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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the TTJ editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

Latest TTJ Feature

The Plywood Saga – Part 2
18 September, 2019
Sellers of plywood should know its composition and how it will perform in service, says John Park
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Selection day 18 September, 2019 The Wood Awards showcase the best of architecture and product design with timber. TTJ highlights a small selection of the 2019 shortlist
Board talk 18 September, 2019 Panel producers and suppliers to the industry gathered in Scotland for the important European Panel Federation AGM. Stephen Powney attended and brings this report
Showcasing the perfect solution 18 September, 2019 Timber will be taking to the floor at UK Construction Week at the NEC in October
Sweet success 17 September, 2019 George Fereday, senior lecturer and technology co-ordinator at the CASS School of Architecture, London Metropolitan University explains how design can be used as a tool to promote home-grown species
Start with the trees 17 September, 2019 Grown in Britain’s Dougal Driver looks at how the potential abatement of carbon could be turned into reality by encouraging and implementing a new ethos around the management and use of UK woodlands
Standing its ground 17 September, 2019 The British-grown timber sector is holding its own against imports, says Confor. Sally Spencer reports
Supercharging sales 17 September, 2019 Arbor Forest Products’ training programme has helped merchants boost sales
Imports up but slowing 17 September, 2019 Latest TTF figures show an increase in imports of timber and panel products, although volumes dipped in May
Slowdown in Q2 sales 17 September, 2019 TTJ’s monthly column in partnership with the Builders Merchant Building Index reveals a slowdown in year-on-year growth
Don’t blame the wood 26 August, 2019 The performance of wood and wood products is entirely dependent on appropriate design, specification, manufacture, supply, installation and maintenance, says John Park
TTBS national golf success 26 August, 2019 More than 50 timber traders enjoyed the annual TTBS national golf day last month
The combustibles catch-all 26 August, 2019 Following the government’s decision last December to restrict the use of combustible materials in the external walls of new buildings over 18m tall, Jeremy English, sales director at Södra Wood Ltd, considers the impact of the legislation and the immediate and longer-term implications to the construction sector


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