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Catching economies on the rise
19 April, 2014
There may still be speed bumps ahead, but the US hardwood sector is accelerating along the road back from recession, reports Judd Johnson of Hardwood Market Report.
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Adopt an architect 19 April, 2014 Building bridges with construction professionals can reap rich rewards for timber, according to AHEC’s David Venables. Mike Jeffree reports.
Diversity spells dynamism 19 April, 2014 Incoming American Hardwood Export Council chair Jennifer Brand, vice-president international wood products at Bridgewell Resources, told TTJ editor Mike Jeffree that she sees a bright future for a US hardwoods sector based on diversity of species, products, export markets and workforce.
Fortis flexes its muscles 19 April, 2014 The UK’s newest and largest buyers’ group shared its ethos with members and suppliers at its Timber & Building conference. Keren Fallwell reports
Modified momentum 19 April, 2014 The market’s light bulb moment for the potential of thermally-modified US hardwood is just around the corner, writes Neil Summers of Timber Dimension, which is working with the American Hardwood Export Council to test and validate the material’s performance.
Data drives demand 19 April, 2014 The market requires ever more information on timber legality, environmental impact and performance. The American Hardwood Export Profile is US hardwoods’ response. Rupert Oliver reports.
Glulam’s platform for growth 05 April, 2014 Glulam is attracting increasing interest in the UK.
On the rail road 05 April, 2014 Louisiana-Pacific’s laminated strand lumber products are being trialled in the UK, including as a rail product.
Return to strength 05 April, 2014 This year’s Xylexpo exhibition sees the return of some major names in woodworking machinery. Stephen Powney reports.
Global expansion 05 April, 2014 Advances in engineered timber include the development of UK-manufactured products. Peter Wilson reports.
Larch makes the grade 05 April, 2014 Research work could help lead to a new wave of engineered wood products in Scottish larch. Stephen Powney reports.
Timber’s pitch to parliament 05 April, 2014 A roundtable policy debate at the House of Commons revealed construction industry support for timber but the MPs were less vocal.
On-the-spot guidance 05 April, 2014 Metsä Wood’s new Finnframe installation app can help eliminate site errors.

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