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Visible and invisible wood
16 January, 2019
The invisible wood all around us, in our built environment, is contributing to the climate agenda in several ways, says Dr Morwenna Spear of the BioComposites Centre
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A compelling storey 16 January, 2019 The annual Wood Awards saw Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery “rise to the top”
Surface area 16 January, 2019 The Surface Design Show returns to the London Business Design Centre next month
Inspire and Improve 16 January, 2019 TRADA’s Better Timber Buildings conference created discussion points around how timber-based construction can be improved. Sally Spencer reports
Sowing seedlings for the future 16 January, 2019 Södra’s traditional co-operative business model continues to deliver growth and innovation – including in the UK. Mike Jeffree reports
Wood for your health! 16 January, 2019 TTJ’s Wood and Wellness Conference will be an opportunity for wood industry sectors and specifi ers/construction companies to learn more about timber’s potential in the health and well-being megatrend. Stephen Powney reports
A sound specification 16 January, 2019 When a recording studio asked for a finish that would preserve the acoustic properties of the floor, Bona had the solution
Symphony on song 16 January, 2019 Symphony Coatings is working with its suppliers to bring new coatings to the market. Sally Spencer reports
Hello Helios 16 January, 2019 International Applications has lived up to its name by becoming the UK distributor of products made in Slovenia by Japanese-owned Helios Industrial Coatings. Sally Spencer reports
Keeping it covered 16 January, 2019 Coatings and finishes manufacturers continue to rise to the challenge of protecting and enhancing timber products. Sally Spencer reports
Let the wind blow 16 January, 2019 2018 was not a stellar year for volume fencing demand. Wider market certainties remain for the early part of 2019, though timber price stability is predicted initially. Stephen Powney reports
2019 Predictions 16 January, 2019 The New Year is here but what will it bring? The big current issue is, of course, the nature of the UK’s exit from the EU on March 29. We are likely to find out very soon whether we are heading for deal or no deal. Trading and customs arrangements, currency, housebuilding, investment decisions and general business confidence could all be affected in the coming months. But there is some optimism in timber sectors, with the UK sawmilling sector seeing opportunities to grow its share of the UK timber market and others predicting some stability. Here we ask several industry figures for their 2019 expectations
Call for entries 16 January, 2019 TRADA is calling for entries to its annual student design competition