahead in the first half of 2019, but political and economic uncertainty are making for a competitive, unpredictable market. Mike Jeffree reports
Teaching the Austrian way 26 November, 2019 This year for our Austria timber focus, TTJ joined a UK trip to Binderholz with lecturers from several universities to learn more about the products and processes in the Austrian timber sector. Stephen Powney reports
Battling the Beetle 26 November, 2019 Lars Schmidt, general manager at DeSH, the German sawmill and timber industry federation, sums up the sector’s experiences this year
Opportunity 4.0 Panels 26 November, 2019 There is a strong possibility for the panels sector to lead the way with Building Maintenance 4.0, says Dr Graham Ormondroyd of the BioComposites Centre
Take two 26 November, 2019 Norbord’s SterlingOSB Zero and CaberDek have been used in two very different projects over the last few months
Above and BE.YOND 26 November, 2019 Dave Huggins, business development director at IDS talks about a new panel product that goes BE.YOND environmental legislation
An extra dimension 26 November, 2019 Sonae Arauco’s new three-dimensional fibreboard won the Innovation: Product Category at this year’s TTJ Awards