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From forest to final product
20 June, 2017
Situated near the strategic port of Varberg in south Sweden is Derome AB, a multifaceted timber industry business with sawmilling operations right up to timber house manufacturing. Stephen Powney visited the Derome sawmill
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A Steady Course 20 June, 2017 Sweden’s timber industry is stable, with domestic and export demand increasing and output set to rise 2-3% this year, reports Swedish Wood director Mikael Eliasson
Vida growth continues 20 June, 2017 TTJ’s south Sweden sawmill visits kicked off with a trip to privately-owned group Vida, a Swedish timber producer with significant activity on the UK market. Stephen Powney reports
US softwood goes Global 22 May, 2017 The overseas marketing focus of the US softwood industry continues, with the southern pine sector especially notable for its export push and success. Richard Wallace, vice president, communications at the Southern Forest Products Association reports
Reaching peak performance 22 May, 2017 A wave of new initiatives is seeing the Trussed Rafter Association move forward with renewed vigour and purpose. Stephen Powney reports from the AGM
Flying the Flag 22 May, 2017 With so much talk about Brexit and the need for UK manufacturing to make the most of the global market after coming out of Europe, TTJ went in search of a successful British timbersector company with a global reach. Stephen Powney talks to Stenner Ltd
Lines of vision 22 May, 2017 The UK government plans to increase housebuilding activity and Egger UK’s two new state-ofthe-art lines mean it’s ready to meet construction industry demand. Keren Fallwell reports
In line for duties 22 May, 2017 On course for recovery post the US construction crash, the Canadian lumber industry has been hit with American import duties. Mike Jeffree reports
UK keeps on buying American 22 May, 2017 The Brexit vote and weak pound have so far failed to dent the UK’s appetite for US hardwoods. Rupert Oliver reports
Calling all timber Innovators! 22 May, 2017 The Timber Innovation Award category at the TTJ Awards has attracted some forward-thinking entries in past years. Entries for 2017 are now open!
Making the most of wood 22 May, 2017 With timber treatment currently being a hot topic in the timber trade, there was much expectation around this year’s Wood Protection Association Conference 2017, reports Stephen Powney
Board talk 22 May, 2017 Several new wood-based panel products are available on the UK market this year. Sally Spencer takes a look at what’s on offer
Adding structure 22 May, 2017 This year’s ttJ Awards will see new recognition for the structural timber systems sector, says ttJ editor Stephen Powney

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