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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.

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The message is clear: Build with carbon
15 October, 2014
Dave Hopkins, executive director of Wood for Good, says the UK’s housing needs could be met at the same time as capturing more carbon.
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FLEGT forest power to the people 15 October, 2014 The EU FLEGT VPA process is giving local communities real influence in the operation of their forest and timber sectors and they’re urging the EU timber trade to back it. Mike Jeffree reports.
Back on track 15 October, 2014 An improving North American economy helped boost this year’s IWF in Atlanta. Stephen Powney of sister publication Wood- Based Panels International was there.
Object Lesson 14 October, 2014 AHEC’s latest project for the London Design Festival has delivered more than anyone could have wished for. Keren Fallwell reports
Good Neighbours 14 October, 2014 Irish wood processors remain committed to trading with their closest neighbour, the UK. Sally Spencer reports.
TTJ Awards 2014 – the winners 14 October, 2014 James Latham plc is the 2014 TTJ Timber Trader of the Year. The announcement was made by guest speaker George Clarke at this year’s Awards, held at The Landmark in London. The ceremony was enjoyed by more than 370 guests from across the timber and related industries both in the UK and internationally. The day was rounded off with post-Awards drinks at The Larrik pub, sponsored by Snows Timber. The trophies were made by Handrail Creations and Koppers supplied the table centres.
Going for growth 14 October, 2014 The Builders Merchants Federation used its Members’ Day to outline its vision to expand, and strengthen, its reach. Keren Fallwell reports.
Glee tidings 14 October, 2014 The timber garden products sector is looking forward to a bumper 2015 season. Sally Spencer reports on this year’s Glee exhibition
Green building 14 October, 2014 Demand for garden buildings, both traditional and contemporary, is growing. Sally Spencer reports
Firing the message home 14 October, 2014 John Fletcher, manager of the BWF-CERTIFIRE Scheme, reports on this year’s Fire Door Safety Week
Joinery business gathers pace 14 October, 2014 The joinery sector is working at full speed but while the full order books are welcome, increased demand brings challenges. Liz Male reports from the BWF.
Clear view imperatives 26 September, 2014 Dave Hopkins, executive director of Wood for Good, says transparency within supply chains is essential if consumers are to have faith that products are ethically sourced.

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